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Ancient Egypt: Archaeologists plan to exhibit remains of Tutankhamun's stillborn daughters

An international conference has brought together archaeologists to discuss King Tut's artefacts.<p>Archeologists from around the world have met in Cairo …

Egypt sentences Muslim Brotherhood leader to life in prison

An Egyptian court sentenced the Muslim Brotherhood's supreme guide Mohamed Badie to life in prison for "planning violent attacks" in a retrial on …

Uber Hires an AI Superstar in the Quest to Rehab Its Future

Uber is hiring Raquel Urtasun, a prominent artificial intelligence researcher at the University of Toronto, as the ride-hailing company aims to build …

Earth’s newfound ‘twin’ is an ice ball planet, says NASA

The space agency, as per The New York Post, recently revealed the existence of a “ball of ice” exoplanet dubbed as the OGLE-2016-BLG-1195Lb.<p>Although …

Donald Trump: I'd be honored to meet Kim Jong-un under 'right circumstances'

• President tells Bloomberg News he would ‘absolutely’ meet North Korea leader<br>• Sean Spicer: ‘Clearly the conditions are not there right now’<p>Donald Trump has said he would be “honored” to meet the North Korean dictator, Kim Jong-un, “under the right circumstances”.<p>Related: Donald Trump builds relations …

Donald Trump

Angela Merkel meets Saudi leaders without headscarf

Angela Merkel took a stand against the Saudi regime by refusing to wear a headscarf when she traveled to meet King Salman on Sunday.<p>She made this move just weeks after Theresa May was praised for declining to cover her head when she went for talks in Saudi Arabia.<p>The country enforces a strict dress …

Russia plagued by Islamic terror attacks

The apparent terror attack on a St. Petersburg subway train Monday morning may just be the latest in a string of deadly Islamist attacks inside Russia.<p>Early estimates had at least 10 people dead and dozens of others wounded in the subway bombing, figures that may soon be added to the deadly tally …

A New Pyramid Was Just Discovered in Egypt

It’s likely 3,700 years old.<p>The remains of a previously undiscovered pyramid have just been found in Egypt by an excavation team, the Associated Press reports.<p>The Associated Press reports that the pyramid is likely 3,700 years old and from the 13th Dynasty, and it was discovered in the Dahshur …

Archaeology

Egypt's president is a bloodthirsty dictator. Trump thinks he's done a "fantastic job.”

Trump hosted Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi at the White House on Monday.<p>Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, the brutal military dictator who overthrew his country’s democratically elected president in a 2013 coup, killed more than 800 protesters in a single day, and has imprisoned …

Donald Trump

Tina Fey Blasts White Women Who Voted for President Trump: ‘It’s Going to Affect You Eventually’

Tina Fey urged college-educated women who voted for President Donald Trump in the 2016 election not to become politically apathetic, even if they …

Remains of a new pyramid discovered in Egypt

CAIRO — A top antiquities official says an Egyptian excavation team has discovered the remains of a new pyramid that dates back to the 13th Dynasty, …

Archaeology

Travel To Mars? A New Rocket Can Make Fast Human Trips Possible, Researcher Says

Human space travel to Mars is largely considered a far off moonshot – though not entirely impossible – to the international scientific community, …

Hollywood Is Planning to Release Movies Online 45 Days After They Hit Theaters

Hollywood is trying to realize its future of the silver screen.<p>According to a Sunday report from the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>, Hollywood studios are …

Congress may give Trump legal authority to fight the Islamic State

Since the summer of 2014, American forces have been fighting the so-called Islamic State (sometimes called ISIS) in Iraq — and, at least since the autumn of 2015, in Syria as well. Given the brutal nature of the ISIS terrorists, few objected to the airstrikes, front-line advisers, and then Special …

Families of 9/11 victims sue Saudi Arabia for complicity in terror attacks

Saudi Arabia knowingly provided material support to Al Qaeda — including funding, training and passports — in order to facilitate the terror attacks …

Saudi Arabia

UAE Has Its Own Happiness Minister And It Is No Joke!

Promoting happiness and a positive attitude in the country, Ohood Al Roumi position is the brainchild of Sheikh Mohammed-bin Rashid Al Maktoum, vice …

World bank disburses another $1 billion loan to Egypt | Reuters

CAIRO The World Bank has disbursed another $1 billion in financial assistance to Egypt out of its $3 billion loan program with the country, the bank …

Court obliges AUC to receive tuition fees only in Egyptian pounds

The Administrative Court has ordered the American University in Cairo (AUC) to receive its tuition fees from Egyptian students only in local …

The worst humanitarian crisis in decades is happening right now

The United Nations is warning that the world is facing its worst humanitarian crisis since the end of World War II, with more than 20 million people facing starvation and famine in four countries.<p>The world body's humanitarian chief Stephen O'Brien called Friday for an urgent mobilization of funds — …

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Looming crisis of the much decreased fresh-water supply to Egypt's Nile delta

A multi-year study of Egypt's Nile Delta places the country's major breadbasket at serious risk. The soil-rich delta evolved as the result of natural …

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Donald Trump Has Already Picked His Favorite Muslims

The president's team has only nice things to say about Egypt, Jordan and the UAE.<p>WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump says “Islam hates us.” Steve Bannon, Trump’s chief strategist and now a top National Security Council figure, sees himself as part of a multi-generational “Judeo-Christian West …

Battle for Manbij shows Syria’s civil war is almost over – and it looks like Bashar Assad has won

Winners and losers are emerging in what may be the final phase of the Syrian civil war as anti-Isis forces prepare for an attack aimed at capturing …

Farming Fish and Lettuce in the Egyptian Desert

Against the odds, one Egyptian farm is attempting to grow fish and produce in the Sahara—but is this a real oasis or just a mirage?<p>To the west of the main city of Cairo lies one of many satellite settlements, Sheikh Zayed. Built from scratch over the last two decades and surrounded by desert, it …

The Week in Review: Seven Earth-Size Planets Discovered

Astronomers discovered at least seven planets orbiting a star 40 light-years or 235 trillion miles from Earth, according to a study published Wednesday. The Earth-sized planets are all temperate, which means they may have water and the potential to support life.<p>“Answering the question ‘are we …