Egypt religious body: Suspend belly-dancing show
CAIRO — Egypt's top religious body demanded Wednesday that a new belly-dancing TV show be suspended for "corrupting morals" and serving "extremists" who could use it as a pretext to depict Egyptian society as anti-Islamic. The call by Dar al-Ifta, the ...
Ditch belly-dancing show: Egypt religious body
Egypt security forces killed in Sinai attacks
At least 11 soldiers have been killed in an attack on an army convoy in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, according to local security and medical sources. Two were killed by a roadside bomb and the others were shot dead as they tried to flee, the security ...
Egypt policeman killed, 2 wounded in Sinai attacks
Egyptian police killed in Sinai bomb attack
Officials: Egypt Bombing Kills 11 Police Officers
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Egypt's Oldest Pyramid Is Being Destroyed By the Company Hired to Fix It
Saqqara, in Egypt, is the oldest stone complex ever built by humans—and within it sits the oldest pyramid in Egypt. It's a piece of irreplaceable history that's been crumbling for 4,600 years. But according to one local report, it's currently being ...
Egypt's oldest pyramid being destroyed by company hired to restore it, claim ...
Egypt's oldest pyramid is being destroyed by a repair effort
Egypt mass killings witness arrested: HRW
The HRW said the killing of more than 800 protesters at the square was a likely crime against humanity, and called for an international inquiry into the role of government officials, including President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, who was Egypt's military ...
HRW: Witness for report on Egypt detained
Rights group: Witness for report on Egypt detained
Former Egypt FM: Strained relations with US due to insistence on including ...
Nabil Fahmy, the former Egyptian foreign minister and a previous ambassador to the US, said that relations between Cairo and Washington remain strained because of the US's insistence of allowing Islamists to participate in the political process.
Egypt?s Fatwa Against Tinder: Clerics Ban Online Chatting
As attention on the Middle East focuses on the rise of ISIS in Iraq and Syria, Egypt has forbidden online chatting between men and women to little media fanfare. The country's highest Islamic authority, the Dar Al Ifta, issued an edict with the ...
Government urged to press Egypt over jailed citizen
The sisters – Somaia (28), Fatima (23) and Omaima (21) – were held for three months, released on bail and allowed to return to Ireland. They refuse to return to Egypt and face trial. Last month, the trial of Mr Halawa was deferred and transferred to a ...
Egypt judge orders rights lawyers be investigated
CAIRO -- In an unprecedented move, an Egyptian judge ordered prosecutors Wednesday to investigate three activist lawyers over his claims they "rioted" in court when they demanded to see their hunger-striking client. Judge Mohammed Nagui Shehata ...
Haunting Photos of the Children Toiling in Egypt's Limestone Mines
The ousting of President Mubarak brought instability. “Egypt has always been a place where the poorest are constantly on the edge,” says Abdelaziz. “Economically, they're always in a crisis but for sure things got much worse after the events of January ...
SEE IT: Video shows sexual harassment common for women in Egypt
New York Daily News
The filmmaker said she has always been interested in the Middle East, and that Egypt is the most populated country in the Arab world and thus acts as the region's cultural hub. But the problem of sexual assaults and harassment for women has been well ...