Google map sightseeing
easy as never before.
world places:  
world regions:  
loading

News: Egypt

We have started to collect the most important news related to Egypt in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

World news related to Egypt – overview

Egypt: news

Too easy

Saturday, December 4th 2010, 11:03

Egypt's ruling party set to win embarrassing victory
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Wikileaks reveals Egypt Nile fear

Friday, December 3rd 2010, 15:39
related countries: United States United States

A leaked US embassy cable reveals Egypt's fears that possible independence for Southern Sudan could threaten its access to the River Nile.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Confusion over Egypt shark claim

Thursday, December 2nd 2010, 15:06

There is confusion over whether a shark which attacked four tourists off Egypt's Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh has been captured.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Shark attacks hit Red Sea resort

Thursday, December 2nd 2010, 2:48

Three tourists have been injured by a shark in three separate attacks at the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Egypt resort hit by shark attacks

Wednesday, December 1st 2010, 16:28

Three tourists are injured by a shark in three separate attacks at the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Egypt Brothers 'to quit election'

Wednesday, December 1st 2010, 15:51

Egypt's banned opposition movement the Muslim Brotherhood is withdrawing candidates from Sunday's election run-off, media reports say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

US dismay at Egypt poll problems

Wednesday, December 1st 2010, 0:11
related countries: United States United States

The US says it is "dismayed" by reports of interference and intimidation in voting in parliamentary polls in Egypt, a key ally.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Egypt Brothers 'lose most seats'

Monday, November 29th 2010, 11:19

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, the biggest opposition bloc in parliament, says it has won no seats outright in the first round of a poll which it says has been marred by fraud.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Protests over Egypt 'votes fraud'

Monday, November 29th 2010, 4:48

Opposition supporters in Egypt have protested against what they describe as widespread fraud in parliamentary elections.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Fighting through

Saturday, November 27th 2010, 0:04

Egypt's Muslim Brothers campaign through clampdown
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Internal battles

Friday, November 26th 2010, 17:10

Party divisions on show ahead of Egypt's parliamentary election
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Egypt rejects Meles rebel claims

Thursday, November 25th 2010, 16:39
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak dismisses allegations that his country is supporting rebel groups in Ethiopia, amid a row over the River Nile.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Police and Copts clash in Egypt

Wednesday, November 24th 2010, 13:24

Police in Egypt clash with Coptic Christians over the construction of a new church, leaving one protester dead.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Africa's cities to triple in size

Wednesday, November 24th 2010, 10:59
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria
related places: Cairo, Lagos

The number of people living in African cities will triple over the next 40 years and by 2050 60% of Africans will be city dwellers, a UN report says.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Israel starts Egypt border fence

Monday, November 22nd 2010, 15:42
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel begins work on building a barrier along the border with Egypt to stem the flow of illegal immigrants into the country.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Egypt opposition supporters held

Monday, November 22nd 2010, 0:34

The main opposition group in Egypt, the Muslim Brotherhood, says more than 1,000 of its members have been held ahead of elections next week.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Leading Egyptian blogger freed

Thursday, November 18th 2010, 16:24

Prominent Egyptian blogger Abdel Kareem Nabil Soliman is released from jail after four years.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Sectarian violence in south Egypt

Tuesday, November 16th 2010, 16:23

At least 10 houses have been burnt down in a confrontation between Christians and Muslims in southern Egypt.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Egypt 'police abuse' probe urged

Tuesday, November 16th 2010, 13:33

Rights group Amnesty International demands a full investigation into claims that a second young man was tortured to death at a police station in Egypt.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

New Egypt 'police torture' case

Monday, November 15th 2010, 12:43

Egyptian police have beaten a 19-year-old man to death and dumped his body in a canal, his family allege.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Under pressure

Saturday, November 13th 2010, 8:41

Egyptian authorities tighten restrictions on media ahead of poll
Read the full article » | View on the map »

US returning Tutankhamen items to Egypt

Wednesday, November 10th 2010, 16:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: Art

New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art is to return to Egypt 19 artefacts taken from King Tutankhamen's tomb during its British-led excavation, officials say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Rubbish as a revenue source in Cairo

Sunday, November 7th 2010, 11:52
related places: Cairo

People living in poor districts of Cairo have long trawled through rubbish to try and gain an income, putting their recycling skills to good use.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Cleared for take-off?

Saturday, October 30th 2010, 5:00

Egypt-Iran flight deal signals thaw for regional rivals
Read the full article » | View on the map »

'No progress' in Mid-East talks

Thursday, October 28th 2010, 16:30
related countries: West Bank West Bank

During a rare visit to the West Bank, Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Aboul Gheit says there has been no breakthrough in efforts to revive Mid-East peace talks.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Egypt holds opposition supporters

Tuesday, October 26th 2010, 16:24
related places: Alexandria

Egyptian security forces detain about 70 people as they put up election posters for the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood in Alexandria.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Job for life?

Saturday, October 23rd 2010, 23:14

Egyptian President Mubarak signals he could run again
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Egypt police barred from campus

Saturday, October 23rd 2010, 14:02

Egypt's high court orders the government to remove police from universities, rejecting a government appeal against an earlier ruling.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Egypt's Mubarak 'will run again'

Thursday, October 21st 2010, 16:32

A senior Egyptian official says President Hosni Mubarak will stand for re-election next year despite rumours about his health.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Egypt sets parliament poll date

Wednesday, October 20th 2010, 16:42

President Hosni Mubarak sets 28 November as the date for Egypt's parliamentary elections, in a decree cited by the state-run news agency.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Crumbling legacy

Tuesday, October 19th 2010, 11:40
related places: Cairo

Cairo's architectural gems suffer disrepair and neglect
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Eleven jailed over Van Gogh theft

Tuesday, October 12th 2010, 22:01
related places: Cairo

Eleven culture ministry employees have been jailed in Egypt for negligence, following the theft of a Van Gogh painting from a Cairo museum.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Banned Egypt party to run in poll

Sunday, October 10th 2010, 7:30

Egypt's biggest opposition movement, the banned Muslim Brotherhood, confirms it will stand in next month's parliamentary elections.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Dissident Egyptian editor sacked

Tuesday, October 5th 2010, 16:48

A leading Egyptian daily fires its editor, an outspoken government critic, in a move some see as a media crackdown ahead of parliamentary polls.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Russia and Egypt in telecom deal

Tuesday, October 5th 2010, 13:18
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia's Vimpelcom and Weather Investments, headed by Egyptian telecom tycoon Naguib Sawiris, agree to merge their assets.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Iran and Egypt to resume flights

Monday, October 4th 2010, 9:11
related countries: Iran Iran

Egypt and Iran agree to resume direct flights between their capitals for the first time in three decades.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Egyptian tycoon jailed for murder

Tuesday, September 28th 2010, 12:15
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

An Egyptian tycoon is jailed for 15 years over the murder of Lebanese popstar Suzanne Tamim, in a retrial a year after he was sentenced to death.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Egypt pope apologises to Muslims

Monday, September 27th 2010, 9:44

The leader of Egypt's Coptic Christians apologises for "inappropriate" comments by a bishop that cast doubt on the authenticity of some Koran verses.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Cairo's first female taxi drivers

Monday, September 27th 2010, 8:11
related places: Cairo

For years all the taxi drivers who worked Cairo's notoriously packed streets were men - now eight women have broken the monopoly.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Mid-East talks 'making progress'

Wednesday, September 15th 2010, 21:28
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli-Palestinian peace talks have made progress on the issue of Jewish settlements, US envoy George Mitchell says.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Egypt paper 'doctored Mubarak-Obama photo'

Wednesday, September 15th 2010, 17:26

Egypt's main state-run newspaper is condemned for doctoring a photograph to suggest President Hosni Mubarak was leading Middle East peace talks.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Egyptian artefacts found in Spain

Wednesday, September 15th 2010, 17:03
related countries: Spain Spain

Pieces of an ancient Egyptian necropolis which were pillaged from Egypt in 1999 have been discovered in a antiques shop in Spain.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Mid-East talks tackle core issues

Tuesday, September 14th 2010, 15:10
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli and Palestinian leaders hold "serious discussions on core issues" during direct talks in Egypt, says the US Middle East envoy.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

ElBaradei eyes Egypt poll boycott

Tuesday, September 7th 2010, 9:42

Egyptian opposition figure Mohammed ElBaradei calls for a boycott of November's parliamentary election, saying it is certain to be rigged.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

ElBaradei alleges 'smear' tactic

Saturday, September 4th 2010, 22:04

Former UN chief nuclear chief Mohamed ElBaradei accuses Egypt's government of being behind a campaign to smear his family.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Egypt silences papers on posters

Friday, September 3rd 2010, 22:16

Newspapers in Egypt are banned from reporting on a poster campaign promoting the chief of intelligence as a possible future president, the BBC learns.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Egypt spy chief poster campaign

Thursday, September 2nd 2010, 17:08
related places: Cairo

Posters promoting Egypt's intelligence chief appear on the streets of Cairo, amid growing speculation over who will succeed President Hosni Mubarak.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Female circumcision widespead in Egypt

Thursday, September 2nd 2010, 12:22

A doctor in Egypt is being taken to court for carrying out an illegal operation to circumcise young girls following the death of a 13-year-old.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Cairo zoo puts lions on the pill

Tuesday, August 31st 2010, 3:52
related places: Cairo

Vets at Cairo's Giza Zoo are experimenting with the human birth control pill in an attempt to slow their rapidly expanding population of lions.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Egypt swelters as power cut daily

Friday, August 27th 2010, 8:27

Cities across Egypt have been hit by daily blackouts during the past two weeks, sparking protests and calls for the electricity minister to be sacked.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

page 36/51

This content is from the BBC News website. Date and time information is related to GMT.


Maplandia.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Google.


Copyright © 2005 maplandia.com. All rights reserved. | news | faq | contact us | RSS | XHTML & CSS