Egypt

Prior to Game 6 of the NBA Finals, which took place in Cleveland, Ohio, Ayesha Curry took to Twitter to share that security at the Quicken Loans Arena wouldn’t let the families of Warriors players into the venue.

An anonymous Egyptian forensic expert said an explosion is the likely cause of the EgyptAir crash. But Egyptian officials rejected that report.

An EgyptAir plane flying from Paris to Cairo with 66 passengers on board vanished and most likely crashed over the Mediterranean Sea on Thursday, according to French President François Hollande. The aircraft reportedly made several rapid turns before it went off the radar. The plane had just flown into Egyptian airspace before it made a 90-degree left turn […]

CAIRO — Egypt on Sunday said it banned Ridley Scott’s biblical epic “Exodus: Gods & Kings” because the Hollywood blockbuster distorts Egypt’s history, as well…

Today, the U.S. dispatched an elite group of Marines to Tripoli, after the mob attack that killed the US Ambassador, and three americans. Officials are investigating whether the rampage was a backlash toward an anti-islamic video with ties to coptic christians, or a plot to coincide with the anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks. Meanwhile, […]

Secretary Of State Hillary Clinton‘s visit to Egypt took a sour turn this weekend. Egyptian protestors threw tomatoes and shoes at the former first lady, while yelling out “Monica, Monica”. Of course they were referring to the former White House intern, who had an affair with former president Bill Clinton. Mrs. Clinton is in Egypt […]

EGYPT-At least one person is claiming that a 50 year old comic book about Martin Luther King helped inspire the recent peaceful protests in Egypt. Comics alliance reports: In a recent newsletter to supporters of the American Islamic Congress, Ziada indicated that the translated Martin Luther King comic book had been identified as contributing to […]

Cairo, Egypt — At least 17 ancient Egyptian artifacts are missing from the Museum of Cairo after a break-in, the country’s minister of antiquities said Sunday.

CAIRO — A local government official says President Hosni Mubarak is in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, 250 miles from the capital Cairo, where protesters are deluging squares and marching on presidential palaces and the State TV building. The official, who asked not to be identified because of the sensitivity of the issue, […]

Washington D.C.– President Barack Obama appealed to Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak to make “the right decision” for his country and urged authorities there to negotiate with a broad representation of the opposition on a transition.

CAIRO-After the Egyptian government shut down the internet last week, several journalists are claiming the government violated human rights. The Arzino Daily Wildcat reports: We’ve seen in the past how important the Internet is as a medium of communication in mass demonstrations of this kind. During the Iranian “Green Revolution” of 2009, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter […]

CAIRO – Protesters demanding President Hosni Mubarak’s ouster packed Cairo’s central square by the tens of thousands Friday, waving Egyptian flags, singing the national anthem and cheering, appearing undaunted and determined after their camp withstood two days of street battles with regime supporters trying to dislodge them. Thousands including families with children flowed over bridges […]