23 hrs ago
Georges Moustaki obituary
Georges Moustaki, the Egyptian-born French singer-songwriter who provided the lyrics for Edith Piaf's international 1958 hit Milord, has died at his home on the French Riviera, aged 79.
Thu May 23, 2013
Locust plagues point to grim future of climate change
The desert locust , the most notorious of about a dozen locust species for its ability to rapidly multiply and travel long distances, threatens an area of 32 million square kilometres, stretching across 50 countries from west Africa to India.
What The United States Can Do For Egypt Right Now
A worker sits amongst bags of Flour at a warehouse in a grain market in Cairo . "How can the United States help Egypt?" is a common question heard around the Beltway these days.
Sun May 19, 2013
International Business Times
KFC Takeaway Meals Smuggled into Gaza Via Tunnels [VIDEO]
Gazans craving the colonel's secret recipe for Kentucky Fried Chicken can now order their fix from a group of smugglers who transport KFC deliveries from "Last chance to order for the Thursday 6pm delivery is Wednesday night," says the Yamama delivery firm on its Facebook page .
Sat May 18, 2013
Family of British girl, 5, who drowned in Egyptian hotel pool say...
The grandmother of a five-year-old who drowned in a hotel pool in Egypt told today of her family's 'anger and hurt' that more wasn't done to save her.
Thu May 16, 2013
Voice of America
Egyptian Sinai Engulfed in Post-Revolution Lawlessness
Egypt's Sinai Peninsula has long been a country apart. It has its share of foreign tourists seeking sun and sand on the Red Sea.
A Bucket of KFC Chicken Smuggled into Gaza City Costs $27
KFC, founded in 1930 in southeast Kentucky, is one of those distinctly American exports that enjoy enormous popularity overseas.
Wed May 15, 2013
Report: U.S. Embassy in Egypt targeted
The Egyptian prosecutor's office says evidence shows three suspects linked to al Qaeda targeted the U.S. and French embassies in Cairo, as well as an Egyptian army facility in the Sinai Peninsula, according to state news.
Tue May 14, 2013
The Huffington Post
Yaacov Cohen: The Shavuot Festival Mystery And Its Business Implication
According to Jewish tradition, the upcoming festival of Shavuot is the anniversary of the giving of the Torah and the Ten Commandments on Mount Sinai.
Sat May 11, 2013
Dr. Mursi Saad el-Din
Dr. Mursi Saad el-Din passed away last month at the age of 92. Egypt Today's long-serving editor-in-chief led a life filled with books, politics and cultural postings - and he will be sorely missed by all.
Sag Harbor Online
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A Conversation with Ken Dorph, Sag Harbor resident and authority on the Middle East and its economy, who will give a lecture "Seven Keys to Understanding the Arab Middle East" at the Rogers Memorial Library on July 6. I was actually pre-med as an undergraduate and I had this wonderful Egyptian woman teaching my anthropology course, and I remember ... (more)
Fri May 10, 2013
Mail & Guardian
Egypt resorts to orthodox travel
Red Sea segregation: The first hotel catering for religious conservatives has opened at the popular holiday destination.
Fri May 03, 2013
Egyptian voices - conservative and progressive - clamour to be heard
Last weekend, the owners of the 4Win hotel in Hurghada uncorked the entire contents of their drinks cabinet, and poured it down their stairs .
Thu May 02, 2013
New addition to the blogosphere: Egypt's foreign policy through translation, darkly
The Egyptian government is promoting a new blog showcasing the work of the Egyptian Foreign Policy Forum, a state-sponsored think tank.
The Huffington Post
Rick Steves: Welcome to the Holy Land
This April I'm dividing my time between Egypt, Israel, the Palestinian Territories, and Turkey.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
globe-spanning fare at Shevek & Co
Have you ever wanted to travel to Spain, Portugal, Italy, Greece, France, Egypt, Morocco, Lebanon.