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,”…