Saturday Dec 14
Egypt to vote on amended constitution mid-January
A key referendum on Egypt's amended constitution will be held next month, the interim president said Saturday, calling on citizens to vote "yes" for a document that will be a major test for the country's military-backed government and political transition plan.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Milan court convicts Egyptian of terror charges
A prosecutor's decision to not bring charges against Florida State quarterback and Heisman Trophy favorite Jameis Winston has removed a cloud from over the team, which is focused and prepared to face Duke in... A prosecutor's decision to not bring charges against Florida State quarterback and Heisman Trophy favorite Jameis Winston has removed a ... (more)
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Egypt satirist says show's suspension wasn't nice
A popular Egyptian satirist known as the country's "Jon Stewart" said Wednesday that he'll take the military and the government it backs at their word that they were not behind the decision to take his weekly TV program off the air, but he said it still doesn't make them look "very nice."
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Egypt's constitutional panel holds final meeting
A mostly liberal panel has completed amending Egypt's constitution passed last year under now-ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi, setting the stage for a national referendum seen as a key, but contentious step in the country's transition.
Panel completes amending Egypt's constitution
A mostly liberal panel has completed amending Egypt's constitution passed last year under now-ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi , setting the stage for a national referendum seen as a key, but contentious step in the country's transition.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Ancient animals lead Christie's New York Fall Sale of Antiquities on 13 December
Christie's presents the fall sale of Antiquities on 13 December at 10am, which will feature over 170 lots from the ancient world.
Egypt panel begins voting on draft constitution
The panel amending Egypt's suspended constitution began voting Saturday on some 250 changes, the first step toward democratic rule following the July military coup that ousted the country's president.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Police in Egypt break up Cairo university protest
The big balloons soared along with the crowd's spirits Thursday as the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade made its way through the streets of New York City.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Pro-Muslim Brotherhood Egyptians to Picket Thanksgiving Day Parade in NYC
According to an internal, captured document entered into evidence in the Holy Land Foundation Hamas funding trial in Texas, the stated goal of the Muslim Brotherhood in the US is "a kind of grand Jihad in eliminating and destroying the Western civilization from within and sabotaging its miserable house by their hands and the hands of the believers ... (more)
Egypt: Army kills leading jihadi in northern Sinai
The nuclear deal between Iran, the U.S. and other world powers is being met with skepticism from some of the former hostages held in Tehran for 444 days some 34 years ago.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Egypt officials defend law restricting protests
Egyptian government officials on Monday defended a new law that sharply restricts the right to protest as needed to bring security, trying to counter a storm of criticism from allies and opponents alike who say the rules stifle freedom of expression and endanger the country's democratic transition.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Egypt official: Muslim Brotherhood backs unrest
Egypt's interior minister said Saturday his forces have foiled several attempted terror attacks and arrested militant leaders, accusing the Muslim Brotherhood of mobilizing and financing some of them to cause unrest.
Egypt orders Turkish ambassador to leave
Turkey has declared Egypt's envoy to Ankara persona non grata in response to Cairo's decision to expel the Turkish ambassador, the Turkish Ministry of Foreign affairs announced Saturday.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Italy reactivates case against kidnapped imam
In its first two years of operation, the small group of lawyers handling a compensation program for people with health problems related to the Sept.
In Egypt, a darkening mood as instability persists
A letter written by Gus Grissom confides that he and the other Mercury 7 astronauts were angry when John Glenn was picked to be the first American to orbit the Earth.
Egypt is in official mourning as misery piles up
Political violence and unrest have plagued Egypt since the ouster in 2011 of longtime authoritarian ruler Hosni Mubarak, but a flurry of deadly incidents this week appears to have touched a raw nerve in the nation's psyche, with many Egyptians abandoning hopes for democracy and freedom and instead embracing a grim view of the future.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
El Paso Times
Mmmm. Scientists test mummy meat from ancient tombs
So you've gone through all the trouble of mummifying a loved one. You've hired embalmers to remove her organs, treat her body with a precise mixture of oils and balms, and carefully wrap her in bandages.