Homosexuality isn't illegal in Egypt but human rights groups say other laws have been used to target LGBT Egyptians. "Prison killed me. It destroyed me," says an Egyptian woman jailed after a concert.
Jane Arraf. NPR. Mon, 18 Jun 2018 16:22:00 -0400.
Mohamed Salah is currently in Russia, hoping to lead Egypt on Tuesday in its second game of the World Cup. But back in his native country, he is everywhere, a reflection of his status as one of the top players in all of soccer.
Sima Diab and Rory Smith. New York Times. Mon, 18 Jun 2018 20:16:51 GMT.
LONDON (Reuters) - A 20-metre (22-yard) high sculpture of an ancient Egyptian tomb, made from 7,506 red, white and mauve barrels, has taken temporary residence amid the aquatic wildlife on a lake in London's Hyde Park.
Reuters. Mon, 18 Jun 2018 14:38:08 -0400.
Many football fans in Egypt cannot afford cable sports subscriptions or travel to Russia, but that does not mean they are missing out on World Cup action. Hamada Elrasam shows us how Egyptian fans find ways to get a part of the excitement.
Voice of America. Mon, 18 Jun 2018 12:14:00 -0400.
As part of an ongoing field study into curbing dengue transmissions here, researchers have been breeding Aedes aegypti mosquitoes and infecting them with the Wolbachia bacteria.
Straits Times. Mon, 18 Jun 2018 05:00:00 +0800.
After a long hot summer month of Ramadan, Egypt's Muslims are celebrating Eid El-Fitr with open air prayers, dressing up, going out in the streets and public parks. ...
Voice of America. Sun, 17 Jun 2018 00:43:00 -0400.
These schoolchildren had something to celebrate after watching their team face Egypt in the World Cup.
BBC News. Sat, 16 Jun 2018 17:20:42 GMT.
Facts About Egypt
The Arab Republic of Egypt, located in northeast Africa, is governed by
a People's Assembly and by a President who appoints a Prime Minister and
a Cabinet. Egypt's capital city is Cairo, and its currency is the
Egyptian Pound. The primary spoken language of Egyptians is Arabic
and, in 2007, Egypt's estimated population was 80,335,000.
For more news and information about Egypt, visit this official
Egyptian government website. For detailed maps of Egypt, visit
this Egypt map website.