- Africa: 'Yes We Can' As Zamalek Eye Historical Comeback
[CAF] Despite succumbing to a 3-0 defeat in the first leg final last Saturday away in Pretoria, fans of Egyptian giants Zamalek have refused to throw in the towel and end their sixth continental glory dreams.
All Africa. Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:24:50 GMT.
- Sweet-Toothed Egypt Endures a Sugar Crisis: ‘People Are Going to Snap’
Shortages of sugar, a staple of the national diet, and of other products have led to brewing anger against President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.
Diaa Hadid and Nour Youssef. New York Times. Thu, 20 Oct 2016 09:54:08 GMT.
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- Chambers Hidden in Great Pyramid? Scientists Cast Doubt
A group of scientists has just claimed to have discovered two unknown voids or cavities within the Great Pyramid of Giza, the largest pyramid ever constructed in Egypt. ...
Yahoo. Wed, 19 Oct 2016 07:10:00 -0400.
- Egypt fans allowed to attend 2018 World Cup qualifier
The Egyptian Football Association announces that 50,000 fans will attend Egypt's 2018 World Cup qualifier against Ghana in Alexandria.
BBC News. Tue, 18 Oct 2016 08:42:03 GMT.
- Base Bluster: Doubts Cloud Russian Talk Of Far-Flung Military Outposts
As Moscow cements its presence in Syria, it has also been dropping hints it is in talks to open military bases in Vietnam, Cuba, and Egypt. Analysts are not convinced it amounts to more than posturing aimed at audiences at home and in the West.
Radio Liberty. Sun, 16 Oct 2016 09:01:26 +0000.
- Sundowns dominate Zamalek in first leg of final
South Africa's Mamelodi Sundowns will take a massive advantage into the second leg of the African Champions League final after beating Egypt's Zamalek 3-0 at home.
BBC News. Sat, 15 Oct 2016 15:26:50 GMT.
- ‘A Tunisian Tale’ by Hassouna Mosbahi
FOLDED CORNER | ‘A Tunisian Tale’ by Hassouna Mosbahi, translated by Max Weiss (American University in Cairo Press, 142 pages)
Hurriyet. Thu, 13 Oct 2016 00:01:00 +0200.
- Ethiopia Blames Egypt for State of Emergency
The Ethiopian government is blaming regional rival Egypt for supporting rebels and forcing Addis Ababa into declaring a state of emergency Sunday. ...
Voice of America. Mon, 10 Oct 2016 19:20:51 -0400.
- In Libya's Relatively Stable East, Some See A Window of Opportunity
On September 21, I flew from Alexandria, Egypt, to Beida, Libya. I had not been back to Eastern Libya since the September 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. ...
By Ethan Chorin. Forbes. Fri, 7 Oct 2016 21:26:00 GMT.
- Review: ‘Fit for a Queen’ Sees ‘Dynasty’ Centuries Before the TV Show
This play, by the Classical Theater of Harlem at 3LD Art & Technology Center, finds Egyptian royalty behaving like divas in the 15th-century B.C.
Ben Brantley. New York Times. Fri, 07 Oct 2016 20:33:34 GMT.
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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
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