Articles Tagged with egypt

One Million Mummies? Egypt’s Ministry Of Antiquities Begs To Differ

Antiquities Department Unhappy Over Discussion Concerning One Million Mummies

Recent reports that a team of archaeologists from Utah’s Brigham Young University have begun excavating an ancient cemetery containing one million mummies has Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities begging to differ. He’s also threatening to stop the researchers from continuing their work, but not for the reason you might suspect. The cemetery, Fag el-Gamous, and a… Read more »

ISIS Claims Credit For Killing William Henderson, American Oil Worker

Ansar Beit al-Maqdis

ISIS-linked group Ansar Beit al-Maqdis has claimed responsibility for the killing of William Henderson. The American oil worker is a Texas native. Henderson’s passport and work ID badge were posted on the official ISIS Web Forum on Sunday. William Henderson, 58, worked for Apache Corporation out of Houston for 28 years. Henderson’s August 6 death… Read more »

Egypt Lost A Whole Train For 8 Years, But Will Now ‘Rescue’ It

Egypt Lost A Train For 8 Whole Years, But Will Now Bring It Back

Trains are one of the largest lateral vehicles that are in existence today. These exceptionally long mechanically beasts lumber steadfastly on a set of tracks and never wander off like trucks or Lorries. Hence it comes as a surprise when such vehicles are reported lost. One such locomotive lost by Egypt has just been recovered,… Read more »

‘Gay Wedding’ Video Lands Eight Men In Egyptian Prison

Gay Wedding Arrests: 8 Men, 3 Years Each

A “gay wedding” video has landed eight men in prison due to the ruling of an Egyptian court, and the reason the men were arrested might shock you (unless you’re Bill Maher). Apparently, the eight men’s only crime was allowing their faces to be seen in the video (shared below). Of course, the Egyptian court… Read more »

Journalists Join Egyptian Hunger Strike To Free ‘Political Prisoners’

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Egyptian journalists have joined a hunger strike movement seeking the release of political prisoners, according to multiple news organizations. The total number of journalists joining the movement stands at seven, with a focus on a strict protest law put into place by the Egyptian government, The Associated Press reported. What has driven even more focus… Read more »

Gaza Cease-Fire Extended, But Peace Is A Long Way Away

Israeli soldiers carrying a coffin of a fallen comrade.

Israel and Hamas have agreed to extend a truce, and it appears to be holding despite a precarious start, CNN is reporting. Late Wednesday night and early Thursday morning, the two sides exchanged rocket fire, raising fears that the new cease-fire would not hold. However, the brief exchange did not escalate into more violence, and… Read more »

Muslim Brotherhood Banned In Egypt

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The Muslim Brotherhood political party has been banned in Egypt after a court ruling, accord to BBC News. The party, which came to power after the Arab Spring following the ouster of long time Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, is now banned from participating in parliamentary elections in the Spring, the British news agency said. “The… Read more »

Father Claims Kingdom So His Daughter Can Be A Real Princess

Heaton traveled to Africa and planted a flag his children designed, claiming Bir Tawil and naming his daughter a "princess"

A father from Virginia has gone to extreme lengths for his daughter, flying to Africa and claiming a “kingdom” between Egypt and Sudan so that she can be an actual princess. Jermiah Heaton, a father of three from Abingdon, Virginia, was playing with his daughter, Emily, when she asked him if she would ever be… Read more »

Hamas: Egypt Gets Involved In Israel-Hamas War

Egypt has opened the Rafah Crossing to allow injured Gazans to enter Egypt.

Hamas can now send those wounded in the Israel-Hamas war to Egypt through the Rafah Crossing, according to a report in the L.A. Times. This represents a turnaround from Egypt’s previous policy towards Hamas and is somewhat surprising in light of ongoing hostilities between Egypt and Hamas, which has been tied to the Muslim Brotherhood…. Read more »

Egypt Sees Deadly Violence On Revolution’s Third Anniversary [Video]

Cairo Sees Protester Deaths

On Saturday, Egypt was plagued by violent clashes between anti-government protesters and security forces, killing dozens and injuring many more. At least 29 died in the violence on Saturday, on what was the third anniversary of Hosni Mubarak’s removal from power in Egypt, the January 25 revolution. Those in Egypt who cheered the fall of… Read more »

Obama Satan Pic Picks Up Steam Amid WWIII Fears

Obama Satan Pic From Egypt Hints At Waning Influence

An Obama Satan pic has been making the rounds on Facebook, but this time the starting point has nothing to do with right wing detractors, nor tea party members of Congress. It’s Egypt. According to alternative news site Before It’s News, the widely read Al Wafd media outlet in Egypt originally published the pic depicting… Read more »

Dalga, Egypt Torched By Muslims, Christians Threatened With Death

Dalga, Egypt Torched By Muslims, Christians Threatened With Death

Dalga, Egypt – Muslims favoring Morsi took over the town of Dalga in Egypt after ex-President Mohammed Morsi was removed from power. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, Egypt ousted Mohammed Morsi with the help of the military, an action that was popular with the majority of the Egyptian people. Mohammed Morsi will stand trial… Read more »

Mohamed Morsi Will Stand Trial For ‘Incitement To Murder’

Morsi Charged Murder

Egypt’s ousted President Mohamed Morsi will stand trial for “incitement to murder” along with 14 other members of the Muslim Brotherhood political party. Morsi was ousted by protesters and the Egyptian military on July 3 and has been detained ever since, though his location is not known at this time. The move underscores another massive… Read more »