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The pale, young Christian woman sat handcuffed in the courtroom, accused of insulting Islam while teaching history of religions to fourth-graders. A team of Islamist lawyers with long beards sang in unison, "All except the Prophet Muhammad." The case against Dimyana Abdel-Nour in southern Egypt's ancient city of Luxor began when parents of three of ... (more)
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Pigs once played an important economic role for Cairo's Coptic Christians and helped keep the Egyptian capital clean.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 3, 12:50 p.m. PST -- With some 47 million people living in poverty, 50 million without health insurance, millions jobless and millions more underemployed, President Barak Obama could be less circumspect and more passionate about stimulating our economy.
Authorities investigating the disappearance of Utah mother Susan Powell spent two days this week searching a rural Oregon property for her remains, Powell's father said.
The jury may still be out on whether the "Arab Spring" has actually delivered better living conditions to the bulk of the Middle East and North African region's formerly disenfranchised masses, but not many would argue that the resulting instability has been good for... The first thing you need to do is choose a news reader, if you already don't ... (more)
The mission also uncovered a residential house along with a coin from the reign of Emperor Heracles .
Egypt's unemployment rate in the first quarter of 2013 rose to 13.2 percent, according to an official report released Wednesday, raising fears that the ongoing political chaos would lead to further economic and social troubles.
Luxury African safari operator Great Safaris is offering two unique itineraries exploring Egypt this year.
Witches flying broomsticks in Swaziland above 150m will be subjected to arrest and a hefty fine of R500 000, civil aviation authorities say, according to a report.
A Coptic Christian teacher in an Egyptian primary school will stand trial after colleagues and the parents of students accused her of insulting Islam and evangelising, a judicial source said on Tuesday.
The Egyptian government has taken tentative steps towards reducing the roughly US$20 billion subsidy system that supporters say provides vital aid to the one-in-four Egyptians in poverty, and critics say is unsustainable and enriches the corrupt.
Women tie their headscarves in a distinctly Syrian way. They buy Syrian spices and trinkets from vendors whose shops are now tables lined along the streets.
Egypt's interior minister said Saturday that security authorities have arrested three suspected al-Qaida-linked militants who were planning to carry out suicide attacks on vital installations and an unspecified foreign embassy.
The lawyer of an Egyptian Coptic Christian teacher detained over charges of insulting Islam says she has been released on bail.