Female circumcision has been illegal in Egypt since 2008, yet the practice still goes on, sometimes with tragic results. Manar Moussa and her twin sister underwent the procedure in the city of Suez on Saturday, and Manar died of a suspected stroke while under anesthesia. Her sister survived.The city health inspector in ... More »
Cairo to investigate allegations after senior official is accused by diplomats of "insulting" sub-Saharan Africans.
Egypt's president has vowed to bring down a Muslim mob that burned Christians' homes earlier this month and stripped a 70-year-old Christian grandmother naked after her son was accused of having an affair with a Muslim woman.
Tutankhamun, the boy king of ancient Egypt who died at 18 and later exploded inside his own sarcophagus , apparently owned—and was buried with—a literal space dagger made from meteoric iron. Read more...
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Hoping to make the most out of climate seemingly designed to exploit the potential of the sun, Italy’s TerniEnergia has purchased a $19.2 million order to build a 47 MW solar power plant in Egypt.
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Egypt has become embroiled in a dispute with African diplomats after they accused an Egyptian official of referring to "dogs and slaves" in remarks about sub-Saharan Africa at a United Nations conference in Nairo...
EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian security and hospital officials say a roadside bomb has struck a military armored vehicle in the restive northern part of the Sinai Peninsula, killing six soldiers. The officials say the attack on Tuesday also wounded six other soldiers. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized […]
Once owned by Egypt’s King Farouk, one of the mechanized miniatures may fetch up to $2.5 million… Viju Mathew
ALKARM, Egypt (Reuters) - Soad Thabet's house no longer has a door. Inside, its walls are blackened with soot and a television lies shattered on the floor. The remains of a red nightgown stand out among the ashes.
Muslim Brotherhood's leader and 35 others sentenced to life in jail for 'inciting violence' in 2013 clashes.
Egypt is ready for the gradual lift of a ban on direct flights with Russia, Egyptian Tourism Minister Mohamed Yehia Rashed said.
CAIRO (AP) — The head of Egypt’s journalists union and two of its board members have been questioned by prosecutors over allegations that they spread false news and harbored journalists wanted by authorities, one of the three and their lawyer said on Monday. They were ordered released on a 10,000-pound ($1,000) bail each, but they […]
“Five years after the popular uprisings in Egypt, Tunisia, Libya and elsewhere, a bleak, apocalyptic strain of post-revolutionary literature has taken root in the region.”
CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian military court sentenced eight alleged Muslim Brotherhood members to death on terrorism charges on Sunday, a security official and the website of state newspaper Al-Ahram said. The court issued life sentences to 12 defendants and sentenced another six to 15 years in prison. Two defendants were acquitted, and two were […]
A surge of migrant sailings from Libya and Egypt has sent government and aid officials in Italy scrambling to find beds for thousands of new arrivals. More than 13,000 people have made the perilous crossing since Monday -- and hundreds have drowned in the attempt, the officials said. Reception...
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Fiji says it’s bringing home about 65 of the 300-plus peacekeepers it has stationed in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula and has closed remote bases there as the security situation deteriorates. Commander Humphery Tawake, who heads the South Pacific nation’s foreign peacekeeping force, said Sunday that Fiji was asked to scale down […]