Grandmother has made her way in Egypt's work world -- as a man
A widow at just 21, Dahou was forced to fend for herself in Egypt's patriarchal south, where decades ago it was unheard of for women to earn their own living. Even in recent years, women make up barely 24% of Egypt's workforce, according to the World Bank.
Egyptian Scrolls Reveal Hangover Cure
According to a medical papyri from ancient Egypt, the leaves of the Alexandrian shrub chamaedaphne are the answer. If you've never heard of them you aren't alone. The directions, from a recently translated 1,900-year-old-text, instruct sufferers to ...
In ancient Egypt, they wore their hangover cures
Papyrus Reveals Ancient Egyptian Hangover Cure
Ancient Egyptian cure for a HANGOVER suggests a garland of laurel leaves
Passenger booted off Egypt-Manchester flight by armed officer after ...
Manchester Evening News
A passenger who allegedly threatened to kill his fellow passengers was dragged from a plane in Egypt by an armed officer. The pilot of flight TCX 2515 from Hurghada in Egypt to Manchester was forced to turn the plane around on Friday evening en route ...
'Reformed' Egypt Will Still Bust You For Blasphemy
Despite Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi's insistence that Islam must undergo a “revolution” and resist extremism, his government continues to prosecute blasphemy cases at roughly the same rates as his predecessors. Recent reports have noted ...
4 Egypt miliants die making bombs
Egypt militants killed while making bombs
Four people killed while making bombs in Egypt's Beni Suef: Police
Egypt's President Cancels Daylight Savings
The decision comes after a poll conducted by the government reportedly found that moving the clock one hour forward during summer was unpopular among Egyptian citizens, said the Presidency's spokesperson. “The decision was made in response to the ...
Egypt cancels daylight saving time this year
Global Voices Online
Armenian Genocide Centennial Commemorated in Egypt
Global Voices Online
Egyptian Armenians joined millions of people around the world to mark the Armenian Genocide Centennial yesterday [April 24]. The day marks the date when Ottoman authorities began rounding up around 250 Armenian intellectuals and community leaders ...
Armenians to mark 100 years since Ottoman massacre
Armenians Mark 100 Years Since The Genocide
A century on, 103-year-old Armenian recalls rescue from mass killings
ICE returns ancient artifacts to Egypt
Some ancient Egyptian artifacts have returned to their rightful home. The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) recently returned dozens of illegally smuggled artifacts to the Egyptian government. The items – including a Greco-Roman style ...
Operation Mummy's Curse sends smuggled artifacts back to Egypt
'Operation Mummy's Curse' Returns Smuggled Treasures To Egypt
Egypt extends state of emergency in northern Sinai by three months
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt said on Saturday it had extended by three months a state of emergency imposed on parts of northern Sinai in October after Islamist militants stepped up attacks in the peninsula bordering Israel, Gaza and the Suez Canal ...
Egypt's President extends curfew in North Sinai
Egypt extends curfew in Sinai
Egypt's El-Sisi extends North Sinai curfew for another 3 months
Egypt's 'hanging judge' accused of politicised verdicts
The judge glowers at the weeping young defendant in the Tora Police Academy in Cairo. Naemah Sayed's lawyer tells the judge that his client is less than 15 years old and that not a single witness has identified her as taking part in the 2011 clashes ...
Al Jazeera America
Morsi verdict signals troubling future for Egypt
Al Jazeera America
Few people were surprised when a Cairo court earlier this week handed down 20-year prison sentences to former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi and a dozen other defendants for their roles in the arrest and torture of protesters outside the presidential ...
Sisi cancels daylight saving time in Egypt
Sisi's crackdown on Islamists yet to win over Egyptian village
After Morsi's Sentencing, What Next For Egypt?