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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.

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An Egyptian archaeological restoration technician works on an ancient Egyptian mummy at a restoration lab at the new Grand Egyptian Museum in Giza March 17, 2014.
Ancient Egyptian Cemetery With Over One Million Mummies Unearthed

By IBTimes AU

An ancient cemetery had more than a million mummified bodies with almost 1,700 already found. (Dec 18)

Director Ridley Scott (R) and cast members Christian Bale and Maria Valverde (C) pose for photographs as he arrive for the film world premiere of "Exodus: Gods and Kings" in Madrid , December 4, 2014.
'Exodus: Gods and Kings' Movie Review: Best And Worst Moments Of The Film [WATCH VIDEO]

By IBTimes AU

“Exodus: Gods and Kings” starring Christian Bale have mixed reviews among critics and viewers. (Dec 15)

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Ancient Coffin With Amateurish Decoration Sheds Light On Troubled Times In Egyptian History

By IBTimes AU

A coffin of a woman named Denit-ast or Dent-ast was found with strange and amateurish decorations on the funeral bed. (Dec 15)

A woman poses for pictures in front of Christmas decorations outside Tokyo Dome in Tokyo November 7, 2014.
Unique Christmas Traditions Practiced In Different Countries

By IBTimes AU (No Google news)

Every country has a unique Christmas story to tell. (Dec 10)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, PORTUGAL, RUSSIA, UKRAINE

A Pokot girl cries after being circumcised in a village about 80 kilometres from the town of Marigat in Baringo County, October 16, 2014. The traditional practice of circumcision within the Pokot tribe is a rite of passage that marks the transition to wom
NSW Supreme Court Schedules 1st Female Genital Mutilation Trial In August 2015

By IBTimes AU

An old woman will stand trial in August 2015 before the New South Wales Supreme Court over charges of performing genital mutilation on two young girls. The case, allowed by Chief Justice Tom Bathurst, could set a precedent and result in a landmark de... (Dec 10)

MORE TOPICS: HUMAN RIGHTS, COURT, AUSTRALIA, UNITED NATIONS, KENYA, SUPREME COURT

A man reacts after an explosion, which was followed by two further blasts, in front of Cairo University
Canada Closes Cairo Embassy For Security Concerns

By IBTimes AU

The Canadian Embassy in Cairo was closed on Dec 8 for security concerns. (Dec 09)

MORE TOPICS: IRAQ, ISRAEL, AUSTRALIA

A Pair Of U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagles Fly Over Northern Iraq After Conducting Airstrikes In Syria
ISIS Fighting 'Two Wars' Against Al Qaeda and US, Kurdish Peshmerga, Assad Regime

By IBTimes AU

ISIS is battling for supremacy in the Middle East as more extremist groups break away from Al Qaeda. (Dec 03)

MORE TOPICS: AL-QAEDA, IRAQ

A Pair Of U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagles Fly Over Northern Iraq After Conducting Airstrikes In Syria
ISIS Fighting 'Two Wars' Against Al Qaeda and US, Kurdish Peshmerga, Assad Regime

By IBTimes AU

ISIS is battling for supremacy in the Middle East as more extremist groups break away from Al Qaeda. (Dec 03)

MORE TOPICS: AL-QAEDA, IRAQ

Cast members (L-R) Elyes Gabel, Oscar Isaac, Jessica Chastain, director J.C. Chandor and cast member David Oyelowo attend the world premiere of the film "A Most Violent Year" during the AFI Fest 2014 in Los Angeles November 6, 2014.
‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Casting Update: Main Villain To Be Played By ‘Star Wars: Force Awakens’ Actor

By IBTimes AU

Oscar Isaac joins the cast of "X-Men: Apocalypse" as the villain of the movie. Read on for details. (Nov 25)

MORE TOPICS: HUGH JACKMAN

Jordan's Prince Ali bin al-Hussein
Israel''s Al Aqsa and East Jerusalem Issues Threatening Its Multi Billion Gas Deal With Jordan

By IBTimes AU

Israel and Jordan had cordial bilateral ties beore the Al Aqsa issue started threatening it. (Nov 24)

MORE TOPICS: ISRAEL, SETTLEMENT