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    Price Drop: Read the Epic Sci-Fi Novel Dune for Just $9 This Weekend Best photos from Week 8 of the college football season © Provided by People Pharrell Williams/instagram Pharrell Williams is enjoying some quality family time on the other side of the world. The 13-time Grammy Award winner, 48, shared a rare family...
    Michigan State Police Timothy Moore, Shandon Groom and Shane Evans Egypt Covington, 27, was found shot in the head at close range in her home in Van Buren Township, in Michigan, west of Detroit, on June 23, 2017. Her boyfriend went to check on her after he didn’t hear from her and found...
    Facebook Egypt Covington On June 23, 2017, local singer Egypt Covington was found tied up and shot to death in her home in Van Buren Township in Michigan, west of Detroit. The 27-year-old, who was a singer as well as an account manager for a wine and beer distributor, was last seen alive on...
    CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian prosecutors have ordered a man to face trial after he appeared to steal a journalist’s phone while it was livestreaming in the country’s capital of Cairo. The country’s public prosecutor said on Wednesday that the man, who was caught on video grabbing the phone out of the journalist’s hands while...
    Archaeologists have discovered three massive statues of ram heads, including at least one that had a cobra on its head, at the famous Karnak Temple in Egypt. The statues, which have not yet been dated, were discovered south of the temple, which dates back to 2,055 B.C., in Luxor, Egypt. The statues were discovered during...
    CAIRO (AP) — A head-on vehicle collision Wednesday left at least 19 people dead and one other injured just outside the Egyptian capital of Cairo, state-run media said. The al-Ahram daily reported the crash took place when a passenger microbus collided with a truck on a highway that links Cairo’s outskirts on the banks of...
    CAIRO (AP) — Nearly 100 women Tuesday became the first female judges to join Egypt’s State Council, one of the country’s main judicial bodies. The 98 women were sworn in before the council’s chief judge, Mohammed Hossam el-Din, in a celebratory event in Cairo. The swearing-in came months after President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi asked for...
    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece pledged Tuesday to link Egypt to the European Union’s energy market with an undersea cable that would carry electricity across the Mediterranean. “(Egypt’s) link to Europe will be Greece,” Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said after talks in Athens with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi. “We are seeking diversification of energy...
    CAIRO (AP) — The trials of three Egyptian activists and a rights lawyer, who have been held in prison for over two years on a number of charges, were postponed Monday, their lawyer said. Activists Alaa Abdel-Fattah, Mohamed Ibrahim and Yahia Hussein Abdel-Hadi and lawyer Mohammed el-Baker appeared before judges of the Emergency State Security...
    Posing alongside an ancient Egyptian coffin that seemed to mirror her killer curves, gold outfit and thick mascara, Kim Kardashian must have thought her photo opportunity at the 2018 Met Gala would make great content for Instagram. But the viral snap of the reality star unexpectedly helped solve a long-running criminal case featuring the golden...
    CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s government will soon require public servants to have a vaccination certificate or show a weekly negative COVID-19 test before entering their workplaces. The government announced the new measures late Sunday. It said the requirements will be applied starting November 15. The measures also require public to show proof of vaccination to...
    NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — An undersea cable linking the electricity grids of Cyprus and Egypt could be key to helping both countries transition to a green economy and meet their commitments on battling climate change, the Cypriot energy minister said Saturday. Minister Natasa Pilides said a memorandum of understanding she signed with Egypt’s Electricity Minister...
    RomeThe trial of four senior members of Egypt's security services started on Thursday in their absence, with the quartet facing charges over their alleged role in the disappearance and murder of student Giulio Regeni in Cairo in 2016.Italy hopes the trial will shed light on a killing that shocked the country and strained ties with...
    Egyptian authorities said Sunday they arrested three people for allegedly discarding 18,400 doses of a Chinese coronavirus vaccine in a water drain in the southern city of Minya in recent days. “An investigative committee … found a shortage of 18,400 vaccine doses in the Minya health directorate storage inventory worth 5,023,200 pounds ($319,000),” Egypt’s public...
    A PAIR of garden ornament sphinxes valued at £300 turned out to be from ancient Egypt and sold for £195,000. The badly weathered stone lumps had been cemented to a patio after their owners bought them at a country house sale 15 years ago. 3A pair of garden ornament sphinxes valued at £300 turned out...
    Three people were arrested in Egypt for disposing of thousands of doses of COVID-19 vaccines without authorization, Reuters reports. The discarded doses were found as photographs popped up on social media showing white packages containing the vaccines scattered along a waterway in Bani Mazar province, north of Minya. An unauthorized pharmacist and an official involved in the incident were held...
    CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Riyad Mahrez scored twice as African champion Algeria romped to a 6-1 win over Niger to return to winning ways in World Cup qualifying on Friday. Egypt took top spot in its group from Libya by edging their encounter 1-0. Ivory Coast claimed the other most significant result...
    JERUSALEM (AP) — Egypt’s national carrier Sunday made its first official direct flight to Israel since the two countries signed an historic 1979 peace treaty as an EgyptAir jet landed at Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport. The airline’s affiliate, AirSinai, has for decades operated flights to Israel without the company logo, out of fear...
    Rain warnings on Saturday and Sunday, the Meteorological Commission in its Facebook post, weather forecast from Thursday 30/9 to next Tuesday, related to 5/10/2021, warning during reports of rain expected in certain areas. Today’s weather The Meteorological Agency announced that the weather in Cairo during the day will be hot and humid during the day,...
    CAIRO (AP) — President Joe Biden’s national security adviser held talks Wednesday with Egypt’s president that focused on regional tensions and the ties between Washington and its Mideast ally, the Egyptian leader’s office said. The meeting in Cairo with Jake Sullivan came as the Biden administration presses Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi’s government to stop...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s national security adviser Jake Sullivan is heading to Cairo on Wednesday for talks with Egyptian government officials about rising tensions between Israel and Hamas. The Biden administration is leaning heavily on Egypt, which has long played a role as mediator between Israel and Hamas, for help in maintaining stability...
    CAIRO (AP) — Hussein Tantawi, the Egyptian general who ruled the country following the Arab Spring uprising that removed longtime autocrat Hosni Mubarak, died on Tuesday, Egypt’s presidency said. He was 85. Field Marshal Tantawi was Mubarak’s loyal defense minister for some 20 years. But it was Tantawi who led the country after the then-chief...
    Gabby Petito update: Searches continue for missing woman and her fiancé Brian Laundrie World awaits verdict in trial of Hotel Rwanda hero Paul Rusesabagina CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian state-controlled payments firm e-finance for Digital and Financial Investments said on Sunday it would offer up to 14.5% of its capital in an initial public offering...
    (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, Egypt Father: 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...
    CAIRO (AP) — A global human rights group Thursday accused Egypt’s main domestic security agency of harassing and intimidating rights advocates and activists to silence them. The Amnesty International report was the latest rebuke to Egypt’s government, which faces increasing pressure from the U.S. to improve its human rights record. A government media...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is releasing nearly $200 million in military aid to Egypt but will hold back millions more over human rights concerns, the State Department said Tuesday in an announcement quickly criticized by rights groups and some lawmakers. The department said Secretary of State Antony Blinken would withhold $130 million of...
    CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s president met Tuesday with Libya’s parliament speaker and a powerful military commander as Cairo pushes for the withdrawal of foreign forces and the holding of elections as scheduled in December. President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi received Speaker Aguila Saleh and Gen. Khalifa Hifter, commander of the self-styled Libyan Arab Armed Forces, in...
    Human rights groups condemned President Biden on Tuesday over his decision to supply Egypt with hundreds of millions of dollars in security aid, accusing him of sidestepping legislation to protect basic freedoms. A day earlier, under growing pressure, U.S. officials said they would withhold a portion of $300 million destined for counterterrorism, border security and nonproliferation...
    CAIRO (AP) — The trial of an Egyptian activist and researcher who has been imprisoned for over a year and a half began Tuesday, his lawyers said. His case has drawn significant international attention, particularly in Italy, where he studied, and has become a high-profile example of the country’s many people who are detained indefinitely...
    Washington (CNN)The Biden administration plans to release most of a controversial $300 million tranche of aid for Egypt, with less than half of it being temporarily held back and conditioned on meeting human rights conditions despite concerns about the country's record. Egypt is due to receive $170 million outright while the remaining $130 million will...
    SAQQARA, Egypt (AP) — Egypt on Tuesday showcased an ancient tomb structure belonging to the cemetery complex of King Djoser, a pharaoh who lived more than 4,500 years ago, following extensive restorations of the site. The structure — known as the Southern Tomb — is largely underground and includes a labyrinth of corridors, decorated...
    CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian scientists say the fossil of a four-legged prehistoric whale, unearthed over a decade ago in the country’s Western Desert, is that of a previously unknown species. The creature, an ancestor of the modern-day whale, is believed to have lived 43 million years ago. The prehistoric whale, known as semi-aquatic because...
    Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett met the Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi in Sharm el-Sheikh. This is the first official visit by an Israeli premier to Egypt in a decade.  The meeting lasted for three hours, and the two leaders discussed regional issues, diplomacy, security, and economic issues, said a statement by the Israeli Prime Minister's...
    ROME, Italy — Pope Francis extolled the importance of human freedom Monday, insisting it must be “fought for every day.” “Without freedom there is no true humanity, because human beings were created free and to be free,” the pope told a group of clergy and catechists in the Slovakian capital of Bratislava. “The dramatic periods...
    CAIRO (AP) — Libyan authorities arrested two suspected human traffickers and facilitated the return of more than 50 Egyptian migrants to their home country, officials said. Fifty-three Egyptians landed in Cairo’s international airport on a private flight late Sunday after authorities in Libya’s capital of Tripoli arrested them for attempting to travel by boat to...
    CAIRO (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett is to visit Egypt on Monday for talks with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt’s office of the presidency said. There was no immediate confirmation of the meeting from the Israeli government. It would be the first official...
    CAIRO — Egypt’s daily reported cases of coronavirus have surpassed 400 for the first time in months. The Health Ministry on Friday reported 413 cases and 12 fatalities for the past 24 hours. Daily cases have been spiking in recent weeks since the more contagious delta variant was detected in the country in July. The...
    CAIRO (AP) — An apartment building collapsed in a city just outside Egypt’s capital, killing at least three people, state-run media reported Thursday. Rescue teams were still searching for possible victims under the rubble of the four-story building in the city of Shoubra el-Khaima in Qalyubia province, according to the daily Al-Ahram. The building collapsed...
    ISTANBUL (AP) — East Mediterranean rivals Turkey and Egypt have agreed to continue talks aimed at stabilizing relations after the end of a second round of negotiations, the two governments said Wednesday. A joint statement said that after a two-day meeting in Ankara it was agreed to extend talks, “confirming (the mutual) desire to make...
    THIS Morning fans were shocked today when Iris Jones, 82, opened up about how she had to have sex "doggy fashion". The randy OAP, a regular on the show, is currently separated from husband Mohamed Ahmed Ibriham, whom she met on Facebook in 2019. 5Iris spoke about her sex life with Mohamed, who is 45...
    ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey continued on Tuesday to reach out to regional rivals Egypt and the United Arab Emirates in a renewed bid to mend frayed ties that have stoked regional tensions. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said his country was taking “positive steps” to improve relations as Turkish and Egyptian officials were holding a...
    CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — A World Cup qualifying game in Guinea was postponed as an apparent coup d’etat unfolded in the West African nation on Sunday, and the visiting Moroccan team reportedly left the country safely after being confined to its hotel as gunshots rang out nearby. Guinea was due to host Morocco...
    CAIRO (AP) — A bus overturned on a highway linking the Egyptian capital with a Suez Canal city, killing at least 12 people and injuring 30 others, the country’s state-run news agency reported Sunday. The accident took place late Saturday on the Cairo-Suez desert road near the city of Suez, the MENA news agency reported....
    It’s been a tough few years for Alaa Al Aswany, the Egyptian author who spent 18 days in Tahrir Square during the Arab Spring of 2011, a period he has called “the most beautiful days of my life.” In 2014, Al Aswany, a globally famous critic of Egypt’s corrupt society—his 2002 novel The Yacoubian Building,...
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza’s ruling Hamas militant group on Saturday launched over a dozen of incendiary balloons into Israel, seeking to ratchet up pressure in order to ease a crippling blockade of the territory. Photos and videos posted online showed masked Hamas-affiliated operatives holding pictures of Gazans killed in recent clashes with...
    CAIRO (AP) — Egypt superstar Mohamed Salah arrived in Gabon to join the Pharaohs for their World Cup qualifying match, the Egyptian soccer association said Saturday. The association said in a brief statement that Liverpool’s Salah has joined the Egyptian team in preparing for Sunday’s game against Gabon in Franceville. The 29-year-old Salah missed the...
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza’s ruling Hamas militant group on Friday said it recovered the bodies of three men from a smuggling tunnel along the Egyptian border. The statement gave no cause of death. But a day earlier, the group accused Egypt of pumping poisonous gas into the tunnel. Such accusations could escalate...
    (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...
    CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s president held talks in Cairo on Thursday with the King of Jordan and the president of the Palestinian Authority aimed at reviving the Middle East peace process and strengthening a ceasefire that halted the Israel-Hamas war. Egypt’s Abdel Fattah el-Sissi, King Abdullah II of Jordan and the Palestinian Authority’s Mahmoud...
    JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli border police officer who was shot in the head at point-blank range during a violent protest on the Gaza border last week died of his injuries on Monday, the Israel police announced. Barel Hadaria Shmueli, 21, suffered critical injuries when he was shot in the head by a Palestinian gunman...