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Why everyone wants piece of Salah in his homeland Egypt

Last month foreign ministry spokesman Ahmed Abu Zeid went so far as to call him “an icon of Egypt’s soft power”.

05 May 2018 1:45 AM

Patek Philippe watch once owned by Egypt's King Farouk sets Middle East record

King Farouk was a collector of rare watches.

27 Mar 2018 8:15 PM

Once overlooked, 2,500-year-old coffin may offer clues into ancient Egypt

The discovery offers scientists an almost unique opportunity to test the cadaver.

27 Mar 2018 7:53 PM

Egypt struggles to end female genital mutilation

According to the World Health Organization, more than 200 million girls, women have been cut in 30 countries in Africa, Middle East, Asia.

10 Mar 2018 2:27 PM

Egypt uncovers ancient necropolis south of Cairo

Egypt’s relics are a draw for foreign visitors.

25 Feb 2018 2:24 PM


Secret behind perfect alignment of Egypt's Pyramids decoded

For over a century, researchers have proposed different methods used by the ancient Egyptians to align the pyramids.

20 Feb 2018 5:59 PM

Alien honeybees could cause plant extinction: study

Alien honeybees are artificially introduced into the environment for research purposes.

13 Feb 2018 1:47 PM

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

Egypt's Antiquities Ministry announced the discovery Saturday and said the tomb likely belonged to a high-ranking official known as Hetpet.

03 Feb 2018 9:10 PM

Scientists discover Egyptian dinosaur with ties to Europe

The new specimen sheds new light on Afro-European dinosaur ties.

30 Jan 2018 11:11 AM

Top travel destinations to explore during 2018's long weekends

Find out where you should explore next.

28 Jan 2018 1:43 PM


Israel destroys tunnel under Gaza 'intended for attacks'

Israeli military spokesman said tunnel belonged to Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas and was intended for attacks as opposed to smuggling.

14 Jan 2018 2:55 PM

Egyptian boy dubbed 'smartest child in the world'

A boy from Egypt has been dubbed the “smartest child in the world” after winning first place at a global competition.

03 Jan 2018 6:29 PM

With everything recorded in books, what happens to memory?

The secret police discovered he is a Russian and incarcerated in a concentration camp for two years.

29 Dec 2017 12:14 AM

Egypt reveals artifacts, mummy from tombs in ancient city of Luxor

Egypt’s relics are a draw for foreign visitors.

10 Dec 2017 11:48 AM

Egypt police shut down screening of banned thriller

Egyptian police have raided a tiny alternative film venue in Cairo to prevent the screening of a thriller.

29 Nov 2017 7:09 PM


Researchers use advanced X-Ray technology to study child mummy

Scientists are using high-energy X-ray beams to study molecular information.

29 Nov 2017 8:02 AM

Ancient Egyptians used to have gymnasiums, 2300 year old remnants found

Egypt's antiquities ministry says archaeologists have discovered remnants of an ancient gymnasium dating back about 2,300 years

07 Nov 2017 10:15 AM

Egypt police are luring gay men through Grindr and arresting them

Crackdown on gay men began last month following a Mashrou’ Leila concert in Cairo, where some members of the crowd waved rainbow flags.

31 Oct 2017 4:43 PM

Archaeologists find part of 4,000-year-old statue

Earlier in October, archaeologists uncovered part of an obelisk made of pink granite that belongs to the same dynasty.

19 Oct 2017 11:20 AM

Gaza Instagram stars want world to get the picture

They may not be able to leave Gaza without Israeli or Egyptian permission, but their photos can.

12 Oct 2017 1:10 PM