Egypt Revolutionary Singer Stopped From Performing
An Egyptian singer known for his anti-government songs said Saturday that authorities stopped him from performing at an arts festival attended by the country's interim president and military chief for "security concerns." The halted performance ...
Egypt protests call for return of Morsi
Gunmen Kill 6 Egyptian Soldiers at Checkpoint
Egypt's state news agency said gunmen attacked a checkpoint manned by the military police in a suburb north of Cairo on early Saturday, killing six of them, officials said. Separately, the country's most active militant group said that one of its ...
Egypt vows 'decisive' steps after deadly raid
Egypt: 6 Troops Killed
Egypt pledges 'decisive' action after militants kill soldiers
In Egypt, A New Courtroom Drama Every Day
If you like courtroom dramas, Egypt is the place to be these days. And while there's no shortage of high-profile trials, analysts say one thing hasn't changed in the three tumultuous years since the overthrow of the autocratic Hosni Mubarak: There's ...
Egypt summons European envoys over human rights statement
Egypt Says Two Brotherhood Members Arrested In The Gulf
Egyptian soldier shot dead in Cairo bus attack
Egypt, why to go now
Over lunch, the dozen other passengers and myself smile the smile of the smug. The boat is ours in the same way that the Pyramids and Karnak temple had been ours: there were no other foreigners. It is no secret that foreigners are staying away from ...
The Luxor lesson
It's murder on the Nile
The Economist (blog)
KARIM EL SHARKAWY, the boss of Tarot Tours Garranah, one of Egypt's biggest tourism operators, clocks in every morning at the firm's offices in Cairo, and expects his staff to do the same. Strict timekeeping is a new experience for his employees. But ...
Egypt's Ancient Snark
New York Times
CAIRO — In 1798, after Napoleon Bonaparte occupied Egypt, some local grandees wanted to get close to him, so they gave him six slave girls. At that time, Egyptians were under the influence of the Turkish taste that considered a fulsome figure a ...
Egypt, Ethiopia at loggerheads over Nile River
Egypt and Ethiopia are butting heads over the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, a $4-billion hydroelectric project that Ethiopia is building on the headwaters of the Blue Nile, near the border between Ethiopia and Sudan. Cairo worries the megaproject, ...
Egypt checkpoint attack kills six army officers
Gunmen opened fire on a checkpoint in Cairo Saturday, killing six Egyptian army officers, state television reported. The six army officers were shot dead on the outskirts of northern Cairo in the Shubra al-Kheima neighborhood. Police also found two ...
Student Corner: The underlying tension between Egypt and Israel
Daily News Egypt
The shooting down of an Egyptian military helicopter earlier this year prompted new fears over the security threat posed to both Egypt and Israel by militant groups with access to MANPADs. But whilst bilateral cooperation has remained strong, Egypt's ...
Egypt Asks US to Impose Sharp Curbs on Importing of Antiquities
New York Times
WASHINGTON — Egypt's antiquities minister is asking the Obama administration to impose emergency restrictions on the importing of ancient artifacts from his country, saying that the looting and smuggling of such treasures has been “catastrophic” since ...