Egypt

Head of a golden coffin holding a mummy (© Mahmoud Bakkar/AP Images)

U.S. sends stolen ancient gold coffin back to Egypt

U.S. authorities, working with international counterparts, followed the trail of a stolen artifact from Egypt. Learn how the treasure made its way home.
Pompeo speaking at lectern (State Dept./Ron Przysucha)

40th anniversary of Egypt-Israel peace deal celebrated

Forty years ago, Egypt and Israel signed a historic peace treaty that ended more than 30 years of war between the two countries.
Anwar Sadat, Jimmy Carter and Menachem Begin sitting at table smiling (© David Hume Kennerly/Getty Images)

The Camp David Accords, 40 years later

Four decades ago, the Camp David Accords ushered in a new era of Middle East peacemaking. Here's how Egypt and Israel have benefited in the time since.
People looking at Great Sphinx and pyramids (© Alan Tsai/Getty Images)

U.S. helps Egypt preserve antiquities

U.S.-Egyptian teamwork is protecting many of Egypt's most historic sites, including the Pyramids and the Great Sphinx, from groundwater and other threats.
Hand holding lit candle (Shutterstock)

The U.S. stands with Egypt against terrorism

The United States condemns the November 24 attack that killed and wounded scores of worshippers at a mosque in Egypt.
Statue of head of a cat (© Smithsonian Institution)

Exhibit explores role of cats in ancient Egypt

Long before cat videos took over the Internet, cats had a starring role in ancient Egypt. Learn about them through a new exhibit, Divine Felines.
Floor mosaic tile showing figure of bird (© Ariadne Van Zandbergen/Alamy)

U.S. helps Egypt preserve bird-themed mosaics [video]

In Egypt's ancient port city of Alexandria, visitors are discovering the exquisite bird-themed mosaics of a Greco-Roman villa from over 2,000 years ago.
Glass vessel on display, people in silhouette behind it (© AP Images)

Nations join to restore Cairo’s Islamic art museum

After a monumental international effort, the Egyptian Museum of Islamic Art, closed by a terrorist bomb, is once again open to the public.
Egyptian burial sarcophagus (Immigration and Customs Enforcement)

Stolen Egyptian treasures are homeward bound

Thanks to a groundbreaking agreement between Egypt and the U.S., some priceless Egyptian antiquities stolen by looters are being returned.