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Egypt reveals 59 ancient coffins found near Saqqara pyramids

Archaeologists have unearthed dozens of ancient coffins in a vast necropolis south of Cairo, Egypt’s tourism and antiquities minister said. At least 59 sealed sarcophagi,...

Qatar Airways seeks £3.9bn from boycotting countries

Long-haul carrier Qatar Airways said it has launched international arbitration seeking at least five billion dollars (£3.9 billion) from four boycotting Arab countries for...

Egyptian authorities arrest doctors and silence critics amid pandemic

Egyptian security agencies have tried to stifle criticism over the government of President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi’s handling of the rising coronavirus crisis. At least 10...

Egypt urges UN to intervene in dispute over Ethiopia’s Nile river dam

Egypt wants the United Nations Security Council to “undertake its responsibilities” and prevent Ethiopia from starting to fill its massive, newly built hydroelectric dam...

Talks to resume in bid to resolve row over Ethiopia’s Nile river dam

Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia said talks would continue later this week to resolve their dispute over a Nile dam Ethiopia is constructing, even as...

Egypt to reopen tourist destinations less hard-hit by coronavirus

Egypt will reopen select tourist destinations to international charter flights starting July 1, allowing travellers from around the world to return to parts of...

Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak dies aged 91– state media

Egyptian state TV has said the country’s former president Hosni Mubarak, who was ousted in the 2011 Arab Spring uprising, has died at the...

Egyptian government seeks to do away with popular tuk-tuks

Egypt’s government is taking its most ambitious stand yet against motorised rickshaws known as tuk-tuks, which have ruled the streets of Cairo’s slums for...

Egypt unveils animal mummies of lion cubs, crocodiles and birds

Animal mummies recently discovered in Egypt include two lion cubs as well as several crocodiles, birds and cats. Items from the new find were displayed...

Lufthansa resumes Cairo flights as British Airways halt continues

Lufthansa has resumed flights to Cairo after the German carrier joined British Airways in announcing a suspension. Flights were cancelled on Saturday night, with the...

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Strikes in Belarus as protests against president continue

Factory workers, students and business owners in Belarus have gone on strike to demand that President Alexander Lukashenko resign after more than two months...

White rhino born at Disney World

A 150-pound white rhinoceros was born at Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park at Walt Disney World in Florida over the weekend. The as-yet-named rhino was...
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