Egypt

Egypt (i/ˈɪpt/; Arabic: مِصر Miṣr, Egyptian Arabic: مَصر Maṣr, Coptic: Ⲭⲏⲙⲓ Khemi), officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia, via a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula. It is the world's only contiguous Eurafrasian nation. Most of Egypt's territory of 1,010,408 square kilometres (390,000 sq mi) lies within the Nile Valley. Egypt is a Mediterranean country. It is bordered by the Gaza Strip and Israel to the northeast, the Gulf of Aqaba to the east, the Red Sea to the east and south, Sudan to the south and Libya to the west.

Egypt has one of the longest histories of any modern country, arising in the tenth millennium BC as one of the world's first nation states. Considered a cradle of civilisation, Ancient Egypt experienced some of the earliest developments of writing, agriculture, urbanisation, organised religion and central government. Iconic monuments such as the Giza Necropolis and its Great Sphinx, as well the ruins of Memphis, Thebes, Karnak, and the Valley of the Kings, reflect this legacy and remain a significant focus of archaeological study and popular interest worldwide. Egypt's rich cultural heritage is an integral part of its national identity, having endured, and at times assimilated, various foreign influences, including Greek, Persian, Roman, Arab, Ottoman, and European. Although Christianised in the first century of the Common Era, it was subsequently Islamised due to the Islamic conquests of the seventh century.

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Indian envoy visits Berighat Air Base to meet IAF contingent in Egypt

The Siasat Daily 24 Jun 2024
India’s Ambassador to Egypt, Ajit Gupte, visited Berighat Air Base to interact with the Indian Air Force (IAF) contingent. In a post on X, Indian Embassy in Egypt stated, “India-Egypt defence cooperation continue to strengthen, with 4th joint exercises b/w IAF and EAF being held in Egypt from 21 to 26 June 2024....
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Israeli strikes hit northern Gaza, 39 dead

NewstalkZB 23 Jun 2024
Photo / AP ... How does the departure of Netanyahu's biggest rival affect the war? US pauses shipping, plans to stockpile aid after 'deadly day' in Gaza Israel claims to have control of strategic Gaza corridor bordering Egypt Netanyahu faces ultimatum and mounting pressure to make post-war Gaza plans ... ....
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Loved ones search for missing as hajj death toll passes 900

The Daily Tribune - Bahrain 20 Jun 2024
“I received a call from her daughter in Egypt begging me to put any post on Facebook that can help track her or find her,” said one family friend based in Saudi Arabia, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he did not want to anger Saudi authorities....
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‘Wonderfully personal history’ of Alexandria wins this year’s Runciman Award

Ekathimerini 20 Jun 2024
The Anglo-Hellenic League has announced the winner of this year’s Runciman Award, with academic Islam Issa receiving the prestigious literary prize for “Alexandria ... His book is a “historical biography” of Alexandria from its founding by Alexander the Great to its current day-status as a major metropolitan center in post-colonial Egypt ... ....
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Fans convinced Ancient Egypt predicted The Simpsons after eerie evidence

Metro UK 19 Jun 2024
But now, it seems the tables have turned, and one chilling piece of evidence from Ancient Egypt looks to have predicted The Simpsons ... In an image posted on Reddit, appearing to show the upper lid coffin in a newly discovered Egyptian cemetery, the figure portrayed on the front looks exactly like Marge Simpson....
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German Researchers Discover Earliest Greek Record of Jesus Christ’s Childhood in Hamburg Library

Greek City Times 19 Jun 2024
The breakthrough came when experts identified the word “Jesus” in Greek within the text ... The New York Post that it's penned in Greek letters, which originate from late antique Egypt, which was a Christian society at that time ... Papyrologists Dr ... It contains 13 lines in Greek letters and 10 letters per line and originated from late antique Egypt .......
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Mama, I wish I could walk. Mama, I wish I could stand: Palestinian girl with burns from Israeli shelling hopes for treatment

Gulf News 19 Jun 2024
Since Israel expanded its offensive last month to include the southern city of Rafah, where the border post to Egypt is located, the frontier has been closed and Gaza residents have been unable to go abroad for medical help....
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Palestinian girl with burns from Israeli shelling hopes for healing

Gulf-Times 19 Jun 2024
Since Israel expanded its offensive last month to include the southern city of Rafah, where the border post to Egypt is located, the frontier has been closed and Gaza residents have been unable to go abroad for medical help.Doctor Mahmoud Mahani, the plastic surgeon treating ......
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Search for missing continues as hajj death toll passes 900

The News International 19 Jun 2024
"I received a call from her daughter in Egypt begging me to put any post on Facebook that can help track her or find her," said one family friend based in Saudi Arabia, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he did not want to anger Saudi authorities ... In addition to Egypt, ......
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Families search for missing pilgrims after Haj heat tragedy

Gulf-Times 19 Jun 2024
About 1.8mn people attended the pilgrimage ... She was tired ... “I received a call from her daughter in Egypt begging me to put any post on Facebook that can help track her or find her,” said one family friend based in Saudi Arabia, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he did not want to anger Saudi authorities ... .......
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Hattem Mattar collaborates with iconic Egyptian restaurant Hadoota Masreya

Time Out Dubai 15 Jun 2024
Egyptians (and Egyptian food-lovers) all over the city are in for a real treat ... View this post on Instagram. A post shared by Hadoota Masreya حدوتة مصرية (@hadootamasreya). For a taste of one of Egypt’s most iconic dishes, molokheya gets a smokey upgrade and is paired with a golden brown oak smoked chicken ... You might also like ... See you there? ... .......
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HSBC named Egypt’s Best Bank for Diversity, Inclusion by Euromoney

Daily News Egypt 13 Jun 2024
HSBC has earned the prestigious title of Best Bank for Diversity and Inclusion in Egypt at the Euromoney Awards for Excellence 2024 ... Todd Wilcox, CEO and Deputy Chairperson of HSBC Egypt, remarked ... A highlight of HSBC Egypt’s award-winning initiatives is its collaboration with the ......
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Egypt needs clean energy to shine after $50B bailout, but will it?

Al Monitor 13 Jun 2024
Although it lacks a net zero target, Egypt has outlined sizable green energy goals ... Egypt’s renewables sector booms post-bailout New investor confidence in Egypt’s economy helps renewables projects accelerate as the government introduces more reforms and incentives, with the sector making up for lost time to soon surpass 20% of the electricity mix....

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