Egyptians cast their ballots Saturday on the first of three days of voting on constitutional amendments that would allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stay in power until 2030 and broaden the military's role.
Archeologists in Egypt have discovered dozens of mummified mice, cats and falcons, as well as a remarkably preserved human mummy, in the forgotten tomb of a married couple that is believed to be at least 2,000 years old.
Five more people were arrested in relation to a deadly locomotive crash last week at the Egyptian capital's main railway station that killed at least 25 people and led to the transportation minister's resignation, authorities said.
A prominent Egyptian photojournalist was released after five years in prison and returned home on Monday to hugs from his family and friends, pledging to continue working despite having to spend the nights at a police station nearby.
An attempt to smuggle parts of two mummies in a speaker packed in the luggage of a Belgium-bound passenger has been foiled, according to customs authorities at the Cairo International Airport and Egypt’s antiquities ministry.
An Ontario woman is pleading with Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to call Egypt and demand the release of her Canadian father, who was thrown into a Cairo prison without any apparent explanation.