_ Hatshepsut, an ancient Egyptian pharaoh whose mummy was discovered recently in Egypt's Valley of the Kings, was "the most powerful" woman in Egyptian history, even more so than Cleopatra or Nefertiti, an Egyptian expert has said.
In a time of biometrics and DNA testing, it may not be surprising that Egypt is working to better identify some of its most famous dead people. Scientists are checking all of Egypt's royal mummies. The goal is to find which of the mummies are real, and which are decoys.
CAIRO: Former US attorney general Ramsey Clark yesterday condemned the military trials of members of Egypt’s opposition Muslim Brotherhood and called on President Hosni Mubarak to release them.
Former US Attorney General Ramsey Clark condemned Monday the military trials of members of Egypt's opposition Muslim Brotherhood and called on President Hosni Mubarak to release them. "The arrest and detention once again of the Muslim Brotherhood is an outrageous violation of fundamental human rights," Clark, 79, told.
CAIRO -- A settlement dating back to the time of the pyramid builders was discovered in Egypt's western desert, the first find of its kind there, Egypt's Supreme Council for Antiquities (SCA) said Monday.
CAIRO, July 16 - Egypt's Orascom Construction Industries said on Monday it would invest $115 million in a North Korean cement plant amid growing hopes that Pyongyang's disarmament will lead to more foreign investment in the impoverished country.
The township school district has tapped the principal of New Egypt High School to serve as Brick Memorial High School's principal, the district announced.
Cairo International figures, representatives of international rights groups, journalists and members of the legal profession, continue to huddle around Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood following a trial session of its top members that was described as s...
All of Egypt's royal mummies will get identity checks after scientists found one was wrongly identified as a pharaoh, Egypt's chief archeologist said last week .
Egypt's powerful chief of intelligence, who acts as a key diplomatic link with the United States and Israel, flew to Washington on Sunday for talks with administration officials on bilateral ties and Mideast issues, officials said.