Egyptian president opens new cathedral and large mosque

January 6, 2019

Egypt’s president has inaugurated a new cathedral for the Coptic Orthodox Church and one of the region’s largest mosques in a highly symbolic gesture at a time when Islamic militants are increasingly targeting the country’s minority Christians.


Peace reigns on the Nile

May 29, 2014

The tomb is eerily silent. It's the kind of silence that deafens and makes you take a humble look at your surroundings. Above my head, intricately carved heiroglyphs - still as bright as the day they were painted more than 3,000 years ago - depict King Ramses VI's ascension to heaven.