German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle has urged Egyptians to reject violence and seek peaceful solutions to their political crisis. Westerwelle made the comments during a visit to Cairo on Thursday.
Many Egyptians feared that the opening of the sarcophagus, which some thought could contain the bones of Alexander the Great, would unleash a 1000-year curse. The Ancient Greek ruler died in 323 BC.
Five years after protests and a coup brought then-President Mohammed Morsi to his knees, Egypt is experiencing its sharpest rise in living costs. Is the country on the brink once again? Farid Farid reports from Cairo.
The findings of French authorities have contradicted Egypt's conclusion that a bomb was behind the EgyptAir MS804 disaster. The plane crashed into the southeastern Mediterranean Sea in May 2016, killing 66 people.
Egypt has long worried that Ethiopia's planned Grand Renaissance Dam will cut its share of the Nile River. Both countries tried to put fears of a water war to rest at a bilateral meeting in Cairo.
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