Secret treasure in Great Pyramid awaits discovery, Egypt's 'Indiana Jones' says
TORONTO Zahi Hawass is back. The famous, and at times controversial, Egyptologist is free of legal charges, free to travel and is launching a worldwide lecture tour with the aim of getting tourists back to Egypt, he told LiveScience in an interview ...
Egypt's president dismisses calls for early vote
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's embattled president on Friday dismissed calls for early presidential elections as attackers torched the Cairo campaign headquarters of a youth group petitioning for Mohammed Morsi's removal from office. The developments come as ...
Egypt's president dismisses opposition calls for early elections
CAIRO – Egypt's embattled president is dismissing opposition calls for early presidential elections in a show of confidence ahead of his first anniversary in office. On June 30, Mohammed Morsi will mark one year in power as Egypt's first freely elected ...
Egypt's opposition decries attack on anti-Morsi Rebel HQ
War as a win-win option for Egypt's down-and-out regime
Pyramid treasures await discovery, Egypt's 'Indiana Jones' says
By Owen Jarus LiveScience. TORONTO — Zahi Hawass is back. The famous, and at times controversial, Egyptologist is free of legal charges, free to travel and is launching a worldwide lecture tour with the aim of getting tourists back to Egypt, he told ...
Kerry's Secret Gift to Egypt
Several members of Congress said this week that Egypt's sentencing of American NGO workers, who were there to help Egypt build up its civil society and to promote democracy, flew in the face of that very law, meaning that Egypt should not get the money.
Last American NGO worker in Egypt takes flight to avoid prison
INSIGHT: NGO Verdict Revives Calls for Reevaluating US Assistance to Egypt
Egypt convicts NGO workers, including 16 Americans
Brotherhoodization of the Opera: Egypt's Assault on the Arts
Abdel Aziz said the decision was in an effort to inject "new blood" into Egypt's art world, which he said is growing increasingly corrupt. That same week, the country's upper house of parliament recommended budget cuts for the Opera, which has been ...
Culture Minister Takes Part in March to Support Jerusalem
Egypt dismisses early election calls
Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has rejected calls for early presidential elections as attackers torched the Cairo campaign headquarters of a youth group petitioning for his removal from office. The developments on Friday come as tensions rise ahead ...
US quietly allows military aid to Egypt despite rights concerns
Reuters/Reuters - Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohammed Kamel Amr (L), sits with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, and Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi (R) during their meeting at the Presidential Palace in …more Cairo March 3, 2013.
US waives condition on $1.3B in aid to Egypt
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration has waived the conditional human rights string attached to Egypt's $1.3 billion in U.S. military support for 2013. In a letter to Congress last month, Secretary of State John Kerry noted the Egyptian military ...
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Egypt's NGOs matter
Foreign Policy (blog)
Yesterday a court in Cairo sentenced dozens of NGO workers -- Egyptians, Americans, and Germans -- to prison for violating laws restricting the operation and funding of civil society organizations in Egypt. The verdict follows hard on Egyptian ...
US groups lash out at Egyptian court convictons of 16 American non-profit workers
US criticises Egypt sentencing of NGO workers
Egypt's civil society faces continued crackdown