Latest Egypt Stories

Egyptian Hieroglyphs
2014-09-10 04:54:50

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online So great is the range of artwork depicting animals in ancient Egyptian artifacts that scientists have utilized them to study the ecosystem of the Nile Valley over 6000 years. They concluded that species extinction and reduced ecological stability were caused by a drying climate and growing human population. The study, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, looked at a range of artwork detailing large mammals, and...

2014-09-05 00:20:13

Company Updates Games Collection Using Classic Themes such As Egypt, Farm Life and Beach BUCHAREST, Romania, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Today, the casino software development company CasinoWebScripts announced the release of 5 new slot games for online casino operators. In order to meet their customers' demands, CasinoWebScripts created 3 slot games inspired from the history of Egypt, one redneck-themed slot game and one classic, beach-themed slot. Of the new collection...

2014-09-04 16:20:52

LONDON, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Three Wheeler Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2019https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2057583/Global-Three-Wheeler-Market-Forecast-and-Opportunities-2019.html Three-wheeler industry can be categorized into two segments- passenger carriers and load carriers. The segments can further be categorized according to weight of the vehicle, payload capacity (0.35T / 0.50T / 0.75T /...

2014-08-07 12:22:44

CALGARY, Aug. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Madison PetroGas Ltd. Is pleased to provide an operational and financial update. All dollar values are expressed in United States dollars unless otherwise stated. HIGHLIGHTS -- Completed acquisition of 350km of 2D seismic on the West Bakassi Block in Cameroon. -- Drilled one exploration well and three successful development oil wells on Block H, West Gharib, Egypt. -- Entered into financial arrangement to ensure prompt payment of...

2014-07-31 08:26:27

- Second-quarter highlights HOUSTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apache Corporation (NYSE, Nasdaq: APA) today announced second-quarter 2014 earnings of $505 million or $1.31 per diluted common share and adjusted earnings, which exclude certain items that impact the comparability of results, of $644 million or $1.67 per share. For the same period in the prior year, Apache's earnings were $1 billion or $2.54 per diluted common share and adjusted earnings were $813 million or $2.04 per share....

2014-07-20 23:02:37

10 top web design agencies in Egypt ranked by egypt.topseos.com for July 2014. (PRWEB) July 20, 2014 The independent authority on search marketing, egypt.topseos.com, has named their rankings of the 10 top web design companies in the internet marketing industry for the month of July 2014. Each year, thousands of internet marketing companies are put to the test by an independent research team dedicated to pinpointing exceptional vendors. The rankings are partitioned based on the type of...

2014-07-17 12:23:10

PARIS and CAIRO, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Giza Systems, the leading systems integrator in Egypt and the Middle East announces it acquisition of VAS Integrated Solutions LLC (VIS), Bull Group's Egyptian subsidiary leader in storage integration and a key distributor for EMC, the market leader in virtualization and big data. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140717/697403 ) VAS Integrated Solutions, the subsidiary of Bull Group, is the leading...

2014-07-15 12:26:00

"Book 1: Book of the Dead" by Michael Northrop Brings the Thrill and Mysteries of Ancient Egypt to Life NEW YORK, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education and media company and the pioneering publisher of the bestselling multi-platform properties The 39 Clues(®), Infinity Ring(®) and Spirit Animals((TM)), announced today that it will publish its next multi-platform series, TombQuest((TM)), simultaneously in the United States, United...

2014-06-24 12:25:43

TORONTO, June 24, 2014 /CNW/ - The conviction of Al Jazeera English Cairo Bureau Chief Mohamed Fahmy, on unfounded terror-related charges, strikes at the heart of freedom of expression in Egypt and raises troubling questions about the country's lack of judicial independence, said PEN Canada today. Fahmy, a Canadian-Egyptian journalist, was arrested in December 2013 along with colleagues Peter Greste and Baher Mohamed. After six weeks of detention without charges, they were brought...

2014-06-22 23:02:52

10 top web development agencies in Egypt ranked by egypt.topseos.com for June 2014. (PRWEB) June 22, 2014 The ten top web development firms in Egypt have been named by egypt.topseos.com for the month of June 2014. egypt.topseos.com provides businesses with rankings online to showcase the top online marketing firms which produce impressive solutions to businesses searching for a variety of solutions to common issues. Firms are highlighted based on their performance in a rigorous...

Latest Egypt Reference Libraries

Sir Samuel White Baker
2014-01-02 13:16:30

Sir Samuel White Baker, KCB, FRGS, FRS, born on June 8th of 1821 and died on December 30th of 1893, was a British explorer, naturalist, big game hunter, officer, engineer, writer, and abolitionist. He held the titles of Pasha and Major-General in the Ottoman Empire and Egypt as well. He served as the Governor-General of the Equatorial Nile Basin between April of 1869 and August of 1873, which he established as the Province of Equatoria. He is mainly remembered as the discoverer of Lake...

Dromedary Camel, Camelus dromedarius
2012-08-24 14:19:35

The dromedary camel (Camelus dromedarius), also known as the Arabian camel, is a completely domesticated species that appears on the IUCN Red List with a conservation status of “Domesticated”. It is thought that when wild, its native range was mainly in the Arabian Peninsula. It can now be found in South Asia, North Africa, and the Middle East. The only dromedary camels that display wild behaviors are the population of feral camels in Australia, which were introduced in 1840. It prefers a...

2008-02-05 14:33:28

The Spotted Sandgrouse (Pterocles senegallus), is a species of bird in the Pteroclididae family of birds. It is found in Afghanistan, Algeria, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and Western Sahara.

2007-12-13 14:01:55

The Egyptian Mau is the only naturally spotted breed of domesticated cat; its spots are not only on the coat, but on the skin of the cat as well. The Mau is similar to the Ocicat and the Bengal, but the Ocicat's spots were bred-in, and the Bengal is much larger than the Egyptian Mau. The Mau is a medium sized shorthair breed. Its body is compact much like the Burmese and slim like a Siamese. The Mau has a muscular body with its hind legs longer than the front, which gives the Mau the...

2007-01-19 12:26:34

The jungle cat (Felis chaus), also called the swamp lynx (although not related to the lynxes), is a small cat with a rather short tail. Dependent on the subspecies the color of the fur is yellowish-grey to reddish-brown. While vertical bars are visible on the fur of kittens, these bars disappear in adult cats. Due to the pointed ears and the long legs this cat resembles a small lynx. This cat is distributed over Egypt, West Asia, India, Sri Lanka and Southeast Asia. It inhabits various...

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Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.