Egypt

Pakistani journalist’s community demands the immediate release of Al Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein, Egypt renews Mahmoud Hussein’s detention.

Pakistani journalist’s community demands the immediate release of Al Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein, Egypt renews Mahmoud Hussein’s detention.

Pakistani journalist’s community demands the immediate release of Al Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein, Egypt renews Mahmoud Hussein’s detention. ISLAMABAD: (ASGHAR ALI MUBARAK) The leaders of Pakistani journalist’s community included the president Pakistan Federal Union of Journalist Muhammad Afzal butt, President RIUJ Rawalpindi Islamabad union of journalist Mubarak Zeb, president national press club Islamabad Tariq Choudhray, […]

Egypt unearths 8 mummies in 3,500-year-old tombs

Egypt unearths 8 mummies in 3,500-year-old tombs

Cairo (CNN)Egyptian officials unearthed eight mummies, 10 colorful sarcophagi and numerous figurines in 3,500-year-old tombs, the Ministry of Antiquities announced Tuesday. An Egyptian archaeological mission found the tombs in the Draa Abul Nagaa necropolis near Luxor in southern Egypt. The main T-shaped tomb belonged to a city judge named Userhat and is typical of New […]

At least 15 dead in Egypt church bombing: state media

At least 15 dead in Egypt church bombing: state media

AFP A bomb blast at a church north of Cairo killed at least 15 people and wounded dozens who had gathered for Palm Sunday mass, state media reported, in the latest apparent attack on Egypt’s Coptic Christians. Some 40 people were wounded in the blast, which struck at a Coptic Church in the Nile Delta […]

Nine stranded Pakistani sailors return from Egypt

Nine stranded Pakistani sailors return from Egypt

KARACHI: Nine Pakistani sailors stranded onboard the Kuwaiti cargo ship near the port of Suez returned home on early Friday morning. The sailors after arriving at Jinnah International airport expressed their gratitude to the Pakistani Embassy for executing preparations for their repatriation. The captain of the ship was not able to return with the crew […]

Three more Pakistani sailors stranded on ship in Egypt return home

Three more Pakistani sailors stranded on ship in Egypt return home

Another three sailors of the 17 Pakistani crew members stuck on a ship anchored in Egypt’s Suez Canal for at least three months returned home on Thursday. The workers had been stranded abroad for months after the Egyptian government had reportedly confiscated their passports. A few weeks earlier, four amongst those stranded had returned to […]

New Entries to The Guinness World Records 2013

New Entries to The Guinness World Records 2013

Guinness World Records has launched the latest edition of its best-selling book documenting global achievement, including new entries for the shortest bull, the oldest gymnast and the lowest ever car. The 57th version of best-selling reference book also features new verified entries for the world’s heaviest sportswoman and the most conquests of Mount Everest, as […]

Pre-Islamic Civilization in Madain Saleh in Saudi Arabia

Pre-Islamic Civilization in Madain Saleh in Saudi Arabia

Madain Saleh is a pre-Islamic archaeological site located in the Al-Ula sector, within the Al Madinah Region of Saudi Arabia, approximately 400km north-west of Madinah. Formerly known as Hegra it is the largest conserved site of the civilization of the Nabataeans south of Petra in Jordan. The site features 131 massive rock cut tombs with […]