• Hosni Mubarak Feb 26, 2020

    Egypt Holds Full-honors Military Funeral for Mubarak

    Egypt has held a full-honors military funeral for former autocratic President Hosni Mubarak, who was ousted from power in the 2011 Arab Spring uprising

  • Hosni Mubarak Feb 25, 2020

    Mubarak, Autocrat Felled by Arab Springs, Dies at 91

    Hosni Mubarak, Egypt’s former autocratic leader of 30 years, died at the age of 91, according to local media. Mubarak is best known as the stabilizing force against Islamic militarists as well as the catalyst that ignited the 2011 Arab Springs revolt against his rule.

  • Hosni Mubarak Feb 25, 2020

    Mubarak, Egypt's Autocrat Ousted in Uprising, Dies at 91

    Egypt’s state TV says former President Hosni Mubarak, who was ousted in the 2011 Arab Spring uprising, has died at 91

  • Head Nov 24, 2019

    Egypt Unveils Animal Mummies of Lion Cubs, Crocodiles, Birds

    Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities on Saturday revealed details on recently discovered animal mummies, saying they include two lion cubs as well as several crocodiles, birds and cats. Items from the new find were displayed at a makeshift exhibition at the famed Step Pyramid of Djoser in Saqqara, south of Cairo, near where mummies and other artifacts have been found in...

  • president Jun 18, 2019

    Egypt's Ousted President Morsi Dies in Court During Trial

    Egypt’s first democratically elected president, Islamist leader Mohammed Morsi who was ousted by the military in 2013 after a year in office, collapsed in court while on trial Monday and died, state TV and his family said. The 67-year-old Morsi had just addressed the court, speaking from the glass cage he is kept in during sessions and warning that he...

  • Egypt May 19, 2019

    Bomb Hits Tourist Bus Near Egypt's Giza Pyramids, Wounds 17

    A roadside bomb hit a tourist bus on Sunday near the Giza Pyramids, wounding at least 17 people including tourists, Egyptian officials said. The officials said the bus was travelling on a road close to the under-construction Grand Egyptian Museum, which is located adjacent to the Giza Pyramids but is not yet open to tourists. The bus was carrying at...

  • driver Dec 29, 2018

    Bomb Strikes Tourist Bus Near Egypt's Giza Pyramids, Kills 4

    A roadside bomb hit a tourist bus on Friday near the Giza Pyramids, killing three Vietnamese and their Egyptian guide, officials said. The bus was traveling in the Marioutiyah area near the pyramids when the crude roadside bomb, concealed by a wall, went off, Egypt’s chief prosecutor Nabil Sadeq said in a statement. The blast wounded 11 other Vietnamese tourists...

  • official Dec 18, 2018

    Egypt Announces Discovery of 4,400-Year-Old Tomb

    Egypt on Saturday announced the discovery of a private tomb belonging to a senior official from the 5th dynasty of the pharaohs, which ruled roughly 4,400 years ago. Antiquities Minister Khaled al-Anani announced the find at the site of the tomb in Saqqara, just west of Cairo, which is also home to the famed Step Pyramid. He said drawings on...

  • King Feb 4, 2018

    Egypt Says 4,400-Year-Old Tomb Discovered Outside Cairo

    Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered a 4,400-year-old tomb near the country’s famed pyramids at the Giza plateau just outside of Cairo, the Antiquities Ministry said Saturday, the latest discovery that authorities hope will help revive the country’s staggering tourism sector. The tomb was found in a wider area of Giza’s western necropolis, which is known to be home to tombs...

  • lawyer Mar 13, 2017

    Prosecutor Orders Release of Egypt's Ousted Leader Mubarak

    Egypt’s ousted president Hosni Mubarak was ordered to be freed from detention on Monday, according to the prosecutor who signed his release order — ending nearly six years of legal proceedings against the long-ruling autocrat. The prosecutor, Ibrahim Saleh, told The Associated Press that he ordered Mubarak’s release after he accepted a petition by the former president’s lawyer for his...

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