Egyptians

Migrant fishermen who rescued Mati fire victims to be made Greek citizens

Three migrant fishermen who helped rescue dozens of people from the sea during the deadly wildfire near Athens last summer are to be made Greek citizens.

The three migrants, two Egyptians and one Albanian, will be granted citizenship during a ceremony at the Presidential Palace on Wednesday in recognition of their actions.

Ancient mummy DNA reveals surprises about genetic origins of Egyptians

For the first time, scientists have extracted full nuclear genome data from ancient Egyptian mummies. The results offer exciting insights into how different ancient civilizations intermingled and also establishes a breakthrough precedent in our ability to study ancient DNA.

500 Migrants Feared Drowned after Boat Sinks off Malta

About 500 migrants are feared dead after their boat was rammed by another vessel near Malta last week.

Two Palestinian survivors told the International Organization for Migration (IOM) that the boat had been intentionally sunk by traffickers after leaving Damietta in Egypt in early September, the BBC reports.

Concert, reception held to celebrate National Day of Egypt

BELGRADE - Egyptian Ambassador to Serbia Menha Mahrous Bakhoum organized a concert by a mixed international choir and a reception to celebrate National Day of Egypt, with a message that the historical unity of the Egyptian people, whose culture is characterized by religions intertwined in harmony, could be applied to Serbia as well.