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Articles tagged as Egypt

  • Bharatiyas in Egypt? (Part 2)

    The Phoenician are believed to have been maritime traders from Bharat. However, it is also possible that they were outcasts from ancient Afghanistan (Gandhara), who had turned into merchants after migrating to coastal Canaan.

  • Bharatiyas in Egypt?

    Researchers find interesting similarities between ancient Indian and Egyiptian culture. Were there a real connection or are these similarities only coincidences? 

  • Graham Hancock's "Quest For The Lost Civilization"

    Graham Hancock's "Quest For The Lost Civilization" (1998)

  • Electricity Used in Ancient Pyramids?

    A short documentary about the probable usage of wireless electricity in the ancient pyramids of Egypt -- and the similarities in this ancient technology with that of the 20th century inventer Nicola Tesla.

  • Anger Over a Film Fuels Anti-American Attacks in Libya and Egypt

    Protesters angry over an amateurish American-made video denouncing Islam attacked the United States Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, on Tuesday, killing a State Department officer, while Egyptian demonstrators stormed over the fortified walls of the United States Embassy.

  • Stand Up For Your Eternal Rights
    Universal Declaration of Human Rights states: “All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.” A spirit of brotherhood has been notably absent from too many places in recent years. Unless it means the kind of brothers who like to knock hell out of each other.
  • Krishna Worship and Rathayatra Festival in Ancient Egypt?
    In the typical depiction of Vishnu in Hindu iconography, the sacred river Ganges is always shown emerging from the toe of the Vishnu, while in Egypt, we find a very similar imagery associated with Amun. But who was this Amun?
  • What the Muslim Brothers Want
    A top leader of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood says the group won't put forward its own candidate, and doesn't want an Iranian-style Islamic theocracy. But, he adds, "Secular liberal democracy of the American and European variety, with its firm rejection of religion in public life, is not the exclusive model for a legitimate democracy."
  • Egypt, Democracy and Islam
    With massive protests threatening to upend the three-decades-long reign of President Hosni Mubarak, the world has been captivated by the events in Egypt. In a survey conducted recently, the Pew Research Center's Global examined the views of Egypt and six other Muslim publics about politics and the role Islam should play in it.
  • Young Egyptian Couples Tie Temporary Knot

    Millions of Egyptians – usually college students – are entering into secret marraige pacts, with many couples hoping it's a step toward a traditional marriage. The growing frequency of such informal "marriages" – unheard of 20 years ago – has alarmed both government and religious officials, spawning campaigns to warn of its dangers particularly to women, who will carry the brunt of any social fallout.