15 drown in Egypt after ferry sinks in Nile
CAIRO — Egyptian search parties on Friday recovered an elderly man's body from the Nile River, bringing the death toll to 15 from the sinking of a small ferryboat on New Year's Eve, officials said. Two more people believed to have been on the boat ...
Egypt: 15 Bodies Are Recovered After Ferry Sinks in Nile River
15 drown in Egypt Nile boat accident
Ferry sinking kills 15 people in Egypt
Jailed in Egypt for a Sexy Novel?
Naji published a chapter containing scenes of sex and drugs in an upcoming novel, The Use of Life, in Egypt's biggest arts magazine, and prosecutors thought he was delivering a first-person account of drugs and sex. “The prosecutor doesn't understand ...
Egypt Officials Stop Facebook Program for Free Access to Internet
New York Times
CAIRO — A program that provided more than three million Egyptians with free access to Internet services was abruptly shut down on Wednesday, according to Facebook, the social media company that provided the program in cooperation with an Egyptian ...
Facebook's Controversial Free Basics Program Shuts Down In Egypt
Egypt Suspends Facebook's 'Free Basics' Service
Facebook 'Free Basics' service suspended in Egypt
Hundreds disappear into secret detention in Egypt
Nour Khalil did not recognise his brother, Islam, after he emerged from 122 days in Egypt's secret detention centres. “He was handcuffed and standing among a group of prisoners,” said Nour. “His hair and beard were long. The skin around his eyes was ...
Egypt says shelling levelled home, killed entire family
El-ARISH, Egypt -- Egyptian officials say militants in the restive northern Sinai have shelled a home near a security checkpoint, killing an entire family of five and wounding a teenage neighbor. Medical and security officials said Thursday that one of ...
Family of five killed in shelling in Egypt's North Sinai
Egypt launches airstrikes on IS affiliate in Sinai, killing 15
Militants kill family of five in Egypt's Sinai: Military
Daily News Egypt
Palestinians mourn man killed crossing into Egypt
Daily News Egypt
Palestinians mourned Thursday the death of Ishaq Hassan, who was killed as he tried to wade across the Egyptian-Palestinian boarder into Egypt last week, shot allegedly by the Egyptian coast guard,. Despite denying having information regarding the ...
Egypt tourism in meltdown as British airlines refuse to fly to Sharm after ...
Egyptian authorities, anxious to maintain desperately needed income from visitors, have been reluctant to admit to any ongoing security problems, or even that a bomb probably downed the plane – but both Britain and Russia still advise against flying to ...
Egypt Raids 2 Major Independent Cultural Institutions In 2 Days
Egyptian authorities have raided two pillars of the independent arts and culture scene in Cairo over the past 48 hours. They targeted the Townhouse Gallery of Contemporary Art and the Merit Publishing House, both in downtown Cairo. NPR's Leila Fadel in ...
Egypt Shuts Arts Venues Amid Signs of Clampdown
Egyptian officials raid art gallery, publishing house
Townhouse Gallery, Merit Publishing House raided in potential crackdown
Middle East Eye
Egypt demotes judges accused of supporting outlawed political groups
Middle East Eye
Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has ordered that a number of judges be stripped of their positions and moved to administrative roles due to their alleged support for outlawed political organisations. The move on Thursday came in response to a ...
Tech Wizardry Solves Mysteries of Egypt's Royal Mummies
Caption: As a result of subcutaneous packing, the mummy of King Seti I (1294-1279 BC) has “the most life-like and attractive face of the many Egyptian mummies, royal and commoner, that have survived down to present time,” according to the authors.