Egypt has received a refund worth more than 13 million dollars for a "bad shipment" of US wheat, the minister of trade and industry said Friday.
Egypt has banned all female circumcision after death of 12-year-old girl undergoing widely practised procedure.
Egypt has banned all female circumcision after the death this week of a 12-year-old girl undergoing the widely practised procedure.
Egypt strengthened its ban on female genital cutting by eliminating a legal loophole that allowed girls to undergo the procedure, the Health Ministry said. The ministry?s step, which came after an 11-year-old girl died last week while undergoing the procedure at a private clinic, canceled a 1996 provision that had permitted the surgery ?in situations of illness? should doctors advise it. Female ...
CAIRO, Egypt -- The death of a 12-year-old Egyptian girl at the hands of a doctor performing female circumcision has sparked a public outcry and prompted health and religious authorities to ban the practice.
CAIRO, Egypt - The long-overlooked mummy of an obese woman, who likely suffered from diabetes and liver cancer, has been identified as Queen Hatshepsut, ancient Egypt's most powerful female pharaoh, Egyptian archaeologists said Wednesday.
(AP Photo/Al-Masry Al-Youm/HO) A hand out picture released by the family showing Badour Shaker, who died earlier this month while being circumcised in an illegal clinic in the southern city of Maghagha, Egypt.
A tooth found in a relic box led archaeologists to identify a long-overlooked mummy as that of Egypt's most powerful female pharoah — possibly the most significant find since King Tutankhamun's tomb was uncovered in 1922, experts said Wednesday.
Egypt has outlawed all forms of female circumcision, just days after a 12-year-old girl died while undergoing the procedure. The practice, which is also known as female genital mutilation, was initially banned in 1997 but doctors had been allowed to operate in exceptional cases.
CAIRO, Egypt The death of a 12-year-old Egyptian girl at the hands of a doctor performing female circumcision has sparked a public outcry and prompted health and religious authorities to ban the practice.