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Egypt

Egypt, officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a country mainly in North Africa, with the Sinai Peninsula forming a land bridge in Southwest Asia. Thereby, Egypt is a transcontinental country, and is considered to be a major power in North Africa, Mediterranean Region, African continent, Nile Basin, Islamic World and the Red Sea.

Articles About Egypt

Alien Theories That Could Support Latest Mars 'Light' Sighting [VIDEO]

By IBTimes AU

News broke out recently about the controversial white light captured by NASA's Curiosity rover in planet Mars. NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab Scientists and others were quick to debunk the latest "alien" sighting in the red planet. (Apr 22)

MORE TOPICS: NASA

Good Friday 2014
Good Friday 2014: Meaning and 5 Important Facts about Christ’s Crucifixion

By IBTimes IN

Good Friday 2014: Here is the meaning and 5 unique and interesting facts to know about Christ's Crucifixion and the day. (Apr 17)

MORE TOPICS: GERMANY, RELIGION, INDIA

Pope Francis sprinkles holy water with an aspergillum as a blessing during the Palm Sunday mass at Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican April 13, 2014. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi
Holy Week 2014: Best Old Testament Films to Watch

By IBTimes AU

Many Christians commemorate the Holy Week by remembering Jesus Christ's last days on earth. (Apr 15)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA

Blood Moon Prophecy Tell Tale Sign of Iranian Nuclear Threat

By IBTimes AU

A popular televangelist linked the April 15 Blood Moon event to the Iranian nuclear threat (Apr 15)

MORE TOPICS: ISRAEL, NUCLEAR WEAPONS, AUSTRALIA

Passover, also known as Pesach, is the major Jewish festival that begins on 14 April 2014. Here are the top interesting facts and 10 quotes and sayings to share. The Picture shows a table set for a Passover meal (Photo: Wiki Commons)
Passover 2014: History, Top Interesting Facts; 10 Quotes and Sayings to Share on Jewish Festival aka Pesach

By IBTimes IN

Happy Passover 2014: The event, also known as Pesach, is the major Jewish festival. Here are top interesting facts, 10 quotes and sayings to share. (Apr 14)

A fighter from the Islamist Syrian rebel group Jabhat al-Nusra. (Reuters file)
Egypt Arrests Alleged "Terrorist" who Fought in Syria

By Reuters

Egypt has arrested a veteran of the Syrian civil war on suspicion of planning terrorist acts inside Egypt, the state news agency reported on Sunday. (Apr 14)

MORE TOPICS: AFGHANISTAN, ISRAEL

Egypt Court Upholds Jailing of Leading Pro-democracy Activists
Egypt Court Upholds Jailing of Leading Pro-democracy Activists

By Reuters

An Egyptian appeals court on Monday upheld the jailing of three leading figures of the 2011 pro-democracy uprising, tightening a crackdown on secular activists opposed to the army-backed government. (Apr 08)

MORE TOPICS: HUMAN RIGHTS, EUROPEAN UNION, COURT, ELECTIONS

Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste of Australia stands in a metal cage during his trial in a court in Cairo
Al Jazeera Journalists on Trial in Egypt Spend 100 Days in Prison

By IBTimes AU

Al Jazeera journalists who have been facing terrorism-related charges in Egypt now complete 100 days in jail. (Apr 08)

MORE TOPICS: AL JAZEERA, JOURNALISM

Kerry warns U.S. is evaluating role in Middle East peace talks
Kerry Warns U.S. is Evaluating Role in Middle East Peace Talks

By Reuters

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday that Washington was evaluating whether it was worth continuing its role in Middle East peace talks, signaling his patience with the Israelis and Palestinians was running out. (Apr 05)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, ISRAEL, WHITE HOUSE, UKRAINE, MOROCCO

World's Oldest Weather Report Found In Egypt (Reuters)
World's Oldest Weather Report Found in Egypt

By IBTimes IN

Weather prediction is not a recent phenomenon, but is a 3,500 year-old trend followed by ancient Egyptians, according to a new finding. (Apr 04)