February 10, 2020 8:22 am
The arrest is the latest in an unprecedented crackdown on dissent waged by the president of Egypt in recent years. Thousands have been arrested — both secular-leaning activists and Islamist opponents .
February 09, 2020 8:40 am
To Ethiopians, the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam is a cherished megaproject with the potential to light up millions of homes. Down the Nile, in Egypt, it is seen as the most fundamental of threats.
January 29, 2020 7:37 am
A priest of Karnak is heard from across the gulf of time, and sounds very much like the horn of Noddy’s car.
January 26, 2020 5:53 am
The sound, which has been reproduced, is “vowel-like” and has been produced based on precise measurements of the mummy’s existing vocal tract. These measurements were determined by taking a computerised tomography (CT) scan of the mummy.
January 16, 2020 12:01 pm
Climate science suggests that sea levels will continue to rise for decades, contributing to increasingly frequent natural disasters such as storm surges, floods, and cyclones, credit rating agency Moody's said in a report.
December 10, 2019 12:42 pm
The foreign ministers of the three countries met in Washington Monday with US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and World Bank President David Malpass in an effort to resolve the dispute.
September 28, 2019 5:29 pm
More than 2,000 people were arrested in the days after, according to right lawyers. The country's general prosecutor said his office had questioned no more than 1,000 people over the protests.
September 28, 2019 2:16 pm
At least 1,915 people have been detained, the Egyptian Center for Economic and Social Rights said. The general prosecutor announced that about 1,000 are being questioned for attending earlier protests.
September 25, 2019 9:44 am
Egypt has seen the first significant protests against Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi in six years of authoritarian rule. An Egyptian businessman called for the rallies from exile in Spain, but the regime is putting up a fight.
September 25, 2019 9:43 am
Given the gravity of the possible consequences, observers were stunned that protesters had dared to show up at all, apparently moved by little more than a man with a webcam waging a campaign against el-Sissi from the safety of Spain.
October 31, 2015 9:12 pm
A Russian passenger plane with 224 people aboard crashed in Egypt's Sinai region on Saturday
June 11, 2015 7:25 pm
Militants tried to attack the ancient temple of Karnak in southern Egypt on Wednesday, with a suicide bomber blowing himself up and two gunmen battling police.
February 24, 2016 5:43 pm
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October 23, 2015 10:51 am
Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has pardoned 100 prisoners, including three Al-Jazerra journalists.
October 19, 2015 8:21 pm