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Scientists Unearth Big Surprise Near Celebrated Pyramids

LiveScience | Owen Jarus | Posted 01.29.2014 | Science

TORONTO — The remains of a bustling port and barracks for sailors or military troops have been discovered near the Giza Pyramids. They were in use ...

Artifacts In Ruined Mansion Show Luxurious Lifestyle Of Ancient Elites

LiveScience | Owen Jarus | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science

TORONTO — The remains of a mansion that likely held high-ranking officials some 4,500 years ago have been discovered near Egypt's Giza Pyramids. Bo...

7 Most Mysterious Places In The World

Posted 10.18.2013 | Travel

There is so much we can learn about the ancient world. With every discovery, archaeologists uncover more about civilizations that came before us. What...

Thousands Race for the Cure at the Pyramids: PHOTOS

Jennifer Utz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jennifer Utz

Unlike the United States and Europe, where breast cancer is openly discussed, and self-checking and screening is common, it is extremely stigmatized in Egypt, along with much of the Middle East.

Reflections on Revisiting Cairo 20 Years Later - Egypt on the Rise

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howard Steven Friedman

I first visited Cairo as a student nearly 20 years ago. I remember vividly the friendliness of the people and the blazing heat. I return to Cairo no...

World's Tallest Building Back Home in the Middle East...Forever?

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howard Steven Friedman

My view of the Eiffel Tower this morning reminded me of the changing title of world's tallest building. While there are too many categories of towers...

Christmas in Cairo: A 48 Hour Story

Karin Badt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Karin Badt

Surprisingly, neither of the two taxi drivers I asked to take me to the pyramids understood my destination -- despite the fact that I would think these large stone edifices are a mainstay of Cairo tourism.