Last year, the region imported more than 36 million metric tons of wheat, mostly from Russia and Ukraine. The concern is that Russia's war in Ukraine could disrupt supplies and drive up prices.
The city of Aswan has been dealing with an influx of scorpions and snakes, thanks to a recent rash of heavy storms disturbing their hiding places.
Nawal El Saadawi — unwilling to be married off at an early age and, in her words, "not really fit for the role of a wife" — coalesced an activist movement that inspired generations of Egyptians.
Traffic through one of the world's busiest waterways was stalled after the Ever Given ran aground and blocked the Suez Canal.
Three prominent figures in the country's embattled human rights movement were arrested after meeting with European ambassadors. The Egyptian government is accusing them of being terrorists.
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