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Ancient Egyptian discovery

A new Ancient Egyptian discovery at Abydos

A new Ancient Egyptian discovery at Abydos

CAIRO, July 11, 2014 — On July 2, 2014 an Egyptian excavation team from the Ministry of Antiquities and Heritage (MAH) discovered a well preserved limestone ancient Egyptian chapel that dates back to the 11th Dynasty. As the team deciphered the hieroglyphic text on the chapel’s wall, they recognized clearly the name of king Mentohotep II,

El Sisi

Egypt: President Sissi cuts subsidies

CAIRO, July 8, 2014 — The decision by new Egyptian President El Sissi to cut subsidies on several products will test his popularity. On Saturday July 5, Egyptians were surprised by a sudden increase of gas prices. Mini-bus drivers throughout Cairo and the city of Ismalia took to the streets to demonstrate against the price

General Al Sisi

Egypt elections: The odds are in El Sissi’s favor

CAIRO, June 2, 2014 —  From May 26 to May 28, Egypt voted for its seventh president since the 1952 revolution. Egypt’s first President was Mohamed Naguib, a member of the free officers’ movement that was established by Gamal Abdel Nasser, who succeeded Naguib in 1954. Anwar El Sadat served as a vice president to Nasser

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Obama endangers Israel as Egyptian election results loom

GIVAT SHMUEL, Israel, May 27, 2014 — Every time Barack Obama makes the wrong decision, everyone but him suffers. When he rammed ObamaCare down the throats of the American people, millions of citizens lost their healthcare, while Obama continues to be looked after by an elite medical staff. When he ignored intelligence suggesting an attack on the

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