News about Egypt

May 18, 2017

Egyptian artist hopes for record with 700-meter Koran

An Egyptian artist who educated himself after dropping out of school has spent three years creating what he hopes is the world’s biggest Koran. Saad Mohammed, […]
May 12, 2017

Egyptian archaeologists unearth tomb of 18th Dynasty magistrate in west Luxor

An Egyptian archaeological mission in Luxor has announced the discovery of a major tomb in the city’s west bank area dating back to the 18th Dynasty […]
April 19, 2017

Gunmen Kill Police in Attack Near Egypt’s Iconic St. Catherine’s Monastery

Gunmen attacked security forces near St. Catherine’s Monastery in Egypt’s south Sinai on Tuesday, killing at least one police officer and injuring four others, the Health […]
April 9, 2017

21 Killed in Church Bomb Attack in Egypt’s Tanta

A bomb exploded Sunday at St. George’s church in Egypt’s Al Gharbeyya governorate, killing and injuring dozens. The explosion in Tanta left 21 dead and 42 injured, according […]