The pyramids of Giza have been removed from an Internet competition to name the new seven wonders of the world, but the anger of Egypt's antiquities chief remained unmollified on Thursday.
Egypt on Thursday strongly condemned the wave of bombings that claimed nearly 200 lives in Iraq, expressing bafflement over the large-scale killing of civilians.
Egypt on Thursday urged the permanent members of the UN Security Council not to impose new sanctions on Sudan over the crisis in the western Darfur region, calling instead for more negotiations.
Egypt is asking Hamas to reduce the number of prisoners whose release it is demanding in return for kidnapped Israeli Defense Forces soldier Gilad Shalit. An Egyptian source told the London based Al-Hayat newspaper that mediators are trying to convince
"We will make the lives of these museums miserable," if they refuse, Egypt's antiquities chief says. Berlin says the bust is too fragile to travel.
The Arab League has decided that Egypt and Jordan will lead negotiations with Israel on the initiative for peace with the Palestinians. Arab League Secretary-General Amr Moussa said Egypt and Jordan would explain the initiative to the Israeli governmen
On schedule for Friday at New Egypt High School: chemistry class, lunch period, a pop quiz or two -- and a mass student walkout. Students plan to walk out of school at 1 p.m. to show their disappointment in voters who this week defeated the school budget, sophomore Jackie Koye said. The Township Committee has until May 21 to review the defeated budget and recommend whether to cut spending. Koye ...
The Arab League has picked Egypt and Jordan to take the lead in approaching Israel to promote the newly revived Arab peace plan aimed at resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. VOA correspondent Challiss McDonough has more from Cairo.
CAIRO April 19 (UPI) -- Egypt is asking Hamas to reduce the number of prisoners whose release it is demanding in return for kidnapped Israeli Defense Forces soldier Gilad Shalit.
The Arab League assigned Egypt and Jordan on Wednesday to convince Israel to accept a revived peace initiative which promises normal relations in exchange for all Arab lands captured in 1967.