Egypt's top Muslim scholar defends himself against criticism for a series of controversial fatwas.
The treasures of Egypt's boy king Tutankhamun have arrived back in Britain, 35 years after the last exhibition of the funeral artefacts here caused a sensation.
A barrage of controversial religious edicts which have sparked outrage and confusion forced Egypt's Sunni Muslim mufti on Tuesday to assert his independence from the Cairo government.
SANTA CRUZ -- Egypt, a 3-year-old Staffordshire terrier mix, is back in the hands of her owner thanks to Capitola police and the Chanticleer Veterinary Hospital.
Egypt's mufti, the official interpreter of Islamic law, said on Tuesday that he was not a government tool, following widespread outrage over some recent controversial religious edicts.
Egypt, 11/14 - Egypt`s top Muslim scholar has defended himself against criticism for a series of controversial fatwas he has issued. With tears in his eyes, Grand Mufti Sheikh Ali Gomaa told reporters his religious edicts were never influenced by pressure from the authorities.
Egypt said it will restrict the number of visitors to the tomb of Tutankhamun located in the Valley of the Kings to 400 a day staring from this December.
Assem Ragab, chairman of the General Authority of Investment and Free Zones (GAFI) of Egypt said that China was likely to open its first economic zone in the country, which will further help boost trade to reach $10bn by 2010. In the first nine months of 2007 trade volume between the two countries reached $3.33bn.
Cairo - EGYPT'S top government-appointed Muslim leader defended himself on Tuesday after coming under fire in the media and from senior religious scholars for issuing controversial religious instructions, or fatwas.
DUBAI, Nov 14, 2007 (AFP) - Egypt's Nile Air has signed a letter of intent with European aircraft manfuacturer Airbus Airbus to buy nine A320 planes, the airline's chief said in a news conference Wednesday at the Dubai air show.