Egypt says it has repatriated an illegally smuggled artefact from the United Kingdom.
Egypt’s president has inaugurated a new cathedral for the Coptic Orthodox Church and one of the region’s largest mosques in a highly symbolic gesture at a time when Islamic militants are increasingly targeting the country’s minority Christians.
A rare casing stone from the Great Pyramid of Giza is to go on display in the UK next month.
Egyptian security forces have killed 40 militants in raids in the Sinai Peninsula and the Greater Cairo area, just hours after a roadside bomb targeted a tourist bus in the capital, killing three Vietnamese tourists and their Egyptian guide.
Egyptian security forces have killed 40 militants in raids on their hideouts in the Sinai Peninsula and the Greater Cairo area.
A roadside bomb has hit a tourist bus in an area near the Giza Pyramids, killing two people from Vietnam and wounding 12 others.
Egyptian authorities have restricted the sale of yellow reflective vests, fearing opponents might attempt to copy French protesters during next month’s anniversary of the 2011 popular uprising that toppled autocrat Hosni Mubarak.
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Authorities in Egypt say archaeologists have discovered eight limestone sarcophagi with mummies inside about 25 miles south of the capital Cairo.
Archaeologists working at a dig in Egypt have found several fragments of stone slabs with inscriptions dating back up to 4,000 years.