US free speech organization calls on Egypt to release well-known poet who is serving 5 year sentence

A U.S. free speech and literary organization has called on Egypt to release a well-known poet and songwriter who is on a hunger strike to protest his five-year incarceration. PEN … Read More

Oldest non-royal mummy ever discovered in Egypt found at bottom of deep shaft, wrapped in gold

Cairo — Egyptian archaeologists who have spent years meticulously excavating a site amid the ancient ruins of Saqqara, near Cairo, announced a number of major discoveries on Thursday dating to … Read More

Royal tomb discovered near Luxor dates to time when female pharaoh co-ruled ancient Egypt

Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered a 3,500-year-old royal tomb near Luxor. The tomb was likely constructed at a time when Hatshepsut, a female pharaoh, co-ruled ancient Egypt.  “Partial inscriptions and … Read More

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