Thursday Jul 10
Religion News Service
Why Mormons need the Book of Abraham
This Bas-relief detail from Luxor has absolutely nothing to do with Joseph Smith.
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Mon Jul 07, 2014
Sinkhole opens up temple of doom
OH NO. Tourists are being treated to a surreal view as they raft down this popular river: three huge plane fuselages.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Egypt president raises cigarette, alcohol prices
In this Monday, May 26, 2014 file photo, an Egyptian man smokes a cigarette by election campaign posters with Arabic that reads, "long live Egypt, Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi," during the first day of a presidential election in Cairo, Egypt.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
King Mentuhotep II's chapel unearthed in Sohag
At the Arabet Abydos area in Sohag, where the large temple of King Seti I is located, an Egyptian excavation mission from the Ministry of Antiquities and Heritage stumbled upon a limestone ancient Egyptian chapel from the 11th Dynasty.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Christian teacher jailed for blasphemy
An Egyptian appeals court upheld a blasphemy conviction against a Coptic Christian teacher and sentenced her to six months in prison on Sunday, overturning an earlier ruling that only imposed a fine.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Was the missing Persian army killed in an AMBUSH? Hieroglyphs may...
Professor Kaper says that disappearance of a Persian army in 524 BC has been solved, thanks to deciphering ancient temple blocks In 524 BC, a Persian army of 50,000 men sent by King Cambyses II marched into the Egyptian desert from Thebes - now known as Luxor.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Mask of democracy slips in Egypt
Long jail sentences handed down to three Al Jazeera journalists should be a wake-up call for the international community The deep divides in Egyptian society have been laid bare by the government's refusal to commute death sentences handed down to 183 people accused of attacking a security outpost in 2013.
Egyptian Artist Gives Gift of Art to North...
Egyptian artist Alaa Awad is giving a gift to the city of North Adams: an original, nearly 60-foot-long mural on the base of the Route 2 overpass.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Egyptian jailed for insulting Islam on Facebook
An Egyptian court has sentenced a Coptic Christian man to six years in prison for insulting Islam and stirring up sectarian strife in his village, his lawyer told AFP today.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
The Bennington Banner
Alaa Awad paints for peace at Downstreet Art in North Adams
Bringing the Egyptian Revolution of 2011 to the streets of North Adams, painter Alaa Awad will finish up his month-long stay in the Berkshires with an art show of oils and watercolors at MCLA Gallery 51 and a sprawling new mural on Center Street that furthers the message of justice for all.
Egyptian Christian jailed for contempt of religion
Witnesses say Islamic extremists have abducted 60 more girls and women from villages in northeast Nigeria.
Mon Jun 23, 2014
Sun Jun 22, 2014
The Indian Express
Mystery of missing 50,000-strong Persian army solved
"My research shows that the army was not simply passing through the desert; its final destination was the Dachla Oasis," said a researcher.
Fri Jun 20, 2014
'it is Often Ignored'Report: Egyptian women kidnapped, forced into Islam
Egypt's Coptic Christian women and girls are being systematically targeted by Muslim kidnappers, according to a human rights group.
Thu Jun 19, 2014
Egyptologist unravels ancient mystery
It is one of the greatest archaeological mysteries of all times: the disappearance of a Persian army of 50,000 men in the Egyptian desert around 524 BC.
Tue Jun 17, 2014
Evidence of ancient Egyptian epidemic unearthed
As a series of terrible epidemics -- now known as the Plague of Cyprian -- wiped out hordes of ancient Egyptians, some writers of the time thought the world was coming to an end.
Egyptian Christian Teacher Sentenced for Blasphemy
An Egyptian appeals court has upheld the blasphemy conviction of a Coptic Christian living in exile, sentencing her to six months in prison and overturning an earlier ruling that only imposed a fine, according to Yahoo News.
Mon Jun 16, 2014
Egypt's Motorbike Master
Motorbike racer Khaled Abdel Mawgoud, aka Khaled Capo, has made his mark in the sand - across 3,000 kilometers of it.
a bonfire where many of the victims of an ancient epidemic were incinerated
Here, a bonfire where many of the victims of an ancient epidemic in the ancient city of Thebes in Egypt were ultimately incinerated.
Egypt jails Coptic teacher for insulting Islam
An Egyptian appeals court jailed a female Coptic Christian teacher for six months after parents of her students accused her of evangelizing and insulting Islam, her lawyer said.