As aid trucks slowly make their way into Gaza, another gate at Rafah is for people departing the besieged territory — the only exit for those permitted to leave, including the critically wounded.
On Monday, 28 newborns were evacuated from Gaza to Egypt, after being transported from Al-Shifa Hospital. Four mothers accompanied the babies. It's not known how many of the other parents are alive.
The Rafah border crossing, operated by Egyptian authorities, is the only Gaza crossing not directly controlled by Israel. Now it is the only entry point for aid and exit point for those able to leave.
It's the first time people have been allowed to exit the besieged territory since the Oct. 7 Hamas attacks on Israel. Ambulances took dozens of seriously wounded people to hospitals in Egypt.
In elementary school, NPR's Malaka Gharib visited her dad in Cairo each summer. It was hot, there was no AC — but she coped. In this age of global warming, she wonders: How are Egyptians getting by?
Egypt now has the highest number of illegal migrants to Europe, lured by smugglers who charge a hefty fee for a risky voyage by sea. We interview families who had a loved on the shipwrecked Adriana.
The exodus of more than 210,000 people from Sudan to Egypt since the war began in April highlights the deep ties that bind the countries — and Egypt's mixed legacy in Sudan.
A gunbattle along Israel's southern border with Egypt left three Israeli soldiers and an Egyptian officer dead Saturday, officials said. It was a rare instance of deadly violence along the frontier.
In Port Sudan, Jeddah, Aswan and Cairo, people have sought safety from the fighting in Khartoum. After making difficult decisions and journeys, the biggest challenges for many are only beginning.
NPR's Leila Fadel talks to Sudanese-American journalist Isma'il Kushkush about fleeing the violence in Khartoum.
The corridor is perched above the ancient wonder's main entrance, authorities said. The function of the chamber is unknown, although such corridors often lead to further archaeological discoveries.
The artifacts were found beneath an ancient stone enclosure near the Saqqara pyramids and date back to the fifth and sixth dynasties of the Old Kingdom, spanning from roughly 2500 B.C to 2100 B.C.
Artist and author Deena Mohamed created a graphic novel about how wishes would — or wouldn't — work in modern-day Egypt. Her much-praised book is now out in English. It's ... a wish come true!
Delegates reached a last-minute deal to pay vulnerable countries for damages caused by climate change. But the final agreement does not put humanity on track to avoid catastrophic warming.
Despite new agreements to limit methane emissions and beef up weather forecasts, vulnerable countries aren't getting any more help and the Earth is headed for catastrophic warming.