World Bank statistical data and graphs about economic and social development patterns in Egypt. Data includes topics such as GNI per capita, school enrollment, and life expectancy.
The history of ancient Egypt is primarily divided into three kingdoms: the Old Kingdom, the Middle Kingdom, and the New Kingdom. Use this interactive map to locate Egyptian archeological sites.
Sun reflects off the golden exterior of the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem. The city of Jerusalem, mentioned hundreds of times in the Bible, is one of the most popular destinations in the Middle East.
Good rains along the Red Sea coastal plains in Eritrea and Sudan have allowed two generations of breeding since October, leading to a substantial increase in locust populations in the area.
Daily Mail. Fri, 22 Feb 2019 16:40:45 GMT.
Egyptian authorities executed nine men convicted over the 2015 killing of the country's chief prosecutor on Wednesday amid a surge in the number of death sentences carried out this month, lawyers, activists and officials said.
Reuters. Wed, 20 Feb 2019 11:39:38 -0500.
Hisham Barakat died in a bombing, the first senior official killed in the country in a quarter-century. Rights groups said confessions were obtained after torture.
The Associated Press. New York Times. Wed, 20 Feb 2019 14:32:43 GMT.