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Egypt opens Bent Pyramid to tourists, unveils new archaeological finds

The Egyptian government has opened an unusual pyramid to the public for the first time in decades. Its Antiquities Ministry also put on display a host of signif...

Egypt opens Bent Pyramid to tourists, unveils new archaeological finds

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Egypt opens Bent Pyramid to tourists The pyramids of Egypt have long attracted visitors intrigued by their ancient history, and now travelers have the opportunity to visit a distinctive structure just south of Cairo....
14:52, 07/15/2019

Egypt opens Sneferu's 'Bent' Pyramid in Dahshur to public Egypt opened to visitors on Saturday the "Bent" Pyramid built for pharaoh Sneferu, a 101-meter structure just south of Cairo that marks a key step in the evolution of pyramid construction....
19:39, 07/13/2019

Climb down a 256-foot tunnel to explore Egypt's Bent Pyramid Egypt has opened a tunnel into the 'bent pyramid' for tourists to explore two chambers in the 4600-year-old structure.       ...
17:26, 07/15/2019

Blast injures at least 16 tourists on bus near Giza pyramid in Egypt At least 16 people riding a tourist's bus near the Giza pyramid in Egypt suffered non-life-threatening injuries in an explosion Sunday, according to authorities....
21:39, 05/19/2019

Sneferu’s Distinctive Bent Pyramid Opened to the Public In Egypt, the Antiquities Minister Khaled el-Anany has announced that two pyramids are being opened to the public for the first time since 1965. ...
18:39, 07/14/2019

Egypt explosion injures tourists near Giza pyramids At least 14 people were injured in an explosion that targeted a tourist bus carrying 25 South African citizens, Egypt's state-run Ahram daily reported....
13:00, 05/20/2019

Egypt suspends hot air ballooning in Luxor after 11 tourists swept into the desert Egypt has suspended hot air ballooning over ancient sites in Luxor after winds took 11 tourists off course and forced them to land in the desert.       ...
04:00, 06/22/2019

Blast injures South African tourists near Egypt's Giza pyramids An explosion targeting a tourist bus injured at least 12 people on Sunday, mostly South African tourists, near a new museum being built close to the Giza pyramids in Egypt, two security sources said....
21:39, 05/19/2019

Blast injures South African tourists near Egypt's Giza pyramids: security sources An explosion targeting a tourist bus injured at least 12 people on Sunday, mostly South African tourists, near a new museum being built close to the Giza pyramids in Egypt, two security sources said....
17:39, 05/19/2019

| As China locks up Muslims in Xinjiang, it opens its doors to tourists From the expansive dunes of the Taklamakan Desert to the snow-capped peaks of Tianshan, Chinese authorities are selling troubled Xinjiang as a tourist idyll, welcoming travellers even as they send locals to internment camps....
19:52, 07/15/2019

Salah’s Egypt opens African Cup with 1-0 win over Zimbabwe CAIRO (AP) — Egypt has opened the African Cup of Nations by beating outsider Zimbabwe 1-0 in Cairo. Trezeguet provided relief for the host nation on Friday with his goal just before halftime, when he weaved in from the left wing, played a one-two wit...
01:26, 06/22/2019

Egypt opens new international airport for trial period Egypt has opened a new international airport on a one-month trial basis to service the city which will become the country's new capital from mid-2020....
21:39, 07/10/2019

Egypt Opens 2 Ancient Pyramids for the First Time Since 1965 CAIRO — Egypt is opening two of its earliest pyramids, located about 25 miles (40 kilometers) south of the capital Cairo, to visitors for the first time since 1965. Antiquities Minister Khaled el-Anany also told reporters on Saturday that Egypt...
23:13, 07/13/2019

Egypt opens ancient pyramids for first time since 1960s CAIRO — Egypt on Saturday opened two of its oldest pyramids, located about 25 miles south of the capital Cairo, to visitors for the first time since 1965. Antiquities Minister Khaled el-Anany told reporters that tourists were are now allowed to visit...
18:39, 07/15/2019

Report finds Grand Canyon tourists buoyed nearby communities GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — A new report from the National Park Service says areas surrounding the Grand Canyon benefited last year from millions of tourism dollars. Grand Canyon National Park officials say the report found the 6.3 milli...
07:00, 05/29/2019

NASA Opens Space Station to Tourists and Businesses to Promote Commercial Activities The trips, to be arranged by private companies, come as part of a broader effort to jump-start commercial initiatives on the international space station....
09:26, 06/08/2019

Egypt opens two of its oldest pyramids to visitors for first time since 1960s The Bent Pyramid and its satellite pyramid in the Dahshur royal necropolis represent a transitional form of pyramid construction.       ...
17:26, 07/15/2019

Russia’s Wealth of Archaeological Wonders The treasures and ancient mysteries of Russia provide evidence of vital stages in not only human evolution, but the very origins of life on planet earth. ...
02:00, 07/13/2019

Capuchin monkeys have a 3,000-year archaeological record Enlarge (credit: By Tiago Falótico - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=60386655) The archaeological record of human tools use dates back about 2.5 million years, and archaeologists use changes in stone tool tec...
23:39, 06/24/2019

Woodstock ‘Took on a Life of its Own,’ Recent Archaeological Survey Reveals The 50th anniversary of the Woodstock music festival is fast approaching, and though the iconic cultural event still resides within living memory, the site is now the subject of archaeological inquiry. As new research shows, Woodstock was more even m...
21:39, 06/25/2019

Archaeological Mystery Deepens as More ‘Jars of the Dead’ Uncovered in Laos An ancient burial practice involving the use of massive stone jars seems to have been more widespread in Southeast Asia than once assumed, owing to a surprising trove of new discoveries in Laos.Read more......
21:26, 05/17/2019

1960s aerial spy photos reveal hidden archaeological sites Archaeologists use satellite photos to spot potential archaeological sites, but urban sprawl and other human development has erased many traces of ancient civilizations. To get around that, Harvard's Jason Urs and Emily Hammer from the Universit...
21:52, 05/06/2019

Ossuary of James the Just: The First Archaeological Evidence of the Existence of Jesus of Nazareth? The Ossuary of James was the archaeological find that triggered the most sensational cover up of the 21st century. ...
02:26, 06/23/2019

Angkor Wat Archaeological Digs Yield New Clues to its Civilization’s Decline Cambodia’s famous temple of Angkor Wat is one of the world’s largest religious monuments, visited by over 2 million tourists each year. ...
15:13, 06/05/2019

Prehistoric Well Uncovered At Ancient Hillfort Might Be A Time Capsule Of Archaeological Gold An ancient fresh water well with elaborate spiraling stone steps has been re-discovered on one of Scotland’s most mythologized mountain peaks near Aberdeen, and archaeologists were keen to peer into its ‘blocked’ chamber of secrets. ...
08:13, 06/20/2019

Archaeological site in Mexico reveals sacrifice and cannibalization of Spanish conquistadors Excavations at the Zultepec-Tecoaque archaeological site in Tlaxcala, Mexico, have revealed that indigenous Acolhuas peoples captured a caravan of 550 conquistadors and their allies in 1520, kept them in captivity, and ate them over a period of nine ...
20:00, 05/09/2019

Bringing Centuries of Bad Luck: 10 Unlucky Artifacts and Cursed Archaeological Sites When an artifact or location is called ‘cursed’ it often refers to bad luck befalling whoever possesses the object or disrespects, or sometimes just visits, the site. ...
13:13, 05/02/2019

Anger as US envoys attend opening of controversial Jerusalem archaeological site The US Ambassador to Israel inaugurated a contentious archaeological dig in Jerusalem Sunday, in an act which a senior Palestinian official described as that of an "extremist Israeli settler."...
14:39, 07/01/2019

N Korea: US 'hell bent' on hostility and 'obsessed with sanctions' North Korea says the US is "hell bent" on hostile acts and "obsessed with sanctions" – three days after Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un met in what Pyongyang called an "amazing event"....
06:26, 07/04/2019

McConnell swats at Jon Stewart over 9/11 fund: 'I don't know why he is all bent out of shape' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday defended his legislative handling of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund after comedian Jon Stewart, an advocate for 9/11 first responders, accused the Kentucky Republican of slow-walking the a...
00:52, 06/18/2019

Do you run with bent arms? Turns out it doesn't make much difference A study found that people don’t use any more energy by running with their arms held straight, even though they found it was a more awkward running style...
00:52, 07/10/2019

North Korea says US is ‘hell-bent on hostile acts’ Just days after President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un agreed to resume denuclearization talks, Pyongyang’s UN delegation accused the US of being “more and more hell-bent on hostile acts” against the country. The delegation said Wednesda...
15:00, 07/04/2019

McConnell: I don’t know why Jon Stewart is ‘all bent out of shape’ on 9/11 victims fund “It sounds to me like he’s looking for some way to take offense,” the Senate majority leader said of Stewart on Monday, days after the comedian’s emotional testimony on Capitol Hill....
01:00, 06/18/2019

Straight arms or bent? For walking, it's clear. For running, less so The way we walk is very efficient, but runners’ bent-arm bias is not so straightforwardIt is a question that perhaps only a scientist would ask and try to answer: why do we walk with straight arms but run with them bent?Months after the conundrum str...
04:52, 07/10/2019

Louvre pyramid architect I.M. Pei dies Architect I.M. Pei, one of the most famous and prolific architects of the 20th century, has died at the age of 102. He was best known for his renovation of the Louvre in Paris, which at first attracted huge criticism....
03:26, 05/17/2019

IM Pei, The Architect Behind Louvre Pyramid, Dies At 102 I.M. Pei, an American modernist architect regarded as one of the world's leading designers of civic centers and cultural institutions, including the National Gallery of Art's East Building, the glass......
08:52, 05/17/2019

Daily lives of ancient Greeks revealed in Acropolis museum’s huge archaeological dig Museum’s new exhibition space is an excavation site with villas, workshops and bathhousesThe pride – and purpose – of the Acropolis Museum has always been the Parthenon gallery. With its 360-degree panoramic view from the top floor, the museum has al...
17:52, 06/08/2019

Yannick Bellon, French Director With Feminist Bent, Dies at 95 “I have treated several aspects of the feminine reality,” Ms. Bellon, whose films included a feature that graphically depicted a gang rape, once said....
23:39, 06/11/2019

I.M. Pei, Architect Who Designed Louvre Pyramid, Dies At 102 NEW YORK (AP) — I.M. Pei, the globe-trotting architect who revived the Louvre museum in Paris with a giant glass pyramid and captured the spirit of rebellion at the multi-shaped Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in the U.S., has died at age 102. His death w...
02:13, 05/17/2019

IM Pei: celebrated architect behind Louvre pyramid dead at 102 Pei, whose portfolio included the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, was one of the most prolific architects of the 20th centuryIM Pei, whose modern designs and high-profile projects made him one of the best-known and most prolific architects of the 20th ce...
06:26, 05/17/2019

"US Hell-Bent On Hostile Acts" Despite Trump-Kim Meeting: North Korea North Korea complained on Wednesday after the United States sent a letter urging countries to send back North Korean workers as President Donald Trump was inviting Kim Jong Un to hold talks....
01:52, 07/04/2019

Sam Raimi's hell-bent on making another Evil Dead, with or without Bruce Campbell We’ve been pretty big fans of the Evil Dead franchise’s many permutations, from Sam Raimi’s original, genre-defying incarnations to Fede Álvarez’s solid 2013 reboot to Starz’s Ash Vs. Evil Dead series. Color us stoked, then, that Raimi seems optimis...
19:52, 07/10/2019

North Korea says US is 'hell-bent on hostile acts' despite peace talks North Korea accused the Trump administration Wednesday of talking out of both sides of its mouth - saying the U.S. is publicly pushing the narrative of open dialogue between the two nations but is "more and more hell bent" on hostile acts. ...
18:00, 07/04/2019

Unbuilt Tokyo: 'depthscrapers' and a million-person pyramid Had the creators of the underground skyscraper had their way, the Japanese capital might have looked very different indeedProtected by cylindrical walls of reinforced concrete, the steel and glass “depthscrapers” extend hundreds of metres underground...
22:26, 06/11/2019

The Louvre museum pays tribute to pyramid’s architect Pei PARIS (AP) — Paris’ Louvre museum is paying tribute to the architect of its giant glass pyramid, I.M. Pei, who has died at age 102. The Louvre’s employees will gather Friday afternoon under the pyramid to commemorate Pei. The President-di...
13:13, 05/17/2019

After Historic Photo-Op, Trump’s North Korea BFF Says U.S. Is ‘Hell-Bent on Hostile Acts’ Last weekend, when Donald Trump became the first sitting U.S. president to set foot in North Korea, and posed for cameras with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, Trump said he was “proud to step over the line.”...
20:39, 07/04/2019

I. M. Pei, architect who designed famous Louvre glass pyramid, dies at 102 Pei's death was confirmed Thursday by Marc Diamond, a spokesman for the architect's New York firm, Pei Cobb Freed & Partners. One of Pei's sons, Li Chung Pei, told The New York Times his father had died overnight....
06:52, 05/17/2019

The Great Pyramid Experiment: Exploring Infrasound Technology Use By The Ancients In part one of this article we saw how there is compelling evidence to suggest that the ancient Egyptians of the Pyramid age incorporated sound technology into the design of Giza’s Great Pyramid.  ...
02:26, 06/23/2019

Hundreds of Mummies Found Buried Around the World’s Oldest Pyramid An amazing cache of mummies has been found in Egypt near one of the world’s oldest pyramids. Polish archaeologists discovered several hundred of them at the site. The unearthing of the mummified bodies is expected to help researchers better understan...
23:26, 06/29/2019

I.M. Pei, Pioneering Architect Who Designed Iconic Louvre Pyramid, Dies at 102 I.M. Pei, the world-renowned architect famous for designing the glass pyramid entry to the Louvre in Paris, has died, according to the New York Times and other outlets. He was 102. Known for his groundbreaking architecture, his influential structures...
03:39, 05/17/2019

Origin of Greek Civilization Believed Found On Monumental Pyramid Island A new discovery has possibly revealed the origin of Ancient Greek culture. In a remote and uninhabited pyramid-shaped islet, archaeologists have found evidence of a rich cultural ...
15:26, 07/10/2019

The Great Pyramid Experiment: Measuring the Sonic Capabilities of the Dead-end Passage The exact functions of the Great Pyramid’s interior chambers remain a complete mystery. It has always been assumed that the monument’s King’s Chamber, Queen’s Chamber, and the Subterranean Chamber were all designed with funerary considerations in min...
17:39, 06/21/2019

Arizona man builds pyramid out of 1 million pennies in world record attempt An Arizona man can finally put his penny-pinching days behind him. After three years of meticulous work, Cory Nielsen, 55 from Phoenix, has completed construction on what he hopes will be crowned the world’s largest coin pyramid, after placing ...
15:00, 06/19/2019

Lost Artifacts of the Great Pyramid: The Mysterious Case of the Dixon Relics There is a certain perception of the Great Pyramid as an utterly void arrangement of empty halls and chambers, strangely bereft of artifacts and inscriptions that might offer clues to its construction.  ...
20:39, 05/30/2019

Desert Diver Discovers Submerged Treasure Beneath 2,300-Year-Old Kushite Pyramid A team of archaeologists ‘diving’ in the sweltering deserts of northern Sudan, once the land of Nubia, have discovered artifacts and ‘gold leaf’... ...
12:54, 07/06/2019

I.M. Pei, architect who designed the Louvre Pyramid and added elegant buildings to landscapes worldwide, dies at age 102 NEW YORK (AP) — I.M. Pei, architect who designed the Louvre Pyramid and added elegant buildings to landscapes worldwide, dies at age 102....
02:13, 05/17/2019

'Extraordinary archaeological find': Last known US slave ship found in Alabama The Clotilda, the last known slave ship to come to the United States, has been found nearly 160 years after its illegal voyage to Alabama.        ...
17:13, 05/23/2019

Honeymoon over? North Korea says US 'hell-bent on hostile acts' North Korea's regime accused the U.S. of being 'hell-bent on hostile acts' against the secluded nation, just days after their historic meeting.        ...
03:13, 07/05/2019

McConnell vows to fully fund 9/11 victim fund, wonders why Jon Stewart is 'all bent out of shape' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell strongly pushed back Monday against Jon Stewart following the comedian's complaints that the senator has not dealt "compassionately" with the health problems 9/11 responders have faced in the years following the...
22:39, 06/17/2019

Why Amsterdam wants tourists to go elsewhere Amsterdam's urban charms have always been a draw for tourists, but now the city is trying to reduce visitor numbers. One message: Go see the rest of the Netherlands. Find out other ways they're discouraging overtourism....
13:00, 05/23/2019

Amazing destinations with no tourists Some of the world's least-visited countries and territories have some of the best things travelers want: culture, history, gorgeous scenery. All that's missing? Hordes of tourists....
12:26, 05/09/2019

Amazing places with almost no tourists Parisian bridges are weighted down with copycat "love locks," while visitors crowd cheek-to-jowl into Barcelona churches and Dubrovnik's historic center. In Italy, attempts to manage the impact of tourism range from segregating visitors to fines for ...
00:00, 06/04/2019

Legends Split Series with Tourists Jeison Guzman – Photo by Lexington Legends WHITAKER BANK BALLPARK (Lexington, KY) – The Lexington Legends dropped the final game of the series with the Asheville Tourists, 2-1. They split the four-game series and the Legends remain in third pla...
08:13, 05/21/2019

Tourists are flocking to Chernobyl thanks to HBO miniseries CHERNOBYL, Ukraine — The success of a US television miniseries examining the world’s worst nuclear accident at Chernobyl has driven up the number of tourists wanting to see the plant, and the ghostly abandoned town that neighbors it, for themselves. ...
21:13, 06/06/2019

Tourists May Soon Be Able To Tweet Their Grievances To Government The Tourism Ministry is planning to launch a Twitter-based grievance redressal mechanism for tourists to file their complaints in real time on the lines of a platform run by the External Affairs......
11:13, 07/04/2019

This naked bar in the UK invites tourists to sip and strip It’s bottom’s up — and out — at this UK naked bar. The Coach & Horses, a historic Soho district pub, was recently granted a nudist license, giving its customers and bartenders permission to let it all hang out. The otherwise-very-traditio...
18:26, 06/04/2019

| US moves to bar American tourists from visiting Cuba The Trump administration clamped down on US tourist visits to Cuba Tuesday, aiming to cut the flow of dollars to a country that Washington accuses of helping prop up Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro....
16:39, 06/05/2019

Amsterdam invites tourists to 'marry' a local for a day Fake weddings aim to improve relations between residents and visitors and include a brief ‘honeymoon’ to explore the city’s less popular sights I’m wearing a vintage bridal gown with a long train, and my groom, Julian du Perron (30), is in a top hat....
12:52, 06/05/2019

China installing spyware on tourists' phones Chinese border authorities have been installing an app on tourists' smartphones which gathers personal data including text messages and contacts, it has been reported....
13:26, 07/03/2019

Cuba still welcoming tourists despite Trump restrictions The Trump administration is intently focused on scaling back tourism to the island, but Cuba is doubling down on tourism efforts.        ...
15:52, 05/20/2019

China is installing spyware on tourists' phones Visitors to Xinjiang in northwest China are experiencing a nasty surprise in the form of a spyware app that's being forcefully installed on their phones....
16:26, 07/03/2019

AP Interview: President says Sri Lanka now safe for tourists AP Interview: Sri Lanka’s president says “99%” of the suspects in Easter Sunday attacks on churches and hotels have been arrested and their explosive materials seized and the country was safe for tourists again...
04:13, 05/08/2019

NASA Is Opening the ISS to Tourists—but Don't Worry, You Can't Afford It Starting as early as next year, NASA will make the International Space Station available to space tourists and other business ventures. Sounds exciting, but the associated costs are far beyond what most of us can afford. Read more......
01:52, 06/08/2019

These are America’s safest cities for tourists 24/7 Wall St. has put together a list of the safest cities for tourists to visit based on a review of violent crime levels per 100,000 people.        ...
22:13, 06/05/2019

Kamakura, Japan, asks tourists not to eat while walking Street food is a staple of many countries. But does that mean you should both buy and eat your food in the street? Japan is struggling to answer that question, particularly when it comes to popular tourist areas....
23:39, 05/13/2019

Capri bans tourists from using single-use plastics Famed for its designer boutiques, film star visitors and saccharine limoncello, the Italian island of Capri is not typically associated with environmentalism....
15:39, 05/07/2019

China loads surveillance app onto tourists' phones China's far-reaching security network is targeting tourists, with border guards secretly installing a surveillance app onto the phones of visitors to Xinjiang, according to a joint report by several major international media organizations....
16:52, 07/03/2019

Bruges to limit tourists due to fears of being like ‘Disneyland’ Another city has fallen victim to the scourge of tourism. This time, it’s the popular Belgian pitstop of Bruges, an UNESCO World Heritage city known for its medieval buildings and nicknamed the “Venice of the North” for its picturesque canals. (You m...
03:00, 06/19/2019

Bear cub killed for being ‘too friendly’ after tourists fed it, took selfies SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon wildlife officials have killed a young black bear that people have been feeding and taking photos with. The Statesman Journal reports state wildlife biologists determined last week that the 100-pound (45-kilogram) male bear ...
20:26, 06/18/2019

Several tourists die as freak storm strikes Greece Seven people, including six tourists, were killed and dozens more injured in a freak storm Wednesday that tore through north Greece, officials said. The storm slammed the tourist destination of Halkidiki, where gale-force winds, heavy rain and hail b...
05:13, 07/12/2019

Rohtang Pass To Open For Tourists From June 1 Rohtang Pass, the 13,050 feet gateway to Lahaul and Spiti Valley, is set to open for tourists from June 1 onwards, according to district authorities....
03:26, 05/30/2019

Yikes! Destinations where tourists outnumber locals Most people don’t like it when their favorite vacation spot suddenly "gets discovered" and overnight turns into just another crowded beach.        ...
21:00, 04/28/2019

6 Brazilian tourists die of carbon monoxide in Chile SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chilean authorities say six Brazilian tourists died of carbon monoxide poisoning while staying in an old apartment in central Santiago. Authorities said Wednesday that police had been alerted by the Brazilian Embassy, which was...
04:39, 05/23/2019

Chinese tourists are flocking to this lake just for selfies DALI, China — Chinese tourists are flocking to a lake in southwest Yunnan province to recreate photos that have gone viral on social media, the country’s latest selfie craze. Visitors to Erhai lake say photography sets offering everything from rare a...
22:26, 06/21/2019

Venice to fine tourists who break these new rules Venice is one of the most popular vacation destinations in the world, so how are the Italians planning to control the flow of people? New sanctions.        ...
18:39, 05/22/2019

As Trade War With U.S. Grinds On, Chinese Tourists Stay Away The number of Chinese tourists is falling. And that’s especially painful to businesses they favor, because they tend to spend more than other visitors....
09:39, 06/12/2019

‘It’s getting like Disneyland’: Bruges pulls up drawbridge on tourists The picture-perfect Flemish city is just the latest to announce a crackdown on visitor numbers. But not everyone is happyThere is a distinctly military pace to the ant-like line of tourists that streams out every morning from Bruges’s sprawling art-d...
22:00, 06/16/2019

Japan's Noodle Slurping Noises Disturb Tourists, It Seems When I first moved to Japan at the turn of the century, I was told that noodle lovers need not fret about making slurping sounds while eating. Among some, that attitude is changing. There is now concern over “noodle harassment.”...
13:00, 05/06/2019

Five foreign tourists killed in plane crash in Honduras Five foreign tourists, four of them Canadians, died on Saturday after a private plane they were traveling in crashed into the sea shortly after taking off from the island of Roatán, near the Atlantic coast of Honduras, local authorities said....
03:00, 05/19/2019

The Latest: Seoul says tourists did not wear life jackets BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Latest on a boat that capsized in the Danube River in Budapest with 33 South Korean tourists (all times local): 7:50 a.m. South Korean Foreign Ministry says South Korean tourists in the deadly boat collision in Budapest w...
09:26, 05/30/2019

Tourists In Kyoto Are Making Geisha's Lives Difficult If you are visiting Kyoto, you probably want to take lots and lots of photos. But when you do, there are some things to keep in mind, especially when you see geisha....
14:52, 06/25/2019

Four German tourists arrested over Mallorca gang rape An 18-year-old German woman reported the alleged attack, in a hotel room in the northeast of the island, to police. The men were detained at Palma De Mallorca airport as they checked in for their return flight....
08:13, 07/05/2019

US loses billions as Chinese tourists stay away over trade war The number of arrivals from China to the US fell last year for the first time in 15 years. The Chinese are the world's highest-spending foreign visitors and their tourism dollar is sorely missed....
01:00, 06/14/2019

Shorts in Alaska? Residents, tourists cope in heat You wouldn't normally associate Anchorage, Alaska with record heat, but that's been the case for the last 11 days, The National Weather Service says there have been nine new daily high temperature records set in the last 11 days in Anchorag...
10:39, 07/10/2019

427 Tourists Stranded After Cloudburst Evacuated From North Sikkim Altogether 427 tourists were evacuated from North Sikkim on Thursday, four days after they got stranded in the district as torrential rain damaged road infrastructure, an official said....
22:00, 06/20/2019

7 U.S. tourists have died of illness at Dominican resorts since January A Staten Island, N.Y., woman died this week while vacationing in the Dominican Republican, bringing the number of Americans who have died due to illness at resorts in the Caribbean country to seven this year....
22:39, 06/14/2019

5 American tourists have died in the Dominican Republic in less than three months Screengrab/NBC News Portia Ravenelle and Orlando Moore, of New York, died in a car crash in the Dominican Republic in March while driving to the airport. Edward Nathaniel Holmes and Cynthia Day, of Maryland, and Miranda Schaup-Werner, of Pennsylvani...
23:13, 06/05/2019

2 French tourists go missing in Benin near Burkina Faso Authorities in the West African nation of Benin say that two French tourists are feared to have been kidnapped in a wildlife park near the border with Burkina Faso....
15:26, 05/05/2019

Dubai To Offer Free 30-Day Alcohol Licence For Tourists Dubai will now offer a free 30-day alcohol licence for tourists, a move that ensures visitors will not be penalised for breaking the law, the media reported on Friday....
11:52, 07/12/2019

Crisis Hits Dominican Republic Over Deaths of U.S. Tourists Officials in the Dominican Republic are struggling to explain the deaths of at least nine American tourists in recent months, and say they are a target of an exaggerated campaign of “fake news.”...
02:52, 06/24/2019

Look: Wales tourists find lizard stowed away from Island of Kos Animal rescuers in Wales said a small Balkan green lizard stowed away with some tourists and ended up 2,383 miles from its home on the Greek Island of Kos....
10:26, 06/15/2019

Nearly 70 tourists to Dominican Republic reported illness since March Nearly 70 tourists have reported getting violently ill while vacationing in the Dominican Republic since March, according to a commonly used website that tracks food-borne illness outbreaks. That’s up from just 10 reported illnesses in the country fo...
00:26, 06/11/2019

Roadside bomb injures tourists on bus near Giza pyramids Incident leaves 17 hurt, Egyptian state TV shows shocked tourists leaving bus with shattered windowsA roadside bomb injured at least 17 people on Sunday when it detonated next to a bus of tourists, close to the Giza pyramids in Cairo.Images of the af...
18:52, 05/19/2019

Six tourists killed in fierce storm in northern Greece Two children among dead after series of incidents in Halkidiki region, with dozens injuredSix tourists have been killed and dozens of people injured in a fierce storm in northern Greece, authorities have said.Strong winds and hail hit the Halkidiki r...
17:26, 07/11/2019

Over 400 Tourists Stranded For 4 Days Evacuated From North Sikkim Over 400 tourists were evacuated from North Sikkim on Thursday, four days after they got stranded in the district due to heavy rain and the resulting damage to roads....
07:52, 06/21/2019

2 tourists killed by heavy storms in Switzerland and Greece Authorities say a tourist has drowned in Switzerland’s Lake Geneva after her boat capsized in a driving storm and another was killed in nearby France.       ...
20:26, 06/16/2019

Two French tourists rescued from militants in Burkina Faso Two French tourists rescued from militants who held them hostage in the African nation of Burkina Faso thanked the soldiers who “lost their lives to free us from this hell.” “All our thoughts go out to the families of the soldiers and to the so...
00:26, 05/12/2019

Tourists flock to Uluru before ban, straining sacred site Tourists to Australia’s Uluru, a massive sandstone monolith in the heart of the Northern Territory’s dry “Red Centre”, are flocking to climb the land structure before soon being banned from doing so....
02:13, 07/12/2019

Seven Russian tourists feared killed by avalanche in Siberia Seven Russian tourists on a hiking holiday in Siberia are feared dead after an avalanche on a ridge in the Altai region, the local emergencies ministry said on Wednesday, saying rescue workers were still looking for the missing walkers....
10:39, 05/08/2019

McDonald’s in Austria to serve as mini-embassies for US tourists As of Wednesday, May 15, staff in any McDonald's in Austria will be available to assist American tourists in making contact with the US Embassy for consular services, such as to report a lost or stolen passport, or seek travel assistance....
17:52, 05/15/2019

Tourists injured in Venice cruise ship crash A cruise ship lost control before docking in Venice's San Basilio terminal, crashing into the wharf and hitting a tourist boat. At least five people sustained minor injuries....
22:26, 06/02/2019

Rooms 50% off and ads in Russia: Sri Lanka woos tourists after attacks Sri Lanka's battered tourism industry is trying to woo visitors back to beaches deserted after deadly Easter bombings, slashing hotel rates and pushing promotions in key markets like Russia....
08:52, 06/10/2019

French soldiers killed while freeing tourists in West Africa PARIS (AP) — Two French soldiers have been killed in a military operation in the West African nation of Burkina Faso that freed two French tourists and two others kidnapped in neighboring Benin. In a statement Friday, French President Emmanuel Macron...
13:13, 05/10/2019

Chinese border guards put secret surveillance app on tourists' phones Software extracts emails, texts and contacts and could be used to track movementsChinese border police are secretly installing surveillance apps on the phones of visitors and downloading personal information as part of the government’s intensive scru...
19:52, 07/02/2019

Huge migrant influx scares off Greek island tourists Tourists are avoiding the Greek island of Samos due to the shocking situation at the Vathy migrant camp, which has grown into a sprawling settlement. Locals and asylum-seekers feel authorities have abandoned them....
17:52, 06/23/2019

Would You Like a Passport With That? McDonald’s Partners With U.S. Embassy in Austria to Help Stranded Tourists In a move that has raised many eyebrows on social media, McDonald’s and the U.S. Embassy in Vienna, Austria, have partnered to help Americans stranded abroad. Tourists can now go to any of the 194 McDonald’s in Austria and be given a roun...
16:00, 05/17/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Are Taking Their Message to Chinese Tourists A march planned for Sunday is the first major action since protesters concerned about Beijing’s influence broke into the Hong Kong legislature last week....
09:13, 07/07/2019

NASA to allow tourists to visit International Space Station from 2020 NASA plans to allow tourists to visit the International Space Station by 2020. Until now, the floating space lab has only been accessible to astronauts representing state-level space agencies. But in a surprise announcement today, NASA confirmed that...
23:00, 06/07/2019

‘Chernobyl’ producer begs tourists to be more respectful when visiting the site This is 2019, so, of course, selfie culture being what it is there’s been a spike in tourism to the site of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster — thanks to HBO’s critically acclaimed miniseries retelling the story that&r...
23:26, 06/12/2019

Space-obssessed tourists flock to Chile for solar eclipse LA SERENA, Chile – The total solar eclipse expected in northern Chile early next month is already drawing flocks of visitors eager to glimpse a rare view of the phenomenon through the region’s clear skies. In Coquimbo, a region spanning the Pac...
19:39, 06/10/2019

NASA to open International Space Station to tourists from 2020 It's a package holiday with a difference: NASA has said it is opening up the International Space Station to commercial space travel. But you will need deep pockets to venture into deep space....
18:52, 06/07/2019

One dead as tourists forced to flee into the sea after Italian volcano erupts A VOLCANO on the island of Stromboli has erupted, leaving at least one person dead, with tourists reportedly throwing themselves into the sea in panic....
23:52, 07/03/2019

Rwanda's rhino population grows, tourists expected to increase Rhino keepers who successfully delivered five endangered black rhinos to Rwanda spent months hugging and coddling them inside their transport boxes to prepare them for the journey, a rhino handler told Reuters as the animals were freed on Monday....
16:00, 06/25/2019

Widow questions husband’s death in Dominican Republic after tourists die A Maryland woman said that three American tourists dying at a Dominican Republic resort has her questioning the circumstances of her husband’s death in that country. Dawn McCoy said she does not believe it’s a coincidence that her husband...
04:00, 06/08/2019

5 U.S. Tourists Have Died in the Dominican Republic Since April. Should You Cancel Your Trip? A string of high profile deaths, illnesses and a claim of assault in the Dominican Republic has cast a shadow of concern over a country whose economy is largely driven by tourism. But despite the tragic headlines, hotel officials and safety experts a...
01:52, 06/08/2019

Got $50 Million for a Vacation? NASA to Open Space Station to Tourists NASA will allow private citizens to stay at the International Space Station (ISS) for month-long getaways at a cost of about $35,000 per night, the US space agency said on Friday....
08:52, 06/08/2019

At least seven South Korean tourists dead in Budapest boat disaster Hungarian rescue officials said there was little chance of finding survivors after a boat carrying South Korean tourists sank on the Danube in Budapest, killing at least seven people and leaving 21 people missing....
14:26, 05/30/2019

Chinese officials reportedly installed a surveillance app on tourists' phones Chinese border guards are reportedly installing surveillance apps on the phones of some travelers. According to an investigation by the Guardian, The New York Times and Süddeutsche Zeitung, the app extracts emails, texts and contacts, as well as...
19:26, 07/02/2019

Memories of Massacres Were Long Suppressed Here. Tourists Now Retrace the Atrocities. Jeju Island’s natural beauty has long attracted millions of South Koreans. Visitors now come to tour sites associated with a government-led postwar slaughter that was forbidden to discuss for decades....
12:00, 05/28/2019

NASA To Open International Space Station To Tourists From Next Year NASA said Friday it will open up the International Space Station for tourism and other business ventures as of next year, as it seeks to financially disengage from the orbiting research lab....
17:39, 06/07/2019

25 Lakh Tourists Visited India In 2018 Availing E-Visa India had issued over 25 lakh e-Visas last year, a five-fold jump from 2015, and reduced the main category visa from 26 to 21, an official said Sunday....
21:39, 05/05/2019

Brainless Tourists Slaughter 5,000-Year-Old Sacred Scottish Tree An ancient and highly-sacred Scottish tree, The Fortingall Yew, located on the Glenlyon Estate in Perthshire, is thought to be between 3,000 - 5,000 years old and possibly the oldest tree in Europe.  ...
00:26, 05/29/2019

Chernobyl welcomes the tourists – ‘a messy and morally queasy experience’ Interest in the site of the 1986 nuclear reactor disaster has grown hugely in the wake of the HBO series – but it is a long way from being a place of solemnity and reflectionLast November, I stood in the forest of Pripyat – the town that was evacuate...
19:39, 06/04/2019

Tiffany says fewer Chinese tourists, US trade war led to sales decline Tiffany & Co. says the trade war is taking the shine off its sales. The luxury jeweler said sales declined in the most recent quarter because fewer Chinese tourists are traveling to the US, and because the tariff war with China is making its baubles ...
22:52, 06/04/2019

Tourists flock to visit Chernobyl after HBO airs its popular series Tourists have flocked to Chernobyl, Ukraine to see the disaster zone and nuclear power plant depicted in HBOs new series "Chernobyl."       ...
21:26, 06/11/2019

A hellish heat wave has arrived in Europe, just in time for tourists Parts of France, Spain, Italy, Germany, Poland, Switzerland and the Czech Republic have seen temperatures soar into the 90s and even past 100 degrees Fahrenheit — at least 20 to 30 degrees above normal....
20:13, 06/27/2019

From Amsterdam to Venice, the impact of too many tourists sparks outrage and action Several recent events, incidents and widely shared images have brought the issue of "overtourism," and its economic, environmental and human consequences front and center....
16:39, 06/16/2019

Benin guide for missing French tourists found dead A local guide for two French tourists who went missing on safari in Benin last week has been found dead in the Pendjari National Park, the park said in a statement....
00:00, 05/06/2019

Defectors call for tourists to steer clear of North Korea Critics say Pyongyang only wants to indoctrinate visitors and take their hard cash, but travel firms argue that enabling North Koreans to interact with foreign tourists opens their eyes to the world beyond their borders....
14:00, 06/24/2019

Sri Lanka’s hotels, beaches and eateries now empty of tourists Hotel occupancy across the island of Sri Lanka has plummeted by 85% to 90%. The tropical beaches, restaurants and shops are empty.        ...
21:00, 05/17/2019

Human-powered ferry makes a difference for tourists — and the captain Maik Slotta is a man you won't forget. He runs the only remaining manually operated ferry in the German state of Brandenburg, and there's no one to replace him, as DW's Hardy Graupner reports from the Spreewald region....
21:52, 06/12/2019

Opinion: Sudan must not become another Egypt The conflict between Sudan's ruling military council and protesters is worsening, with reports of deaths and injuries in Khartoum. After months of peaceful protest, demonstrators now deserve Europe's full support....
22:39, 06/03/2019

One dead, 11 wounded in bar shooting in Playa del Carmen in Mexico; no tourists injured The local tourism council said leaders have worked to keep popular tourist destinations safe with surveillance cameras and modernizing police force.        ...
23:00, 05/15/2019

Tourists Horrified As Glass Deck Coating On 103rd Floor Cracks Visitors to the see-through glass observation deck in Chicago's Willis Tower were in for a shock when the protective layer covering the glass beneath their feet began to crack....
09:52, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Try to Drum Up Support Among Mainland Chinese Tourists In their first major protest since an unprecedented break-in at the government complex last week, tens of thousands of Hong Kong demonstrators marched to a controversial railway terminus Sunday in a symbolic attempt to bring their grievances to Beiji...
19:39, 07/07/2019

Parched tourists seek gelato and shade in sweltering Paris and Rome Tourists in Rome and Paris scaled back their sightseeing in sweltering temperatures on Tuesday, dousing themselves at fountains and cooling down with ice cream as a heatwave continued in continental Europe....
21:39, 06/25/2019

5 tourists, including Americans, killed when plane crashes into sea after takeoff in Honduras Five people, including four Americans, were killed when a small plane crashed into the sea shortly after takeoff from an airport in Honduras on Saturday, according to officials....
20:13, 05/19/2019

Gujarat On Cyclone Alert, Tourists Told To Move To Safe Places Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has appealed to the tourists visiting the state to leave for a safer place after noon on June 12, in the view of Cyclone Vayu which is likely to hit with a wind......
09:00, 06/12/2019

'Chernobyl' creator asks tourists to show respect at disaster site Television show maker Craig Mazin reminded visitors to the exclusion zone in Ukraine that "a terrible tragedy occured there." Tour operators have reported a huge spike in interest after the release of the miniseries....
21:52, 06/12/2019

NASA will let tourists visit the International Space Station starting in 2020 NASA plans to allow tourists to visit the International Space Station from 2020 – at an estimated cost of more than $50 million (£39 million) per trip....
19:26, 06/07/2019

Greece: 20-minute storm kills six tourists in Halkidiki – video report Six people have been killed and dozens more injured in fierce storms in northern Greece. Strong winds and hail hit the popular Halkidiki region near the city of Thessaloniki late on Wednesday. Television footage showed overturned cars, fallen trees, ...
18:26, 07/11/2019

Hong Kong protesters take to Kowloon, in bid to appeal to mainland Chinese tourists Tens of thousands of people marched through the Kowloon side of Hong Kong on Sunday in the latest of a long series of protests against a proposed law that would allow extradition to China....
14:00, 07/07/2019

Dominican Republic deaths and alleged attacks making U.S. tourists very nervous At least seven Americans have died in 2019 in the Dominican Republic, with questions being raised about what is going on.       ...
03:00, 06/19/2019

Tourists Trash Sacred Site of Uluru as Permanent Closure Approaches In the 1999 movie, The Matrix, Agent Smith said that when trying to classify our species it came to him we are “A virus ...
01:52, 07/14/2019

Square Feet: Cuba’s New Luxury Hotels Look to Lure Waves of U.S. Tourists As Cuba’s relationship with the United States grows warmer, redevelopment is heating up, too. But obstacles lie between the pent-up demand and the potential payoff....
21:26, 04/28/2019

China Snares Tourists’ Phones in Surveillance Dragnet by Adding Secret App Border authorities routinely install the app on the phones of people entering the Xinjiang region by land from Central Asia, gathering personal data and scanning for material considered objectionable....
21:52, 07/02/2019

Airbnbeware: Amsterdam tourists got a dirty shipping container instead of €134 ‘clean home’ Airbnb is notoriously disruptive; whether it’s revolutionizing the hotel industry, causing housing shortages, or unveiling humans’ endless capacity for greed — which has hit an all time low now in Amsterdam. Ben Speller showed up to Amsterdam to see ...
15:00, 05/13/2019

Hawaii warns tourists of parasitic worm that can burrow into human brains Enlarge / Male Angiostrongylus cantonensis (credit: Punlop Anusonpornperm) Hawaii’s health department has released fresh warnings about a parasitic worm that can infest human brains after officials confirmed that three more visitors to the state pi...
02:52, 05/31/2019

‘Idiot’ tourists slammed for digging up baby sea turtles on Florida beach Ignoring clear signs which read "Do Not Touch," a group of tourists at Boca Raton beach decided to dig up a three-foot deep hole and put more than 60 baby turtles in a bucket, according to an onlooker....
02:00, 07/06/2019

Cyclone Fani: 223 Trains Cancelled, Special Service For Stranded Tourists As many as 223 trains along the Odisha coastline in the Kolkata-Chennai route have been cancelled in view of Cyclone Fani which is likely to hit the eastern state by May 3, Railways said Thursday....
22:13, 05/02/2019

Honduras plane crash: five foreign tourists killed shortly after takeoff Conflicting accounts say victims travelling on private plane off Roatán island were from US or Canada Five foreign tourists died on Saturday after a private plane they were traveling in crashed into the sea shortly after taking off from the island of...
07:26, 05/19/2019

France fries: Record heat hits tourists, schools, hospitals PARIS (AP) — Schools are spraying kids with water and nursing homes are equipping the elderly with hydration sensors as France battles a record-setting heat wave baking much of Europe. The French national weather service activated its highest-level h...
11:26, 06/28/2019

Tourists, Residents Evacuated As Wildfire Spreads At Hawaii's Maui Island Thousands of residents and visitors on Hawaii's Maui Island were ordered to evacuate two communities on Thursday as a spreading wildfire sent smoke billowing high into the sky, officials and local......
11:52, 07/12/2019

| Salah sends Egypt into AFCON last 16 Mohamed Salah scored his first goal of the Africa Cup of Nations as hosts Egypt secured a place in the last 16 with a win over the Democratic Republic of Congo....
09:52, 06/27/2019

In Egypt Referendum, Only the Turnout Seems in Doubt The country began three days of voting on constitutional amendments that will effectively extend President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi’s hold on power until 2030....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Baked Alaska: record heat fuels wildfires and sends tourists to the beach Anchorage sees 80-degree weather with nearly 120 fires blazing across the stateRecord-breaking heat across Alaska is pushing tourists to beaches, and sending flames across the unseasonably hot, dry state.Anchorage experienced higher than average temp...
10:00, 07/03/2019

Picture perfect: Chinese tourists flock to lake to recreate viral photos Chinese tourists are flocking to a lake in southwest Yunnan province to recreate photos that have gone viral on social media, the country's latest selfie craze....
16:39, 06/21/2019

Towns evacuate, tourists flee as cyclone churns toward Indian northeast coast India has evacuated more than 300,000 people along its northeast coastline by boat, bus and train ahead of a severe cyclone due to make landfall on Friday, with many villagers piling household possessions on to trucks before fleeing their homes....
14:52, 05/02/2019

HBO's 'Chernobyl' writer urges tourists to show respect when visiting disaster site Craig Mazin, the writer-producer on HBO's "Chernobyl" miniseries, has urged fans on Twitter to be respectful when visiting the nuclear disaster site....
02:00, 06/13/2019

Towns evacuate, tourists flee as cyclone churns towards Indian northeast coast India has evacuated more than 200,000 people along its northeast coastline by boat, bus and train ahead of a severe cyclone due to make landfall on Friday, with many villagers piling household possessions on to trucks before fleeing their homes....
11:26, 05/02/2019

Incidents involving American tourists raise safety concerns about Dominican Republic A Maryland couple was found dead in their Dominican Republic hotel room the same week a Delaware woman went public with a story of being beaten there.        ...
22:13, 06/03/2019

Towns evacuate, tourists flee as cyclone menaces India's east coast India has evacuated more than 300,000 people along its northeast coastline by boat, bus and train ahead of a severe cyclone due to make landfall on Friday, with many villagers piling household possessions on to trucks before fleeing their homes....
16:13, 05/02/2019

Volcano erupts on Italian island popular with tourists, killing hiker on mountainside An Italian hiker from Milazzo was killed on Wednesday as a volcano on the Italian island of Stromboli erupted. According to fire brigade commander Giuseppe Biffarella, the eruption injured another hiker on the side of the mountain, throwing ash high ...
22:13, 07/03/2019

Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic will take tourists to space. Now it's set to go public British billionaire Richard Branson’s space-tourism unit Virgin Galactic plans to go public later this year, the company announced Tuesday.       ...
14:26, 07/09/2019

Baby elephant dies after back legs snap performing tricks for tourists The "skeletal" calf was forced to dance and perform tricks for tourists visiting Phuket Zoo -- until the animal's two back legs snapped when his front legs became stuck in a puddle of mud....
22:00, 05/17/2019

Double whale breach off Australia coast thrills tourists 'within meters' of scene A group of whale watchers off Australia’s Gold Coast captured incredible video of two of the sea creatures “double breaching” within feet of their boat....
18:00, 07/16/2019

Chernobyl writer urges Instagram tourists to 'respect' nuclear disaster site Spike in visitors, including some who pose in little more than a g-string, prompts writer of HBO hit to speak outThe writer of the acclaimed HBO drama series Chernobyl has spoken out about the proliferation of lewd and inappropriate selfies taken by ...
04:39, 06/12/2019

Seven South Korean tourists killed, 19 missing after Hungarian boat capsizes on Danube At least seven people were killed and nearly 20 were missing after a pleasure boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the flooding Danube in the Hungarian capital on Wednesday, police and ambulance officials said....
06:00, 05/30/2019

Seven killed in Hungary as boat carrying South Korean tourists capsizes on the Danube At least seven people were killed and more than a dozen were missing after a pleasure boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the flooding Danube in the Hungarian capital on Wednesday, police and ambulance said....
05:13, 05/30/2019

Health, environmental inspectors conduct tests at Dominican resorts where U.S. tourists died Teams of experts and inspectors from several international agencies are conducting tests at resorts in the Dominican Republic where at least three U.S. tourists died suddenly in their rooms....
00:52, 06/08/2019

Egypt detains man behind pro-Mubarak Facebook page Egyptian authorities have arrested the founder of a Facebook page with millions of followers that praises ousted President Hosni Mubarak, a judicial source said on Thursday....
23:13, 07/11/2019

Egypt deports dozens of Sudanese migrants CAIRO (AP) — Egypt has deported 79 Sudanese nationals who were trying to cross into Libya to head onward to Europe. Egyptian officials at the Cairo International Airport say the Sudanese were among dozens of migrants, including Egyptians and citizens...
14:26, 05/09/2019

Egypt agrees to pay Israel $500 million to end gas dispute CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says it has struck a deal with the state-owned Israel Electric Corp to settle a fine for halting deliveries of natural gas. A statement from Egypt’s Petroleum Ministry said the settlement deal, which was signed Sunday, would ...
18:26, 06/17/2019

Uganda v Egypt: African Cup of Nations – live! Minute-by-minute updates on the match in Group ACameroon and Ghana headline day of stalematesAny comments? You can email Paul | tweet @Paul_Doyle 9.45pm BST 87 min: Salah, wide on the right, chops back on to his left foot and tries his luck from the...
23:00, 06/30/2019

2,600-year-old military castle uncovered in Egypt An Egyptian archaeological mission has unearthed the ancient remnants of a 2,600-year-old military castle, meaning it dates back nearly three millennia...
19:13, 05/14/2019

Egypt sentences two to death over church attack An Egyptian court on Sunday sentenced two men to death and eight others to between three years and life in prison over an attack on a church and Christian-owned shop in Cairo that killed 10 people....
20:26, 05/12/2019

Egypt calls on Christie's not to auction Tut sculpture Egyptian officials have asked Christie's auction house in London to forgo the sale of a statue of Tutankhamun, saying it was stolen from Egypt and should be returned....
05:13, 06/12/2019

Egypt says its forces kill 4 militants in Sinai CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says security forces have killed 4 militants in the restive northern part of Sinai Peninsula. The Interior Ministry says the four were killed in a shootout with police south of the Mediterranean city of el-Arish on Saturday. It say...
17:13, 06/08/2019

Egypt to hike electricity prices in July Egypt says it will raise electricity prices for households and businesses by an average of 15 percent, the latest in a series of austerity measures aimed at boosting the economy....
14:52, 05/21/2019

Egypt's President Sisi pardons 560 prisoners Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has pardoned 560 prisoners, the majority of whom were accused of supporting the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, two judicial sources said on Friday....
18:52, 05/17/2019

Egypt hikes fuel prices by up to 22 percent Egypt has hiked up fuel and cooking gas prices, in further austerity measures designed to overhaul the country’s ailing economy, but inflicting a heavy cost on the poor and the middle class...
13:26, 07/05/2019

At least 7 civilians killed by errant shell in Egypt Officials in Egypt say at least seven civilians were killed when a shell mistakenly hit a home in Abuel-Lehteni village in the coastal city of el-Arish...
02:13, 06/27/2019

Egypt Accuses UN Of Trying To "Politicise" Ex-President's Death Egypt accused the United Nations on Wednesday of seeking to "politicise" the death of the country's first democratically elected president Mohamed Morsi by calling for an "independent inquiry"....
20:26, 06/19/2019

Egypt says it will participate in Trump’s peace workshop CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s government says it will take part in the Trump administration’s Israeli-Palestinian peace conference in Bahrain. The state-run news agency quoted Foreign Ministry spokesman Ahmed Hafez as saying Saturday that the Egyp...
23:52, 06/22/2019

Egypt Attack on Tourist Bus Near Pyramids Injures at Least 14 At least 14 people were injured Sunday in an explosion targeting a sightseeing bus near Egypt’s famed pyramids, according to state-owned media, the second attack on tourists in Egypt in five months....
18:39, 05/19/2019

Bomb hits tourist bus near Egypt's pyramids An explosion targeting a tourist bus near a museum next to Egypt's Giza Pyramids has reportedly injured at least 16 people. Sources claimed that most of the injured were foreign tourists....
00:26, 05/20/2019

Egypt says after bus attack, 12 militants killed in Cairo Egypt says security forces killed 12 members of a militant group with suspected links to the now-outlawed Muslim Brotherhood in shootouts in Cairo, just hours after a roadside bomb struck a tourist bus near the Giza Pyramids, wounding at least 17....
11:26, 05/20/2019

Ancient tombs found near Egypt pyramids Archaeologists working near the pyramids of Giza have discovered an ancient Egyptian burial ground dating back to around 2500 BCE and hosting the tombs of high-ranking officials....
17:39, 05/06/2019

Islamist financier, 6 others get life sentences in Egypt Egypt has sentenced seven Muslim Brotherhood members, including one of the group’s top financiers, to life in prison on charges of joining and funding a terrorist group...
14:52, 04/30/2019

Egypt sack coach after exit from Cup of Nations "Egypt coach Javier Aguirre became the first casualty of the Africa Cup of Nations as he was sacked just hours after the hosts were bundled out of the tournament by South Africa in the round of 16."...
10:39, 07/07/2019

The beautiful team goal that knocked Egypt out "Egypt have been knocked out of the Africa Cup of Nations after a late goal from Thembinkosi Lorch condemned them to a shock defeat to South Africa."...
23:52, 07/06/2019

Egypt frees ex-diplomat who called for referendum An Egyptian rights lawyer says a former diplomat who called for a referendum on Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi's government has been released from jail....
14:00, 05/25/2019

Egypt’s Warda sent home for breach of discipline CAIRO (AP) — Egypt has sent midfielder Amr Warda home due to a breach of discipline and he will miss the rest of the African Cup of Nations. The Egyptian Football Association said ahead of the host nation’s game against Congo on Wednesday that ...
21:26, 06/26/2019

African Cup: Salah scores as Egypt sails through to last 16 Mohamed Salah scored with a trademark left-foot shot and lapped up the praise from fans as host Egypt sailed through to the knockout stages of the African Cup of Nations on Wednesday. The Liverpool striker also set up the first goal for captain Ahmed...
00:52, 06/27/2019

Sisi says Egypt will not accept anything against Palestinian wishes Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, speaking about the unannounced U.S. Mideast peace plan, said on Sunday that his country would not accept anything undesired by the Palestinians....
23:39, 06/02/2019

PM: Lebanon should learn from Egypt's economic development Lebanon's prime minister says his country should learn from the government of Egypt how to stimulate economic growth, reform laws and combat corruption....
18:00, 05/02/2019

| Egypt raids businesses over funding plot Egyptian authorities have raided 19 businesses allegedly tied to the Muslim Brotherhood and accused of funding a plot to overthrow the state, the interior ministry has announced....
06:26, 06/26/2019

India launches mass evacuation, warns tourists, as cyclone bears down on east coast India has started evacuating hundreds of thousands of villagers living along its northeastern coastline ahead of a severe cyclone due to make landfall on Friday....
12:26, 05/01/2019

Scare at 103 stories: Coating cracks on glass ledge of Chicago skyscraper, worrying tourists The protective coating cracked at Willis Tower in Chicago on Monday. The crack posed no danger to tourists, but was scary to some.        ...
15:39, 06/14/2019

Scare at 103 feet: Coating cracks on glass ledge of Chicago skyscraper, worrying tourists The protective coating cracked at Willis Tower in Chicago on Monday. The crack posed no danger to tourists, but was scary to some.        ...
04:52, 06/13/2019

Hard Rock's Dominican Republic resort, where two U.S. tourists died, pulls minibars from all rooms The Hard Rock resort in the Dominican Republic, where two U.S. tourists died in the past year, says it is removing minibars from all its guest rooms....
17:52, 06/22/2019

Tourists pose by Chernoybl nuclear power plant wreckage in disturbing selfie trend HOLIDAYMAKERS are booking on to guided tours of Chernobyl. During these dark trips to Pripyat and the exclusion zone, many take disturbing Instagram snaps....
16:00, 06/11/2019

Family, lawyer say Egypt has rearrested Al-Jazeera reporter CAIRO (AP) — The family and lawyer of Al-Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein, who was ordered released last week after more than two years in detention on accusations of spreading false news, say he’s been rearrested. Under Egyptian procedure an...
15:13, 05/29/2019

Egypt urges Christie's to delay statue sale Egypt’s ambassador to UK fears statue of Tutankhamun was looted from Luxor templeEgypt is renewing its demands that the London auction house Christie’s delay a controversial sale of a statue of Tutankhamun, fearing it was looted from a Luxor temple.T...
23:39, 07/03/2019

Libyan commander hands over prominent militant to Egypt CAIRO (AP) — Libyan forces loyal to a commander pushing to take the capital of Tripoli say they have handed over to Egypt a prominent Egyptian militant captured last October. Khalifa Hifter’s self-styled Libyan National Army said on its Faceboo...
10:52, 05/29/2019

Palestinians urge Egypt, Jordan to reconsider going to U.S.-led conference Palestinians urged Egypt and Jordan on Wednesday to reconsider their attendance at a U.S.-led conference on June 25-26 in Bahrain, voicing concern it would weaken any Arab opposition to Washington's coming peace plan....
15:52, 06/12/2019

Egypt: Troops kill 14 militants day after IS attack in Sinai CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says security forces killed 14 militants while pursuing attackers behind an assault on a police checkpoint in northern Sinai that authorities said left eight policemen dead. The Islamic State group had claimed responsibility for We...
12:52, 06/06/2019

| Egypt's Sinai: At least 47 fighters, 5 troops killed in battle Forty-seven fighters and five Egyptian soldiers were killed during Egypt's ongoing military offensive in the restive Sinai Peninsula, where it is fighting Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant....
20:52, 05/16/2019

| Egypt FA chief quits after shock SA AFCON exit The president of the Egyptian Football Association has resigned and "sacked" his technical team after the hosts' shock elimination from the African Cup of Nations....
13:13, 07/07/2019

Egypt tries to stop sale of Tutankhamun statue in London Officials fear bust of pharaoh might have been looted from Karnak temple in LuxorEgyptian authorities are trying to stop the auction of a statue of Tutankhamun’s head at Christie’s auction house in London next month after concerns were raised that th...
20:13, 06/10/2019

Egypt: 5 soldiers killed, dozens of militants die in Sinai CAIRO, Egypt (AP) — Egypt says five soldiers and dozens of militants were killed in recent clashes in the country’s restive northern Sinai Peninsula. Military spokesman Tamer al-Rifai issued a statement on Thursday saying the five slain troops ...
14:13, 05/16/2019

| HRW accuses Egypt forces, militants of Sinai 'war crimes' Human Rights Watch has accused both Egyptian security forces and insurgents of committing "war crimes" in North Sinai, the scene of a bloody years-long insurgency and military crackdown....
01:52, 05/29/2019

Egypt sues Christie's over £5m sale of King Tut sculpture Egypt has asked Interpol to help track down a 3,000-year-old sculpture of Tutankhamun after Christie's auctioned it despite the country's objections....
00:52, 07/10/2019

Egypt deports 33 Sudanese migrants trying to reach Libya CAIRO, Egypt (AP) — Egypt has deported 33 Sudanese migrants who were trying to reach Libya to head onward to Europe. Cairo airport officials said on Friday the Sudanese were arrested earlier this month in the western coastal city of Marsa Matruh, not...
13:13, 05/17/2019

South Africa stun hosts Egypt with late win "Egypt have been knocked out of the Africa Cup of Nations after a late goal from Thembinkosi Lorch condemned them to a shock defeat to South Africa."...
23:13, 07/06/2019

| Egypt blackface sketch spotlights racism in region An Egyptian comedian has sparked anger by using blackface in a sketch and mocking Sudanese people, drawing attention to what experts say is a deeper racism problem in the region....
01:26, 05/20/2019

Bomb hits tourist bus in Egypt near Giza Pyramids CAIRO — A roadside bomb hit a tourist bus on Sunday near the Giza Pyramids, wounding at least 17 people including tourists, Egyptian officials said. The officials said the bus was traveling on a road close to the under-construction Grand Egyptian Mus...
17:26, 05/19/2019

US says Egypt, Jordan and Morocco to attend peace workshop JERUSALEM (AP) — A White House official says that Egypt, Jordan and Morocco have confirmed their attendance at a U.S. conference this month in Bahrain, where the administration will unveil the economic portion of its plan for Mideast peace. The White...
18:39, 06/11/2019

King Tut sculpture sold at Christie's despite Egypt's outrage A 3,000-year-old sculpture of Tutankhamun was auctioned off by Christie's for nearly $6 million, despite Cairo calling on the UK government to stop the sale. Egypt claimed the relic was illegally taken from the country....
08:13, 07/05/2019

Egypt refers 6 death sentences to religious authority An Egyptian court has referred the case of six alleged Muslim Brotherhood members convicted of terrorism to the Grand Mufti, Egypt's top religious authority, for a non-binding opinion on their execution....
16:00, 05/22/2019

Bust of Tutankhamun sold at auction for £4.7m despite Egypt protests The ‘rare and beautiful’ 3,000-year-old sculpture goes under the hammer in defiance of claims it was stolen A brown quartzite head of young king Tutankhamun has sold at auction in London for more than £4.7m despite Egyptian demands for its return.The...
09:39, 07/05/2019

Egypt condemns actions against four ships near UAE territorial waters Egypt's foreign ministry on Sunday condemned what the United Arab Emirates called an act of sabotage against four ships near the UAE's territorial waters and said it stood by that country....
02:26, 05/13/2019

Egypt’s president pardons 560, including prominent columnist CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi has pardoned 560 prisoners, including a prominent journalist who had criticized the establishment. The pardons, announced in the official gazette on Thursday, coincide with the Muslim holy month o...
13:13, 05/17/2019

Tutankhamen sculpture sold for $6 million despite Egypt's outcry A 3,300-year-old sculpture of Tutankhamen's head sold for almost $6 million at auction, defying calls from Egyptian authorities for the artifact to be returned to its native country....
14:13, 07/05/2019

Egypt frees Al-Jazeera journalist detained since 2016 CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court has ordered the release of Al-Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein, detained since 2016 on allegations of spreading false news and defaming Egypt’s reputation. Hussein, an Egyptian journalist working for the Qatar-b...
14:52, 05/23/2019

Egypt's Most Ancient Desert Fortress Uncovered in Sinai In Egypt, the Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities has announced a major discovery in Sinai. Dr. Moustafa Waziri has announced that an Egyptian team of archaeologists has unearthed a two towers of a castle or fortified structure th...
21:13, 05/14/2019

Is Egypt using Syrian refugees as a bargaining chip with Europe? For Syrian refugees in Egypt, crackdowns from the state and racism in society are a part of everyday life. A migration expert spoke to DW about conditions in the country, and how the EU shares some of the blame....
21:00, 06/17/2019

The Latest: Watchdog assails Egypt over Morsi mistreatment The Latest on developments in Egypt after former President Mohammed Morsi's dramatic collapse and death inside a Cairo courtroom (all times local): 8:10 a.m....
11:39, 06/18/2019

Egypt Approves New Muscle for el-Sisi, Its Strongman Leader Voters approve constitutional amendments giving President el-Sisi new powers, reversing gains of the Arab Spring and allowing him to rule until 2030....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Egypt TV says ousted president Morsi dies in court CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s state TV says the country’s ousted President Mohammed Morsi has collapsed during a court session and died. The state TV says the 67-year-old Morsi was attending a session Monday in his trial on espionage charges when ...
18:26, 06/17/2019

Egypt's parliament votes to expand Sisi's powers Egypt's Parliament has approved constitutional changes that will allow President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to tighten his grip on government and stay in power until 2030, as authorities block a growing online petition against the changes....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Hosts Egypt beat Zimbabwe in AFCON opener Egypt have started their Africa Cup of Nations with a 1-0 win over Zimbabwe. Dominant for much of the match, the favorites struggled to break down outgunned but well-drilled opponents....
08:39, 06/22/2019

Mercedes-Benz To Start Assembling Cars In Egypt The assembly will be set up by a local business partner. At the same time, Mercedes-Benz Cars emphasises the involvement and know-how of Egyptian suppliers....
11:13, 06/25/2019

Egypt's former President Mohammed Morsi dies in court Former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has died during a court hearing. The democratically elected Islamist held power for just one year before being ousted by the military in 2013....
21:00, 06/17/2019

Chemicals or biological agent 'may have killed UK couple in Egypt' John and Susan Cooper did not die in Red Sea resort from natural causes, court told A British couple who died on holiday at a hotel in Egypt may have suffered the effects of an infectious biological agent or toxic chemicals, a coroner’s court has hea...
07:13, 05/02/2019

Despite need for Sinai funds, Egypt unlikely to join Kushner plan A U.S.-proposed $9 billion aid package could tempt Egypt with long-sought financing to transform its strife-torn Sinai peninsula, but analysts say political risks are likely to outweigh any potential financial benefit....
22:13, 06/27/2019

Turkey's Erdogan says he believes U.N. will look into death of Egypt's Mursi Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday he believed the United Nations will look into the "suspicious" death of Islamist former Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi and hold those responsible accountable....
13:13, 06/20/2019

| Egypt says Erdogan claims over Morsi death 'irresponsible' Egypt's foreign minister condemned as "irresponsible" accusations by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that his ousted Egyptian counterpart Mohamed Morsi had been killed....
15:52, 06/20/2019

| Egypt pins Africa Cup of Nations hopes on Salah Egypt's Mohamed Salah will carry the hopes of the Africa Cup of Nations hosts on his slender shoulders just weeks after winning the European crown with his club....
21:13, 06/20/2019

Egypt 2-0 DR Congo: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – as it happened Elmohamady and Salah send hosts through to last 16 11.29pm BST Mohamed Salah scored his first goal of this year’s Africa Cup of Nations to help hosts Egypt to a 2-0 win over Democratic Republic of Congo which guaranteed them a place in the knockout s...
02:26, 06/27/2019

Finely painted Ptolemaic tomb unveiled in Egypt Archaeologists on Friday unveiled a well preserved and finely painted tomb thought to be from the early Ptolemaic period near the Egyptian town of Sohag....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Egypt: UN office tries to politicize Morsi’s courtroom death CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says the U.N. human rights office is trying to politicize the death of former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, who collapsed inside a Cairo courtroom during his trial this week. Foreign Ministry spokesman Ahmed Hafez on Wednesday...
11:52, 06/19/2019

Egypt: UN office tries to politicize Morsi's courtroom death Egypt says the U.N. human rights office is trying to politicize the death of former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, who collapsed inside a Cairo courtroom during his trial this week....
11:39, 06/19/2019

| Egypt's former president Morsi quietly buried in Cairo Egypt's first democratically elected president Mohamed Morsi has been buried, as the UN backed calls for an independent investigation into the causes of his death after he collapsed in a Cairo courtroom....
18:52, 06/18/2019

Egypt upholds death penalty for 13 on terror charges Egypt's highest appeals court has upheld death sentences for 13 people convicted of terror charges over attacks in the capital in which explosive devices killed at least two police officers....
14:39, 05/07/2019

Egypt to go to Bahrain to 'evaluate' Kushner's plan: minister Egypt will take part in a Bahrain conference this week on Palestinian economic development in order to evaluate the proposed $50 billion "Peace to Prosperity" plan, Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said on Monday....
15:52, 06/24/2019

Officials: Militants kill 4 workers in Egypt’s Sinai EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian officials say militants have attacked construction workers in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula, killing at least four civilian workers. The officials say Saturday’s attack took place in the Mediterranean city...
23:52, 06/22/2019

| Algeria orders military planes to fly fans to Egypt Algeria's hopes of winning their first Africa Cup of Nations for 29 years will be boosted by the arrival of fans on board military planes should they reach the final....
17:39, 07/13/2019

| Salah, hosts Egypt set for Africa Cup bow in stifling heat All eyes will be on Mohamed Salah on Friday as the Egypt star looks to help the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations hosts launch their bid for a record-extending eighth title....
09:26, 06/21/2019

Egypt v Zimbabwe: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – live! Africa Cup of Nations updates from the 9pm BST opener in CairoFrom Sarr to Ziyech: 10 to watch at the Africa Cup of NationsEmail Paul here or tweet @Paul_Doyle 9.20pm BST 19 min: Salah comes deep again to pick up the ball and try to drop a lofted pa...
22:26, 06/21/2019

It’s really real: Apple unveils the all-new Mac Pro Behold, the new Mac Pro. [credit: Apple ] SAN JOSE, Calif.—Today, Apple announced a new Mac Pro desktop computer—the first new product in th...
01:13, 06/04/2019

Toyota unveils next EV concepts Toyota had an EV plan. And now it has some EV concepts to help us visualize it. Global design boss Simon Humphries explains the design philosophy behind Toyota's upcoming lineup of new electric vehicles....
14:00, 06/16/2019

Investors Dodge Global Worries in Currencies of Egypt, Ukraine Investors are snapping up exotic currencies like the Egyptian pound and Ukrainian hryvnia as they seek assets with little correlation to global markets amid rising worries over growth and trade....
23:39, 06/20/2019

Mohamed Salah, Hosts Egypt Set for Africa Cup Bow In Stifling Heat All eyes will be on Mohamed Salah on Friday as the Egypt star looks to help the Africa Cup of Nations hosts launch their bid for a record-extending eighth title...
09:39, 06/21/2019

Egypt's New Desert Capital Faces Delays As It Battles For Funds Egypt's government wants to start running the nation from a new capital in the desert from mid-2020, but the $58 billion project is struggling to raise funds and needs to overcome other challenges......
20:00, 05/13/2019

Egypt holiday deaths: Daughter hits out at 'immoral' delays The daughter of a British couple who both died suddenly while on holiday in Egypt has accused authorities of showing an "immoral" lack of assistance to her family. ...
18:39, 05/01/2019

Egypt demands Christie’s halt auction of King Tut statue CAIRO (AP) — Egypt is trying to halt an auction of a 3,000-year-old stone sculpture of the famed boy pharaoh Tutankhamun at Christie’s in London. The Foreign Ministry issued a statement late on Monday saying Egypt demands the auction house prov...
11:26, 06/11/2019

Egypt's prosecutor orders release of seven opposition figures: source Egypt's public prosecutor on Monday ordered the release of a former diplomat and other opposition figures who have criticized President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, a judicial source said....
22:26, 05/20/2019

Egypt’s ousted president Morsi dies in court during trial Egypt’s state TV says Mohammed Morsi, the Brotherhood leader who became the country’s first freely elected president and who was ousted by the military after a year in office, died during a court session...
20:52, 06/17/2019

Mohamed Morsi, Egypt’s First Democratically Elected President, Dies Mohamed Morsi, who was ousted after serving a year as president, collapsed and died in a Cairo courtroom. Critics cited poor prison conditions as a possible cause of death....
20:26, 06/17/2019

Media group says Egypt suppressed coverage of Morsi’s death CAIRO (AP) — A media advocacy group says Egypt has suppressed media coverage of the death of former president Mohammed Morsi in a Cairo courtroom this week. Reporters Without Borders, or RSF, said Friday that Morsi’s death was barely mentioned ...
18:00, 06/22/2019

At Least 17 Injured as Bomb Strikes Tourist Bus Near Egypt’s Giza Pyramids (CAIRO) — A roadside bomb hit a tourist bus on Sunday near the Giza Pyramids, wounding at least 17 people including tourists, Egyptian officials said. The officials said the bus was travelling on a road close to the under-construction Grand Egy...
01:00, 05/20/2019

Thousands of Brotherhood supporters in Turkey mourn Egypt's Mursi Thousands of supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood in Turkey took to the streets of capital Ankara and Istanbul on Tuesday to mourn former Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi, with some chanting slogans blaming Cairo authorities for his death....
18:00, 06/18/2019

Hundreds of Brotherhood supporters mourn Egypt's Mursi in Turkey Hundreds of Muslim Brotherhood supporters took to the streets of Turkey's capital and Istanbul on Tuesday, mourning former Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi and some chanting slogans blaming Cairo authorities for his death....
15:26, 06/18/2019

U.N. calls for independent look into death of former Egypt leader Mohammed Morsi The United Nations human rights office called for an independent investigation Tuesday into the death of former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, a day after he died inside a Cairo courtroom....
21:00, 06/18/2019

Egypt Condemns Planned Auction Of Pharoah Statue Head Egypt on Wednesday condemned a planned London auction by Christie's of a head from a statue of Pharoah Tutankhamun, which is set to proceed despite Cairo's concerns over paperwork....
05:26, 07/04/2019

Amr Warda returns to Egypt squad after intervention of senior players • Mohamed Salah among players to show support for midfielder • Midfielder was expelled after sexual harassment allegationsAmr Warda’s expulsion from Egypt’s Africa Cup of Nations squad for alleged sexual harassment of several women online has been ov...
16:13, 06/28/2019

Trézéguet goal sinks Zimbabwe and gets hosts Egypt up and running • Egypt 1-0 Zimbabwe• Mohamed Salah makes return to action in Africa Cup of NationsTrézéguet scored the only goal as the hosts, Egypt, opened their Africa Cup of Nations campaign with a 1-0 victory over Zimbabwe in Cairo with Mohamed Salah returning ...
01:00, 06/22/2019

Egypt's Former President Mohamed Morsi Quietly Buried In Cairo Egypt's first democratically elected president Mohamed Morsi was buried Tuesday, as the UN backed calls for an independent investigation into his death after he collapsed in a Cairo courtroom....
05:13, 06/19/2019

Egypt's ex-president Mursi buried in Cairo, Islamists mourn Egypt's former president Mohamed Mursi was buried in a small family ceremony in Cairo early on Tuesday, a day after he suffered a fatal heart attack in court, his sons said, as tributes poured in on social media....
13:26, 06/18/2019

New cities in the sand: inside Egypt’s dream to conquer the desert Four decades ago Egypt embarked on the most ambitious new cities building programme in the world. Their boom shows no sign of stoppingDo you live in a city planned from scratch? Share your experiencesSeen from space, Egypt is a vast dusty land with a...
18:26, 07/10/2019

Mohamed Morsi, ousted president of Egypt, dies in court Imprisoned former leader, 67, collapses and dies while on trial on espionage charges Egypt’s first democratically elected civilian president, Mohamed Morsi, has collapsed during a court session and died, almost six years after he was forced from powe...
05:52, 06/18/2019

The Latest: Syrian opposition group mourns Egypt’s Morsi CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on developments in Egypt after former President Mohammed Morsi’s dramatic collapse and death inside a Cairo courtroom (all times local): 2:25 p.m. A main Syrian opposition group is mourning the death of Egypt’s ous...
15:26, 06/18/2019

Mohammed Morsi, Egypt’s ousted president, dies in court Mohammed Morsi, the ousted president of Egypt, collapsed in court and died Monday, according to state TV. Morsi, 67, was being tried on espionage and other charges when he blacked out and died of an apparent heart attack. His body was taken to a hosp...
22:39, 06/17/2019

4,500-Year-Old Burial Ground Discovered Near Egypt's Great Pyramids Egypt's antiquities ministry on Saturday unveiled a 4,500-year-old burial ground near the Giza pyramids containing colourful wooden coffins and limestone statues dating back to the Old Kingdom....
12:13, 05/05/2019

Al-Qaida accuses Egypt of killing ex-president Morsi in jail CAIRO (AP) — Al-Qaida is accusing Egyptian authorities of killing jailed former President Mohamed Morsi, who died in a Cairo courtroom during his trial earlier this month. The militant group’s media arm as-Sahab posted a statement on Thursday, ...
15:26, 06/28/2019

Egypt says ancient cemetery found at Giza famed pyramids CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s Antiquities Ministry says archaeologists have uncovered part of an ancient cemetery near the country’s famed pyramids on the Giza plateau just outside Cairo. Mostafa Waziri, secretary general of the Supreme Council of...
19:26, 05/04/2019

Incredible 4,500-year-old cemetery discovered near Egypt’s Giza pyramids Archaeologists in Egypt have uncovered an ancient cemetery near the famous Giza pyramids just outside Cairo. In a Facebook post, Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities said that the discovery was made at the Giza Plateau, where the pyramids are located. Mos...
06:39, 05/07/2019

Europeans and Egypt send air support as Israel battles wildfires Four European countries and Egypt sent aircraft to help Israel battle wildfires that have forced the evacuation of some small towns, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Friday, as a record heatwave looked set to worsen conditions....
14:26, 05/24/2019

Egypt officials say roadside bomb wounds 6 police in Sinai Egyptian security officials are saying that six policemen were wounded by a roadside bomb targeting a police patrol vehicle in the restive northern Sinai province....
14:00, 06/13/2019

Rights group: Abuses in Egypt’s Sinai amount to war crimes CAIRO (AP) — A leading international rights group has accused Egypt’s security forces of committing widespread abuses against civilians in the Sinai Peninsula, where Egypt has been battling Islamic militants for years. Human Rights Watch allege...
07:39, 05/28/2019

Egypt, Jordan, Morocco to attend U.S.-led Palestinian conference: official Egypt, Jordan and Morocco have informed the Trump administration they will attend a U.S.-led conference in Bahrain this month on proposals for boosting the Palestinian economy as part of a coming U.S. peace plan, U.S. officials said on Tuesday....
19:39, 06/11/2019

The Latest: Egypt’s leader says Gulf security vital to Cairo Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi told Arab heads of state gathered at an emergency summit in Mecca that the security of Arab Gulf states is intrinsically linked to the national security of Egypt...
03:00, 05/31/2019

Statue Of King Tut, Which Egypt Claims Was Stolen, Sells For $6 Million A 3,000-year-old bust of Egypt's boy king Tutankhamen was auctioned off Thursday in London for nearly $6 million, despite claims by the Egyptian government that it was looted and smuggled out of the......
05:13, 07/06/2019

| Fallout runs deep as Salah, Egypt flop at Cup of Nations After his tale of redemption with Liverpool this season, Mohamed Salah was instead left in disbelief once more as Egypt crashed out of their own Africa Cup of Nations....
13:13, 07/07/2019

Mercedes-Benz to assemble cars in Egypt with local partner FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German automaker Daimler AG says its Mercedes-Benz luxury brand plans to assemble cars in Egypt in cooperation with a local partner. Daimler said it signed a memorandum of understanding Monday with the Egyptian government. T...
18:39, 06/24/2019

The Latest: Egypt slams Houthi attack on 2 Saudi airports DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Egypt is strongly condemning two drone attacks by Yemeni rebels, known as Houthis, that targeted airports in southwestern Saudi Arabia. An ...
14:13, 06/16/2019

Egypt raises death toll to 7 in Sinai attack claimed by IS CAIRO (AP) — Egypt has raised the death toll from the previous night’s attack in a restive northern part of Sinai, saying seven policemen were killed, including an officer. A local affiliate of the Islamic State group on Wednesday claimed respo...
12:13, 06/26/2019

Amr Warda cut from Egypt Afcon squad following sexual harassment allegations Warda alleged to have sent inappropriate messages onlineHosts defeat DR Congo 2-0 in midfielder’s absenceThe Egypt midfielder Amr Warda has been expelled from the team’s Africa Cup of Nations squad, following allegations that he sexually harassed a n...
02:26, 06/27/2019

Egypt, Jordan, Morocco to attend U.S.-led Palestinian conference: officials Egypt, Jordan and Morocco have informed the Trump administration they will attend a U.S.-led conference in Bahrain this month on proposals for boosting the Palestinian economy as part of a coming U.S. peace plan, U.S. officials said on Tuesday....
01:39, 06/12/2019

| Egypt jihadist returned from Libya to face terror charges A high-profile Egyptian jihadist who was transferred to Cairo from Libya will face a military tribunal over his alleged involvement in terror attacks, security and judicial sources say....
08:52, 05/30/2019

Egypt kick striker out of Cup of Nations squad for disciplinary reasons "Egypt have removed striker Amr Warda from their Africa Cup of Nations squad for disciplinary reasons, the Egyptian Football Federation (EFA) president Hany Abo Rida announced on Wednesday."...
18:52, 06/26/2019

| US, Egypt urge calm in Libya amid Tripoli offensive The United States and Egypt, a key backer of Libyan militia leader Khalifa Haftar, have called for calm as the strongman pressed ahead in his offensive on Tripoli....
21:52, 05/29/2019

Rights group: Abuses in Egypt's Sinai amount to war crimes A leading international rights group on Tuesday accused Egypt's security forces of committing widespread abuses against civilians in the Sinai Peninsula, where Egypt has been battling Islamic militants for years....
09:39, 05/28/2019

Church guard in Egypt kills priest in personal dispute CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian security officials say a civilian church guard has shot and killed a priest in Cairo in a personal dispute. The officials say the quarrel broke out Monday in St. Mark’s Coptic Orthodox Church in the Shubra el-Kheima distri...
14:13, 05/13/2019

Tunisia, Algeria, Egypt call for a cease-fire in Libya TUNIS, Tunisia — Tunisia, Algeria and Egypt have expressed their “deep concern” over the chaotic situation in Libya and called for an immediate cease-fire in the country. The foreign affairs ministers of the three countries, all neighbori...
12:39, 06/13/2019

Egypt asks Interpol to trace Tutankhamun relic sold for £4.7m in UK Cairo calls on international police agency to find head sold to unknown buyer for £4.7mEgypt has asked Interpol to track down a 3,000-year-old Tutankhamun artefact sold in London for £4.7m despite fierce opposition from Cairo, government officials sa...
13:26, 07/09/2019

Egypt's Salah fit to face South Africa - team official "Egypt forward Mohamed Salah, who missed training with a cold on Thursday, will be fit to face South Africa in their Africa Cup of Nations round of 16 match on Saturday, a team spokesman said."...
18:52, 07/05/2019

Top militant suspect transferred to Egypt from eastern Libya: state TV Top Egyptian militant suspect Hisham al-Ashmawy was transferred to Egypt from eastern Libya in a military aircraft, Egyptian state television said on Wednesday....
01:00, 05/29/2019

Egypt considering selling power plants to private investors -minister Egypt is considering selling three recently built power plants to private investors, but talks are still at an early stage, Electricity Minister Mohamed Shaker said on Tuesday....
14:26, 05/28/2019

King Tut bust that Egypt claims was 'stolen' sells for $6 million A controversial 3,000-year-old stone sculpture of boy pharaoh King Tutankhamun has been sold for nearly $6 million at auction in the U.K., despite protests from the Egyptian government....
19:39, 07/05/2019

Paris Notre Dame cathedral rebuilding plans begin; fire-damaged landmark still attracts tourists Notre Dame cathedral in Paris looks like it did just before the flames appeared: a construction site. Rebuilding plans have begun and tourists visit.        ...
15:00, 05/14/2019

7 dead, 21 missing as tour boat with South Korean tourists sinks in Hungary's Danube River Nineteen South Koreans and two Hungarian crew members missing. The party, with 30 tourists, two guides and photographer was on package tour of Europe.        ...
21:26, 05/30/2019

Coast Guard says 3 dead after two sightseeing planes collide in midair in Alaska; both carried cruise ship tourists ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Coast Guard says 3 dead after two sightseeing planes collide in midair in Alaska; both carried cruise ship tourists....
05:39, 05/14/2019

CBS Unveils Its New Lineup After a Season of Crisis A possible merger with Viacom is back in play for the most-watched network, after it was affected by claims of misconduct at its executive wing, news division and prime-time shows....
00:39, 05/16/2019

BMW unveils electric Mini as it charges into new era New model will have list price of £24,400, with first deliveries expected in early 2020Six decades after the original Mini first rolled off the production line in Oxford, its owner BMW has unveiled a new electric version it hopes will herald a new er...
15:39, 07/09/2019

Amazon unveils the $90 Echo Show 5 Amazon usually saves its big product reveals for the fall, but it's shaking things up this year. Today, it unveiled its latest take on the smart display, the Amazon Echo Show 5. That's right, I said 5, even though this is only the third ite...
17:00, 05/29/2019

FDA unveils new guidelines for e-cigarette makers The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday carved out new recommendations for makers of e-cigarettes, or vapes, including guidelines on how to address public health issues while designing their products....
18:00, 06/11/2019

DJI unveils STORM cinematography drone, but you can't buy it Drone manufacturer DJI may have spread itself across a number of different sectors of late, most recently with its GoPro-trouncing Osmo Action camera, but it has always retained its drone footing with consumer-, professional- and even industrial-leve...
13:52, 06/11/2019

Mercedes-AMG unveils most powerful four-pot engine ever Mercedes confirms 415bhp power output for hot A-Class, CLA and GLA, and we've got all the details of the new M139 unit The world’s most powerful 2.0-litre, four-cylinder series production engine has been revealed by Mercedes-AMG, set to feature in i...
16:13, 06/07/2019

Pakistan unveils new schemes for those who don’t pay taxes Pakistan has unveiled a new scheme for those who don’t pay taxes, urging people to declare their assets and pay a 4% tax on them before June 30 to avoid arrest and confiscation...
15:52, 05/14/2019

Uber unveils IPO terms that are well below expectations Uber Technologies Inc, the world's largest ride-hailing company, plans an initial public offering that values the company as much as one-third below what the startup's insiders had hoped for, between $80.5 billion and $91.5 billion....
18:13, 04/28/2019

CBOE Unveils New Corporate Branding CHICAGO, IL - January 8, 2013 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) has unveiled a new branding initiative, which has been introduced company-wide, including across social media platforms, marketing and communications materials and its website....
10:52, 05/02/2019

Amazon unveils new delivery drone Amazon announced June 5 it would start delivering products to customers using drones in just months. Amazon chief executive Jeffrey P. Bezos owns The Washington Post....
23:39, 06/05/2019

Trump unveils new US immigration policy President Donald Trump has unveiled new merit-based immigration policy plans that aim to increase the proportion of skilled migration to the United States. The policy is likely to face stiff opposition in Congress....
22:52, 05/16/2019

Factbox: Calls mount for inquiry into death of Egypt's ex-president Mursi The death of Mohamed Mursi, modern Egypt's first democratically elected head of state, while on trial in a Cairo court, has brought an outpouring of condolences around the Middle East and calls for an investigation into his conditions....
18:39, 06/18/2019

Egypt upholds death sentence for 13 members of disbanded militant group Egypt's top appeals court on Tuesday upheld death sentences for 13 members of a disbanded militant group who were convicted of launching attacks on security forces, a judicial source and lawyer said....
13:13, 05/07/2019

Egypt Quietly Buries Former President Morsi, Muting Coverage of Death The country’s first democratically elected president, Mohamed Morsi, was buried at dawn in a furtive and closely guarded ceremony. Reporters were barred....
13:00, 06/19/2019

Salah helps Warda get reinstated in Egypt's national team Mohamed Salah's intervention helped get Amr Warda back on the Egyptian national soccer team despite accusations that he sent lewd messages to two women       ...
18:26, 06/28/2019

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Hosts Egypt maintain perfect record Host nation Egypt made it three wins out of three in Group A, beating Uganda who finised as group runners up. Elsewhere, Madagascar caused the biggest upset of the tournament so far by beating Nigeria to top Group B...
04:00, 07/01/2019

Egypt detains opposition leader accusing him of anti-government plot Egypt detained a leading opposition figure and allies on Tuesday on charges of plotting to bring down the government, but opposition groups said the arrests aimed to stymie their preparations for parliamentary elections next year....
04:13, 06/26/2019

Sudan military chief visits Egypt, first trip Since Bashir's ouster The head of Sudan's ruling military council visited neighboring Egypt on Saturday - his first trip abroad since the army overthrew former president Omar al-Bashir last month after mass protests against his rule....
18:52, 05/25/2019

Sudan military chief meets Egypt's Sisi on first trip since ouster The head of Sudan's ruling military council visited neighboring Egypt on Saturday - his first trip abroad since the army overthrew former president Omar al-Bashir last month after mass protests against his rule....
23:26, 05/25/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Egypt snaps losing streak while most of Gulf slips Egypt's stock market ended six straight days of losses on Wednesday, while Gulf bourses mostly dropped as regional political concerns persisted. Egypt's blue-chip index traded 1.3% higher. El Sewedy Electric and real estate investment...
15:39, 06/26/2019

UPDATE 1-Bombardier consortium named preferred bidder for $3.4 bln Egypt monorail Bombardier Inc said its consortium has been named as Egypt's preferred bidder for a 3 billion euro ($3.4 billion) contract to build a monorail link out of Cairo, part a flagship project of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi....
17:39, 05/28/2019

Christian Church Ruins Unearthed in Alexandria May Be Oldest Ever Found in Egypt An excavation in Egypt has unearthed some ruins that they say is one of the oldest Christian churches ever found in the country. The experts were working on a ruined basilica when they found the remains of an even older church. This find could even b...
14:13, 05/28/2019

Egypt's ousted Islamist president Mursi dies after collapsing in court Mursi, a top figure in the now-banned Muslim Brotherhood, had been in jail since being toppled by the military in 2013 after barely a year in power following mass protests against his rule....
01:00, 06/18/2019

Common Cosmic Symbolism: Is Göbekli Tepe Ancestral to Ancient Egypt? Since its discovery in 1994, 10,000-year old Göbekli Tepe has been an enigma, gradually revealing its ancient secrets to archaeologists and scientists.   ...
18:39, 05/13/2019

| Disgraced footballer kick-starts fresh #MeToo debate in Egypt Egyptian footballer Amr Warda, accused of rampant sexual harassment, has been reinstated for the Africa Cup of Nations amid a heated debate about women's rights....
22:13, 06/30/2019

Egypt teaches marriage conflict resolution in universities as divorce skyrockets A new government project called Mawadda, meaning affection, offers lessons to university students about how to pick the right partner and how to handle conflicts in marriage after the number of divorces rose again in 2017....
20:26, 05/14/2019

Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi dead after collapsing in court Mohamed Morsi, the former president of Egypt and top Muslim Brotherhood official who was ousted by the military in 2013 and had been standing trial for espionage, collapsed and died during a court session Monday, state television reported....
21:00, 06/17/2019

Egypt teaches students about love and marriage in attempt to curb divorce During a recent class at Cairo University, students laughed as they watched a skit acted out by their peers about a married couple. The husband came home from work and asked his wife, who was......
18:39, 05/14/2019

Egypt Ex-President Mohamed Morsi Dies After Fainting During Court Session Former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi died on Monday in a Cairo hospital after fainting during a session in court, judicial and security sources said....
20:26, 06/17/2019

Egypt’s Former President Mohammed Morsi Dies in Court, State TV Reports (CAIRO) — Egypt’s former president, Mohammed Morsi, the Muslim Brotherhood leader who rose to office in the country’s first free elections in 2012 and was ousted a year later by the military, collapsed in court during a trial and di...
19:26, 06/17/2019

Egypt's ousted Islamist president Mursi dies after court hearing Former Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi, the first democratically elected head of state in Egypt's modern history, died on Monday aged 67 after collapsing in a Cairo court while on trial on espionage charges, authorities said....
20:13, 06/17/2019

Netflix, Disney consider boycotting Georgia, continue partnerships with Egypt, China Entertainment giants Netflix and Disney are threatening to pull their business out of Georgia over the state's recently-enacted "heartbeat" abortion bill....
05:52, 05/31/2019

"Nawaz Sharif Won't Meet Fate Of Egypt's Mohammad Morsi," Says Daughter There is a serious threat to the life of jailed former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif due to lack of medical care, his daughter Maryam said Saturday as she vowed to not let his father meet the......
23:13, 06/22/2019

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood says it will continue 'peaceful' work regardless of Trump moves Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood said on Tuesday it would continue to work in line with "our moderate and peaceful thinking" regardless of moves by U.S. President Donald Trump's administration to designate it a foreign terrorist organization....
22:00, 04/30/2019

Trump Backed Libyan Warlord After Saudi Arabia and Egypt Lobbied Him The leaders of Saudi Arabia and Egypt successfully lobbied President Trump to reverse U.S. policy in Libya and support a rogue general leading an offensive on a government in Tripoli backed by the United Nations, according to a senior U.S. administra...
18:39, 05/12/2019

In Egypt's Nile Delta, fishermen's families hope for a bigger catch In Egypt's Nile Delta, Om Ahmed ponders how her two sons will be able to marry and build new homes when they only earn about 70 Egyptian pounds ($4.10) from a day's fishing....
16:52, 05/23/2019

Egypt expects giant solar park to be fully operational in 2019 Egypt expects the 1.6 gigawatt solar park it is building in the south of the country to be operating at full capacity in 2019, the investment ministry said in a statement on Sunday....
20:13, 05/05/2019

Egypt condemns attack on oil tankers in Gulf of Oman: foreign ministry Egypt condemned on Thursday any acts that undermine the safety of waterways in the Gulf region, the foreign ministry said, after two oil tankers were attacked and left adrift in the Gulf of Oman....
23:52, 06/13/2019

Egypt’s Qalaa Holdings' revenues to exceed 90 billion EGP next year - chairman Egyptian investment company Qalaa Holdings expects revenues to exceed 90 billion Egyptian pounds ($5.25 billion) next year, its chairman said on Sunday....
14:26, 05/05/2019

Egypt's Ex-President Mohammed Morsi Dies In Court While Facing Trial Mohammed Morsi, Egypt's first democratically elected president, collapsed in court and died Monday while facing trial, prompting supporters and human rights activists to demand an impartial probe into......
05:00, 06/18/2019

Tourist bus hit by roadside bomb near Egypt's Giza Pyramids; injuries reported At least a dozen people were injured after tourist bus was hit by a roadside bomb Sunday near a museum being built close to the Giza Pyramids in Egypt....
16:13, 05/19/2019

Mohamed Morsi Made History As Egypt's First Democratically Elected Leader When Mohamed Morsi, a leader of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, broke out of jail during the final days of Hosni Mubarak's presidency in 2011, he little imagined that the following year he would be......
00:00, 06/18/2019

South Korean tourists were not wearing life jackets in fatal boat collision that left 7 dead, 21 missing: officials South Korea’s Foreign Ministry office said Friday that none of the passengers involved in the deadly sightseeing boat accident in Hungary that left at least seven dead were wearing life jackets when their boat capsized....
14:52, 05/30/2019

McCormick unveils all-in-one BBQ grill and DJ mixing station McCormick made a high-tech barbecue grill that plays original music. So you can DJ a party while cooking this upcoming Fourth of July holiday.       ...
13:52, 06/21/2019

Apple Developer Conference Unveils What's Next for iPhones and More At Apple’s annual developer conference, the iPhone maker has introduced a “Sign-In With Apple” capability in a privacy push against Google and Facebook. The feature will allow users to sign in to apps without sharing personal data....
20:26, 06/03/2019

Spotify unveils its first-ever hardware device, but you can't actually buy the 'Car Thing' Spotify has been the unrivaled champion of the thriving music streaming industry for a number of years now, but relying entirely on a service under siege by tech giants including Apple and Amazon seems like decidedly risky business. As such, it's cer...
23:26, 05/17/2019

Gillibrand unveils plan to legalize pot nationwide 2020 presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., rolled out her plan to legalize pot and expunge all records for non-violent marijuana convictions, she announced on Wednesday. ...
04:39, 06/06/2019

Microsoft unveils Minecraft Earth, the new AR hotness In celebration of Minecraft‘s tenth anniversary, Microsoft played its Pokemon GO card and released an augmented reality phone app that shows the game pasted over the real world, called Minecraft Earth. This is perhaps the most novel way of incorporat...
21:00, 05/17/2019

Google unveils new design for Android Auto Android Auto now supports more than 500 car models from 50 different brands, Google said Monday, unveiling new design features like a darker color palette that should improve visibility....
05:52, 05/07/2019

Apple unveils modular 2019 Mac Pro and Pro Display XDR After striking out with an earlier redesign of the Mac Pro, Apple went back to the drawing board for a new version, and is ready to show it off at WWDC.Read More...
00:00, 06/04/2019

Biden unveils plan to strengthen ObamaCare Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden unveiled a plan on Monday to bolster ObamaCare by protecting people with pre-existing conditions, ​adding a “public option” like Medicare and using tax credits to lower premiums. With the announ...
20:00, 07/15/2019

Kano unveils its first build-it-yourself Windows 10 computer Kano is graduating from Raspberry Pi boards. Today, the company is announcing a partnership with Microsoft and unveiling its first build-it-yourself computer that officially runs Windows 10. The aptly-named Kano PC is housed in a central unit that is...
19:52, 06/19/2019

Facebook Unveils Cryptocurrency in Bid to Reshape Finance Facebook formally announced plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, promising a secure blockchain-based payment system backed by hard assets and designed for mainstream users....
22:39, 06/18/2019

Facebook Unveils Cryptocurrency Despite Privacy Concerns As it continues to explore new business models that may work in a world focused on privacy rather than broadly sharing data online, Facebook on Tuesday revealed plans for its own global digital currency, Libra, which aims to allow users to make purch...
22:52, 06/18/2019

Samsung unveils two new laptops that look like MacBook clones As Apple was preparing to get underway with WWDC 2019 on Monday, Samsung decided to unveil two sleek new Windows 10 laptops that are so unmistakably inspired by Apple’s design aesthetic that one tech news site went ahead and tagged these as Sam...
09:39, 06/04/2019

Uber unveils next-generation Volvo self-driving car Uber unveiled its newest Volvo self-driving car as it works to deploy vehicles without drivers under limited conditions. Uber said the production-ready XC90s will have factory-installed steering and braking systems designed for computer control rathe...
18:13, 06/12/2019

Google unveils the Nest Hub Max smart display When we saw a leak of a device called the Google Nest Hub Max in March, we thought it was a little unusual. Why would a Google Hub device have the Nest branding on it? Now, we know why. At Google I/O, the company announced that it is finally folding....
23:00, 05/07/2019

Microsoft unveils an even more customizable Elite controller Remember the Xbox Elite controller? Well, Microsoft has a new one. The company says its new Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 (what a mouthful) has "over 30 new ways to play like a pro," including adjustable-tension thumbsticks and updated trig...
23:26, 06/09/2019

Airbus unveils new A321XLR at Paris Air Show Airbus on Monday unveiled a new version of its A321 at the Paris Air Show, saying the new airliner has a longer range than the old model and offers "unbeatable fuel efficiency."...
15:52, 06/17/2019

Facebook Unveils Its New Take on Birthday Cards in Stories Facebook on Thursday launched a new feature on its Stories feature that will help users add digital birthday cards, photos or videos to a story celebrating birthdays of their near and dear ones....
12:39, 05/10/2019

France's Le Pen unveils new far-right European Parliament group France's Marine Le Pen unveiled a new far-right group in the European Parliament on Thursday, uniting eurosceptics from across the continent who aim to devolve power from Brussels back to capitals....
14:26, 06/13/2019

Trump unveils historic change for next Air Force One President Donald Trump has unveiled his long-promised update for Air Force One -- and the plans include the first major redesign of the presidential plane in nearly 60 years....
16:39, 06/13/2019

Mercedes-AMG unveils most powerful four-cylinder engine ever Mercedes confirms 415bhp power output for hot A-Class, CLA and GLA, and we've got all the details of the new M139 unit The world’s most powerful 2.0 litre, four-cylinder series production engine has been revealed by Mercedes-AMG, set to feature in i...
05:13, 06/07/2019

Volvo unveils driverless-ready production car News 12 Jun, 2019 Volvo will build and sell the XC90-based vehicle, which is equipped with a number of autonomous driving systems, to Uber...
22:13, 06/12/2019

Eleven dead in militant attack on security forces in Egypt's Sinai: ministry Seven Egyptian police officers and four militants were killed in a clash in the north of the Sinai Peninsula, the interior ministry said on Wednesday....
13:39, 06/26/2019

| Egypt's Sisi hosts Abu Dhabi crown prince amid Gulf tensions Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has met Abu Dhabi's powerful crown prince, Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, the presidency says, amid rising tensions in the Gulf....
09:00, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-VEON settles Egypt tax liability, paving way to buy Global Telecom shares Telecoms operator VEON Ltd has settled a tax dispute with Egypt, the finance ministry said on Wednesday, clearing the way for its potential purchase of the 42.3% stake in its Egyptian subsidiary Global Telecom Holding it does not own....
18:13, 06/26/2019

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Day of shocks as holders Cameroon and hosts Egypt both fall The holders and the hosts are both out as Nigeria and South Africa pulled off big wins. Odion Ighalo was the star for Nigeria, who came from behind to beat Cameroon, while a late Thembinkosi Lorch stunned Egypt in Cairo....
00:26, 07/07/2019

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Mo Salah on target as Egypt join Nigeria in next round Egyptian talisman Mo Salah scored his first goal of the tournament as the hosts beat DR Congo to qualify from Group A. Earlier, German coach Gernot Rohr's Nigeria also made it to the last-16 after beating Guinea....
03:00, 06/27/2019

Serial Sexual Harasser Amr Warda Allowed To Rejoin Egypt National Team On Wednesday, it appeared that the Egypt national soccer team had taken a commendable stand against sexual harassment when it kicked Amr Warda off the team after stories of Warda being a pestering creeper to several women flooded social media. Today,...
22:00, 06/28/2019

Bombardier's rail unit named preferred bidder for $3.4 bln Egypt monorail project Bombardier Inc's rail business was named the preferred bidder for a 3 billion euros ($3.36 billion) monorail project in Egypt, which would be the unit's biggest in recent years if confirmed....
14:26, 05/28/2019

Indian Naval Ship Tarkash Reaches Egypt For Overseas Deployment Programme Indian Naval ship Tarkash arrived at Alexandria in Egypt on Friday for a three-day visit as a part of Western Fleet Overseas Deployment programme, the Navy said....
04:39, 06/29/2019

Islamist Mursi briefly made history as Egypt's first democratically elected president When Mohamed Mursi, a leader of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, broke out of jail during the final days of Hosni Mubarak's presidency in 2011, he little imagined that the following year he would be president and, another year on, behind bars again....
21:52, 06/17/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi slides on blue-chip weakness, Egypt hit by sell-off Saudi Arabia's stock market slipped on Monday as investors cut positions in blue-chip stocks amid lingering uncertainty from regional tensions, while a wide sell-off pulled down Egypt's blue-chip share index. Saudi Arabia's index was down 0.7%, p...
15:52, 05/20/2019

South Africa's president unveils leaner government Women fill half of positions in Cyril Ramaphosa’s new cabinet in rejig that critics call ‘evolution, not revolution’Cyril Ramaphosa has announced a slimmed-down South African government, with women filling exactly half his cabinet positions.The recen...
03:26, 05/30/2019

Lenovo unveils the world’s first ‘foldable PC’ and I’m actually kinda excited Foldable phones have been all the rage this year, so we shouldn’t perhaps be surprised that someone would up the ante soon. Lenovo showed off its upcoming foldable PC at its Accelerate conference today. The device will fall under its premium Thinkpad...
16:52, 05/14/2019

The Latest: Apple unveils privacy tools, iTunes changes SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Apple’s developers conference (all times local): 12:20 p.m. New privacy tools and changes to Apple’s iTunes software are among the highlights at Apple’s annual developers conference. The event M...
02:00, 06/04/2019

Samsung unveils its first gaming monitor with NVIDIA's G-Sync Samsung is no stranger to gaming monitors, but you've had to use AMD FreeSync (if it was even available) if you were determined to eliminate any trace of screen tearing artifacts. What if your PC uses NVIDIA graphics, though? You can relax -- ...
18:39, 06/10/2019

Lenovo unveils world’s first foldable PC, coming in 2020 At Accelerate 2019, Lenovo previewed "the world's first foldable PC." The laptop will be part of Lenovo's flagship ThinkPad line and will arrive in 2020.Read More...
05:26, 05/14/2019

Mercedes unveils GLE-based experimental safety vehicle The firm has put future safety innovations to the test in a high-tech hybrid GLE Mercedes-Benz unveiled the latest in a long line of experimental vehicles in an ongoing project into advanced safety technology. Based on a yet-to-be launched petrol-el...
02:00, 05/20/2019

Trump unveils new red, white and blue Air Force One paint job President Trump, in an interview aired Thursday, unveiled the new red, white and blue paint job for the new Air Force One -- and promised that the jet would also be much bigger than the existing presidential plane....
18:39, 06/13/2019

Essex Market unveils huge, new foodie paradise Bigger is better for the Lower East Side’s Essex Street Market. Now rechristened Essex Market, this new 37,000-square-foot venue is about three times the size of the old spot, which was located across the street. It features 37 vendors, 16 of which a...
04:13, 05/15/2019

Democrat Booker unveils plan for Americans to age at home Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker was set to unveil a plan on Monday to greatly increase funding for elderly Americans needing long-term health care, and also to increase funding for people who look after them....
12:52, 07/15/2019

Pompeo unveils 2019 human trafficking report Secretary of State Mike Pompeo unveiled an annual report on human trafficking Thursday and pledged to "send the strongest message possible to traffickers that we will not tolerate their despicable and criminal acts." (June 20)    ...
21:52, 06/20/2019

Ruark unveils striking (and very expensive) Tempo DAB radio Streaming platforms like Spotify, Tidal, and Apple Music may be the most popular way to listen to music these days, but sometimes you just can't beat a good digital radio – and Ruark's colorful new model proves the humble DAB is very...
12:39, 05/14/2019

Form unveils $200 AR swim goggles you can wear underwater Sports technology company Form announced the Form Swim Goggles, which enable athletes to view performance metrics on an augmented reality display.Read More...
11:13, 07/09/2019

Google unveils a fresh new look for Search on mobile devices Google unveiled a new look and feel today for the way it presents Google Search results on mobile, and the update has been regarded in a few corners now as somewhat News Feed-like. It’s easy to see why that’s the case, as the search giant...
05:26, 05/23/2019

Opera unveils a new browser built specifically for gamers As Krystian Kolondra explains it, the just-announced new gamer-specific browser his company unveiled today was designed for the subset of 1.2 billion PC gamers in the world who spend “a lot of time building their setups.” Kolondra is exec...
05:00, 06/12/2019

Schumer unveils bill to end separation of immigrant children Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer introduced a bill that aims to end the separation of migrant children from their families while improving living conditions in border detention facilities. The bill, called the “Stop Cruelty to Migrant Children Ac...
21:39, 07/11/2019

Cadillac unveils expanded V-series performance lineup GM executives broadly detailed the strategy changes when unveiling one of two V-series models of the new 2020 CT4 and 2020 CT5 sedans, which will go on sale in early 2020....
02:13, 05/31/2019

Facebook unveils plan to ban misinformation about 2020 census Facebook plans to treat the 2020 US Census “like an election” — with “people, policies, and technology in place” to protect against interference, the company said Sunday. “We’re building a team dedicated to these census ...
05:52, 07/01/2019

Armani unveils Italian Olympic team uniforms during MFW Giorgio Armani put a sporty accent on Day 2 of Milan Fashion Week, with an Emporio Armani collection that accented active wear. And he introduced his fifth official uniform for the Italian Olympic and Paralympic teams competing in Japan next year....
20:39, 06/15/2019

WHO Unveils Plan To Tackle Global Snakebite "Emergency" The World Health Organization on Thursday unveiled a new strategy to dramatically cut deaths and injuries from snakebites, warning a dearth of antivenoms could soon spark a "public health emergency"....
20:52, 05/23/2019

Adobe Unveils AI Tool That Can Detect Photoshopped Faces Adobe, along with researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, have trained artificial intelligence (AI) to detect facial manipulation in images edited using the Photoshop software....
15:52, 06/15/2019

Design student unveils world’s fastest jet pack Eat your heart out, James Bond. A 23-year-old design student in the UK has demonstrated the world’s fastest jet pack — a 3D-printed model that can exceed speeds of 50 mph and climb to an altitude of about 10,000 feet. “Five turbojet engines spo...
17:13, 06/25/2019

China unveils 600km/h maglev train prototype A new high-speed maglev train capable of hitting speeds of 600 kilometers per hour (about 372 miles per hour) is one step closer to reality in China....
19:00, 05/24/2019

Pentagon unveils Jim Mattis' secretary of defense portrait Before leaving as acting defense secretary, Patrick Shanahan made sure former Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis' Pentagon portrait was put in place inside the Defense Department's headquarters....
02:52, 06/22/2019

WWDC 2019: Apple unveils new iOS, iPad OS, macOS and Mac Pro The iTunes app is dead, your iPhone will be faster and the $5,999 Mac Pro becomes firm’s most expensive computer Apple has announced that the iPhone is going to get faster with iOS 13, the iTunes app is dead on the Mac with the new macOS 10.15 Catali...
22:13, 06/03/2019

Borgata casino unveils $12M sports bet, nightspot project ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City’s Borgata casino is investing $12 million in a new sports betting and entertainment project. The casino tells The Associated Press it will open a sports bar and sports betting facility named Moneyline Ba...
17:39, 05/22/2019

iRobot unveils Roomba s9+ and Braava jet m6 robots that clean together iRobot has launched two new robots, the Roomba s9+ robot vacuum cleaner and the Braava jet m6 robot mop, that can clean sequentially as a team.Read More...
09:52, 05/29/2019

Ubisoft unveils Uplay+ subscription PC gaming service Ubisoft is launching its UPlay+ subscription PC game service in September. It will be available in North America and Europe for $15 a month.Read More...
00:52, 06/11/2019

The Obamas' production company unveils its first Netflix projects The production company from President and Mrs. Obama, Higher Ground, has unveiled its first lineup of Netflix shows roughly a year after forging a deal with the streaming giant. The initial seven-show catalog will take "several years" to arrive, but....
23:00, 04/30/2019

nreal unveils consumer and developer versions of its AR smartglasses First unveiled at CES this year, the nreal light augmented reality smartglasses are now available in both a consumer and developer edition.The company has managed to bring AR smartglasses to the masses in a simple, yet wearable sunglass-like design t...
04:26, 06/01/2019

Volvo unveils first fully self-driving vehicle for Uber Uber and automaker Volvo on Wednesday unveiled a new self-driving sport-utility vehicle they say is the next step in reaching autonomous rideshare transportation....
19:26, 06/12/2019

New Zealand Unveils New "Wellbeing" Budget With $2.5 Billion Spending New Zealand on Thursday unveiled a $2.5-billion-dollar spending package under its 'wellbeing' budget, prioritising mental health and alleviating child poverty, as it rolled out a new approach to......
16:26, 05/30/2019

Microsoft unveils new Xbox console to be released next year The device will be four times more powerful than the Xbox One X console and be powered by an Advanced Micro Devices chip, the company said during its Xbox E3 conference in Los Angeles....
03:00, 06/10/2019