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CAIRO, Egypt - Egypt prepared Thursday for a strictly controlled military funeral for Yasser Arafat where dignitaries from around the world will pay their respects, but where the people - among whom Arafat was by far more popular - will be mostly shut out.
Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat\'s coffin, draped with the Palestinian flag, is carried by a French military honour guard at Villacoublay airbase south-west of Paris, Thursday.
ZAAFARANA, Egypt — Egypt's antiquities chief on Thursday unveiled the completion of an 8-year, $14.5 million restoration of the world's oldest Christian monastery, touting it as a sign of Christian-Muslim coexistence.
CAIRO, Egypt - Egyptian mediators pushed the militant Palestinian group Hamas to accept a truce proposal for the embattled Gaza Strip in talks Tuesday, while the U.N. secretary-general headed to the region to join diplomatic efforts for a cease-fire.
RAMALLAH, West Bank - Closing ranks against Hamas, Egypt's president invited Israeli, Palestinian and Jordanian leaders to a peace summit, officials said Thursday, the biggest show of support yet by moderate Arab states for beleaguered Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.
SHARM EL-SHEIK, Egypt - Investigators have identified a suicide bomber in the weekend attacks that killed scores in this Red Sea resort, saying he was an Egyptian with Islamic militant ties, security officials said Tuesday as investigators questioned dozens more people.
When author Rick Riordan concluded his wildly popular "Percy Jackson" series last year, his young fans wondered just what he'd write next.
Author Rick Riordan
Wayne Kopping: This Thursday, President Barack Obama will address the Muslim world from Egypt. Obama should take this opportunity to address radical Islam, and in particular the Muslim Brotherhood. If now is not the time, then when?
CAIRO - The poverty of Cairo's slums forced a young couple to sell nearly everything they had. When that wasn't enough, each of them sold a kidney.
Egyptians who each sold a kidney for U.S. dlrs 2,300 each, Abdel-Rahman Abdel-Aziz displays a long scar as his wife, Asmaa, looks on at their home at Cairo's outskirts, in the sprawling Muqattam district March 8, 2009.
CAIRO, Egypt - Prosecutors charged a key leader of Egypt's main pro-democracy group on Thursday with inciting unrest and violence, officials said, four days after thousands stayed home from work and school as part of a nationwide strike.
RAFAH, Gaza Strip - Hundreds of Palestinians crossed into Egypt on Wednesday after militants, angry at the jailing of their leader, stole two bulldozers and smashed through the wall separating Gaza and Egypt.
SHARM EL-SHEIK, Egypt - Police said Monday they were searching for six Pakistani men in their widening investigation into Egypt's deadliest terror attack that killed scores of people, including an American, at this Red Sea resort.
LEEDS, England - Police in Egypt questioned a biochemist about the London subway bombings, trying to decide whether to hand him over to British investigators after authorities in this northern town reportedly found traces of explosives in his bathtub.
And Moses said unto Pharaoh, "Let my people go.’’
CAIRO, Egypt - Three explosions shook popular resorts on Egypt's Sinai Peninsula on Thursday night as many Israelis vacationed at the close of a Jewish holiday.
Emergency personnel outside of Joseftal Hospital in Eilat, Israel, assist young victims of one of three explosions which occured on Egypt\'s Sinai Peninsula, near the Israeli border, Thursday night.
Take a look at Egypt. That's our future if we don't come together politically as a populace. We need both a coalition federal and state government, subsequent to the outlawing of lobbying, the ultimate in legalized conflict of interest. This would be just a start, but a good one. Are you willing to compromise? It's what works.
Arizona fuel prices jumped 2 cents to an average $3.02 per gallon overnight, driven up by the rising price of crude oil to above $92 per barrel in response to civil unrest in Egypt, according to AAA Arizona.