Mission: Impossible is about to head to Egypt. Sort of. Universal has released the first official trailer for The Mummy, a follow-up to the four-film franchise that starred Brendan Fraser between 1999 and 2008. And while many are wondering...Show More Summary
Despite higher crude prices being a negative on the surface for net importer Egypt, the Arab world’s most populous country hopes OPEC’s move to cut production will actually breathe life into the moribund traffic in its Suez Canal and provide badly needed foreign currency. Show More Summary
Egyptian air and naval forces departed to Greece to participate in the joint Greek-Egyptian military aeronautical exercise, named “Medusa 2016”. Egypt’s Ministry of Defence said that the joint manoeuvres, which was held last year for the first time, will take place from 8 to 12 December.
The UN Security Council will vote Monday on a resolution demanding a temporary ceasefire in Aleppo and humanitarian access to residents trapped in the fighting, diplomats said. Egypt, New Zealand and Spain drew up the text calling for...Show More Summary
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An amended law that toughens penalties for female genital mutilation to up to 15 years in jail has come into effect, the health ministry announced Sunday. Health ministry officials will monitor and oversee clinics and private hospitals to enforce the anti-FGM law that came into effect last Tuesday, the ministry said in a statement. Show More Summary
According to sources close to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, next year will be Egypt's year par excellence. They say Egypt will be the only Arab country that will have strategic quasi-alliances with both Putin's Russia and Trump's America. Show More Summary
Egypt's top court has struck down part of a law that allowed the interior ministry to ban all but officially sanctioned protests, a court official said Saturday. The 2013 law, which has been used to jail activists for up to two years, required demonstrators to inform the interior ministry that they were planning a protest. Show More Summary
The law, which was passed in 2013, effectively bans street demonstrations, settling a years-long court battle.
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court upheld on Saturday a law that effectively bans protests, settling a years-long court battle and protecting the law from further challenges.
The shifts come at a volatile time as Middle Eastern countries long aligned with the United States hedge their bets and look to Moscow for support.
by Yoram Meital | (Informed Comment) | – – The toppling of a regime, whether by civil insurrection or military coup, invariably gives rise to a fierce struggle over the lineaments of…
Her final legacy.
After years of speculation, researchers have proven that a pair of mummified knees found in Egypt's Valley of the Queens once belonged to Queen Nefertari, wife of Ramses the Great. The partial legs are all that remain of the legendarily beautiful Nefertari, who was buried in a lavish tomb during Egypt's 19th Dynasty, around the 13th century B.C. Show More Summary
MICHAEL TOTTEN: Almost Everyone Got The Arab Spring Wrong. “How did so many journalists, diplomats, academics, and analysts get Egypt so wrong? It was partly the result of hope and naiveté. But the Muslim Brotherhood also waged a brilliantly effective campaign of deception at home and abroad, hoping to convince as many people as possible […]
Complete mummy of Artemidora from Meir in southern Middle Egypt by Molly Via Flickr: Another type of mummy cover especially common in, but not confined to, Middle Egypt, incorporated faces and even fully raised heads of molded clay or plaster. Show More Summary
I reviewed Eric Trager's book, Arab Fall: How the Muslim Brotherhood Won and Lost Egypt in 891 Days for Commentary magazine. Almost everyone got the Arab Spring wrong. At a casual glance, the Middle East and North Africa appeared toShow More Summary
Ronald H. Fritze’s wide-ranging “Egyptomania” is about the peculiar charm Egypt has exerted since ancient times.
A pair of mummified knees are most likely those of the famously beautiful spouse of Pharoah Ramses II, who died around 1250BC, say scientists A pair of mummified knees found in a tomb in Egypt’s Valley of the Queens are most likely those of Queen Nefertari, the royal spouse of Pharaoh Ramses II, say archaeologists. Show More Summary