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Egyptian woman arrested for baking 'food porn' pastries

An Egyptian woman was arrested for reportedly baking sexually-themed pastries for a birthday party at Gezira, an exclusive sporting club in Cairo.

UK, Egypt warn Israeli settlement activity could harm peace efforts

Plans were advanced just three days before US President-elect Joe Biden is set to take office on January 20.

GUITARIST SYLVAIN SYLVAIN performs in San Diego, California, in 2006.  (Kevin Winter/Getty Images/TN

Sylvain Sylvain, Jewish co-founder of legendary New York Dolls, dead at 69

Family fled Egypt in 1950s: ‘They confiscated all our belongings, we started all over again,’ guitarist told ‘Post’

By LARRY MCSHANE
17/01/2021
A coffin, part of a recent discovery from the Saqqara necropolis, is seen south of Cairo

Egypt unveils 3000-year-old coffins in latest archaeological discovery

"All these discoveries will rewrite the history of Saqqara and the New Kingdom," said Hawass.

By REUTERS
17/01/2021

Egypt, Jordan intelligence chiefs meet Abbas in Ramallah

The visit of the two intelligence chiefs was in the context of ongoing coordination between the Palestinians and the two Arab countries in preparation for engaging the Biden administration.

Erdan asks UN to censure former Egyptian envoy over anti-Israel remarks

Israeli Ambassador to the UN Gilad Erdan has asked that former Egyptian ambassador Mootaz Ahmadein Khalil be barred from hosting UN training sessions in light of anti-Israel comments he made.

Sylvain Sylvain, Jewish guitarist for the New York Dolls, has died at 69

His Facebook page announced the news Thursday night. The rocker had been battling an unspecified form of cancer.

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
17/01/2021
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Egyptian women jailed over TikTok posts to face trafficking charges

Egyptian lawmakers last year demanded the government ban TikTok in the country, saying it promoted nudity and immorality.

By REUTERS
15/01/2021
THE FAMOUS Egyptian pyramids are a perfect example of ancient Egypt’s power and spiritual decay

Parashat Va'era: When power meets empathy

People often use power, and when it is employed, it is not easy to overcome it. The Midrash teaches us that when power is met with empathy, consideration and compassion, it collapses and retreats.

By SHMUEL RABINOWITZ
14/01/2021
Israel's new Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi

Ashkenazi, Palestinian FM were invited to launch talks in Cairo

Ashkenazi was unable to attend due to the coronavirus lockdown.

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