Rate of Christian girls abducted and attacked by extremists on the rise in Egypt
The girls are often assaulted, raped, kidnapped, forced to change their faith and sometimes killed, the ICC said.Making matter worse, nothing is being done by local authorities to prevent it in provinces across Egypt, according to officials from both ...
Christian Persecution In Egypt On The Rise, Young Christian Girls At Higher Risk
Attacks, rapes and forced conversions to Islam spike for Egypt's Christian ...
CHRISTIANS TARGETEDRate of young girls attacked on rise in Egypt
Egypt's Population Boom Threatens Cultural Treasures
Frequent changes in government personnel since then—the most recent of which saw the resignation of the interim prime minister and the replacement of many top ministers in late February—have further imperiled Egypt's prize monuments by paralyzing key ...
Little-known group claims Egypt bombings
Egypt's TV satirist off air until after elections
New militant group claims responsibility for bomb in Egyptian capital
Egypt election: Hamdeen Sabahi to run against Sisi
If Mr Sisi does become president, he will be the latest in a line of Egyptian rulers drawn from the military, going back to the 1950s - a line only briefly broken during President Morsi's year in office. Human rights groups say the military-backed ...
Egypt presidential candidate bows out, predicts Sisi victory
Leftist politician enters Egypt presidential race
Leftist candidate Hamdeen Sabahi to challenge Sisi in Egypt election
Baird raises jailed Canadian journalist's case in Egypt
The Globe and Mail
Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird says he raised the case of a Canadian journalist on trial in Egypt when he met with his counterpart in Cairo this week, noting concerns about Mohamed Fahmy's medical needs and the importance of a fair and timely trial.
Baird meets family of journalist detained for months in Egypt
Canada calls for fair Egypt journo trial
Egypt archaeologists find ancient writer's tomb
CAIRO — Egypt's minister of antiquities says a team of Spanish archaeologists has discovered two tombs in the southern part of the country, one of them belonging to a writer and containing a trove of artifacts including reed pens and a bronze inkwell.
Egypt's El-Sissi Visits Coptic Pope Before Easter
Egypt's former military chief and presumed presidential front-runner visited the Coptic pope Saturday ahead of Orthodox Easter, making his first public appearance since he formally made his bid for the presidency. Pope Tawadros II is a strong backer of ...
Egypt's censorship board head resigns in film spat
FILE -- In this Thursday, May 24, 2007 file photo, Lebanese singer Haifa Wehbe arrives for the screening of the film "Ocean's Thirteen," at the 60th International film festival in Cannes, southern France. The head of Egypt's censorship board says he ...
Egypt's Enduring Passion for Soccer
New York Times
CAIRO — Egyptians are attached to soccer the way the French are to wine. It's well-nigh impossible to find an Egyptian who is not a fan. When major matches are being broadcast, Cairo turns into a quasi ghost town. The only sounds are the shouts of the ...
Egypt Stops Attempt to Smuggle Jewish Artifacts
Authorities in Egypt say they have seized a cache of Jewish religious artifacts that smugglers wanted to ship to Belgium at one of the country's main ports. Antiquities Minister Mohammed Ibrahim said in a statement Friday that officials found the ...
Egypt Foils Attempt to Smuggle Jewish Artefacts Out the Country
Egypt comedian Bassem Youssef off air ahead of elections
A bodyguard secures popular Egyptian television satirist Bassem Youssef, who has come to be known as Egypt's Jon Stewart, as he enters Egypt's state prosecutors office on March 31, 2013. Amr Nabil / AP Photo. A bodyguard secures popular Egyptian ...
Network: Egypt's TV satirist off air until after presidential race to avoid ...
Egypt satirist Youssef goes off air to avoid influencing voters
Egypt's Jon Stewart goes off air