- Solar Impulse: Zero-fuel plane begins final flight
The Sun-powered aircraft Solar Impulse sets out from Egypt's capital, Cairo, on the last leg of its quest to circle the globe.
BBC News. Sat, 23 Jul 2016 23:59:39 GMT.
- Solar Plane Leaves Cairo on Last Leg of Flight Around World
Solar Impulse 2, an aircraft powered only by the sun's rays, took off from Cairo Sunday morning on what should be the last leg of its history-making flight around the world. ...
Voice of America. Sat, 23 Jul 2016 21:33:34 -0400.
- Kosovar Imam, Radicalized At Home, Vanishes Abroad To Join Islamist Fight
Bidding farewell to his Kosovo village two years ago, Alejhim Maliqi told relatives he was going to study in Egypt. But his family and authorities believe that instead he is fighting for Islamic State militants in Syria.
Radio Liberty. Sat, 23 Jul 2016 09:49:00 +0000.
- EgyptAir Flight 804 Broke Up in Midair After a Fire, Evidence Suggests
Investigators do not know, however, if the blaze that is thought to have caused the plane to come apart was an accident or caused by terrorism.
Nour Youssef and Liam Stack. International Herald Tribune. Fri, 22 Jul 2016 21:29:43 GMT.
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- Aedes Aegypti Mosquito: Fighting the Most Dangerous Animal in the World
The Aedes aegypti mosquito, which carries Zika, dengue fever and other illnesses, appears unstoppable. It is posing a unique threat to this year's Olympic Games in Rio and is rapidly spreading around the world. Europe, too, is at risk.
Spiegel Online. Thu, 21 Jul 2016 19:24:20 +0200.
- Egypt’s Latest Tactic Against Critics: Block Their Movements, or Deport Them
Liliane Daoud, a Lebanese-British journalist who was sent to Beirut, Lebanon, in June, is one of many people who say they have been barred from the country.
Nour Youssef. International Herald Tribune. Tue, 19 Jul 2016 16:33:15 GMT.
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- Turkey criticizes Egypt for blocking UN statement on coup attempt
Turkey has strongly criticized Egypt for blocking an initiative at the U.N. Security Council to condemn the coup attempt and express solidarity with the democratically-elected Turkish government
Hurriyet. Mon, 18 Jul 2016 15:48:00 +0200.
- African Champions League: Mamelodi Sundowns beat Zamalek
Mamelodi Sundowns close in on an African Champions League semi-final spot with victory over Zamalek in Egypt, as Ahly falter and Zesco win to boost their chance of progressing.
BBC News. Mon, 18 Jul 2016 04:22:45 GMT.
- Africa: Egypt FM Meets African Counterparts On Issues, Ties
[Egypt Online] Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, who is visiting Kigali of Rwanda, conferred with his counterparts of Sudan, Uganda and Ghana on Wednesday13/7/2016.
All Africa. Thu, 14 Jul 2016 12:20:57 GMT.
- On Rare Israel Visit, Egyptian FM Calls for 2-state Solution
Speaking during a rare visit to Israel, the Egyptian foreign minister says Egypt remains a "steadfast and unwavering'' supporter of the two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. ...
Voice of America. Mon, 11 Jul 2016 08:39:43 -0400.
Facts About Egypt
The Arab Republic of Egypt, located in northeast Africa, is governed by
a People's Assembly and by a President who appoints a Prime Minister and
a Cabinet. Egypt's capital city is Cairo, and its currency is the
Egyptian Pound. The primary spoken language of Egyptians is Arabic
and, in 2007, Egypt's estimated population was 80,335,000.
For more news and information about Egypt, visit this official
Egyptian government website. For detailed maps of Egypt, visit
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