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Egypt unearths 7 pharaonic tombs near Cairo

Egypt’s Minister of Antiquities Khaled al-Anany announced Saturday the discovery of seven pharaonic tombs in Saqqara Necropolis in Giza Province. The discovery was made by an Egyptian archaeological mission during excavation works at the area located on the stony edge … read more

Egypt’s trees threatened by urbanization

The cutting down of trees throughout Egypt to make way for new urban projects has angered the public and led members of parliament to call for new measures to protect Egypt’s trees. Parliament member Anisa Hassouna called on the government … read more

Egypt sentences six-year-old child to prison

An Egyptian court sentenced a six-year-old boy to six months in prison after convicting him of “attacking the authorities”, according to the London-based newspaper al-Quds al-Arabi. Abu al-Hassan Sabri, the father of six-year-old Mohammed, was surprised to receive a phone call … read more

Debating birth control in Egypt

With population growth perceived as a threat to the country’s development, could policies to curb birth rates in Egypt make real headway? “I never wanted to have four children. I had planned for only two,” said 39-year-old Shaimaa in a … read more