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AP PHOTOS: War forces thousands of Ethiopians into Sudan

They took with them with donkeys and beds and motorcycles and colorful cloths that they now drape over pipes to create shelters. Others left their shoes behind as they crossed a river to safety. ...

Ethiopian forces said to block refugees from entering Sudan

HAMDAYET, Sudan (AP) — Ethiopian forces on Thursday blocked people from the country’s embattled Tigray region from crossing into Sudan at the busiest border crossing point for refugees, Sudanese force...

'We just ran': Ethiopians fleeing war find little relief

UMM RAKOUBA, Sudan (AP) — The baby was born on the run from war. Her first bath was in a puddle. Now she cries all night in a country that is not her own. Wrapped in borrowed clothin...

AP PHOTOS: Virus threatening Egypt's fragile economy

CAIRO (AP) — It wasn't unexpected, but the ban on visitors to Egypt's famed Pyramids amid the coronavirus pandemic still came as a shock to souvenir vendor Sayed el-Gibri and other tourism workers. ...

In a first, Bedouin women lead tours in Egypt's Sinai

ABU ZENIMA, Egypt (AP) — Four Bedouin women are for the first time leading tours in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, breaking new ground in their deeply conservative community, where women almost never work o...

AP PHOTOS: Yemenis' in-between moments amid civil war

IBB, Yemen (AP) — A Yemeni farmer lounged on the ground by the side of the road, gazing at the beauty of the green mountain landscape, where the terraces were planted with corn, barbary figs and qat. ...

Two communities show Nubians' past, a version of the future

WADI KARKAR, Egypt (AP) — With a mix of nostalgia and sorrow, Egypt's Nubians look back at their lives in ancestral lands in southern Egypt as a peaceful era tied intimately to the Nile River. ...

War leaves Yemen's Aden hollowed-out shadow of former self

ADEN, Yemen (AP) — The mood is eerie on the mostly empty streets of Aden, Yemen's southern port city and designated seat of government that has suffered three years of civil war. Dam...

In Yemen's Aden, a generation chewed up and spit out by war

ADEN, Yemen (AP) — Best friends, they grew up together. When rebels attacked, they fought together. Eighteen years old and without a day of military training, they picked up Kalashnikovs and went to d...

Archaeologists discover 2 ancient tombs in Egypt's Luxor

LUXOR, Egypt (AP) — Egypt's Antiquities Ministry says archaeologists have discovered two ancient tombs in the southern city of Luxor. The ministry said Saturday that one tomb has fiv...

UN voices alarm about spread of HIV in Egypt

CAIRO (AP) — The U.N. is voicing alarm over the spread of HIV in Egypt, where the number of new cases is growing by up to 40 percent a year, and where efforts to combat the epidemic are hampered by so...

Prison-themed restaurant in Egypt draws in curious diners

MANSOURA, Egypt (AP) — A prison-themed restaurant in Egypt? It might seem distasteful in a country where thousands of people, mostly Islamists but also secular pro-democracy activists, are languishing...

Egypt announces discovery of 3,500-years old tomb in Luxor

LUXOR, Egypt (AP) — Egypt has announced the discovery in the southern city of Luxor of a pharaonic tomb belonging to a royal goldsmith who lived more than 3,500 years ago during the reign of the 18th ...

For one Egyptian with HIV, the stigma is too much to bear

CAIRO (AP) — In his bedroom, there's a drawer full of his medications — along with CDs of a popular Egyptian Muslim preacher. On the walls of the home are two paintings by his father. They've had a st...