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    CAIRO (AP) — Libyan rivals on Monday restarted military and security talks, aiming to reach a settlement that could help end the county’s years-long conflict, the United Nations said. The U.N. support mission in Libya said in a brief statement that military and police teams from eastern and western Libya met in Egypt’s Red Sea...
    CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian authorities have detained at least 382 people since Sept. 20 amid reports of small, scattered demonstrations against President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, a rights group said on Monday. The interior ministry could not be reached for comment. The arrests come after security measures were tightened around the first anniversary of rare demonstrations...
    (CNN)Here's a look at the life of Amr Moussa, Egyptian diplomat, ambassador and former minister of foreign affairs.PersonalBirth date: October 3, 1936 Birth place: Cairo, EgyptFather: Muhammad MoussaRead MoreMarriage: Laila (Badawy) Moussa (1968-present)Children: Hazem Moussa; Hania MoussaEducation: Cairo University, L.L.B., 1957Timeline1958-1972 - Works in several different governmental departments including Egypt's missions to the United Nations.1974-1977...
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The bodies of two Palestinian fishermen whom Egyptian naval forces killed in Mediterranean waters were returned Saturday to the Gaza Strip, the territory’s Interior Ministry said. Hamas, the Palestinian militant group ruling Gaza, has called on Egypt to investigate the incident, condemning it as violence targeting “those hunting for...
    GAZA (Reuters) - The bodies of two Palestinian fishermen who Palestinian officials say were shot dead by Egyptian naval forces were returned to Gaza on Saturday, the territory's ruling Islamist group Hamas said. The fishermen, who were brothers, were shot on Friday off the coast near the southern border town of Rafah. A third brother...
    CAIRO (AP) — Police at Cairo’s international airport arrested an Egyptian man returning from France on Friday with over 600 narcotic pills and two packs of marijuana stuffed into a carton of dates, according to airport authorities. Egyptian customs officials found 620 tablets of Tramadol, the powerful opioid painkiller, along with marijuana wrapped in cellophane,...
    CAIRO (AP) — An announcement last month that Egypt’s top prosecutor would investigate an alleged 2014 gang rape of a 17-year-old girl at a luxury Cairo hotel marked a rare moment of triumph for human rights activists. Those hopes were quickly dispelled after authorities detained possible witnesses and some of their acquaintances, who could face...
    By Menna A. Farouk CAIRO (Reuters) - In just two months, Egypt's burgeoning #MeToo movement has exposed sexual assaults, spurred legal reform and emboldened hundreds of abuse victims including celebrities to speak out, sparking a long-overdue debate about gender inequality. Now, rights activists in the conservative country say keeping the social media campaign's momentum going...
    CAIRO (AP) — An announcement last month that Egypt’s top prosecutor would investigate an alleged 2014 gang rape of a 17-year-old girl at a luxury Cairo hotel marked a rare moment of triumph for human rights activists. Those hopes were quickly dispelled after authorities detained possible witnesses and some of their acquaintances, who could face...
    CAIRO (AP) — Three Egyptian police officers were killed when four men, convicted on terror-related charges and awaiting their death sentences, attempted on Wednesday to escape from a notorious Cairo prison, the Interior Ministry said. The ministry, which oversees the country’s police and prisons, said in a brief statement that security forces killed the four...
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Egypt is committed to helping Libyans "rid their country of armed militias and terrorist organizations, and put an end to the blatant interference of some regional parties," Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi told the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday. Libya descended into chaos after the NATO-backed overthrow of leader Muammar...
    CAIRO – Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered 27 coffins at the ancient necropolis of Saqqara, a burial ground that is also home to one of the world’s oldest pyramids, the ministry of tourism and antiquities said. The wooden sarcophagi are ornately painted and covered in hieroglyphs and were found stacked in two burial shafts, the...
    Archaeologists in Egypt have uncovered more than two dozen ancient sarcophagi. In a Sept. 19 Facebook post, Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities explained that the sarcophagi were found during an excavation in the Saqqara area. The excavation resulted “in the reveal of a deep well for burying more than 13 closed human coffins since...
    CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian archaeologists have unearthed more than two dozen ancient coffins in a vast necropolis south of Cairo, an official said Monday. The sarcophagi have remained unopened since they were buried more than 2,500 years ago near the famed Step Pyramid of Djoser in Saqqara, said Neveine el-Arif, a spokeswomen for the Ministry...
    Archaeologists have discovered 37 ancient coffins in Egypt that are believed to have remained unopened since they were buried around 2,500 years ago, numerous sources reported. The coffins, also called sarcophagi, were buried near the Step Pyramid of Djoser in Saqqara, which is located 20 miles south of Cairo and is a designated UNESCO World...
    CAIRO – Egyptian archaeologists have unearthed more than two dozen ancient coffins in a vast necropolis south of Cairo, an official said Monday. The sarcophagi have remained unopened since they were buried more than 2,500 years ago near the famed Step Pyramid of Djoser in Saqqara, said Neveine el-Arif, a spokeswomen for the Ministry of...
    “The Book of Two Ways,” by Jodi Picoult (Ballantine) Jodi Picoult’s “The Book of Two Ways” follows Dawn Edelstein, a death doula with a physicist husband and a teenage daughter. Dawn’s job is to help terminally ill patients and their loved ones transition from life to death. But before she was a death doula,...
    EXPERTS have uncovered 27 mummies which had been buried for more than 2,500 years in an ancient Egyptian necropolis. In what is now believed to be the largest finding of its kind, 13 sarcophagi were discovered earlier this month with a further 14 following two weeks after. 7The findings is believed to be the largest...
    For more than two millennia no one knew of his existence, despite having been one of the most formidable and successful kings of the ancient world. He lived in the 15th century BC. but its name remained hidden until the 19th century, when the decoding of the hieroglyphs allowed to read...
    A popular Egyptian YouTube couple known as the AZ Family is being detained for four days following accusations that they “traumatized” their child through pranks filmed for the channel, Egypt Independent reports. Hide Ahmed and Zeinab Hassan, who have nearly 6 million followers on their YouTube channel, are known for making videos with their toddler...
    By Mahmoud Mourad and Nadeen Ebrahim CAIRO (Reuters) - At the Pyramids of Giza, just a handful of tourists walks among the ancient wonders. Twelve people showed up to admire Luxor's towering colonnades the day it reopened this month. At Egypt's Red Sea resorts, visitor numbers are well below previous years. Even as international flights...
    Oregon fires: Authorities are battling conspiracy theories as firefighters go up against the flames 9 Ways Trader Joes Changed the Way We Grocery Shop Egypt’s EFG Hermes Sells U.K. Solar Assets to Malaysia’s Tenaga (Bloomberg) -- Egyptian investment bank EFG-Hermes Holding Co. sold a controlling stake in a U.K. solar-energy portfolio to a Malaysian...
    MEMPHIS, Egypt – Egypt is building two highways across the pyramids plateau outside Cairo, reviving and expanding a project that was suspended in the 1990s after an international outcry. The Great Pyramids, Egypt’s top tourist destination, are the sole survivor of the seven wonders of the ancient world and the plateau is a UNESCO...
    By Patrick Werr MEMPHIS, Egypt (Reuters) - Egypt is building two highways across the pyramids plateau outside Cairo, reviving and expanding a project that was suspended in the 1990s after an international outcry. The Great Pyramids, Egypt's top tourist destination, are the sole survivor of the seven wonders of the ancient world and the plateau...
    CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt will allow wedding ceremonies and cultural events to be held in open-air venues from Sept. 21, after months of banning them in an attempt to contain the spread of the coronavirus, the cabinet said on Monday. Open-air weddings would be allowed in tourist and hotel facilities that obtained health safety certificates,...
    At least 13 coffins believed to contain human mummies were unearthed from a well in Egypt where they had rested undisturbed for more than 2,500 years. The trove of sarcophagi was uncovered last week during an excavation in the Saqqara necropolis, an ancient burial ground about 20 miles south of Cairo, Egypt’s Ministry of...
    Report: Giants-Padres cleared to play doubleheader Sunday after negative COVID-19 tests This Is the Absolute Best Day of the Week to Go to Target Vodafone Remains in Talks to Sell Stake in Egypt Unit to STC (Bloomberg) -- Vodafone Group Plc said it remains in talks to sell its Egyptian business to Saudi Telecom...
    MO SALAH dedicated his opening-day hat-trick to ill Egypt team-mate Moamen Zakaria. The Liverpool forward, 28, smashed in three of his side's four goals in the topsy-turvy 4-3 win over Leeds on Saturday. 3Mo Salah dedicated his Liverpool hat-trick to Egypt team-mate Moamen Zakaria who has motor neurone diseaseCredit: EPA That included two penalties as...
    Ehlinger leads No. 14 Texas romp over UTEP 59-3 This Is the Absolute Best Day of the Week to Go to Target Saudi Telecom Ends MoU to Buy Vodafone Egypt Stake Without Deal (Bloomberg) -- Saudi Telecom Co. said its non-binding memorandum of understanding to acquire Vodafone Group Plc’s Egyptian business expired without a...
    CAIRO (AP) — A prominent Egyptian journalist who reported on a young man’s death in police custody has been detained on charges of reporting fake news, his employer said Friday, the latest blow to press freedoms in the country. The arrest of journalist Islam el-Kalhy comes after the arrest of several other local reporters in...
    CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's president on Friday said he appreciates the "important step" of Israel and Bahrain establishing diplomatic relations. The agreement, announced on Friday, would help establish "stability and peace in the Middle East, in a way that achieves a just and permanent settlement of the Palestinian issue," President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on...
    CAIRO (AP) — Prosecutors in Egypt are investigating the case of a young man who died in police detention following his arrest over clashes in a Cairo neighborhood last week. The man’s family accuses the police of killing him, the prosecutors said. According to a statement by the prosecutors’ office late Tuesday, forensic experts...
    Some 13 2,500-year-old human coffins have been discovered during an excavation in Egypt. The finds were made at the ancient site of Saqqara. In a Facebook post, Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities said the coffins were found in a “deep well for burial.” The wood coffins, stacked on top of each other, were buried in...
    NEW DELHI — India has reported 1,133 deaths from the coronavirus in the last 24 hours, its highest single-day total. The Health Ministry on Tuesday also reported 75,809 new cases, raising India’s reported tally to nearly 4.3 million — second only to the United States and maintaining an upward surge amid an ease in nationwide...
    CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian soccer authorities are investigating the disappearance of several trophies, including the Africa Cup of Nations trophy the Pharaohs were awarded in 2010 after winning the tournament three times in a row. The revelation of the trophies’ disappearance last week by a former board member of Egypt’s soccer association, Ahmed Shobir, sparked...
    (CNN)Here's a look at what you need to know about the Camp David Accords. On September 17, 1978, Egyptian President Anwar Sadat, Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin and US President Jimmy Carter signed the Camp David Accords in Washington.The Details of the Camp David AccordsCalled for a formal peace treaty to be signed between Israel...
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    CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian security forces have arrested two journalists, including one sick with COVID-19, the latest step in a sweeping crackdown on news media during the pandemic, an international press watchdog reported Friday. On separate days in late August, officers burst into the homes of Hany Greisha and El-Sayed Shehta without warning, according to...
    CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian security forces have arrested two journalists, including one sick with COVID-19, the latest step in a sweeping crackdown on news media during the pandemic, an international press watchdog reported Friday. On separate days in late August, officers burst into the homes of Hany Greisha and El-Sayed Shehta without warning, according to...
    The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam will be the largest hydro-electric plant in Africa The US is reportedly cutting $100m (£75m) in aid to Ethiopia over a controversial mega dam being built on a tributary of the River Nile. A government source said the move had been triggered by Ethiopia’s move to start filling the...
    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — On the guidance of President Donald Trump, the State Department said Wednesday the U.S. is suspending some aid to Ethiopia over the “lack of progress” in the country’s talks with Egypt and Sudan over a massive, disputed dam project it is completing on the Nile River. It was an unusual example of...