Egypt Arrests Former Al-Jazeera Freelance Reporter
Egyptian authorities arrested a journalist Wednesday who worked for the Al-Jazeera satellite news network and other Islamist media for allegedly inciting and taking part in violence, the country's official news agency reported. The MENA report said ...
Communication cut with tense south Egypt province
Rare sarcophagus, Egyptian scarab found in Israel
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli archaeologists have unearthed a rare sarcophagus featuring a slender face and a scarab ring inscribed with the name of an Egyptian pharaoh, Israel's Antiquities Authority said Wednesday. The mystery man whose skeleton was ...
The stifling of opposition
The Economist (blog)
Since the revolution of January 2011 that toppled Hosni Mubarak, Egyptian judges have frequently imposed harsh and controversial punishments against political dissidents, reflecting the mood both of a public impatient for order to be reimposed and a ...
Egypt's Twitter hashtags declare defiance
Egyptian political leader's plea to America: Help!
Wife of detainee urges Canada to put pressure on Egypt
Egypt presidential hopeful sees Ethiopia, Twitter as potential enemies
Mortada Mansour, one of three candidates running for the presidential election in Egypt, said he would wage war against Ethiopia if it continues building a Nile river dam and threatened to shut down social media websites, the state-run Al Ahram Online ...
Egyptian Officials Fear Economic, Environmental Loss From Ethiopian Dam Project
Church mediates Egypt-Ethiopia dispute over Renaissance Dam
Egypt presidential hopeful threatens to use force over Ethiopian dam
Egypt jails four men for gay acts
A court in Egypt has sentenced four men to up to eight years in prison for committing homosexual acts. The men were accused of attending or arranging "deviant" sex parties, and dressing in women's clothes and wearing make-up. Egyptian law does not ...
Egypt Imprisons Four Men for 'Deviant' Gay Acts
Egypt upholds jail sentence of activists
Four gay men jailed in Egypt
Southern Egyptian town scared after mass death penalty
Maha Sayyed, a teacher in southern Egypt, fainted when she received the call informing her that her husband, Ahmed Eid, was among 529 condemned to death by the newly constituted antiterrorism court in the province of Minya. “I fully expected that he ...
Egypt's political process continues –but needs world support
The Hill (blog)
Since the beginning of 2014, Egypt's political situation has continued to evolve with the drafting of this new constitution by the Committee of 50, a group of Egypt's most prominent leaders. The constitution was approved by approximately 98 percent of ...
EU not financing Ethiopia Renaissance Dam: EU ambassador in Egypt
A general view shows construction activity on the Grand Renaissance dam in Guba Woreda, Benishangul Gumuz region March 16, 2014. Egypt fears the $4.7 billion dam, that the Horn of Africa nation is building on the Nile, will reduce a water supply vital ...
Egypt: “If Elected President I Will Declare War on Ethiopia” Mansour
South Sudan conflict and Egypt's hydro politics
Ancient Egyptian Coffin Unearthed in Israel
An ancient Egyptian coffin complete with the skeleton of a man buried with a gold Pharaonic seal has been unearthed in Israel, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) announced Wednesday. Found in the Jezreel Valley in northern Israel during work to ...
Archaeologists find coffin related to Israelites' exodus from Egypt
New York Post
Archaeologists unearthed an ancient coffin in northern Israel, and linked it to the age of pharaohs and the Israelites' exodus from Egypt, officials said. Scientists at the burial site also found a golden scarab which had the seal of Egyptian pharaoh ...
Sarcophagus linked to ancient Egypt
Ancient Egyptian sarcophagus found during pipeline dig in Israel