Galloway’s Convoy Stoned, Vandalized in Egypt

A convoy led by the maverick MP George Galloway carrying supplies for Gaza has been attacked in Egypt, apparently injuring several people travelling in his party. The convoy, carrying aid worth £1 million, was pelted with stones and vandalised with … read more

Two dead, 11 missing in cargo ship sinking

At least two sailors died and some 11 people are still missing after their cargo ship capsized off the Egyptian coast in the Red Sea on Monday, Egyptian port authority sources said.     The Cypriot-flagged cargo ship, carrying some 6,500 tons … read more

Galloway in Egypt to join Gaza aid convoy

British MP George Galloway arrived in Cairo on Saturday to join a convoy that had set out from London last month carrying relief for war-torn Gaza, an airport official said. Galloway was met by officials from Mubarak’s ruling National Democratic … read more

‘Royal granddaughter’s tomb’ found near Cairo

Cairo Archaeologists have unearthed the 3,000-year-old tomb of an Egyptian noblewoman in the necropolis of Saqqara, south of Cairo. The Japanese team believes that the tomb belongs to Isisnofret, granddaughter of Ramses II, the 19th Dynasty pharaoh who reigned over … read more

Egypt Releases Internet Activist

Egyptian security authorities have released an Internet activist after they detained him Monday at his home near Cairo.The activist group April 6 Youth Movement said security agents seized member Rami al-Sweisy in the early morning hours Monday (3:30 a.m. local … read more

What Clinton brings to Egypt

When Secretary of State Hillary Clinton landed Sunday night in Sharm el Sheikh, she brought with her $900 million in U.S. aid for the Palestinians. Total pledges for the Gaza donor conference will ultimately top $4.4 billion.And almost as soon … read more

Clinton in Egypt for talks

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was in Egypt Sunday to begin talks on efforts to rebuild Gaza and find a way to peace in the Middle East.In her first visit to the region since becoming the United States’ top … read more