Egypt

This scientist who harvested 4,500-year-old yeast from ancient Egyptian pottery knows all about fantastic yeasts and where to find them.
Advocates for Mustafa Kassem worry he could meet the same fate as Mohammed Morsi, the first elected leader in the Arab world, who died in a courtroom Monday.
The roadside bomb hit a tourist bus carrying 25 people mostly from South Africa, officials said Sunday.
The mummies, believed to have belonged to an upper-middle-class family, were found in “good conservation condition.”
Mohamed al-Ghiety was found guilty of encouraging immorality amid Egypt's crackdown on perceived homosexuality.
CBS revealed that after the interview was filmed, the Egyptian ambassador contacted its "60 Minutes" team and warned that it could not be aired.
The 4,400-year-old tomb is adorned with hieroglyphs and statues of pharaohs.
She had been charged with public obscenity and incitement to debauchery and faced up to five years in prison.
The coffin is one of two found at the burial site by a French-led team.
The United Arab Emirates, the Saudis’ closest partner, and its Washington agents are offering authoritarians a road map to preserving impunity and ties to the West.
Ahmed Abdelbasit spent his first moments of freedom with his family, friends and students at Rising Star Academy.
Immigration officials could still appeal the decision allowing Ahmed Abdelbasit to stay in the U.S.
The one-week event drew more than 12,700 participants from 91 countries.
The 2013 sit-in supported former President Mohammed Morsi who was militarily ousted following mass protests.
“We have not been hit by a curse,” an antiquities official assured the public after media rumors.
Discovery of the 2,000-year-old death mask is "a sensation," an expedition leader said, because most Egyptian dignitaries' tombs were looted in ancient times.
The ancient coffin is the largest ever found in Alexandria.
"It is very biblical to enforce the law."