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Egypt court sends 75 to death, 47 to life over 2013 sit-in

An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced 75 people to death, including top leaders of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, for their involvement in a 2013 sit-in protest by Islamists that was …


Egypt says village found in Nile Delta predated pharaohs

Egypt said Sunday that archeologists have unearthed one of the oldest villages ever found in the Nile Delta, with remains dating back to before the pharaohs.


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 18, 2018, 12:18 p.m.

‘Most ancient’ solid cheese found in dug up Egyptian jar

For thousands of years beneath Egypt’s desert sands a solidified whitish substance sat in a broken jar. Scientists now say it’s “probably the most ancient archaeological solid residue of cheese …


Egypt court sentences 75 to death over 2013 sit-in

An Egyptian court sentenced 75 people to death on Saturday, including top figures of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group, for their involvement in a 2013 sit-in, state media reported.


Egypt hikes natural gas prices by up to 75 percent

Egypt raised natural gas prices for households and businesses Saturday by between 33.3 and 75 percent, the latest among tough austerity measures aimed at rebuilding the country’s economy battered by …


UPDATED: Sat., July 14, 2018, 9:56 p.m.

Archaeologists in Egypt discover mummification workshop

Archaeologists in Egypt stumbled upon a new discovery dating back more than 2,500 years near Egypt’s famed pyramids at an ancient necropolis south of Cairo.


El Hadary sets record, but Saudis beat Egypt 2-1 at World Cup

Egypt goalkeeper Essam El Hadary, who is 45, took the field for his team’s final group match to set the record. Although he saved one penalty, he couldn’t stop Saudi …


UPDATED: Tue., June 19, 2018, 3:16 p.m.

Russia on brink of last 16 at World Cup, beats Egypt 3-1

Russia scored three goals in a 15-minute span early in the second half to set up a 3-1 win over Egypt that moved the host nation to the brink of …


UPDATED: Fri., June 15, 2018, 9:17 a.m.

Jose Gimenez scores to lift Uruguay over Egypt 1-0 in Group A at World Cup

Jose Gimenez came to Uruguay’s rescue by scoring the lone goal in a 1-0 victory over Egypt in Group A of the World Cup. The Uruguay defender jumped in the …


Eritrean ICE detainee commits suicide in transit in Egypt

An Eritrean detainee of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency died in a holding area after apparently committing suicide, Egyptian airport officials said on Saturday.


French government says attack foiled, Egyptian man arrested

French authorities have thwarted a possible attack using ricin or explosives and handed preliminary terrorism charges to a young Egyptian man arrested in Paris, officials said Friday.


Egypt’s president announces Rafah crossing open for Ramadan

Egypt has opened the Rafah border crossing with Gaza for the entire Muslim holy month of Ramadan, President Abdel-Fatah el-Sissi announced on Twitter, in what would be the longest uninterrupted …


UPDATED: Sun., May 13, 2018, 11:10 a.m.

Egypt editor suggests more presidential terms for el-Sissi

A top newspaper editor known to be close to President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi is hinting in a column published on Sunday that the Egyptian leader should be allowed to rule beyond …


Not your grandparents’ dairy: Washington operation shows scale of modern milk production

Case VanderMeulen’s oldest brother inherited his family’s 100-cow dairy in The Netherlands. So the younger brother came to America and built a fortress of milk that never sleeps.


Egypt moves last chariot of King Tut to new museum

Egypt moved the sixth and last chariot of famed pharaoh Tutankhamun on Saturday to the boy king’s vast collection of items in an under-construction museum near the pyramids in Giza.


Rights group urges Egypt’s president to end violations

A leading international rights group urged Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi on Tuesday to prioritize reforms aimed at ending human rights abuses during his second, four-year term in office.


UPDATED: Mon., April 2, 2018, 3:46 p.m.

Egypt’s president wins re-election with 97 percent of vote

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has won a second, four-year term in office, with more than 97 percent of the vote in last week’s election, according to official results announced Monday …


Egyptians vote for a second day amid signs of low turnout

Turnout appeared low on Tuesday as Egyptians voted on the second day of an election that President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi is virtually certain to win, after all serious rivals were either …


In Egypt’s election, turnout provides the only suspense

This week’s presidential election in Egypt is not about who wins – that was settled long ago – but about how many people bother to cast ballots.


UPDATED: Sat., March 24, 2018, 1:36 p.m.

Car bomb in Egypt kills 2 policemen

A bomb placed under a nearby car exploded Saturday in the coastal city of Alexandria as the city security chief’s convoy passed by, killing two policemen and wounding four others, …


Egypt censors play ‘Before the Revolution,’ director appeals

Egypt’s state censors prohibited the performance of a play just hours before its Sunday premiere in Cairo, the latest episode in authorities’ unrelenting crackdown on free speech.


Egypt’s chief prosecutor wants close monitoring of the media

Egypt’s chief prosecutor told his staff Wednesday to closely monitor the media and move against any they consider to be “hurting national interests,” the latest move by authorities to suppress …


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 28, 2018, 3:34 p.m.

Trains collide north of Egyptian capital, 12 killed

A passenger train collided with a cargo train in Egypt on Wednesday, killing at least 12 people, including a child, in the latest deadly accident involving the country’s underfunded and …


President says Egypt ‘scored a goal’ with Israel gas deal

The Egyptian president declared on Wednesday that his country “scored a goal” by signing a $15 billion deal with an Israeli company to supply natural gas that will help turn …


Israeli gas company announces $15B export deal with Egypt

An Israeli energy company on Monday announced a $15 billion deal to supply natural gas to Egypt, in the largest export agreement to date for Israel’s nascent natural gas industry.


U.S. and Egypt pledge allegiance in IS fight raging in Sinai

The United States and Egypt on Monday reaffirmed their commitment to battle Islamic militants in the Middle East as U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson held talks with Egyptian officials …


Egypt’s ex-auditor says attack on him linked to election

The government’s former top anti-graft fighter who was seriously injured in an apparent kidnapping attempt last month said he believed the attack was connected to his role in the campaign …


Rare dinosaur discovery in Egypt could signal more finds

A skeleton has been unearthed in Egypt’s Western Desert, where ancient sands have long helped preserve remains, but unlike most finds this one isn’t a mummy – it’s a dinosaur.


Egypt says 4,400-year-old tomb discovered outside Cairo

Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered a 4,400-year-old tomb near the country’s famed pyramids at the Giza plateau just outside Cairo, the Antiquities Ministry said Saturday, the latest discovery that authorities …


Egypt coalition calls for boycott of March vote

A coalition of eight Egyptian opposition parties and some 150 pro-democracy public figures on Tuesday called for a boycott of the March presidential election, calling it an “absurdity” and comparing …