Egyptian archaeologists have discovered a tomb of a prominent goldsmith who lived more than 3,000 years ago, unearthing statues, mummies and jewellery in the latest major find near the Nile city of Luxor. Continue reading
A look back at the events that changed Egypt’s political landscape since the popular uprising that ousted autocrat Hosni Mubarak.
It was five years ago that a vegetable-seller in Tunisia set himself alight, igniting weeks of demonstrations that led to the unseating of long-time ruler Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali – and setting off a chain of uprisings across the region.
Egyptian billionaire offers to buy an island from Greece or Italy to house refugees fleeing war in the Middle East.