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From Burma, Indonesia And Malaysia To The Streets Of Britain, We Must Drive Out Religious Hatred For Good

Benedict Rogers | Posted 23.06.2017 | UK
Benedict Rogers

Throughout the world, writing as a Muslim and a Christian from two different countries and two different political traditions, we cry out for three simple principles: recognition of human dignity for all, defence of freedom of religion or belief for all, and action to promote dialogue and understanding and drive intolerance from our places of worship, our streets, our chatrooms and our legislatures for good.

Dozens Of Egyptian Mummies Found In Ancient Tomb

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 15.05.2017 | UK

A necropolis holding at least 17 non-royal mummies has been unearthed near Egypt’s Nile Valley city of Minya. The discovery was made in the village ...

Theology Teaches Us To Stand United In Defiance Against Terrorism

Mustafa Field MBE | Posted 14.04.2017 | UK
Mustafa Field MBE

The tragic bombing of Coptic churches and the callous murder of scores of Christians in Egypt, is yet another reminder of the throes endured by Christian communities in the Middle East at the hands of ISIS.

At Least 21 Killed In Bombing Of Cairo Church

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 09.04.2017 | UK

At least 21 people have been killed and 38 others wounded in a bombing of a church north of Cairo, an Egyptian official said. The attack took place on...

Colossus Found Submerged In Muddy Cairo Slum Could Be Of Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses II

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 10.03.2017 | UK

Archaeologists have found an 8m high statue submerged in ground water in a Cairo slum, which they believe depicts the revered Pharaoh Ramses II, who r...

Campaign Launched To Find Killers Of Cambridge Student Tortured In Egypt

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 26.01.2017 | UK Universities & Education

A year after the mutilated body of a Cambridge University student was found in a ditch in Egypt, Amnesty International has launched a campaign to brin...

One Year On, Still No Truth For Giulio

Alex Mayer | Posted 25.01.2017 | UK Politics
Alex Mayer

This week marks the terrible anniversary of the murder of a 28-year-old Cambridge University PhD student. Giulio Regeni, an Italian national, had travelled to Egypt to conduct fieldwork into independent trade unions in Egypt. Unexpectedly, he disappeared, and tragically, nine days later his body was found dumped by the side of the road showing signs of torture.

It's All About The Relationship: Advice For Working In The Arab World

Rana Nejem | Posted 24.01.2017 | UK
Rana Nejem

Are you planning to grow your business in the Arab world? Are you about to take up a new position in your company's offices based in Dubai, Kuwait, Amman or Cairo? Then you need to pay special attention to the significance of relationships in this culture.

Britain's Post-Brexit Foreign Policy Is Becoming Clearer - And It's Not Pretty

Mark Curtis | Posted 16.11.2016 | UK Politics
Mark Curtis

The meaning of this from the rest of Jones's speech is clear - the head of the Royal Navy is seriously saying that British sea power and military force will protect and enhance British financial and commercial interests, including those of the City of London, especially in Asia. This is a clear exposition of the return of imperial gunboat diplomacy that Britain may be envisaging in the post-Brexit world.

Sunset In The Black Hole

Toby Cadman | Posted 09.11.2016 | UK Politics
Toby Cadman

Mahmoud Abu Zeid, more commonly known as 'Shawkan', wrote in December 2014, after having been detained arbitrarily and in breach of national and inter...

Engagement Photo Of Egyptian Cousins Aged 11 And 12 Highlights Scourge Of Child Marriage

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 24.10.2016 | UK

A father has defended his decision to announce the engagement of his 12-year-old son to his 11-year-old cousin. News of Omar and Gharam’s betrothal ...

Britain And The Military Rulers Of Egypt - Another Extraordinary Special Relationship

Mark Curtis | Posted 14.09.2017 | UK Politics
Mark Curtis

Britain has struck a new special relationship with the military rulers of Egypt which is as deep as it is worrying. As we approach the 60th anniversary of the British invasion of Egypt - known in polite circles as the 'Suez crisis' - Britons should reflect on their government's relationship with this key Middle Eastern country.

Saudi Arabia, Egypt and the Mediterranean Migrant Crisis

Michael Barron | Posted 05.07.2017 | UK
Michael Barron

The influx of Saudi and other Gulf aid has played a central role in supporting the Egyptian economy, preventing the country's collapse and avoiding an even greater human tragedy than that currently unfolding. Saudi's financial support to Egypt is an example of where Saudi's interest - a stable Egypt - coincided with the wider international community's interest.

King Tut’s Dagger Was Made Of 'Extra-Terrestrial' Material

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 02.06.2016 | UK

King Tutankhamun was entombed with an ornate knife made with iron that came from a meteorite, scientists have confirmed. The dagger was one of two fou...

Mystery Deepens As It Is Claimed EgyptAir Pilot DID Make A Distress Call

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 24.05.2016 | UK

The mystery of what caused EgyptAir flight MS804 to crash has deepened as it was claimed the pilot DID make a distress call in the moments before the ...

Everything We Know So Far About Missing EgyptAir Flight MS804

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 19.05.2016 | UK

EgyptAir Flight MS804 crashed disappearing from radar over the Mediterranean in the early hours of Thursday morning. The Flight - The Airbus A320 w...

EgyptAir Passenger Plane Crashes In Mediterranean

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 19.05.2016 | UK

An EgyptAir flight that crashed while travelling from Paris to Cairo was subject to a "brutal event" according to the former head of France's national...

3,000-Year-Old Mummy Found Covered In Symbolic Tattoos

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 11.05.2016 | UK

Many of us have a tattoo or two these days - but a 3,000-year-old mummy has now shown just how far back our love of ink goes. The embalmed body of an ...

Truth for Giulio Regeni

Neil Durkin | Posted 27.04.2017 | UK Politics
Neil Durkin

Is the UK government doing enough over the terrible case of Giulio Regeni? By "enough" I mean: is the governent putting any real time and effort into supporting the campaign to find out what really happened to this Cambridge University student who was abducted and tortured to death during his PhD research in Egypt?

Egypt's Sharm El Sheikh Is Now A Ghost Town Following Terror Attack

The Huffington Post | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 05.04.2016 | UK
Read More: Egypt, Travel, UK News

The resort town of Sharm El Sheikh was built around tourism, however tourist numbers have plummeted after recent terrorist attacks. Flights from major...

Inside King Tut’s Tomb As Experts Scan For Secret Chambers

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 04.04.2016 | UK

Exclusive images and footage of radar scanning being carried out in King Tutankhamun’s tomb have been released as scientists try to identify whether...

If You're Not Already Sick Of That Hijack 'Selfie'... You Can Now Watch A Video Of It

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 31.03.2016 | UK

First there was that picture (not technically a selfie we should add). Then there was that altercation at the airport. Then Hijack Selfie Man got...

The Hijack Selfie Man Has Been Told Off By His Mum

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 01.04.2016 | UK

The mother of British hostage Ben Innes, who was photographed with the Egyptian plane hijacker wearing a "suicide vest", has branded her son's actions...

The Hijack Selfie Man Has Been Filmed Throwing A Bit Of A Tantrum

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 31.03.2016 | UK

The British man who posed for a grinning selfie with the hijacker of an Egyptian airliner has been filmed snatching a phone from a camerawoman as he l...

Hijacking An Aircraft And 7 Other OTT Things Done In The Name Of Love

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 30.03.2016 | UK

On Wednesday a man armed with a fake suicide belt hijacked a passenger plane demanded to be flown to Cyprus to speak to his ex-wife. Thankfully the si...