Cairo tourist bus explosion: Is it safe to travel to Egypt after disaster in capital city?

A tourist bus in Cairo, Egypt, exploded tonight, killing some of those on board. The blast was said to have happened in the south of the city in the Giza district, which is home to the world-famous pyramids. It is unknown who or how many people were on the bus. Russian state television channel Russia […]

Egypt ‘one of a kind’ tomb discovered dating back to Pyramid of Giza era

The tomb was found in a buried ridge in Saqqara, which was the capital of Egypt for more than 2,000 years. It dates back to approximately 2,500 BC, shortly after the construction of the Great Pyramid of Giza. Buried inside was a high priest named Wahtye who served King Neferirkare. The rare discovery is due […]

Egypt: 3,000-year old female mummy found preserved in latest Pyramid discoveries

Egypt authorities have discovered a 3,000 Egyptian woman perfectly preserved in a tomb near the Valley of the Kings. The body was still intact having been mummified as far back as the 17th dynasty. The time period dates back to the 13th Century BC – the same era as Pharaoh Tutankhamen. It is the latest […]

How a War in Egypt Sank Yemen's Once-Bustling Port

It was just before 8 a.m. and most pilots in the Egyptian Air Force were at breakfast when the little radar blips representing Israeli jets disappeared. The region was on the edge of war, and tensions between Israel and its Arab neighbor couldn’t have been higher. The radar anomaly wasn’t unusual; it happened every morning […]

Russian-made MiG fighter jet crashes in Egypt, triggering joint probe

A newly-bought Egyptian Air Force MiG-29 jet has crashed during a training flight, prompting both Cairo and the Russian manufacturer to investigate. The Egyptian military says a flight control system error is to blame. The pilot had to eject and is alive, the Egyptian defense ministry said in a statement.“The fighter jet has crashed during […]

Egypt: 800 tombs discovered dating back to Great Pyramid of Giza era

The tombs were located in Southern Egypt in near the village of Lisht, south of Al Ayyat. An expedition led by the University of Alabama Birmingham and the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities found the 802 tombs thought to date back almost 4,000 years. They are thought to be around the Middle Kingdom period between 2030 […]

Travelling to Egypt? New mandatory rules for tourists to be introduced

Egypt hotel Steigenberger Aqua Magic in Hurghada is currently being investigated after British couple John and Susan Cooper died during their stay. Thomas Cook has since removed 301 of the guests from the hotel while the cause of death is investigated, with a local governor confirming a “strange odour” in the room where the couple […]

Russia's defeat of Egypt shows emphatic win over Saudis was no fluke

Two wins, eight goals and almost certainly a place in the knockout stage for first time since the Soviet era. Russia is enjoying quite the party at its own World Cup — and not even the highly anticipated return of Mohamed Salah could slow it down on Tuesday. Confounding grim pre-tournament predictions, the host nation earned a […]

World Cup result: Russia 3-1 Egypt; hosts virtually through to last 16, Salah nets penalty

GETTY Russia vs Egypt: Live World Cup score, goals and updates Russia virtually booked their place in the last 16 after brushing aside Egypt at the Krestovsky Stadium in Saint Petersburg. The visitors were buoyed by the return of talisman Mohamed Salah but failed to create anything of note in a dreary first half. Russia […]

The Egypt has landed! Salah & co. greeted with 'lezginka' dance after arriving in Russia (VIDEO)

Forward Mo Salah has landed in Russia with the Egypt national team ahead of the 2018 World Cup, where he and the squad were immediately treated to the traditional ‘lezginka’ dance by locals at the team’s base in Chechnya. The Pharaohs will be based at ‘The Local Hotel’ in Grozny, the capital city of the […]