The mummy has been identified as Queen Hatshepsut, who ruled for two decades in the 15th century B.C. Hatshepsut was the first woman to rule Egypt as a pharaoh. When she took the throne, she began to dress as a man and wore a fake beard.
A torch relay of 2007 Shanghai Special Olympics was held Monday evening at the Giza Pyramids in the Egyptian capital of Cairo after the flame of the games arrived here from Greece via Egypt's northern port city of Alexandria earlier in the day.
CAIRO, July 2 (Reuters) - Egypt's Orascom Telecom (OT) has received $793 million in cash from Hutchison Telecom , in which it holds a 19.3 percent stake, Orascom said in a statement on Monday.
Egypt’s highest court agreed Monday to hear the appeal of Coptic Christians who converted to Islam but now want to legally revert back to ...
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- 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's Supreme Administrative Court Monday agreed to hear the appeal of Coptic converts to Islam seeking to legally revert back to Christianity, a lawyer for the plaintiffs said.
Hill Air Force Base's international liaison officer representing Egypt was promoted Thursday during a special ceremony.
(BRUSSELS ) - The quartet for peace in the Middle East will probably meet with leaders from Israel and the Palestinian Authority in Egypt in mid-July, EU foreign policy chief Javier Solana said Monday.
(TP) Egypt is opening up its fixed-line market to competition with plans to issue a second landline licence in 2008. The National Telecommunications Regulatory Authority has set the terms and conditions for the second landline licence, according to an announcement from the minister of communications and IT. A tender will open in 2008, wiht services expected to start in 2009. The country recently ...
DUBAI — Arab African International Bank (AAIB) was awarded the Euromoney awards for excellence as 'Best Bank in Egypt' for the year 2007.