Thousands take to streets in support of ousted leader, as military chief weighs bid for presidency.
In the middle of Egypt’s inhospitable Sinai Desert, stacked on a rocky hillside overlooking a pile of sticks, row after row of worn wooden movie theater...
For those wondering what the debate is like among Muslim scholars over the new Russell Crowe film Noah, this is an Islamic analysis of whether the film violates an injunction against ‘personifying The Prophets in art.’ Noah is – like Abraham, Moses and Jesus – a saint and prophet, so the film is just as [...]
KARIM EL SHARKAWY, the boss of Tarot Tours Garranah, one of Egypt’s biggest tourism operators, clocks in every morning at the firm’s offices in Cairo, and expects his staff to do the same. Strict timekeeping is a new experience for his employees. Show More Summary
I am very happy to announce here (a couple of days late) that my book Berber and Arabic in Siwa (Egypt) has now come out. The oasis of Siwa in Egypt, already famous in Classical times for its Oracle of Ammon, is by far the easternmost place where Berber is spoken. Show More Summary
Estonian photographer Kaupo Kikkas took these eerie photos of the End of the World Cinema, an abandoned outdoor movie theater located in the desert on Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula. According to Kikkas, the theater was the brainchild of an anonymous French man, who had it built in the early 2000s. The theater featured vintage seats and [...]
Medea Benjamin shares her harrowing story of being detained in Egypt while on her way to mark International Women's Day in Gaza.
Ahmed Shafik says in leaked tape that no one other than army chief, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, can win the "farce" of a vote.
Egypt's army blames Muslim Brotherhood for shooting that killed one officer and injured three in capital's Amiriya area.
My class lecture, “Egypt and the Birth of al-Qaeda,” was filmed by C-Span in February and has been shown on television; it is now available on the web (click here)
This outdoor movie theater was built in the Sinai desert of Egypt by a man with a crazy dream. Sadly, the theater was never completed because locals sabotaged its power generator. Kaupo Kikkas captured these pics of the surreal scen...
Every day Meron Estafamos answers her phone with an aching heart. From torture houses in Egypt, Eritrean hostages plead for ransom on a captor's cell phone. Help me. They are torturing us. Please, please. Estafamos, a native Eritrean...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday he will decide "in the days ahead" whether to resume U.S. aid to Egypt after suspending the funds last year over the ouster of President Mohamed Mursi and a crackdown against p...
Clashes between Muslim Brotherhood supporters and the army broke out across Egypt last Friday, killing three and injuring dozens. The clashes are the latest in a long streak of violence between Muslim Brotherhood supporters and the police since President Mohamed Morsi was ousted from power in July. Show More Summary
Army chief Abdel Fattah el-Sisi visits United Arab Emirates in his second official trip abroad since ousting of Morsi.
Egyptian military chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi arrived Tuesday in the United Arab Emirates, a strong supporter of his July ouster of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi. Field Marshal Sisi, who is Egypt’s defence minister and deputy premier, traveled to the UAE […]
Nobody hurt in blast outside building in Egypt's capital, hours afer police shot dead man suspected of January bombing.
CMA CGM issued a statement to inform customers about new instructions received from the port of Alexandria, Egypt regarding dangerous goods shipments. With immediate effect,
Authorities dismiss reports of attack as electoral publicity for Sami Anan, who wants to run for president.
In a letter smuggled out of Egypt's Tora Prison over the weekend, a leading figure in the 2011 uprising who was recently jailed for protesting the current military-backed government, reported that prisoners are routinely tortured.