Credit: Bernadett Szabo/ Reuters 'A lemon, a laser pointer, bandages, sunscreen, a lifejacket; What four Syrian refugees carried with them on their journey from Egypt across the Mediterranean.' -- +PRI Public Radio International
Egypt’s third richest man wants Greece and Italy to sell him an island for refugees who have been fleeing war and poverty in Syria, Iraq and elsewhere. Continue reading ? The post Egyptian billionaire wants to buy island for refugees appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
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According to Russian Foreign Ministry press release, Russia and Egypt share similar approaches to responding to crises in the Middle East.
In 1958 Gamal Abdel Nasser, the second president of Egypt, gave a speech in which he mocked the Muslim Brotherhood for proposing that women be required to cover their heads in public. The audience hooted with laughter at the absurdity of such an idea. [via]
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Egypt’s 3rd richest man, Telecoms billionaire Naguib Sawiris, has disclosed that he plans to purchase an island off Italy or Greece and develop it to house hundreds of thousands of refuges fleeing from the conflict in Syria.
YouTube link. A two-minute excerpt from a speech by Gamal Abdel Nasser in which he comments on (mocks) the Muslim Brotherhood regarding head coverings for women. Note the genuine laughter from the audience.How times have changed.Some...Show More Summary
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The Exodus story talks about the release of the Hebrew people who were held in slavery in Egypt. Through the leadership of Moses, we learn that the Israelites were able to be freed from bondage and were able to eventually travel to the...Show More Summary
" Set The Captives Free " Rev. Peter E. Bauer The Exodus story talks about the release of the Hebrew people who were held in slavery in Egypt. Through the leadership of Moses, we learn that the Israelites were able to be freed from bondage and were able to eventually travel to the promised land of Canaan. Show More Summary
Catastrophic Scenarios for Israel and Egypt: 1.8 Million Possible Refugees with no Water will Move towards the Border Fences. Will the scenes of Syrian refugees in Budapest and Calais be replicated with Gazans marching towards Tel Aviv?...Show More Summary
3D imaging of a mummified kestrel that died due to forced overeating provides evidence that the ancient Egyptians bred birds of prey as offerings for the gods, according to a new study. The digital CT imaging revealed that the kestrel was force-fed its last meal - a mouse - suggesting it was kept in captivity. Show More Summary
DAMIETTA, Egypt (Reuters) - Muslim Brotherhood lawmaker Mohammad al-Falahgi was arrested on terror charges in 2013 and held in prison, but never convicted. Earlier this year, after pleading for medical help, he died "handcuffed to the hospital bed," according to his son Osama.
The famous Rosetta Stone, discovered in 1799 by a French soldier in Egypt, became the modern world’s key to unlocking what until then had been untranslatable, incomprehensible Egyptian hieroglyphics. I don’t want to oversell it, but...
Relations between Russia and the Arab countries have reached a new level, Wahid Abdel Maguid, editor-in-chief for Egypt’s International Politics Journal, said.
Egypt’s National Cancer Institute (NCI) has unveiled plans for their new medical campus outside Cairo, designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM). The nine-million-square-foot campus design is a system of functional modules separated by and by a
We here at War Is Boring are well aware of the power of the United States’ Freedom of Information Act. But despite being an American law, foreign governments can exercise an impressive amount of influence over the process. At the beginning of August, we went looking for official orders regarding...
Canada called for the “immediate return” of Fahmy, while Qatar-based Al-Jazeera denounced the verdict as an “attack on press freedom”. Judge Hassan Farid, in his ruling, said he sentenced the men to prison because they had not registered with the country’s journalist syndicate. Mohamed received an additional six-month sentence for possessing a bullet he picked
Egypt has picked Shell, Vitol and Trafigura in a tender to supply four cargoes of liquefied natural gas (LNG) via Jordan's Aqaba import terminal, trade sources said.