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MERS Virus Outbreak Spreads to Egypt, UAE

MERS Virus Outbreak Spreads to Egypt, UAE

By Sean Patterson April 27, 2014

The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) outbreak that has hit Saudi Arabia in recent weeks has begun spreading. According to a Reuters report, Egypt this weekend confirmed its first-ever case of MERS. The Egyptian patient had been working in Riyadh, …

Muslim Brotherhood Denounced As Terrorists Muslim Brotherhood Denounced As Terrorists

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The Muslim Brotherhood was denounced as a terrorist organization on Wednesday by the current leaders of Egypt. The Egyptian military removed President Mohamed Morsi, the country’s first democratically elected leader and a member of the Muslim Brotherhood, from office in …

Maker Of Netflix Documentary Appears On Daily Show Maker Of Netflix Documentary Appears On Daily Show

Jehane Noujaim, the documentarian behind The Square, appeared on The Daily Show this week in an interview with Jon Stewart: The Daily Show Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,The Daily Show on Facebook The Daily Show Get More: Daily Show …

Kerry Visits Egypt, Vows to Support Interim Gov't Kerry Visits Egypt, Vows to Support Interim Gov't

NBC News and Fox News both report that U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry visited Egypt last weekend to see just how much of a foothold democracy has gained. “President Obama and the American people support the people of Egypt,” …

Archaeologist: King Tut Died... While Chariot Racing Archaeologist: King Tut Died... While Chariot Racing

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His discovery captivated the world, and from 1922 on, discoverers Lord Carnarvon and Howard Carter would become the most famous (and, allegedly, accursed) Egyptologists until their mysterious deaths. Over 20 people associated with the famous discovery of King Tutankhamen’s earthly …

Egyptian Court: Muslim Brotherhood is Banned Egyptian Court: Muslim Brotherhood is Banned

USA Today reported this morning that an Egyptian Court has banned the Muslim Brotherhood as a political organization and as a community organization. Authorities will be expected to seize all of its assets in an upcoming crackdown against Islamists in …

Kerdasa Raid: Pro-Morsi Town Targeted by Military Kerdasa Raid: Pro-Morsi Town Targeted by Military

At 5:30 yesterday morning, Egyptian security forces entered the town of Kerdasa, 14 miles west of Cairo and only 3 miles from the Pyramids of Giza. Since the ousting of president Morsi in July, Kerdasa has become a stronghold for …

Egyptian Museum Looted Amid Political Unrest Egyptian Museum Looted Amid Political Unrest

As the Egyptian army begins to take back control of Egypt, the fallout from the country’s latest unrest is coming into focus. In addition to the lost lives and unsure political situation, the cultural heritage of Egypt is, unfortunately, another …

Syria: Latest Global Responses and Developments Syria: Latest Global Responses and Developments

After announcing his intentions to intervene militarily in the Syrian crisis, President Barack Obama is working on building support before Congress reconvenes on 9 September and discusses the President’s resolution. In the meantime, other nations and organizations are communicating an …

Suez Canal Downgraded, not Terrorism

Egyptian officials reported Sunday that three individuals who fired machine guns on a Panama-flagged container ship that was passing through the Suez Canal had been arrested. Army sources downgraded the attacks from what Mohab Memish, head of the Suez Canal …

Month-Long State of Emergency Declared by Egypt

The major news outlets are humming this morning after almost 100 Egyptians were killed when security officers stormed a pro-Morsi protest. The Egyptian government then imposed a month-long state of emergency that was declared less than two hours before this …

3D Printers Are Helping Researchers Recreate Mummies 3D Printers Are Helping Researchers Recreate Mummies

Mummies are one of the most fascinating relics of human history because they give us an idea of what the human body was like thousands of years ago. Unfortunately, many have been damaged over the last 100 years thanks to …

Analysts are expecting gas prices to rise Analysts are expecting gas prices to rise

If you are going to be traveling, especially this weekend, you can plan on seeing gas prices at the pump ranging anywhere from 10 to 20 cents more per gallon. With this being a peak time for travel in the …

Viral Video: 12-Year-Old Boy Explains Egypt Events

A video of a 12-year-old boy explaining the recent events in the uprising in Egypt has gone viral. El Wady News recently interviewed young Ali Ahmed about why he was on the scene at the protests that led to the …

Coptic Priest Murdered In Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula

The ongoing unrest in Egypt has apparently spilled over into sectarian violence. A Coptic Christian priest was gunned down yesterday. The priest, Mina Aboud Sharweem, was shot while walking near his church in el-Arish, 214 miles northeast of Cairo. The …

Oil Prices Rise By $2, Egypt Partially To Blame Oil Prices Rise By $2, Egypt Partially To Blame

Oil prices are volatile as always. The situation in Egypt isn’t making things easier as the violence in the country is causing the price to go up. Reuters reports that oil prices jumped by $2 on Friday – the biggest …

Egypt's Morsi Removed from Office

So, Egypt’s doing the whole revolution thing again. In a televised address, General Abdul Fattah al-Sisi, announced that the Egyptian military has removed President Morsi from office and suspended the nation’s constitution. The Chief Justice of the Constitutional Court, Adli …