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Egypt Court Sentences 75 to Death Over Deadly 2013 Protests

CAIRO — An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced 75 people to death, including leaders of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, for their involvement in a 2013 sit-in protest in Cairo that spiraled into violence and resulted in the death of hundreds Read more…


Hundreds of Tourists Evacuated From Hotel in Egypt After Britons’ Sudden Death

CAIRO — Prompted by the unexplained death of a middle-aged British couple at an Egyptian Red Sea resort this week, their tour company was evacuating 300 foreign guests from their hotel on Friday after it received reports that other guests Read more…


Overlooked No More: Doria Shafik, Who Led Egypt’s Women’s Liberation Movement

Shafik was born on Dec. 14, 1908. Her father, Ahmad Chafik, was a civil servant whose jobs moved the family among the Nile Delta towns of Tanta, Mansoura and Alexandria, while her mother, Ratiba Nassif, kept house. After graduating from Read more…


Murder Mystery in Ancient Monastery Reverberates in Coptic Church

WADI NATRUN, Egypt — Christian monks living in the solitude of Egypt’s deserts have always faced the threat of attack from outside. In the early centuries, they built drawbridges and windowless towers to repel marauding nomads. More recently, barricades and Read more…


Foreign Belly Dancers? Egyptians Shake Their Heads (and Hips)

Cairo Dispatch The arrest of a Russian belly dancer exposed simmering tensions in Cairo’s belly-dancing scene. Critics say foreigners are sullying an ancient art form. Many Egyptians love them. ImageThe Russian belly dancer Ekaterina Andreeva, known as Johara, at a Read more…


Salem al-Dawsari snatches win for Saudi Arabia against Egypt | Football

Saudi Arabia managed their first win at the 2018 World Cup by beating Egypt 2-1 with a last-gasp winner that eclipsed Mohamed Salah’s 22nd minute goal in Monday’s Group A game between the two eliminated teams. Saudi Arabia finished third Read more…


Saudi Arabia v Egypt: World Cup 2018 – live! | Football

2.15pm BST14:15 This just in: Egypt have apologised for an incorrect team sheet which appeared to leave Liverpool star Mohamed Salah out of their starting line-up to face Saudi Arabia. Salah has been struggling with a shoulder injury suffered in Read more…


Even With Mo Salah in the World Cup, Egypt Can’t Seem to Catch a Break

CAIRO — When Russia scored its third goal against Egypt in the World Cup last week, the tidal wave of heartache that rippled across Cairo seemed to land squarely on the broad shoulders of Mahmoud Abdel Razek. The burly accountant Read more…


World Cup 2018: Russia v Egypt – live! | Football

Russia: Akinfeev; Fernandes, Kutepov, Ignashevich, Zhirkov; Gazinskiy, Zobnin; Samedov, Golovin, Cheryshev; Dzuba Subs: Semenov, Kuzyaev, Smolov, Lunev, Kudryashov, Granat, Al Miranchuk, An Miranchuk, Gabulov, Erokhin, Smolnikov Egypt: El Shenawy; Fathi, Hegazi, Gabr, Shafy; Elneny, Hamed; Salah, El-Said, Trezeguet; Mohsen Subs: Read more…


World Cup 2018: Egypt v Uruguay – live! | Football

Uruguay: Muslera; Varela, Gimenez, Godin, Caceres; Nandez, Betancur, Vecino, De Arrascaeta; Cavani, Suarez. Subs: Silva, Campana, Coates, Pereira, G Silva, Laxalt, Rodrgiuez, Torreira, Urretaviscaya, Sanchez, Gomez, Stuani Egypt: El-Shenawy; Fathy, Gabr, Hegazi, Shafy; Elneny, Hamed, Warda, El Said, Trézéguet; Mohsen Read more…