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Queen Nefertiti's skin tone controversy

A facial reconstruction of the ancient Egyptian queen is facing a backlash on social media because of its fair skin coloring.

Egypt launches new operation against 'Islamic State'

The operation targets militants in the North Sinai province, which has borne the brunt of the extremist violence. President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi …

Egypt's Sisi vows 'brutal' response to mosque attackers

Cairo - An angry Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi pledged to respond with "brutal force" against militants who massacred at least 235 people …

North Africa

Egypt mosque attack witnesses recall scenes of horror

<b>(CNN) —</b> Vivid, dark red splotches of blood show where people were shot and killed by the hundreds inside Egypt's al Rawda Mosque during midday prayer last Friday.<p>A 17-year-old boy, who requested anonymity for fear of reprisals, recalled the scene outside the Sufi mosque as the massacre began. "I …

Why the massacre of Muslims in Sinai was too extreme for al Qaeda

<b>(CNN) —</b> It is unusual for militant Islamists to condemn terror attacks against "non-believers," but so grotesque was last Friday's onslaught in Egypt that several extremist groups have threatened revenge against its perpetrators.<p>While no one has yet claimed the attack, its location and method point …

ISIS Warned Egypt Village to Stop Sufi Gatherings Days Before Killing Hundreds in Mosque

The Egyptian village where hundreds of worshippers were killed by Islamic militants on Friday has been threatened by radical Islamists against …

Suez Canal

These 3-Ingredient Skillet Tarts Will Make You a Hero

If you love egg and cheese sandwiches (and who doesn't?), you're going to love these breakfast tartlets. While they may <i>look</i> fancy, they are super …

Egypt's navy MacGuyvers its newest ships to protect them from air attack

When Egypt bought the two Mistral-class amphibious assault ships that France declined to sell to Russia, one thing that didn't come with those vessels was the armament.<p>According to the "16th Edition of Combat Fleets of the World," Russia had planned to install a mix of SA-N-8 missiles and AK-630 …

Israel 'planned to detonate nuclear bomb in Egypt if it risked losing Six Day War'

Israel had a “doomsday” plan to detonate a nuclear bomb in Egypt’s Sinai desert if they felt they were in danger of losing the Six Day War in 1967, according to a report in the New York Times.<p>The scheme was designed to frighten Egypt, Syria, Iraq and Jordan if Israel’s existence was threatened …

Pope Francis visits Egypt with message of peace and tolerance

Pope Francis

Pope to Egypt to mend ties with Islam but conservatives wary

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis hopes to mend ties with Muslims on his trip to Egypt on Friday but faces criticism from church conservatives for meeting Islamic religious leaders after a spate of deadly attacks against Christians.<p>Vehicles drive past a billboard ahead of Pope Francis' visit in …

Egypt Is Open for Business, Minister Sahar Nasr Says – Bloomberg

Egypt Is Open for Business, Minister Sahar Nasr Says<p>Egypt Is Open for Business, Minister Sahar Nasr Says<p>Egypt Is Open for Business, Minister Sahar …

Investing

Squeamish ceviche: chic raw fish dishes are tasty, but watch for worms

With raw seafood dishes — from poke to sushi to ceviche — growing in vogue, diners are increasing their odds of swallowing a parasite, experts …

Your Resume Is a Waste of Time: 8 Better Ways to Get Hired for the Job You Want

Getting the job you want isn't easy, but nothing worthwhile ever is.<p>A friend of mine can't find a job. "I've worked hard on my resume," he says. "I've written a killer cover letter. I've applied for dozens of jobs and I haven't even gotten an interview, so clearly no one must be hiring."<p>Maybe …

Mummies and More Than 1,000 Statues Found in Egyptian Tomb

It’s been thousands of years since the ancient Egyptians began burying their dead along with their favorite possessions. But time hasn’t dimmed the …

7 Powerful Habits of the Most Successful People

These seven powerful habits define some of the most successful people in the world.<p>There are <b>lots of ways to foster success,</b> but as a leadership coach and business consultant I have found that a <b>few daily actions are especially effective</b> at moving people toward success. I have seen how well they work …

IS group claims deadly attack at Egyptian monastery checkpoint

Gunmen attacked security forces near St. Catherine's Monastery in Egypt's south Sinai on Tuesday, killing at least one police officer and injuring four others, the Health Ministry said, just a week after church bombings killed 45 people.<p>The Islamic State (IS) group claimed responsibility for the …

Monasteries

Archaeologists find 1,000 statues in tomb in Egypt's Luxor

Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered more than 1,000 statues and 10 sarcophagi in an ancient noble's tomb on the west bank of the Nile River in Luxor.<p>The Antiquities Ministry said Tuesday that the tomb was built for a judge during the New Kingdom period, from roughly 1,500 to 1,000 B.C.<p>The tomb …

Why are Sylvester Stallone, Salma Hayek, Will Smith visiting Egypt?

CAIRO — The Egyptian Tourism Ministry announced March 31 that Hollywood actor Sylvester Stallone would visit Egypt in April with his family. The …

Salma Hayek

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UN Security Council passes anti-settlement resolution, US abstains

It is the first resolution the Security Council has adopted on Israel and the Palestinians in nearly eight years.<p>><br>• ><p>Israel, Palestinian ambassadors to …

Israel

Two friends walked from Mexico to Canada and picked up every piece of rubbish they saw along the way

Seth Orme, 26, and Paul Twedt, 30, have carried everything from beer bottles and cigarette butts to discarded mattresses for stretches of up to 100 …

Hiking

Is there life on Mars? Evidence of aliens may have been found on the Red Planet – in 2007

Evidence of alien life on Mars may have already been found by Nasa’s rover but scientists failed to notice, a new study suggests<p>In 2007, the Spirit rover photographed intriguing finger-like rock formations at the Home Plate plateau, a 300 square foot area in the Gusev crater near the Martian …

The end of Australia’s auto industry offers cautionary tales for Canada

<i>Jim Stanford worked as economist for the Canadian Auto Workers, and then Unifor, for over 20 years. He is now Harold Innis Industry Professor of Economics at McMaster University, and lives in Sydney, Australia.</i><p>As negotiators for my former union hammered out new contracts with the Detroit Three auto …

Automotive Industry

Tech giants rush to invest in Montreal artificial intelligence research lab

Artificial intelligence, once relegated to the realm of science fiction, is now found in everything from translation services to virtual assistants to video games.<p>And as companies race to develop self-driving cars and offer increasingly personalized online experiences, they're building on research …

Artificial Intelligence

The Great Pyramid of Egypt Exactly Marks The Center of Earth’s landmass

The Great Pyramid of Giza has been a source of fascination for architects and historians for years. Thousands of years after its creation, experts …

Pictures of two Egyptian children engaged to be married trigger outrage — once again

By Heba Farouk Mahfouz<p>CAIRO – While celebrating his eldest son's lavish wedding, at which a number of famous singers and belly dancers performed, Nasser Hassan decided to "double the joy," he later recalled.<p>He announced that his son Omar would marry his cousin Gharam.<p>At the wedding, held in a …

If you want to influence people don't try to persuade them. Use ‘pre-suasion’ instead.

Today and every day we are the targets of salespeople, marketers, advertisers, fundraisers and (heaven knows) politicians trying to persuade us to buy something, do something or think a certain way. And they're good at it. Over the years, they've learned a lot about which features to build into a …

Earth Just Experienced The Hottest June Ever Recorded

This marks the 14th consecutive month of record-breaking global temperatures.<p>The heat wave continues.<p>Last month was the hottest June ever recorded, according to both NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). This marks the 14th month in a row that global heat records have …