Country spanning Northern Africa and Western Asia

Egypt, officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia by a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula. Egypt is a Mediterranean country bordered by the Gaza Strip (Palestine) and Israel to the northeast, the Gulf of Aqaba and the Red Sea to the east, Sudan to the south, and Libya to the west. Across the Gulf of Aqaba lies Jordan, across the Red Sea lies Saudi Arabia, and across the Mediterranean lie Greece, Turkey and Cyprus, although none share a land border with Egypt.

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Egyptian authorities have released three members of a leading human rights organisation arrested over terrorism-related offences following widespread..
6 hours ago • WorldNews

Three men accused of having links with a terror group have been released from detention in Cairo.
Credit: BBC News - Published 9 hours ago

3 leaders of a prominent human rights group are facing terrorism charges, but as pressure mounts from D.C. and Hollywood, Egypt is rejecting "interference."
Credit: CBS News - Published 23 hours ago

Both model Salma El-Shimy and her photographer were arrested and were accused by one lawyer of "insulting the great Pharaonic history."
Credit: CBS News - Published 2 days ago

Amnesty International has condemned a sharp rise in the use of the death penalty in Egypt, accusing authorities of a "horrifying execution spree". The campaign..
2 days ago • WorldNews
In October and November alone, the Egyptian authorities executed at least 57 men and women, nearly double the recorded 32 people they executed throughout 2019,..
2 days ago • WorldNews
Italian prosecutors believe Egyptian security agents killed PhD student Giulio Regeni in 2016.
Credit: BBC News - Published 3 days ago

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