Egypt to restore Tutankhamun's beard after botched repair
In a press conference in January by Egypt's antiquities ministry, days after the botched reattachment came to light, restoration specialist Christian Eckmann said the epoxy could be removed and the mask properly restored. Eckmann said the beard had ...
Egypt to Restore King Tut Mask After Botched Epoxy Job
Why it's time to return to Egypt
When I told people I planned to visit Egypt, family, friends - even waiters - replied, "Wow!" and "Amazing!" But their eyes said, "Are you insane?" Egypt's once-thriving tourism industry has been plummeting since the 2011 popular uprising that ousted ...
Islamism, the Arab Spring, and the Failure of America's Do-Nothing Policy in ...
Algerian Islamists were ascendant in 1991 and the military intervened to stop them; something eerily similar happened in 2013 after the Muslim Brotherhood came to power in Egypt through democratic elections. Where exactly is the line between inaction ...
The sad state of Egypt's liberals
IF YOU believe Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi, Egypt's president, his country will take a final step towards democracy later this month, when voters start the process of choosing a new parliament. The previous one, freely elected and dominated by Islamists, was ...
Former Egyptian general sees his bloc leading new parliament
Airlines begin applying tax hike on flights departing Egypt
U.S. News & World Report
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's aviation minister says airlines have begun applying a tax increase on all flights out of the country. The tax increase, which went into effect on Friday, is part of President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi's plan to shore up public ...
Egypt's Sisi passes new decree imposing jail terms on exam leakers
There is NO 'New Tax' on Airline Tickets in Egypt
Man who tried to give Ford carrier specs to Egypt set to be sentenced
U.S. Navy civilian Mostafa Ahmed Awwad, 35, of Yorktown, leaves the federal courthouse in Norfolk after he was arrested Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, on charges he tried to illegally take schematics for the new, $12.9 billion Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier to ...
What it's like to travel in Egypt now
The Denver Post
CAIRO — When I told people I planned to visit Egypt, family, friends — even waiters — replied, "Wow!" and "Amazing!" But their eyes said, "Are you insane?" Egypt's once-thriving tourism industry has been plummeting since the 2011 popular uprising ...
Starwood Debuts W Hotels in Egypt with W Sharm El Sheikh
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (HOT - Analyst Report) recently announced that its W Hotels brand will debut in Egypt with the opening of W Sharm El Sheikh and The Residences at W Sharm El Sheikh. The hotel will open in 2020 and will be ...
New York Times
As Egypt Floods Gaza Tunnels, Smugglers Fear an End to Their Trade
New York Times
Now, the smugglers fear that Egypt has settled on a strategy that could spell doom for their trade: flooding the tunnels so they collapse. Within the past month, Egypt has flooded part of the nine-mile border area twice, causing two tunnels to cave in ...
Egypt condemns Israel's 'excessive use of force' against Palestinians
"Egypt demands that Israel as an occupation force provides the necessary protection for the Palestinian people. They should also stop the repetetive attacks that only lead to more tension for the Palestinian people, and therefore waste chances after ...