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November 6, 2018 2:19 PM Egypt says archeologists found more artifacts at Cairo dig

Some of the fragments date back to the 12th and the 20th Dynasties and the Third Intermediate Period while others are more recent. Egyptologist Dietrich Raue, the head of the mission, says one inscription points to Atum, an important and frequently mentioned god, as being responsible for the flooding of the Nile River in the Late Period, from 664-332 B.C. Egypt 11

October 25, 2018 3:56 PM Egyptian archeologists find parts of pharaoh’s booth

Egyptologist Mamdouh el-Damaty says the structure was probably used in celebrations and for public gatherings, and dates back to the 19th Dynasty. Ramses II ruled Egypt more than 3,000 years ago. He is credited with expanding ancient Egypt’s reach to present-day Syria and Sudan, earning him the title “Ramses the Great.” Egypt frequently announces archeological 13

October 23, 2018 6:36 PM Lappage, Di Stasio advance to finals, Wiebe loses semi at wrestling worlds

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY — Canadians Danielle Lappage and Justina Di Stasio advanced to the final bout of their competitions at the world wrestling championships, while Olympic champion Erica Wiebe just missed joining them. Lappage, from Olds, Alta., moved on to the 65-kg gold-medal match with a 11-0 technical superiority victory over Irina Neterba of Azerbaijan 20

October 4, 2018 2:02 PM Melania Trump visits Malawi school as part of Africa tour

All the classrooms were outdoors, with the young students sitting shoulder to shoulder in rows on the loose red dirt in their blue uniforms, girls in dresses with red collars and boys in collared shirts and short pants. The students welcomed Mrs. Trump to the school with song: “We are happy today to see you. Welcome, welcome, welcome, welcome, welcome 16

September 8, 2018 1:27 PM Egypt court sends 75 to death, 47 to life over 2013 protest

Mahmoud Abu Zaid, a photojournalist known as “Shawkan” whose detention has been decried by rights groups at home and abroad, received five years in prison. He was detained in August 2013, meaning that he should walk free within days for time served. The sit-in at a square in a Cairo suburb was staged by supporters of Mohammed Morsi, a Brotherhood stalwart 24

July 28, 2018 2:18 PM Egypt court sentences 75 to death in sit-in case, including top Muslim Brotherhood members

Sentencing for more than 660 others was set for Sept. 8, according to the state-run Al-Ahram news website. The case involves 739 defendants, including the Muslim Brotherhood’s Supreme Guide Mohammed Badie and photojournalist Mahmoud Abu Zeid. Charges range from murder to damaging public property. The 2013 sit-in supported former Islamist President Mohammed 28

July 14, 2018 11:11 PM Archaeologists in Egypt find mummification workshop

CAIRO—Archaeologists in Egypt stumbled upon a new discovery dating back to more than 2,500 years ago near Egypt’s famed pyramids at an ancient necropolis south of Cairo. The discovery which includes a mummification workshop and a shaft, used as a communal burial place, is located at the vast Saqqara necropolis part of the Memphis, a UNESCO World Heritage 18

July 7, 2018 4:34 PM A Lebanese woman faces 11 years in prison for posting a video insulting Egyptians

CAIRO—An Egyptian court has sentenced a Lebanese woman to 11 years in prison for posting a video online in which she insulted Egyptians. Saturday’s ruling against Mona el-Mazbouh, reported by state-run Al-Ahram news agency, can be appealed. In the video, el-Mazbouh uses profanities to describe her vacation in Cairo where she says she was sexually harassed 17

June 25, 2018 5:07 PM Saudi Arabia comes back to beat Egypt as both teams exit World Cup

Almuwallad had earlier missed a chance to equalize when El Hadary saved his penalty. The veteran goalkeeper dived to his right and flicked his left hand up to push the shot onto the bar before it was cleared. El Hadary was unable to repeat the feat when Alfaraj lined up against him at the end of the half, going the wrong way and having no chance 20

June 19, 2018 8:06 PM Russia's defeat of Egypt shows emphatic win over Saudis was no fluke

Unbeaten hosts near World Cup knockout stage while Egyptians drop to 0-2 Russia scored three goals in a 15-minute span early in the second half to set up a 3-1 win over Egypt on Tuesday, moving the host nation to the brink of the World Cup's knockout stage. Mohamed Salah won and converted a penalty for a consolation goal on his return from injury but Egypt's 262