Bryan Adams: Prized Guitar Defaced With Graffiti by Egyptian Customs Agents

Bryan Adams says his prized guitar was defaced with graffiti when he went through customs in Egypt recently. He traveled to the country where he performed with Egyptian percussionist Ahmed Bedair in front of the Sphinx in Egypt earlier this…

Queen Nefertiti Finally Found?

Queen Nefertiti is one of the most famous and mysterious characters in the study of ancient Egypt. The story of Queen Nefertiti has captured the imaginations of generations of historians, archaeologists and simple history lovers alike for thousands of years.…

MERS Virus Outbreak Spreads to Egypt, UAE

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,…

Egyptian Sarcophagus Found in Israel

A sarcophagus (coffin) dating back to the Bronze Age was recently found in the Jezreel Valley in Israel. Archaeologists dug up the cylinder-shaped sarcophagus while exploring the Tel Shadud mound in the valley. The foot of the body was first…

Amenhotep III Statues Unearthed, Raised In Egypt

Archaeologists unveiled two new massive statues in Luxor, Egypt on Sunday, putting them on what were their original sites in the funerary temple of Pharaoh Amenhotep III. The king already had two massive statues erected in his honor which are…

3,600-Year-Old Mummy Unearthed In Luxor Egypt

A routine dig in Luxor, Egypt has resulted in the discovery of a sarcophagus – with a mummy inside and intact. The team of Egyptian and Spanish archeologists that led the excavation were working on a tomb when they unearthed…

Netflix Gets First Oscar Nomination With ‘The Square’

Jehane Noujaim’s documentary The Square has been nominated for an Oscar, adding to the list of Netflix content award nominations. The film follows the protests in Tahrir Square from the 2011 overthrow of Hosni Mubarak through the ousting of Mohammed…

Muslim Brotherhood Denounced As Terrorists

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…

Creator Of ‘The Square,’ Netflix’s First Major Documentary, Was On The 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…

John Kerry Visits Egypt, Vows Support for 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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…

12-Year-Old Clearly 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…