Tawadros II: Egypt's new Coptic Orthodox pope
Pope Tawadros II – or Wagih Sobhi Baki Soliman – was born on 4 November, 1952 in the Nile Delta city of Mansoura northeast of Cairo. His father was a landscaping engineer. The family – his two parents and two sisters – soon moved to the Upper Egyptian ...
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Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood majority government continues to debate the phrasing used while drafting its new constitution that will more than likely have Islamic Sharia law as its foundation. A religious persecution watchdog group says the ...
Egypt Salafists stage Cairo demo on constitution
Abu Dhabi Shares Advance on Aldar, Sorouh Bets as Dubai Declines
Orascom Construction Industries, Egypt's largest publicly traded company, decreased 2.4 percent. Property developer Talaat Moustafa Group (TMGH) declined to the lowest level since August. The EGX 30 Index lost 2.2 percent to 5,449.37, the lowest since ...
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Israel says halted African migration across Egypt border
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel has stopped the unapproved influx of African migrants across its once porous border with Egypt after months of intensive counter-measures, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday. More than 60,000 Africans, most ...
Israel says halted unapproved migration across Egypt border
Egypt Authority to Appeal Centamin's Sukari Ruling
“We will appeal the decision, of course,” Egyptian Mineral Resources Authority Chairman Fekry Youssef Mohamed said in a phone interview today. “We don't plan any amendments to the agreement. We must respect what was signed.” The authority has ...
Tomb of ancient Egyptian princess unearthed near Cairo
... princess south of Cairo. Egypt's antiquities ministry says Princess Shert Nebti's burial site is surrounded by the tombs of four high officials from the Fifth Dynasty dating to around 2500 BC in the Abu Sir complex near the famed step pyramid of ...
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Egypt's Coptic Christian church chooses new pope for uncertain times as ...
"The situation for us in Egypt is not stable," said 27 year-old Peter Nasser, a volunteer at the Mass. "We hope the incoming pope will make our problems known to the outside world," he added, voicing hopes that Tawadros will also raise the profile of ...
Full time: Ahly (Egypt) 1-1 Esperance (Tunisia)
17:35 The many placards they left in the stands bearing the sentence “74 martyrs in paradise” in reference to the Ahly fans who were killed after an ugly pitch invasion by Masry supporters following an end of an Egyptian Premier League on 1 February.
Egypt's new Coptic pope faces delicate balancing act
Egypt's new Coptic pope is chosen by a blindfolded altar boy. Link to this video. Some huddle in conclave before announcing their decision in a puff of smoke. Others ballot church dignitaries and pray for the wisdom to elect the right leader. Not so ...