Frustration grows for tourists stranded in Egypt
SHARM EL-SHEIK, Egypt — Frustrations mounted Sunday for thousands of Britons and other foreigners stranded in this Red Sea resort since last week's crash of a Russian charter flight and concerns that it was brought down by a bomb. Flights to take ...
Russia plane crash: '11000 tourists back' from Egypt
US officials express growing confidence bomb downed Russian plane
Plane Crash Seen Adding to Pressure on Egypt to Devalue Currency
Egypt Detains a Top Journalist as Fears of a Crackdown Grow
Egypt's military intelligence detained one of the country's leading investigative journalists and human rights advocates on Sunday, a move that comes amid international scrutiny on Cairo over a Russian airline crash. The detention of Hossam Bahgat, 36 ...
Egyptian Military Files Charges Against Investigative Journalist
Egypt: Arrest of prominent activist Hossam Bahgat another blow for freedom of ...
Hossam Bahgat, prominent Egyptian investigative journalist, detained by ...
The Australian Financial Review
Egypt's alarming descent into ISIS-fuelled violence
The Australian Financial Review
While the world has seen Europeans and Americans beheaded by ISIS in Iraq and Syria, this was the first time such an act was witnessed in Egypt. The terror group has expanded into a country where hundreds of thousands of Westerners holiday and do ...
Bassem Youssef: Egypt's answer to Jon Stewart on the pressure on TV satirists
Youssef has been doing lots of travelling since he left Egypt last year. If his TV run was unexpected, its end was less so: Youssef quit the program in June 2014, worried about his family, saying the political climate in Egypt was no longer “suitable ...
Egypt Detains Prominent Human Rights Activist And Reporter
CAIRO, EGYPT — Egypt's military on Sunday detained one of the country's most important human rights activists and journalists, locking him away on suspected charges of publishing false news after an hours-long interrogation. Hossam Bahgat, 36, founded ...
Prominent Egyptian journalist detained by military prosecutors
Russia Evacuates 11000 Tourists From Egypt
Russia airlifted 11,000 tourists home from Egypt over the weekend, most of them in a 24-hour period, according to the BBC. A stream of special flights evacuated the holidaymakers who were stranded since Moscow suspended all flights from Egypt on Friday ...
Egypt plane crash: Airport security rethink 'may be needed'
Airport security will have to be reviewed in areas where Islamic State militants are active if the air crash in Egypt is found to have been caused by a bomb, the foreign secretary says. Philip Hammond told the BBC increased security could mean extra ...
Is Egypt closer to unlocking the mystery of Queen Nefertiti in King Tut's tomb?
The first infrared scans of the tomb of Tutankhamun could indicate a hidden chamber behind a wall, Egypt's minister of antiquities announced this week, raising hopes that the crypt of Queen Nefertiti could be found.
Egypt scanning for Nefertiti's tomb encouraging: minister
Egypt airport claims and 'secret EU deal'
A CCTV station at Sharm el-Sheikh airport was "routinely abandoned", the Independent says, as the newspapers continue to report on last weekend's plane crash in Egypt. An anonymous source tells the paper the CCTV cameras were supposed to be ...
Belief spreads in Congress that Russian plane was blown up over Egypt
Members of Congress who serve on committees related to national security said Sunday that they are growing increasingly convinced that the crash of a Russian aircraft in Egypt was the result of a bomb. Signs point to a bomb planted by a supporter of ...