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Morsi stands behind a gated glass cage at a Cairo courtroom on Monday. He died shortly after.

Egypt’s ousted president Mohammed Morsi has been swiftly and secretly buried amid high security — less than 24 hours after his shock death...

Morsi's son, Ahmed, told The Associated Press that Egyptian security forces refused to let the Morsi family bury their father in the family graveyard.
Egypt is full of history and culture — and luxury.

Egypt is the biggest hot spot for elite travelers in 2019. Here’s what it’s like to visit as a billionaire, from luxury resorts on the Red...

Egypt is rich in history, culture, and luxury, offering something for everyone. See what's propelling billionaires to visit Egypt.
There are other sights in Egypt besides the Pyramids.

One of the most beautiful places I’ve ever seen is Egypt’s White Desert, a desolate lunar landscape few travelers visit. These photos show...

While Egypt's best known sites are the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Valley of the Kings, Egypt is home to many beautiful natural landscapes.
I found that everything was bigger in Egypt.

I tried McDonald’s in Egypt and found that the portions were even bigger than in the US

On a recent trip to Egypt, I went to a McDonald's to see how it compared to other ones I had been to. I was surprised by how much it differed.
The wealthy are traveling everywhere from France and Turkey to India and Japan in 2019.

These are the 15 hottest destinations billionaires are traveling to in 2019

The ultra-rich are investing in travel as a way to signify status — and they're heading everywhere from France and Turkey to India and Japan to do it.
A scene at the Rise Up Summit in Cairo, a premier tech and innovation conference in the Middle East.

Egypt is poised to turn into Africa’s hottest tech scene, but 2 industry veterans say the country is up against 2 major challenges

Thanks to a young internet-connected population and long-stagnant problems, Egypt has become a hot spot for tech in the Middle East and Africa.
I've never regretted saying yes while traveling.

An epic feast I had at a stranger’s home in a remote town in Egypt is a perfect example of why I always say yes when I travel

After traveling to dozens of countries, I've found that the best experiences haven't been tourist attractions, but saying yes to meeting new people.
Staff at Cairo International Airport who discovered the remains.

Someone stole mummified body parts in Egypt and tried to smuggle them out of the country inside a loudspeaker

A passenger tried to smuggle six mummified human parts out of Cairo and into Belgium.

Forget the Pyramids of Giza. A local tipped me off to a little-known site of ancient ruins that’s equally fascinating and never crowded

Forget the Pyramids of Giza. The ruins of Elephantine Island in the south of Egypt is full of the history of three different civilizations.

I visited the Pyramids of Giza and found a surprising downside that no one ever talks about

While seeing the pyramids up close is awe-inspiring, actually going in one is nowhere near as cool as you might think.