Egypt

Melania Trump touched down in Africa to start her inaugural solo trip to the Motherland as the first lady of the United States. See photos of her visit here.

Prior to Game 6 of the NBA Finals, which took place in Cleveland, Ohio, Ayesha Curry took to Twitter to share that security at the Quicken Loans Arena wouldn’t let the families of Warriors players into the venue.

An anonymous Egyptian forensic expert said an explosion is the likely cause of the EgyptAir crash. But Egyptian officials rejected that report.

An EgyptAir plane flying from Paris to Cairo with 66 passengers on board vanished and most likely crashed over the Mediterranean Sea on Thursday, according to French President François Hollande. The aircraft reportedly made several rapid turns before it went off the radar. The plane had just flown into Egyptian airspace before it made a 90-degree left turn […]

Many people believed that the hijacker may have been affiliated with ISIS, but he took over the plane because he wanted to give a letter to his ex-wife.

‘Exodus: Gods And Kings’ Film Sparks Backlash For Whitewashing Characters Hollywood has faced a great deal of criticism for its long history of casting white actors to portray minority characters. “Exodus: Gods and Kings” is the most recent film to face backlash regarding the portrayal of characters from the Bible and the entertainment industry. Director Ridley […]

President Barack Obama has broken his silence on the uprising in Egypt to  reject “false claims” that the United States is involved with any particular political party following the military ousting of former President Mohamed Morsi. RELATED: Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood Calls For Protests Friday In a statement posted on WhiteHouse.gov., Obama reiterates his commitment to […]

With all the stories about Black people bleaching their skin, arguing over interracial dating and America’s ever-persistent promotion of the angelic (read: white) image in mainstream media, one Egyptian man living in Detroit proves that not everyone is quick to shun his or her blackness. SEE ALSO: How To Give Your Closet A Makeover For […]

CAIRO — An Egyptian court on Tuesday ordered the country’s military rulers to stop the use of “virginity tests” on female detainees, a practice that has caused an uproar among activists and rights groups. SEE ALSO: Take That! Walmart Shopper Punches Greeter For Checking Her Receipt

CAIRO — The Muslim Brotherhood’s political party said Wednesday it had won a majority of the seats up for grabs in Egypt’s run-off elections, which would give it at least 40 percent of the seats in parliament decided thus far. The Freedom and Justice Party said in a statement that it won 36 of the […]

CAIRO — Egyptian archaeologists have unearthed a large statue of king Amenhotep III who ruled nearly 3,400 years ago and who was the grandfather of the famed boy-pharaoh Tutankhamun. Also See: Egypt Election Results Delayed To Friday The Supreme Council of Antiquities says the latest find was made at the king’s funerary temple in the […]

CAIRO — Egypt’s ruling military moved up the date for transferring power to a civilian government to July next year and consulted Tuesday with political parties on forming a new Cabinet. But the major concessions were immediately rejected by tens of thousands of protesters in Cairo’s iconic Tahrir Square threatening a “second revolution.”