egypt

Hijacking ends better than expected

The highjacker of an EgyptAir flight surrendered after an emergency landing.
In News by Stefan Sirucek / March 29, 2016

Russian plane crash in Egypt kills 224

The cause of the crash is not yet known.
In News by Jordan Freiman / October 31, 2015

Egypt is (once again) investigating porn shot at the pyramids

The actress claims that nothing was filmed and that she was just there to visit.
In News by Jordan Freiman / May 4, 2015

Former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi sentenced to 20 years in prison

Morsi and his co-defendants were acquitted of murder charges that would have carried a death sentence.
In News by Drew Salisbury / April 21, 2015

Porn shot at pyramids under investigation by Egyptian government [NSFW]

Vacation sex may be a major incentive for many a traveller, but reconsider whipping out your GoPro when that sex includes trespassing in an ancient national treasure.
In News by Regina Bresler / March 10, 2015

Man discovers wife is pregnant after using her pee for drug test

When the bus driver affirmed that the sample was his, officials then apparently responded "Congratulations, you’re pregnant."
In News by Maggie Serota / November 5, 2014

Latest tourism craze is called ‘logging’: Pooping in the pool

"Pools at Holiday Village Turkey in Sarigerme, Turkey have been closed up to nine times in the last few weeks due to floating feces."
In News by Maggie Serota / August 12, 2014

An Egyptian news show says ‘The Simpsons’ predicted the Syrian Civil War

They have a perfectly cromulent explanation.
In News by Joe Veix / May 7, 2014

Egyptian pop singer threatens to stab President Obama in crazy music video

Sama Elmasry isn't so much a fan of Obama's.
In News by Brian Abrams / August 5, 2013

Egyptians vote in their first free presidential election

15 months of military dictatorship are coming to an end.
In News by DJ Pangburn / May 24, 2012

Theater of the Absurd: Obama, Street Vendors and the Raw Power of Dictators

President Obama claims America values common people more than powerful elite, ignoring American domestic and foreign policy history.
In News by DJ Pangburn / May 19, 2011

State of Emergency Rally NYC: Day of Rage Protest

New Yorkers are marching from City Hall to Wall Street at 6pm in solidarity with Egyptian and Wisconsin protesters.
In Politics by DJ Pangburn / March 24, 2011

Twitter Turns Five

And continues to behave just like a five-year old.
In Entertainment by Devika Bakshi / March 17, 2011

American Protester Beaten at Hilary Clinton’s Speech on Internet Freedom

Why haven't major journalists called out Clinton's hypocrisy?  It's their business now to ignore such newsworthy events.
In Politics by DJ Pangburn / March 1, 2011

Iraq CIA Source ‘Curveball’ Lied About WMD Existence

The most unbelievable aspect of Janabi's time as an intel source is that the German secret service, BND, discovered that Janabi was a liar; and, yet, American intelligence sources still saw fit to use the man's intelligence for Bush's magic show hosted by Colin Powell.
In News by DJ Pangburn / February 15, 2011
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