Egypt and Syria have been “disappearing” their citizens. This is why countries do it.
Human rights organizations recently reported that activists in Egypt have disappeared after they were stopped at government checkpoints. In Syria, the regime has disappeared thousands in the midst of its brutal civil war. Repressive states in the ...
In ancient Egypt, the behavior of the Nile could mean life or death each harvest season. So, long before the Aswan Dam was constructed to manage the flooding of the great river, Egyptians invented an instrument to measure the waters in order to predict ...
Egyptian sports fans wrestling with regret
Wrestler Tarek Abdul Salam's gold medal at the European Wrestling Championships this weekend is being mourned rather than celebrated by some in his native country. The reason is because the Egyptian-born wrestler won it for Bulgaria, where he was ...
Egypt air force destroys vehicles crossing from Libya
The Egyptian military has flown multiple raids and destroyed 15 4X4 vehicles crossing from Libya, deploying fighter jets and helicopter gunships in an operation that spanned 48 hours. The military didn't say who was driving the vehicles or give details ...
Egyptian air force destroys vehicles crossing border from Libya
Egypt's air force destroyed 15 vehicles carrying arms and ammunitions in Western Desert
Egyptian planes destroy 'arms convoy' coming from Libya
Egypt issues life sentence for Muslim Brotherhood chief
An Egyptian court has sentenced the Muslim Brotherhood's supreme guide Mohammed Badie and two prominent leaders of the group to life in prison for "planning violent attacks", judicial officials and a lawyer said. Badie and 37 others connected to the ...
Egypt issues new life sentence against Brotherhood guide
Egypt destroys vehicles carrying arms from Libya: army
Egypt court quashes life sentence against Brotherhood leader
Middle East Eye
Egypt's age of intellectual fascism
Middle East Eye
In Egypt, we have a form of intellectual terrorism. It is by the people against the people. This is not merely the rule of "Big Brother", a new form of George Orwell's 1984, eating away at Egypt's soul. The damage is done by millions of Little Brothers ...
The Egyptian ruler Trump calls 'fantastic' is now strengthening his power over the courts
Egypt Media Roundup (May 8)
Egypt's al-Sisi rounds off Gulf tour in Bahrain
US Farmers Are Shipping Wheat to Egypt Again
American farmers are back in the wheat game with Egypt, the world's biggest buyer, as exporters send their first shipment in almost four months. The U.S. inspected 51,603 tons of wheat for export to Egypt in the week ended May 4, U.S. Department of ...
Egypt aims to raise wheat silo storage capacity in 2017/18
Specter of death penalty haunts Egypt's Brotherhood
He called the ruling “a continuation of the judiciary politicization that is taking place in Egypt,” and expressed concerns over the “political exploitation of the ruling, which could set the stage for similar verdicts." Bayoumi explained to Al-Monitor ...
Why has Israel closed its embassy in Egypt?
Israel's embassy in Egypt has been closed for over five months and its diplomatic staff have been recalled to Israel. Egypt is one of two Arab nations, along with Jordan, that retain official diplomatic ties with Israel. Warm relations were established ...
Ancient Funerary Garden Discovered in Egypt for First Time
About 4,000 years ago in ancient Egypt, landscapers constructed a rectangular funerary garden bed likely filled with lettuce, shrubs and trees, according to archaeologists from the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC). The botanical finding ...
Lettuce for the Dead in a Tidy, 4000-Year-Old Egyptian Funeral Garden