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Egyptian Actress Dressed to Impress. She Could Be Jailed for Debauchery.

The dress that Ms. Youssef wore at the film festival — a semitransparent outfit that exposed most of her legs — led some Egyptians to support her prosecution. “She, and whoever let her appear like this, must be put on trial,” [...]
Tapes Reveal Egyptian Leaders’ Tacit Acceptance of Jerusalem Move
But now a de facto alliance against shared foes such as Iran, the Muslim Brotherhood, Islamic State militants and the Arab Spring uprisings is drawing the Arab leaders into an ever-closer collaboration with their one-time nemesis, Israel [...]
Egyptian Lawyer is Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison for Inciting Rape and Sexual Harassment
Egyptian Lawyer Nabih al-Wahsh is sentenced to three years in prison in addition to EGP 20,000 fine for inciting rape and sexual harassment. Al-Wahsh has been referred to court, late November, on charges of inciting rape and sexual harassment [...]
Militants Kill Egyptian Security Forces in Devastating Ambush
Officials said that Friday’s attack occurred in the late evening when the police convoy, led by senior counterterrorism officers and including armored vehicles, turned off a main highway south of Cairo and drove 11 miles into the desert. After [...]
Egyptian Archaeologists Find Goldsmith’s 3,500-Year-Old Tomb
His name was Amenemhat, and he lived in Egypt about 3,500 years ago, toiling away as a royal goldsmith whose work was dedicated to an ancient Egyptian sun god. Photo A wooden sacophagus was among the items unearthed. [...]
Egyptian President Agrees to Cede 2 Islands to Saudi Arabia
The announcement was made as the Muslim holy month of Ramadan ended and on the eve of Eid al-Fitr festivities, a major public holiday when Egyptians are busy preparing to spend time with their families. The president’s office [...]

Explosion Kills at Least 21 in Egyptian Coptic Church on Palm Sunday

Photo Egyptians gathered a church after a bombing at St. George’s church in the Nile Delta town of Tanta, Egypt, on Palm Sunday. Credit Ahmed Hatem/Associated Press.. [...]

Lessons from “the Egyptian Jon Stewart”: “The satirist’s role ends at the screen”

One question constantly hounds political comedians: Is satire an effective political weapon? Critics love to point out that satire didn’t bring down Hitler, and Jon Stewart couldn’t even save us from George W. Bush. It’s an endlessly [...]

Egyptian Prosecutor Orders Release of Hosni Mubarak, President Toppled in 2011

Photo Hosni Mubarak waved to supporters in 2015, on his 87th birthday, from the Maadi Military Hospital in Cairo. Credit Amr Nabil/Associated Press [...]

Targeted by ISIS, Egyptian Christians Flee Violence

Photo Christian families who had left El Arish, in northern Sinai, arriving at a church in Ismailia, Egypt. Credit Ahmed Aboulenein/Reuters CAIRO [...]