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A supporter of the Muslim Brotherhood.

Acting leader of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood arrested in Cairo

The arrest is the latest blow to Egypt's oldest and most organized Islamist movement, which has been crushed in a sweeping crackdown since it was forced from power seven years ago.


Fostering peace through education

Dr. Menna Abukhadra on the evolution of Hebrew language studies at Cairo University

LGBT flag

Egyptian LGBT activist Sarah Hegazi dies in Canada, suicide suspected

“To my sisters, I tried to survive but failed, forgive me,” she wrote in a suspected suicide letter.

The sphinx at the Great Pyramidsof Giza, on the outskirts of Cairo.

Amira Oron named ambassador to Egypt after yearlong hold-up

Oron will be Israel's first female ambassador to Cairo. A Middle East expert, Oron is fluent in Arabic and headed the Foreign Ministry's Middle East Economic Relations Department in recent years.

The spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), ahead of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan in Cairo

Some medics say they are muzzled in Egypt’s coronavirus response

Egypt has reported 19,666 cases of the coronavirus, including 816 deaths.


Egypt extends the detention of Coptic activist by 15 days.

The activist was told that if he wishes to be released, he must stop writing about violations of freedom of religion or belief in Egypt.

AN IRON DOME antimissile system is installed near the Israeli side of the border with Syria in the G

Israel, Islamic Jihad agree on ceasefire, IDF confirms

The ceasefire reportedly took effect at 5:30 a.m. Nonetheless, at around 6:00 a.m., rockets were fired from Gaza at Jewish communities on the border.

Israeli detained with bullets in guitar case

Israel's consul-general in Cairo, Dudu Ben-Kalifa, and the Foreign Ministry's consular division dealt with the issue.

Shaar Hashamaim synagogue in Cairo, Egypt.

Cairo Jewish community celebrates Rosh Hashanah

According to local media, less than ten local Jews remain in the city. The service was lead by the wife of a US diplomat.

Exiled Egyptian calls for million-man march, as anti-Sisi protests erupt

"People...were looking for some kind of a spark, and Mohamed Ali has given that to them."

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