Egypt steps up 'unprecedented' crackdown on NGOs
In an ongoing assault on human and civil rights groups, the Egyptian government froze the assets of several NGOs and activists this week, raising a chorus of criticism from the international community. An Egyptian court on January 11 froze the assets ...
Egypt court ruling upholds decision to freeze assets of women's rights activists
US State Department criticises Egypt for freezing NGO assets
Egypt court freezes more NGO assets
Egypt: Christian Couple Stabbed to Death on Coptic Christmas Day
At least three members of the Coptic Christian minority have been killed so far this year in Egypt, including a couple found in their bed with their throats slit on January 6, the traditional Coptic Christmas Day, reports Christian Today, citing World ...
Scientists crack open ancient Egyptian tomb after 3600 years and what's inside will chill your bones
Archaeologists at Lund University made the discovery in Gebel el Silsila, a site 65km north of Aswan, Egypt. They believe the families were buried in rock cut tombs during the reigns of Pharaohs Thutmose III and Amenhotep II – around 3,600 years ago.
Ancient Egypt: Crypts from Thutmose III reign contain babies and a crocodile
Egypt eases strategic grains import regulations
An intergovernmental feud over import regulations for wheat effectively cut Egypt off from global markets last year. The latest regulations mean that officials who led the agriculture quarantine process and used to reject many shipments last year will ...
3400-Year-Old Graveyard with Family Crypts Unearthed in Egypt
Part of a graveyard dating back around 3,400 years has been unearthed in southern Egypt at the site of Gebel el Silsila, Egypt's antiquities ministry has announced. The discovery was made by a team from Sweden's Lund University, led by researcher Maria ...
Twelve new tombs discovered in Gebel el Silsila, Egypt
Swedes unearth huge ancient Egyptian burial site
Swedish archaeologists discover 12 ancient Egyptian cemeteries near Aswan
Merkel and Sisi discuss counter-terrorism, Merkel to visit Egypt
"Sisi and Merkel condemned the terrorist attacks that recently took place in Egypt and Germany, which require all peace loving nations and peoples to collaborate so as to face terrorism," the Egyptian presidency said in a statement. They also discussed ...
Ukraine confirms first H5N8 outbreaks; Egypt reports another
Animal health officials in Ukraine reported the country's first highly pathogenic H5N8 avian flu outbreaks, with detections in both wild birds and poultry, as Egypt reported another outbreak involving the same virus in poultry.
Human Rights Watch
Egypt: Consolidating Repression Under al-Sisi
Human Rights Watch
(Beirut) – Public criticism and peaceful opposition to the government remain effectively banned in Egypt, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2017. Security forces routinely tortured detainees and forcibly disappeared hundreds of people ...
Kiir spokesman says enemies used pictures of flag upside down in Egypt after rectification
“The Egyptian government has not impinged on its international obligations and State diplomacy. The enemy of South Sudan who took pictures of the flag being hoisted upside down 3 hrs before the arrival of the President, still in what appeared to be for ...
South Sudanese Flag Hoisted Upside-Down in Egypt Sparks Anger
South Sudan regrets hoisting flag upside down in Egypt human error
South Sudan flags hoisted upside down in Egypt sparks angry reaction
Israeli Official: Cooperation Strong With Egypt
An Israeli defense official on Wednesday confirmed that the country has developed a new policy in recent years to allow Egypt to quickly beef up its forces in the volatile Sinai peninsula as part of a shared struggle against Islamic militants. The ...