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An Egyptian archaeologist cleans a bronze cat statue, discovered in Saqqara, south of the capital Cairo (AFP Photo/KHALED DESOUKI)

Cat Mummies, Animal Statues Discovered in Egypt Sarcophagi

Cairo – Seven sarcophagi, some dating back more than 6,000 years, have been discovered at a site on the edge of the pyramid complex in Saqqara, south of the Egyptian capital, archaeology officials announced Saturday.

Israel's President Reuven Rivlin addresses journalists on May 3, 2018 during a visit to Ethiopia

Egyptian, Jordanian Envoys Recommit to Peace With Israel

TEL AVIV – The newly appointed ambassadors from Jordan and Egypt on Thursday praised their countries’ peace agreements with Israel in a meeting with President Reuven Rivlin Thursday, but said that Israel must also come to an agreement with the Palestinians. 

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Egyptian Christians Bury Dead After Islamists Massacre Pilgrims

MINYA, Egypt (AP) – Coptic Christians in the Egyptian city of Minya prepared to bury their dead on Saturday, a day after militants ambushed three buses carrying Christian pilgrims on their way to a remote desert monastery, killing seven and wounding 19.

Egyptians enjoy the public beach along the Red Sea resort of Hurghada, in southern Egypt, on June 23, 2010, which attacks hundreds of thousands of tourists all year round.

Food, Water Tested at Egyptian Hotel Where Britons Died

LONDON — Experts are testing food, water and air conditioning systems at an Egyptian resort hotel where a British couple died under mysterious circumstances, the chief executive of travel company Thomas Cook said.

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Actor Rob Delaney Compares Melania Trump to a Nazi

Actor Rob Delaney compared First Lady Melania Trump to a Nazi in a tweet sent Saturday. “It is funny that she’s cosplaying as a Nazi who literally gets melted by god at the end of a good movie,” Rob Delaney

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi during his swearing in ceremony on June 2, 2018, in a picture released by the presidency

Egyptian President Blasts U.N. as Ineffective, Lacking Credibility

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, during his address before the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, condemned the international body for lacking credibility and being ineffective in the Arab region and Africa, citing the ongoing conflicts in Libya, Syria, and Yemen.

The Solitaire ship, that lays down an underwater natural gas pipeline in Finnish gulf, 200 km. (125 miles) west of St.Petersburg during Russian premier Vladimir Putin's visit to the ship, Russia, Monday, Sept. 20, 2010. The pipeline will link Russia's Baltic coast with that of Germany bypassing transit countries. (AP …

Cyprus, Egypt Sign Accord for Mediterranean Gas Pipeline

NICOSIA, Cyprus — Cyprus and Egypt on Wednesday signed an agreement paving the way for the Mediterranean’s first sub-sea pipeline to carry Cypriot natural gas to the Arab country for re-export to Europe.

An Egyptian riot policeman stands guard on top of a vehicle protesters during a demonstration against a controversial deal to hand two islands in the Red Sea to Saudi Arabia on April 15, 2016 outside the Journalists' Syndicate in central Cairo. Outside the Journalists' Syndicate in central Cairo, about 200 …

Egyptian Arrested Outside U.S. Embassy in Cairo After Backpack Ignites

A 24-year-old Egyptian named Abdullah Ayman Abdel-Sameea was arrested outside the U.S. Embassy in Cairo on Tuesday after his backpack burst into flames. Authorities described the incident as a botched terrorist attack that fortunately did not harm anyone.

Palestinian security forces loyal to the Palestinian Authority stand at the Rafah border crossing with Egypt in the southern Gaza Strip on July 17, 2018. - Israel further tightened its blockade of the Gaza Strip preventing fuel deliveries through its only goods crossing with the Palestinian enclave after scores of …

Israeli Official: Calm in Gaza Part of Short-Term Truce

A senior Israeli official indicated that the quiet along the Gaza border maintained for several days was reached as part of a ceasefire agreement with Hamas, brokered by Egypt and the UN, but said a long-term truce could not be inked until captive Israelis and soldiers’ remains were returned from the enclave.