Egypt walks out of nuclear talks in Geneva
Egypt has walked out of a round of global nuclear talks in protest at what it called the failure to implement a 1995 resolution for a Middle East as a zone free of nuclear weapons. A statement from Egypt's foreign ministry on Monday said the nation ...
Egypt boycotts talks to protest 'Israeli nukes'
Egypt withdraws from Geneva nuclear talks
Egypt walks out of nuclear talks in Geneva, citing slow progress toward ...
Les Rois Hotel on Egypt's Red Sea is alcohol-free
Los Angeles Times
Egypt is mired in political and economic problems. It drifts from crisis to crisis and is headed for a dangerous summer of power outages and gas shortages. Such temporal annoyances, however, have not dissuaded conservative Islamists from trying to ...
Women-only pool, alcohol ban at Red Sea hotel
Alcohol-free hotel stirs debate in Egypt
Twitter reacts to Egypt's opening of first alcohol-free hotel in Hurghada
Egypt's Mursi backs down, to seek compromise on judges
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi and top judges agreed on Sunday to seek a compromise to defuse a battle over Islamist attempts to force out thousands of judges that have deeply polarized the Arab world's most populous nation.
Egypt's Moussa says Brotherhood out for revenge
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's ruling Muslim Brotherhood is trying to exact revenge on the judiciary for years of imprisonment and political exclusion, but is attacking the wrong target, opposition leader Amr Moussa said on Monday. The elder statesman told ...
Egypt Court Overturns Suspension of Muslim Cleric
A Cairo administrative court on Monday overturned a ministerial decree suspending a Muslim cleric from preaching in a mosque overlooking Tahrir Square after a citizen complained that his sermons were critical of the current Islamist president. Sheik ...
Leftist leader says Egypt should refuse IMF loan
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt should refuse a $4.8 billion (3 billion pounds) loan from the International Monetary Fund rather than submit to terms that would further impoverish the poor and could spark a revolution of the hungry, leftist leader Hamdeen ...
Egypt judiciary crisis: Morsi hints at compromise
Egypt President, Judges Compromising on Reform Law
Debunking Five Myths of Washington's Leverage in Egypt
Rally against looting ancient Egyptian necropolis
DAHSHOUR, Egypt -- Egyptian youths protested Monday at a key historic site, demanding that authorities put a stop to looting and construction that threatens one of the nation's oldest pyramids and burial grounds. Illegal construction of a new cemetery ...
Egypt: Too Big, Too Late to Save?
With the world's attention riveted on war-torn Syria, far too little attention has been focused on Egypt's economic woes and their long-term implications for the region. Heavily dependent on food imports for survival, Egypt desperately needs cash, but ...
Egypt says Qatar asking 5 pct interest on $3 bln bonds
Qatari Prime Minister Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim al-Thani promised the money during a visit to Qatar by Egyptian Prime Minister Hisham Kandil on April 10. The Gulf state had already lent Egypt $5 billion since President Mohamed Mursi took office last July.
Uncovered: Ritual public drunkenness and sex in ancient Egypt
Los Angeles Times
Since 2001, Bryan has led the excavation of the temple complex of the Egyptian goddess Mut in modern-day Luxor, the site of the city of Thebes in ancient Egypt. And the ritual she has uncovered, which centers on binge drinking, thumping music and ...