An ISIS sympathizer charged in the fatal stabbing of an 82-year-old Christian doctor in Cairo, Egypt, has been sentenced to death as the government seeks to crack down on Islamic extremism in the country.
New radar scans have provided conclusive evidence that there are no hidden rooms inside King Tutankhamun’s burial chamber, Egypt’s antiquities ministry said Sunday, bringing a disappointing end to years of excitement over the prospect.
A fire broke out on Sunday at the building site of the new Egyptian museum — the future site of some of the country’s most unique and precious artifacts — but caused no significant damage or injuries, Egypt’s Antiquities Ministry said.
As Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is running for re-election, the country’s minority Christian community, which generally supports him, will be casting their votes during the three-day election that began Monday. But security remains a concern.
Witnesses to an attack outside a Coptic Christian church in Egypt that left nine people dead said it was residents and worshippers, not police, who kept the death toll from soaring even higher. One man in particular — a 53-year-old resident who pounced on the […]
A gunman killed at least 11 people on Friday in attacks on a Coptic Orthodox church and a Christian-owned shop near Cairo before he was wounded and arrested, the Egyptian interior ministry and church officials said.