Egypt's Police Are Raiding Homes To Check Random People's Facebook Accounts
Residents in downtown Cairo say security forces have come to search their apartments and asked to see their Facebook accounts.
It's Not Clear How Many People Were Injured In An Attack On An Egyptian Hotel
The assault on the Bella Vista hotel was undertaken by an unknown number of assailants, injuring an unknown number of victims, for an unknown reason.
Arab Twitter Has A Lot To Say About The Growing Saudi Arabia-Iran Rift
One group even started a hashtag "Give_me_my_phone_back_Khameni."
Egypt's Amazing Flying Car Is Bad At Both Flying And Being A Car
The "Egyptian Monster" was supposed to operate on land, in the water, and in the sky. It didn't.
Egypt's Military Offered Top Activist A Deal To Escape Jail Time, But He Refused It
Hassam Bahgat is being held on charges of publishing false information that endangers national security.
Russia's Suspensions Of Flights Hits Egypt's Already Ailing Tourism Industry
The decision to suspend flights has raised questions about Egypt’s security and economic prospects as it seeks stability more than two years after a military coup. BuzzFeed News' Maged Atef reported from Cairo.
Officials "90% Sure" Noise Heard On Russian Jet Black Box Recorder Was A Bomb
A Metrojet passenger jet crashed Oct. 31 over the volatile Sinai peninsula in Egypt en route to St. Petersburg, Russia. All 224 people on board were killed.
A Hashtag Pleading For Forgiveness Failed To Save This Man's Life
A Yemeni family had offered to pay the victim’s family money while hundreds took to Twitter to ask for forgiveness.
This Egyptian Actress Is Set To Go On Trial For Telling Young Men To Watch Porn
After advocating for young men to watch porn to learn how to please their wives, Entesar will face a judge in early November.
Egypt Says 12 Tourists And Guides Have Been Killed During Anti-Terrorism Operation
Egypt's Ministry of the Interior announced Monday the deadly shooting of 12 people who included two tourists from Mexico.
These Facebook Pages Offer To Take Refugees To Germany
A number of pages on the social media site lists pricing for false paperwork and show misleading photos of luxury yachts the refugees can use to travel to Europe.
A Billionaire Actually Offered To Buy An Island To Give Refugees A Home
Naguib Sawiris, Egyptian telecom tycoon, made the offer on Twitter.
U.N. Food Program Sends Text Messages To Syrian Refugees In Jordan Saying They Will No Longer Get Food
More than 200,000 refugees living inside camps in Jordan were told they would no longer be receiving food aid that they had come to rely on.
People Found This Syrian Man After His Photo Went Viral And Raised $50,000 In Donations
BuzzFeed News spoke to Abdul Haleem Al-Kader, who was selling pens to support his two children when a photographer snapped a picture of him in Lebanon.
Egypt Jails 26 Army Officers Accused Of Plotting A Coup To Overthrow Sisi
This is the first time army officers have been charged with conspiring to overthrow Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi since he came to power two years ago.
An Egyptian Man Tried To Protect His Fiancé From Harassment — And The Police Beat Him Up
The video has gone viral in Egypt.
The Launch Of The "New Suez Canal" Was Really, Really Weird
Nobody is sure how the $8 billion expansion of the Suez Canal is supposed to make Egypt any money, but oh boy were the celebrations extravagant.
These Headlines From Egypt's Top Papers Are All Suspiciously Similar
Newspapers on Monday led with the news about the secretary of state's meetings in Cairo.
This School Was Reportedly Fined A Ton Of Money For Having Rainbows Painted On It
The administrator of Riyadh's Talaee Al-Noor International School is reportedly in jail awaiting trial for the school's apparently overly festive paint job.
A Conflict Is Raging Between Young Members And Old Guards Of The Muslim Brotherhood
The younger members of the movement want to take revenge and are shifting the group’s ideology in a more radical direction.
Assassination Of Top Prosecutor Pushes Egypt Further Down The Road To Instability
Monday's assassination of Hisham Barakat sent a clear message to Sisi and his government: None of you are safely out of our reach.
White House Condemns Killing Of Egypt's Public Prosecutor In Cairo Bomb Attack
Egypt's assistant public prosecutor called the death of Hisham Barakat an "assassination."
Egyptian Government Can Block LGBT People From Entering The Country, Court Rules
A court ruled Tuesday that the interior minister has the power to protect "the general benefits, religious values, social morals of society and to prevent the spreading of social ills."
Ground Forces Seen Joining Bloody War In Yemen
"Ground forces will enter the war," an Egyptian military official tells BuzzFeed News.
Egyptian Doctors Think This Torturous Exam Can Detect "Chronic Homosexuals"
Anal exams are performed by police in many countries that criminalize homosexuality — and they base their work on 150-year-old European science. BuzzFeed News' J. Lester Feder and Maged Atef report from Cairo.
Egyptian Court Sentences Trans Woman To Six Years In Prison On Prostitution Charges
It comes after 26 men were acquitted in Egypt's most high-profile homosexuality trial in more than a decade.
Egyptian Appeals Court Dismisses Case Against 26 Men Accused Of "Gay Sex Party"
"This means they are totally innocent and the case is totally closed," a defense lawyer told BuzzFeed News.
Egyptian Government "Instructions" Have Led Media To Boost Anti-Gay Coverage, Editor Says
"The [bathhouse] case has become a kind of fulcrum for different kinds of people to say ‘no’ to different kinds of oppression from the regime," an activist said. J. Lester Feder and Maged Atef report from Cairo.
Egyptian Court Acquits 26 Men Charged With "Debauchery"
No trial court has ever cleared Egyptians of charges of homosexuality in a high profile case, say human rights activists. J. Lester Feder and Maged Atef report for BuzzFeed News from the courthouse in Cairo.
Closure Of "Satanic Café" Shows Egypt's Atheists Are Next In Line For Crackdown
“If you are atheist and you heard this announcement, it was like the state saying, 'We are coming for you next.'”
Sisi Is Trying To Build A New Suez Canal But It's Not Exactly Going According To Plan
Construction problems, over-reaching budgets, and questionable projections are already plaguing the construction of an addition to the Suez Canal.
Why The Miracle Cure Offered To Egyptians With Hepatitis C Isn't Funny
Last month, the Egyptian army announced it had come up with a cure for Hepatitis C and AIDS. Despite the cure being widely ridiculed, many desperate Egyptians are now banking on it.
Resignation Of Egypt's Cabinet Means All The Blame Could Soon Lie With Sisi
The prime minister had tried to resign three times before.
Amid Arrests, Muslim Brotherhood Regroups Online
"As long as we have the internet, they can't wipe us out."
More Questions Than Answers On U.S. Man Who Died In Egyptian Jail
Story developing: James Henry Lunn, a 66-year-old U.S. citizen, was found dead in his Egyptian prison cell Sunday morning. But nobody seems to know what he was doing there.