Egyptians celebrate the end of winter this week in the festival of Sham Al-Nassim, writes Gamal Nkrumah Bliss, both ethereal and heartily mundane, is celebrated in the unique spring festival of Sham Al-Nassim, an enduring relic of Ancient Egyptian ... Al Ahram, 7 minutes ago
EGYPTIAN IN ISRAEL: During the installation of a gas pipeline in the Jezreel Valley (Marj Ibn Amer), south of Galilee, a clay sarcophagus with an amulet bearing the name of the New Kingdom pharaoh Seti I was unearthed. The coffin appears to contain ...Al Ahram, 44 minutes ago
The signing of two memoranda of understanding with the EU could be positive steps forward in Egyptian-EU relations, reportsAl Ahram, 45 minutes ago
Egyptian authorities claim smugglers wanted to ship the cache of religious artifacts to Belgium. Authorities in Egypt say they have seized a cache of Jewish religious artifacts that smugglers wanted to ship to Belgium at one of the country's main ...Haaretz, 1 hour ago
(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) iro April 18 - Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy has met with his Canadian counterpart John Baird who is currently visiting Cairo. During the meeting they discussed relations between the two countries and ways of ...MENAFN, 2 hours ago Canadian family urges Foreign Affairs Minister to stand up for democracy and human rights in Egypt Canada NewsWire, 21 hours ago
Related One of archaeological sites of Egypt's first capital, El-Fustat, is under attack — threatened to be turned into a garden by order of Cairo governorate and approved by the Ministry of Antiquities, say cultural and archaeological activists. ...Al Ahram, 2 hours ago
NEW YORK -- An Egyptian imam who led a London mosque more than a dozen years ago was portrayed in opening statements at his terrorism trial as an enthusiastic supporter of al-Qaida by a prosecutor and as a reasonable man who helped authorities in ...Miami Herald, 4 hours ago 2 views Prosecutors say imam was terrorist but defence says he offered views not acts Big News Network, 4 hours ago Views differ of imam accused in terror case Big News Network, 4 hours ago
Cairo's announced on Wednesday that it does not have jurisdiction to rule in a recent lawsuit demanding that all Israeli activities be banned in Egypt, Al-Ahram's Arabic news website reported. A lawyer Hamed Sediq had sent a lawsuit to Egypt's ...Al Ahram, 4 hours ago
Too much cleavage? Why did Egypt's government decide to ban Lebanese pop star Haifa Wehbi's new movie?
from theaters a recently released movie starring Lebanese pop icon Haifa Wehbi, arguing that the movie should be reevaluated by the censorship board. Interim Prime Minister Ibrahim Halab issued a decision to ban all screenings of "Halawet Ruh" so ...Albawaba, 10 hours ago Egypt blocks bombshell's film over 'criticisms' Lebanon Daily Star, 1 day ago Egypt Freedom of Speech Spotlighted After Movie Ordered Pulled BusinessWeek, 1 day ago
The imam of a London mosque used his influential position in the late 1990s to train and aid terrorists and used the cover of his religion to hide in plain sight, a prosecutor told jurors in his opening statement Thursday before a defense attorney promised ...Sify, 15 hours ago Abu Hamza 'backed global terror' MSN UK, 22 hours ago Judge rejects imam's request to speak to jury Sify, 1 day ago Openings Begin in US Trial of Egyptian Preacher ABC News, 1 day ago
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