Amnah Ali is carefully putting the gray into the body of a spaceship she's painting on a giant mural at the entrance to a tunnel under Baghdad's Tahrir Square. There's a whiff of smoke and a tart catch of tear gas in the air.
It's the birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and the prewar home of the family that inspired "The Sound of Music."
For much of the 20th century, the Egyptian Museum in the center of Cairo was the gold standard for collections along the Nile.
Egypt is just months away from reopening the Baron Empain Palace after a $6 million restoration project on the historic Cairo building.
When it finally opens, Cairo's Grand Egyptian Museum will be the largest museum dedicated to a single civilization.
Home to the ancient pyramids, Egypt is no stranger to architectural innovation. So it is no surprise that it is set to become the first African nation to host a "vertical forest."
At least 19 people were killed and 30 people were injured in multiple car explosion outside Egypt's National Cancer Institute, the Ministry of Health said, according to state-run Al-Ahram on Monday.
British Airways announced Saturday that flights to Cairo were being canceled for seven days "as a precaution to allow for further assessment." The announcement came as the UK Foreign Office warned citizens traveling to Egypt of a "heightened risk of terrorism against aviation."
At least 25 people were killed and 40 others injured Wednesday morning in a fire at Egypt's busiest railway station, the country's health ministry said, according to state media.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivered a major speech outlining the Trump administration's Middle East policy on Thursday that took aim at two of the Trump administration's main foes: President Barack Obama and the Iranian regime.
Gehad al-Rawy beamed with joy as she emerged from an Egyptian courtroom last September. She had just won a sexual harassment case, with the judge sentencing her harasser to two years in prison.
It was a telling moment for Egypt and its ill-fated revolution a month shy of the eighth anniversary of the Arab Spring uprising.
Like the legendary curse of the mummy, ancient Egypt refuses to stay buried in the past. Every so often it comes back to life -- in the 1920s with the discovery of King Tut's tomb; in the 1970s with the global tour of those golden masks; and most recently with a flurry of astonishing discoveries using 21st-century archaeological techniques.
A man who "was planning to use flammable chemical material" in a "hostile act" near the US Embassy in Cairo was arrested Tuesday, a security source said in an official statement to CNN.
Archaeologists believe they have unearthed one of Egypt's oldest-known settlements in the Nile Delta, dating back some 7,000 years to the Neolithic era.
Egyptian security forces foiled a suicide bombing attack at a Christian church outside Cairo on Saturday, state media reported.
An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced 75 people to death for participating in a 2013 demonstration in support of then-President Mohamed Morsy, and referred their cases to the country's Grand Mufti for a final decision, according to state-run news agency Ahram Online.
It gives new meaning to the phrase "a wolf in sheep's clothing." Or in this case, a donkey in zebra stripes.
Nine people were killed Friday after gunmen opened fire at a church near Cairo, officials said, the latest in a string of attacks on minority Coptic Christians in the country this year.
More than two weeks after his unexpected resignation as prime minister of Lebanon, Saad Hariri has finally returned to Beirut, where he's likely to face tough questions over why he quit.
Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, who recently resigned, plans to visit Cairo on Tuesday before what he says will be his eventual return to Lebanon.