Oldest Solar Eclipse Ever Recorded Tells Us When Ramesses The Great Ruled Egypt
On this day over three thousand years ago, the oldest solar eclipse ever recorded happened – and it could change the chronology of the ancient world. Researchers used ancient Egyptian texts and a passage in the Bible to date the eclipse to October 30, ...
Ancient Egyptian and Biblical Texts Reveal Oldest Known Solar Eclipse—and Secrets of Ramesses the Great's Rule
Biblical Record of Eclipse 3200 Years Ago May Rewrite Pharaonic Era in Ancient Egypt
Bible could rewrite Egyptian history after mysterious event explained
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Egypt Shakes Up Security Forces After Deadly Ambush of Police
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CAIRO — Egypt carried out a sweeping reshuffle of its security forces, removing a dozen senior police and military officials from critical posts just a week after an ambush by militants killed at least 16 policemen in the desert outside Cairo. The ...
Egypt triggers major security shakeup a week after ambush
Egypt's Sisi orders security reshuffle after attacks
Egypt Replaces Top Security Chiefs After Fatal Militant Attack
How a state of emergency became Egypt's new normal
In writing Egypt's post-uprising constitutions, would-be reformers pressed hard to limit emergency rule, mindful of how it had been used to govern Egypt with few interruptions since it was declared at the beginning of World War II. The current ...
Egypt diocese says 3 churches closed over attack fears
CAIRO — Egyptian authorities have shuttered three Coptic Christian churches in a southern province over fears of attacks by Muslim extremists, religious officials said Monday. Christians, who make up about 10 percent of Egypt's population of more than ...
Egypt's Christians Appeal for Help after Churches are Forced to Close
Three Coptic Christian churches closed in Egypt over harassment and terror attack fears
'Geostorm' actor convicted in his native Egypt
CAIRO – An Egyptian court has convicted "Geostorm" actor Amr Waked for damaging a car parked outside his Cairo home, sentencing him to three months in prison, his lawyer said on Monday, in a case suspected of serving as punishment for the actor's ...
'Salmon Fishing' star convicted in his native Egypt
EU and Egypt cooperation: towards a stronger partnership
Following the adoption of Partnership Priorities with Egypt in July 2017, the EU adopted the Single Support Framework (SSF) which sets the priorities and the financial allocation in key strategic areas of bilateral cooperation with the country. Across ...
US woman airlifts 14 stray dogs, 1 street cat out of Egypt
CAIRO — Egyptian airport officials say an American woman has shipped 14 stray dogs and a street cat to New York via national carrier EgyptAir, the latest episode in a growing trend of airlifting pets out of the Arab world's most populous nation. They ...
Egypt extends detention of man held over rainbow flag
CAIRO — Egyptian state security prosecutors have extended the pre-trial detention of a young man arrested on charges of “promoting deviance” after fans waved rainbow flags at a rock concert last month. Lawyer Hoda Nasrallah says Monday that the ...
“Your voice is your weapon”: Taking on sexual harassment in Egypt
CAIRO, Egypt – “Your fear is controlling you,” instructor Amany Abdel-Aal told a roomful of women at a Wen-Do self-defence class, held in a cheerfully painted youth centre on the outskirts of Cairo. The students – most of them Syrian refugees – nodded ...
Delegation inspects Renaissance Dam in first Egyptian visit
CAIRO — The Egyptian Ministry of Water and Irrigation announced in an Oct. 18 press statement that an Egyptian delegation had verified that no water is yet stored in the Renaissance Dam and that there is nothing obstructing the Nile. The statement ...