BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany opposes Egypt's use of the death penalty, recently imposed on Islamist leaders including former President Mohamed Mursi, but is ready to do business with Cairo, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday.
The Valley of Whales (Photo: Egypt's Ministry of Environment Official Facebook page) In Egypt's Valley of Whales—Wadi al-Hitan—the fossils of giant, ancient whales have sat for millions of years; they were first discovered by scientists in 1902. Show More Summary
Unidentified gunmen shot and killed two members of Egypt’s tourism police Wednesday in a drive-by attack not far from the country’s most iconic tourist attraction, the pyramids of Giza, official reports said.
Alaa Bayoumi, one-of-six Al Jazeera staff sentenced to ten years by Egypt, says now "is time to speak up" about ordeal.
CAIRO (Reuters) - Gunmen on a motorcycle shot dead two members of Egypt's tourism and antiquities police force on a road near the Giza pyramids on Wednesday, security sources said, in a rare attack near a tourist sites.
Rights groups urge German chancellor to link closer economic ties with Egypt's president to addressing violations.
The country of Egypt has some of the most valuable treasures in the world — the pyramids, the Sphinx, the tombs of Tutankhamun and Nefertiti to name a few — but aggressive touts can easily ruin what can otherwise be an enjoyable andShow More Summary
The New York Times Mohamed Fahmy, an Al Jazeera English journalist being retried in Egypt for propagating misleading information, wrote Tuesday in a New York Times op-ed that he blames his employer for deliberately stirring up animus...Show More Summary
New York, June 2, 2015--The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the convictions and sentencing of two journalists in separate cases in Egypt over the weekend....
CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian rights activist said on Tuesday security officials had confiscated his passport and prevented him traveling to Germany where he was due to speak at a parliament roundtable on the human rights situation in Egypt.
For the first time, Al Jazeera's Alaa Bayoumi talks about Egypt sentencing him in absentia on false charges.
Marijuana was a painkiller in ancient Egypt and an anesthetic in ancient China and Taiwan, Medical Daily reports. Now, an anthropologist says the Aka foragers of the Central African Republic may be unconsciously using the plant to ward off parasitic intestinal worms. Ed Hagen of Washington University Vancouver surveyed almost...
CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian court postponed issuing a final ruling over a death sentence recommendation for former Islamist President Mohamed Mursi and other top Muslim Brotherhood leaders in a case related to a 2011 jail break.
Judge postpones final ruling on a death sentence recommendation against former president until June 16.
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian security services arrested two Muslim Brotherhood leaders late on Monday, security sources said, a day before a court is expected to give a final ruling on a death sentence recommendation against Mohamed Mursi, Egypt's former Islamist president.
Egyptian ambassador to Russia said that Cairo is against external interference into Syrian affairs.
Egypt intends to establish a free trade zone with the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), comprising Russia, Kazakhstan, Belarus and Armenia, by the end of 2016, the Egyptian ambassador to Russia told Sputnik.
Egypt is not considering sending ground troops to take part in the Saudi-led coalition’s operation in Yemen, but it could should the need arise, ambassador of Egypt to Russia Mohamed Elbadri told Sputnik.
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt said on Monday it had thwarted a Muslim Brotherhood plot against the state, a day before a court is expected to give a final ruling on a death sentence recommendation against Mohamed Mursi, Egypt's former Islamist president.
by Ehab Farouk and Ahmed Aboulenein (Reuters) – Egypt’s oil ministry said on Monday it had signed an energy exploration deal with Italy’s Eni worth $2 billion following an MOU signed in March during an investment conference. The deal...Show More Summary