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  • Illuminated
    Tourists to Cairo Will Find Rich History and Cultures
    Near that city once called al-Qahira – The Victorious – is little that remains of a biblical one called On that later grew into Benben. Its all part of the ancient history of that ancient city we now know as Cairo, Egypt.And legends...
  • Men's javelin
    Yego and Jepkemoi win for Kenya, El Sayed wins Egypt's first-ever medal
    Kenya continued its stance atop the medal count at the IAAF World Championships in Beijing Wednesday night, this time in the men's javelin - another sport not traditionally associated with the distance-running power - and the women's 3,000...
  • The Search for the Stone of Excalibur
    Announcing Fiona Ingram's 'The Search for the Stone of Excalibur' book tour
    Fiona Ingram will be on virtual book tour September 1-30 with her latest juvenile fiction, The Search for the Stone of Excalibur. Fiona was born and educated in South Africa, and has worked as a full-time journalist and editor. Her interest in...
  • Omar Sharif
    An appreciation of Omar Sharif, of 'Lawrence of Arabia' and 'Dr. Zhivago' fame
    Omar Sharif, who died Friday in Cairo, Egypt, is well known for his movie roles as suave, handsome men, especially that of Sharif Ali in “Lawrence of Arabia” and the title role of “Dr. Zhivago.” He was actually raised a...
  • Paris Hilton prank: TV show’s horrific plane crash prank on Hilton shocks all
    Paris Hilton prank: TV show’s horrific plane crash prank on Hilton shocks all
    The Paris Hilton prank staged and videotaped by an Egyptian reality TV show had the 34-year-old daughter of Hilton hotel heir Rick Hilton believe that she was dying in a plane crash. And this kind of prank on Paris Hilton or anyone else is being...
  • 8 million mummified dogs and other animals discovered buried as ancient bridge into the afterlife
    8 million mummified dogs and other animals unearthed in bridge to the afterlife
    An ancient pet cemetery has offered up 8 million mummified dogs and other animals as a glimpse into the past for archaeologists, who have the very tedious task of studying these mummies. The archaeologists discovered these dogs, puppies and other...
  • 8 million mummified dogs, other animals unearthed in Egypt
    8 million mummified dogs, other animals unearthed in Egyptian mass pet cemetery
    Mummified dogs, cats and other animals – over 8 million of them – have been unearthed in what may be the largest discovery of entombed animals ever found inside of a mass catacomb. Digs in Saqqara, one of Egypt's most historic...
  • Egypt belly dancer gets jail time for wearing flag dress
    Egypt belly dancer Safinaz gets jail time for wearing flag dress
    A top Egyptian belly dancer is getting time in jail for wearing a dress in the colors of the Egyptian flag.Sofinar Gourianwas sentenced on Monday to six months in prison. Insulting the flag in any way is a crime in Egypt, according to ECanadaNow...
  • Morsi and Obama
    Evidence of Obama’s flimsy foreign policy: Morsi and Egypt
    October 2012 was how long ago, about two years? At that moment in history President Obama characterized the relationship with Egypt as follows:“I don’t think that we consider them an ally, but we don’t consider them an enemy,...
  • Obama’s regime change train stops in Yemen
    Obama’s regime change train stops in Yemen
    President Obama’s unbridled support of the “Arab Spring” that was advertised as a sweep of democracy into former dictatorships has instead seen the nearly complete destabilization of the Mid East and the imposition of Islamist...
  • Cat Bastet Statue
    The Royal Status of Cats in Ancient Egypt
    In the news, a cat was stuck in a train station for five years and was finally freed in Egypt.Quite unlike the Egypt of 3,000 years ago when the Egyptians revered cats, and if one killed, the accuser would get death.Cats were quite honored in...
  • Cancerous return
    Rebirth of Auschwitz
    When one hears the term ‘Auschwitz’, visions of German POW camps filled with starving Jews headed for the gas chamber come to mind. Accenting the landscape are red flags displaying black swastikas. Due to the heroic efforts of the...
  • Texas Cavalrymen begin peacekeeping mission in the Sinai
    Egypt battles Islamic terrorists in Sinai where U.S. troops stationed
    Egyptian forces engage in an increasingly intense fight with Islamic Caliphate-linked terrorists in the Sinai, and as violence continues on a weekly basis it raises the risk of U.S. troops eventually becoming involved in it since they are...
  • Architecture for tomorrow
    Architecture for tomorrow
    Ideally, form follows function. When applied to architecture, the shape of commercial buildings would do well to reflect what goes on inside. But how about a building that reflects what goes on outside – the city in which it stands and for...
  • al-sisi
    Egyptian president calls for 'united Arab force' to battle ISIS
    Despite Egyptian PresidentAbdel Fattah al-Sisi having been described as a devout Muslim, he's made it clear he has very little love for the Islamic jihadist terrorist organization that now goes by the nom du terrorismeof the Islamic State (IS)...
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