New York Times
Former Kuwait Lawmaker Detained for Tweets Critical of Egypt
Kuwaiti authorities detained a former liberal lawmaker overnight for questioning and on Wednesday ordered him held for 10 days for tweets criticizing the Arab Gulf country's ruler and his support for Egypt's president, a defense lawyer said. Abdullah ...
Egypt's Appalling Crackdown on Gays
Egypt's President calls for a 'religious revolution'
A former defense minister, he led the ouster of Mohamed Morsy -- the Islamist who was Egypt's first democratically elected President -- and has long positioned himself as a more secular option, and defender against extremist views. "It's inconceivable ...
Video Captures Moment Police Officer Killed Defusing Bomb in Egypt
Egypt's Coptic Christians celebrate Christmas
Egypt's President al-Sissi makes historic Christmas visit to Coptic church in ...
Archaeologists unearth new tombs in Egypt, identifying unknown queen
Egypt's Antiquities Minister Mamdouh Eldamaty said in a statement to Agence France-Presse that this was the first time any mention of the queen had been found. “This discovery will help us shed light on certain unknown aspects of the Fifth Dynasty ...
'God's tomb' discovered in Egypt
Tomb of unknown queen discovered in Egypt
Tomb of Osiris discovered at Luxor: The legend of ancient Egypt's god of the dead
Al Jazeera Journalists Are Not Egypt's Enemies
New York Times
TORA, Egypt — Together with two colleagues from the cable news channel Al Jazeera English, I have spent more than a year in jail. We were accused of joining a terrorist group conspiring against the Egyptian state and reporting “false news.” In reality ...
Mohammed Fahmy's family seeks his deportation from Egypt
Amal Clooney disputes Egypt arrest warning story
Peter Greste: lawyer says release not imminent as deportation request lodged
Migrants in post-revolution Egypt
Washington Post (blog)
Egypt is a major receiver of migrants and refugees from the Horn of Africa and other Arab states. Although the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees' official number of registered refugees in Egypt is about 250,000, the Egyptian government's ...
Egyptian Leader Visits Coptic Christmas Eve Service
New York Times
CAIRO — President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on Tuesday visited the main Coptic Christian cathedral during its Christmas Eve Mass, and the Egyptian state news media declared him the first Egyptian president to attend such a service. “Let no one say, 'What ...
Police Shot Dead While Guarding Coptic Christian Church in Egypt
MINYA, Egypt - Two Egyptian policemen were shot dead by masked men on Tuesday as they stood guard at a Coptic Christian church in a city south of Cairo, witnesses and a local security source said. Egypt's Coptic Christmas falls on Wednesday and ...
Mohamed Fahmy's family seeks his deportation from Egypt
Mohamed Fahmy's brother, Adel Fahmy, told CBC News that a senior Egyptian government official told him that Mohamed's deportation is in its "final phase." Adel Fahmy said deportation documents have been signed and lawyers and government officials are ...
The Tomb of a Previously Unknown Queen Has Been Unearthed in Egypt
Archeologists in Egypt have stumbled across the tomb of a previously unknown queen, believed to be the wife of a pharaoh who ruled 4,500 years ago, Egyptian officials announced Sunday. From inscriptions found on a wall of the tomb, the mystery queen ...