Posts Tagged ‘egypt’

Why Turkey Reapproaches Egypt and Saudi Arabia?

A major reason for why Turkey has recently approached Saudi Arabia and Egypt is how Erdogan’s ‘neo-Ottoman’ ambitions have backfired. If Erdogan’s plan was to stretch Turkish zone of influence from the Gulf/the Middle East to Africa, its aggressive and antagonistic pursuits have largely left it isolated in the region. With its economy almost exhausted, […]

Egypt-Sudan-Ethiopia: A Twist Knot of Contradictions

There has been a decade-long dispute over the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on the Blue Nile since 2011. Recently, after the final failure of the negotiations in Kinshasa, this dispute has intensified between Cairo and Khartoum on the one hand, and Addis Ababa on the other. Various rounds of talks under […]

Turkey Normalizes its Ties with Egypt

Turkey, committed to creating a new balance of power in the Mediterranean, has in the past month continued its efforts to normalize relations with Egypt, which have deteriorated sharply since the overthrow of President Mohamed Morsi in the summer of 2013, following which the sides recalled their ambassadors. Of course, the restoration of bilateral relations will […]

Egypt executes monk for murder of bishop at monastery

Authorities carried out the death penalty on an Egyptian monk who killed the abbot of his monastery in 2018, a lawyer and the monk’s brother told Reuters on Sunday. Wael Saad and Ramon Rasmi Mansour, known by their monastic names Isaiah al-Makari and Faltaous al-Makari, were convicted of the killing of Bishop Epiphanius, 64, the […]

Egypt to buy 30 Rafale fighter jets from France in multi-billion dollar deal

PARIS (AFP) — France has agreed to sell 30 more Rafale fighter jets to Egypt, a source close to the contract said on Monday, confirming an online report of a secret mega-defense deal. Investigative site Disclose, citing confidential documents it had obtained, said the deal had been signed on April 26 at the behest of […]

Egypt says France set to sell them 30 fighter jets in multi-billion deal

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00 Hits: 11

Turkey and Egypt: Improved Relations — or Another Setback for Erdogan?

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan gives a statement after a meeting in Ankara, Turkey, April 5, 2021. Photo: Murat Cetinmuhurdar/PPO/Handout via REUTERS In a complete reversal of his incessant attacks against the Egyptian government since the 2013 revolution and coup, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has launched a massive media and diplomatic campaign to mend ties […]

Miners Seek Gold Under the Desert Sands After Egypt Changes Rules

An old abandoned mine is pictured in the eastern desert near the southern province of Luxor, Egypt May 20, 2016. Photo: REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh Mining companies awarded blocks in Egypt’s Eastern Desert are set to start exploring for gold under a legislative overhaul that seeks eventually to unlock vast untapped mineral resources. Despite plentiful reserves […]

Egypt and Israel are Contemplating Alternatives to the Suez Canal

The now infamous blockage of the Suez Canal, along with the incident that nearly led to its repetition that occurred in early April, as well as a series of terrorist attacks committed by Israel against Iranian ships, has forced the international community to actively look for a possible alternative to this vital maritime transport artery. […]

Batya lost her mother to war with Egypt. Years later her son fell in Lebanon

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00 Hits: 0

Nine-Year-Old Greek Girl is the Gymnastics Sensation of Egypt

Anastasia Rektsini receiving her gold medal. Credit: Nikos Katsikas, Hellenic Community of Cairo A nine-year-old Greek girl born in Cairo is the undisputed champion of gymnastics in Egypt, as for the second year in a row, she won gold in the Pan-Egyptian Rhythmic Gymnastics Games. Anastasia Rektsini competed among hundreds of Egyptian athletes in the […]

Egypt prosecutors find gross negligence behind deadly train crash

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00 Hits: 2

‘Mind-blowing’ Find in Egypt! Lost Golden City Discovered in Luxor

Thousands of years ago a fabulous settlement was buried under the sands. Now, an Egyptian mission led by Zahi Hawass has discovered the ruins of the so-called “Lost Golden City” that has been linked to such big names in ancient Egyptian history as Amenhotep III, Tutankhamun, Ay, and Akhenaton. A post by the Ministry of […]

Egypt and Turkey Aim at Balancing Things Out in the Mediterranean

The change of the ruling elite in the White House has prompted many countries in the East, including Egypt and Turkey, to revise their foreign policies to better adapt to this new reality. After seven years of tensions, Ankara and Egypt are now sending signals that they are prepared to seek rapprochement. This is largely […]

Egypt’s top female sailor falsely blamed for blocking the Suez Canal

Egypt’s first female ship captain found herself in the middle of a fake news campaign that wrongly blamed for the blockage of the world’s most important strategic marine route after the Ever Given container ship got stuck across the Suez Canal for almost a week. A doctored news report alleged that 29-year old Marwa Elselehdar […]

Pharaoh’s Parade: Mummified Display of Egypt’s Glorious Past

When you utter the name “Egypt,” the first thing that comes to the mind is the storied past hidden in the deep recesses of fantastical pyramids. Not to forget, unending expanses of beautiful, golden desert. To commemorate this rich history, the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is organizing a Pharaoh’s parade on Saturday, April 3, […]

Jubilation in Egypt as Ever Given refloated, Suez Canal reopens to traffic

ISMAILIA, Egypt (AFP) — Vessels anchored for nearly a week began moving Monday through the Suez Canal after a grounded megaship was unwedged, sparking relief in a country that depends heavily on the global trade artery. Easing tailbacks to the north and south, 113 ships will navigate the narrow passage by 8 a.m. local time […]

2 Trains Collide In Southern Egypt, Killing At Least 32 And Injuring Dozens

CAIRO (AP) — Two trains collided on Friday in southern Egypt, causing three passenger cars to flip over, killing 32 people and leaving 66 injured, health authorities said. Dozens of ambulances rushed to the scene in the southern province of Sohag, according to a statement by Egypt’s heath ministry. Local media displayed videos from the […]

Were Hebrews ever slaves in ancient Egypt? Yes

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00 Hits: 0

Egypt’s Suez Canal blocked as massive cargo ship runs aground

A cargo container ship that’s among the largest in the world has turned sideways and blocked all traffic in Egypt’s Suez Canal, officials said Wednesday. It threatens to disrupt a global shipping system already strained by the coronavirus pandemic. The MV Ever Given, a Panama-flagged container ship that carries trade between Asia and Europe, became […]

Oldest Recipe Found in Egypt Written in Greek

Oldest Recipe Found in Egypt Written in Greek By Philip Chrysopoulos March 22, 2021 Dried red lentils. Credit: /Wikimedia Commons/ The oldest written recipe found in Egypt is dated approximately the year 300 AD. A recipe for red lentils, it was written on papyrus in the Greek language. The Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities […]

Egypt’s and Saudi Arabia’s shiny new cities are just a facade

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00 Hits: 15

Ancient Christian Ruins with Biblical Inscriptions Discovered in Egypt

A series of ancient Christian ruins, including monks’ cells and the remains of three churches with well-preserved biblical inscriptions, have been found in Egypt dating back to the fourth century AD.  The findings reveal insights into the earliest monastic gatherings in Egypt over 1,500 years ago.  The Egyptian ministry of tourism and antiquities announced that the […]

Turkey renews diplomatic contacts with Egypt, says wants ties with other nations

ANKARA (AFP) — Turkey on Friday said it had established its first diplomatic contacts with Egypt since 2013 and was ready to improve relations with other rivals as it seeks to break its isolation. Ankara and Cairo had a dramatic falling out when Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi ousted the Turkish-backed Islamist leader Mohammed Morsi. The […]

Elusive Mount Sinai, Hidden In Plain Site In Egypt

Many locations have been proposed for the biblical Mount Sinai. One of the latest sites is Jebel Madhbah near Petra, and while this and the classical site for Mount Sinai are all possibilities, there exists a radical new alternative which is more logical, evidential and far more provocative. The rugged desert mountains previously suggested would […]

U.S. joins West in rare criticism of Egypt on human rights abuses

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00 Hits: 1

US joins West in rare criticism of Egypt on human rights abuses

Western countries on Friday called on Egypt to end the prosecution of activists, journalists and perceived political opponents under counter-terrorism laws, and to unconditionally release them.The United States, which has observer status at the UN Human Rights Council, was among 31 signatories of the joint statement on Egypt, the first since 2014, which called on […]

Ready for the Afterlife: The Mummification Process in Ancient Egypt

When it comes to  ancient Egypt  and its long lasting and influential civilization, plenty of its unique characteristics can seem peculiar and otherworldly. Sure, it is no secret that ancient Egypt was home to some odd beliefs and quirky traditions. But to them, all of it held deep meaning and religious significance. One of the […]

Egypt’s Sisi Visits Sudan with Dam Diplomacy, Security on the Agenda

Sudan’s Sovereign Council Chief General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan walks with Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, during a welcome ceremony in Khartoum, Sudan March 6, 2021. Photo: Sudan Sovereign Council/Handout via REUTERS Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi visited Sudan on Saturday for the first time since the overthrow of former President Omar al-Bashir, as the neighbors […]

‘Mona Lisa of Ancient Egypt’ Contains Extinct Goose

A University of Queensland paleontologist claims to have found evidence of an extinct goose species in a 4,600-year-old tomb painting dubbed the “Mona Lisa of Ancient Egypt.” The ancient painting was discovered at  Meidum, an archaeological site situated around 62 miles (100 km) south of  Cairo. The site comprises Egypt’s first straight-sided  pyramid and several mudbrick […]

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