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Taking your cat to the afterlife: mummified moggies found in Egypt

Taking your cat to the afterlife: mummified moggies found in Egypt

The team also found painted wooden cobra and crocodile sarcophagi, a collection of gilded statues depicting animal features.

  • by Patrick Werr

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Museum wants Rosetta Stone back in Egypt
UK

Museum wants Rosetta Stone back in Egypt

The ancient slab has been a long-running source of tension between Cairo and London.

  • by Raf Sanchez
Deadly IS attack on Christian pilgrims in Egypt
Egypt

Deadly IS attack on Christian pilgrims in Egypt

All but one of those killed were members of the same family.

Australian Museum bracing for 'nine visitors every minute'
Arts

Australian Museum bracing for 'nine visitors every minute'

Renovation of the Australian Museum is warranted, says new environmental impact statement.

  • by Linda Morris
EgyptAir stands by bizarre Drew Barrymore interview

EgyptAir stands by bizarre Drew Barrymore interview

The article, riddled with misspellings and grammatical errors, led with a description of Barrymore as "being unstable in her relationships".

Egypt convicts activist of abuse, criticism of authorities
Harassment

Egypt convicts activist of abuse, criticism of authorities

Amal Fathy is the latest victim of the Egyptian authorities' campaign against activists who speak out against the government.

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Ancient sphinx discovered in Egypt, archaeologists reveal
Archaeology

Ancient sphinx discovered in Egypt, archaeologists reveal

The statue of a human head and a lion's body was found in the Temple of Kom Ombo in Aswan during work to protect the site from groundwater.

Human rights activists outraged as Egypt court sentences 75 to death
Egypt

Human rights activists outraged as Egypt court sentences 75 to death

The mass trial has been widely condemned by organisations such as Amnesty International which called it a "grotesque parody of justice".

  • by Mohamed Ezz
Egypt charges two monks with killing bishop
Crime

Egypt charges two monks with killing bishop

Bishop Epiphanius, 64, the abbot of the St Macarius Monastery was found dead on July 29.

Lebanese tourist jailed in Egypt for Facebook rant
Egypt

Lebanese tourist jailed in Egypt for Facebook rant

In a post on her Facebook page, which went viral, Mazbouh described being harassed on the streets of Cairo and being ill-treated by a taxi driver.

  • by Megan Specia
Egypt puts relics recovered from smugglers in Italy on display
Egypt

Egypt puts relics recovered from smugglers in Italy on display

Hundreds of ancient artefacts returned by Italy after they were recovered from smugglers in May went on display at the Egyptian museum in Cairo on Wednesday.

  • by Mostafa Salem