Why is Egypt's new NGO law controversial?
Egypt's civil society groups have criticised the bill since the Egyptian parliament approved it in November 2016 and speculated whether it will ever come into effect. For months, the president held off on signing and enacting the law, which was never ...
Egypt Can Only Blame Itself for President's Crackdown
US senators criticize Egypt's NGO law as crackdown on rights
Egypt's president attempts to further silence dissent with "draconian" new law
The first genome data from ancient Egyptian mummies is in
"The hot Egyptian climate, the high humidity levels in many tombs and some of the chemicals used in mummification techniques contribute to DNA degradation and are thought to make the long-term survival of DNA in Egyptian mummies unlikely," said study ...
DNA from ancient Egyptian mummies reveals their ancestry
Genetic secrets of ancient Egypt unwrapped
Egyptian Mummy DNA Study Suggests Close Ties With Middle East, Europe
Is Egypt bombing the right militants in Libya?
CAIRO Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi was quick to launch air strikes on militants in Libya in response to a deadly attack on Coptic Christians in Egypt - but the attacks do not seem to be targeting those responsible. The response was popular ...
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ISIS strikes back at Egypt over airstrikes in Libya
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Egypt—Friday 26th, 2017. A handful of masked men lay in wait where the busy highway and the sandy back road leading to the Monastery of St. Samuel the Confessor intersect. Located in the Minya Governorate, 120 miles south of Cairo, the Monastery is ...
Pray for Egypt's Coptic Christians, says Archbishop
US Jewish Leaders Slam Massacre Of Egyptian Christians
Egypt: 3 officers, 1 soldier dead in western desert
CAIRO — Egypt's military says that three officers and one soldier were killed when a suicide belt went off as forces were sweeping a militant hub in the Bahariya Oasis in Egypt's western desert. Military spokesperson Tamer el-Refaie said on his ...
Three army officers and a soldier killed in western Egypt
4 Egypt soldiers killed in Western Desert blast
3 Army Officers, 1 Conscript Killed in Bahariya Oasis
Sails and street scenes: a snapshot of Egypt
I'm from Paris, and recently took a Nile cruise from Awan to Luxor on the steam ship Sudan, built in 1885 for King Fouad. It was one of the first boats to take tourists down the river, including Agatha Christie. This is a river taxi crossing the Nile ...
Sudan approves farm imports ban from Egypt
Sudan's cabinet has approved a ban on importing agricultural and animal products from Egypt, according to Sudan's state news agency SUNA. The cabinet on Tuesday urged the private sector to import products directly from countries of origin, bypassing ...
Sudan's foreign minister cancels Egypt trip amid diplomatic row
The world's largest pyramid is not in Egypt
When we think of Egypt, its great pyramids often come to mind. But, it turns out, that world's largest pyramid is nowhere near Egypt. And it's actually ridiculously hard to find if you don't know what you're looking for. So where is the world's largest ...
Egypt retraces journey of Jesus' family through its country for tourism
Egypt has retraced the biblical route of Jesus Christ's family while in the North African country from Bethlehem, to promote tourism. The three-year journey of Joseph, Mary and Jesus Christ is now being embarked on for the first time by 520 tourists ...
Coptic Christian attack: Egypt removes local security chief after ISIS kills 29
CAIRO – Egypt removed the security chief of a province south of Cairo where Islamic State militants last week killed 29 Christians traveling to a remote monastery in the desert, an acknowledgment of the lapses by authorities in dealing with the attack.
American among dozens killed in attack on Christians in Egypt
Egypt to press ahead with air strikes after Christians attacked
Egypt hits Libya's Derna with fresh air strikes: commanders