Saudi Arabia and allies Bahrain, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates have accused Qatar of funding terrorist groups abroad.
ancientpeoples: Wedjat Eye Amulet Egypt, Third Intermediate Period, ca. 1070–664 B.C. Faience, 6.5 cm long Wedjat eye amulets were among the most popular amulets of ancient Egypt. The wedjat eye represents the healed eye of the god Horus and embodies healing power as well as regeneration and protection in general. Show More Summary
Egypt's antiquities ministry says that archaeologists have discovered three tombs dating back more than 2,000 years, from the Ptolemaic Period.
The tombs from the 27th Dynasty and the Greco-Roman era contain a number of sarcophagi and the remains of men, women and children.
A 30-year-old Libyan citizen was arrested on May 24, 2017 in Alexandria, Egypt for antiquity smuggling. A number of ancient objects were seized and the man charged with illegal possession and transport for the purpose of selling portable antiquities. Show More Summary
Two passenger trains have collided near the coastal city of Alexandria, Egypt, causing 42 fatalities and injuring more than 133, according to the Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population.
When we imagine an assault on free media, we often picture a despotic ruler seeking to consolidate power by silencing voices of opposition. Bangladesh, Egypt and Zimbabwe are but a few arenas where battles for media dominance by theShow More Summary
BEFORE OBAMA AND HILLARY’S UNAUTHORIZED WAR, LIBYA WAS PEACEFUL AND COULD FEED ITSELF: Algeria, Libya, and Peace. Algeria is, along with Tunisia and Egypt vigorously (loudly and repeatedly) supporting an unexpected peace agreement in Libya. A major reason for this July agreement was the need to avoid mass starvation in Libya. Since 2011 oil exports […]
Detention of Al Jazeera journalist renewed for seventh time since he was arrested on December 20.
Egypt is planning to import 80 cargoes of liquefied natural gas during the 2017-18 financial year that began in July, down from the 118 cargoes imported last year. Reuters reported that Egypt has been trying to speed up the development of recent…
DP World, has formed a joint venture (JV) company with Egypt’s General Authority for the Suez Canal Economic Zone. The new venture will see the global terminal operator assist in developing projects in the SCZone, the main trade route between Europe and Asia…
heaveninawildflower: ‘Hand Clutching an Olive Branch’ (Egypt, New Kingdom, Amarna Period, circa 1353–1323 B.C. ). Reign of Akhenaten. Limestone with paint. Image and text courtesy The Met.
Egypt's health ministry has punished six medics who took selfies in front of a deadly train wreck by transferring them to a remote part of the country, it said Saturday, following an online uproar. Two trains collided Friday near the...Show More Summary
The head of the panel that drafted Egypt's 2014 constitution, possibly the most progressive in the country's history, has denounced calls to amend the charter, saying parliament should focus instead … Click to Continue »
The death toll from Egypt's latest train disaster rose to 40 as cranes worked Saturday to clear the stricken railway line between Cairo and the Mediterranean city of Alexandria. Under floodlights, rescue teams combed wrecked carriages all night for casualties, also using torches on their mobile phones. Show More Summary
Two passenger trains collided on Friday just outside Egypt's Mediterranean port city of Alexandria, killing 43 people, according to authorities, the country's deadliest rail accident in more than a decade. Magdy Hegazy, a top health official in Alexandria, said that along with the 43 killed, the crash also injured 122...
A train from Cairo hit the back of another train stopped near a station outside Alexandria. More than 120 people were injured, according to the country's health ministry.
Two passenger trains collided on Friday outside Egypt's Mediterranean port city of Alexandria, killing at least 36 people and injuring about 123, according to the Health Ministry, in the country's deadliest rail accident in more than a decade. A statement by the Egyptian Railways Authority said...
One train was coming from Cairo and the other was coming from the city of Port Said, at the Suez Canal
Death toll likely to rise as train from Cairo collides head-on with one coming from Port Said in coastal city of Alexandria An Egyptian official says that a train collision in the coastal city of Alexandria has killed 25 people and injured 65 others. Show More Summary