Egypt asks Interpol to trace Tutankhamun mask over ownership documents

World Jul 9, 2019

Egypt asks Interpol to trace Tutankhamun mask over ownership documents

Egypt has asked Interpol to track down a 3,000-year-old Tutankhamun artefact that was sold in London for $6 million despite fierce opposition from Cairo, government officials said. Christie's auction house sold the 28.5-centimeter (11-inch) relic for £4,746,250 ($5,970,000) to an unknown buyer in early July ...

Tutankhamun relic fetches $6 million in London despite Egyptian outcry

Business Jul 5, 2019

Tutankhamun relic fetches $6 million in London despite Egyptian outcry

A 3,000-year-old quartzite head of Egyptian "Boy King" Tutankhamun was auctioned off for $6 million on Thursday in London despite an outcry from Cairo. Christie's auction house sold the 28.5-cm (11-inch) relic for £4,746,250 ($5,970,000, €5,290,000) at one of its most controversial auctions in years. No ...

Mohammed Morsi, who ruled Egypt between two revolts, dies at 67

World Jun 18, 2019

Mohammed Morsi, who ruled Egypt between two revolts, dies at 67

Mohammed Morsi, a bespectacled Muslim Brotherhood foot-soldier elevated from obscurity to become Egypt's first freely elected civilian president, has died. He was 67. He collapsed and died while attending a court hearing, Egyptian state media reported. He suffered a "sudden heart attack," state-run Ahram Gate ...

Trump seeks to declare Muslim Brotherhood terrorists

World / Politics May 1, 2019

Trump seeks to declare Muslim Brotherhood terrorists

President Donald Trump is seeking to blacklist the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist group, a far-reaching step that would place the United States firmly on the side of its authoritarian allies in the Middle East. "The president has consulted with his national security team and ...