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A provincial governor in Egypt has ordered changes to a sculpture honoring fallen soldiers after many on social media said it appeared to depict an unwanted advance on a woman symbolizing the country.   The concrete sculpture, titled "...
A leading Egyptian Sunni Muslim cleric has warned against the dangers of playing too much of the wildly popular mobile phone application "Pokemon Go," adding to Mideast religious voices that have sometimes been sterner in their critique of...
An Egyptian court has rejected an appeal by an Egyptian author against a two-year prison sentence he was given on obscenity charges. Documents obtained Sunday show a decision the previous day by the court in Cairo's Abassia neighborhood rejected...
An experimental solar-powered airplane has left Spain for Egypt in the penultimate leg of its globe-circling voyage. Organizers said the Solar Impulse 2 flew out of Seville airport Monday and was heading for Cairo. The flight, piloted by Swiss man...
Egypt has banned a prominent female activist from travelling to a human rights meeting in Beirut, the latest step in a crackdown on free speech and dissent. The group founded by Mozn Hassan, Nazra for Feminist Studies, says in a statement that Cairo...
An Egyptian court has sentenced 20 people to life in prison for storming a prison in the Suez Canal city of Port Said in January 2013. In his Saturday ruling, Judge Mohammed Saeed Cherbany of Port Said Criminal Court said the defendants had been...
Off the off-road tracks deep in Egypt's eastern desert, prospectors are ramping up the hunt for the treasure once revered by the Pharaohs as the "skin of the gods" — gold. Essential for ancient artifacts like the famed burial...
Thousands of police and soldiers were deployed Monday across the Egyptian capital ahead of planned demonstrations against the government's transfer of two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, a thorny issue which has already sparked the largest...
The Cypriot pilot of the FlyDubai jet that crashed in southern Russia was going to quit the airline after recently accepting a job with Ryanair in Cyprus, a long-time friend said Saturday. The friend told The Associated Press that pilot Aristos...
An Egyptian military court sentenced seven people to death on Wednesday over the killing of three military academy cadets near a sports stadium last April.   The Alexandria court sentenced five other defendants to life in prison and two...