Friday Dec 6
Study Abroad Program Relocates to Jordan
A new summer study abroad option in Amman, Jordan, will replace the Office of International Programs' offerings in Cairo and Alexandria, Egypt, that were cancelled because of turmoil in the region last year.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Central Bank of Egypt cuts key interest rates
Reuters - Egypt's central bank cut its key interest rates by 50 basis points in a surprise move at a monetary policy meeting on Thursday.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Abu Dhabi: The wind, the sand, yourself
In the dunes outside Liwa, the wind conveys nothing on its back. The edge of the Rub al Khali is so dead the air transmits no sound and your voice carries no farther than inside the empty quarter of your own skull.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
The Times of Israel
'Turkish envoy to Egypt expelled for conspiring against country'
In this Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012 file photo provided by Turkish Prime Minister's Press Service,Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, right, and Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi salute the members of Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party in Ankara, Turkey Egypt's decision to expel the Turkish ambassador in Cairo followed attempts by ... (more)
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Ham and High
Heritage: Hampstead resident Sir Flinders Petrie measured the...
Adam Sonin charts the life of Sir William Matthew Flinders Petrie, renowned Victorian pioneer of the study of ancient Egypt - and an unlikely fan of the pink 'onesie' Sir William Matthew Flinders Petrie was a Victorian explorer who measured the Pyramids at Giza, laid the foundations for Egyptology - the study of ancient Egypt - and was the first ... (more)
Fri Nov 22, 2013
UK Relaxes Travel Warnings to Cairo and Giza Pyramids
The eased warnings will no doubt help Egyptians begin to rebuild their tourism industry, one new visitor at a time.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
A lonely husband in Hebron
Letters served many purposes in medieval Mediterranean society. Some individuals wrote solely for business dealings, others for personal reasons, and often the two were mixed.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Egypt honours Allama Iqbal for message of tolerance
ISLAMABAD: The government of Egypt has honoured Poet of the East Dr Allama Muhammad Iqbal for his message of peace and tolerance on the International Day for Tolerance, observed on Monday.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
FringeArts Presents World Premiere of 17 Border Crossings, Now thru 11/17
From Egypt to Singapore, Morocco to Mexico, innovative theater director Thaddeus Phillips takes audiences on a tour of the planet's wildest frontiers with the world premiere of his solo theater work 17 BORDER CROSSINGS.
Egypt worst Arabs for women's rights: Survey
London, Nov 12 : Sexual harassment, high rates of female genital cutting and a surge in violence after the Arab Spring uprisings have made Egypt the worst country in the Arab world to be a woman, according to a poll released by the Thomson Reuters Foundation Tuesday.
Russia negotiates its biggest arms deal with Egypt since the Cold War ...
Russia is negotiating its biggest weapons deals with Egypt since the Cold War as it seeks to capitalize on U.S. President Barack Obama's decision to cut defence aid to the military-backed government.