In May 2014, Aya Hijazi, a 29-year-old Egyptian-American humanitarian worker, was imprisoned in Egypt. For more than two years, she was held in what’s known as “pre-trial detention” before her trial finally began last month.
A new agreement lays the groundwork for the U.S. to impose import restrictions on Egyptian archaeological items to reduce the incentive to traffic antiquities.
By PBS NewsHour
Egypt has experienced turbulent relations with the U.S. under the Obama administration, but President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi was the first foreign leader to congratulate President-elect Donald Trump on his victory. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner interviews Egyptian foreign minister…
In an article that consumes the entirety of this week’s New York Times Magazine, Scott Anderson aims to tell a story of great breadth and timeliness: how the current conflicts in the Middle East arose, and how they might evolve…
The Arab world needs more heroes like Ahmed Zewail, the Nobel Prize-winning Egyptian chemist who died yesterday.
By Kassia Halcli
Hundreds of Egyptians, including students and children, have disappeared and been tortured under the guise of counterterrorism, according to an Amnesty International report released Wednesday.
By Joan Lowy, Associated Press
Initial attempts to download information from the flight data and voice recorders of an EgyptAir plane that crashed into the Mediterranean last month have been unsuccessful, according to a U.S. official.
An Egyptian court finalized a ruling on Saturday in an espionage case that sentenced six people to death, including three journalists tried in absentia. The country's former president, Mohammed Morsi, was also given life in prison in the same case.
By Joshua Barajas
A search vessel has spotted “several main locations of the wreckage” from an EgyptAir airplane that crashed into the Mediterranean Sea last month.
Before an EgyptAir jet crashed into the Mediterranean with 66 people on board Thursday, it had sent out a burst of error messages indicating there was smoke aboard, a French air investigation agency spokesman said Saturday.
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