Al Jazeera Journalists Convicted in Egypt

By DAPHNE OKUYAMA, age 10 According to Amnesty International, the Egyptian government claims that Al Jazeera is supporting the rights of the Muslim Brotherhood, and Egypt is doing this to punish the news agency. PHOTO: Steve Rhodes On June 23, 2014, Al Jazeera...

Soccer Riots in Egypt

PHOTO: Flickr/SIERRAROMEA By Kid Reporter IRATI EGORHO DIEZ, age 9 On February 2 in Egypt, legions of angry soccer fans (called Ultras) took to the streets in a riot after a match between two Egyptian soccer teams, Masry from the city Port Said and Al-Ahly, from...

Mummy Secrets Revealed

PHOTO: Karen Bean © The Field Museum of Chicago By Kid Reporter ROBERT IVKO, age 12 Anthropologists around the world are using new technology to take a deeper look at mummies than ever before. Endoscopes (miniature cameras) enter through cracks to explore the...

Humans Have Kept Cats for Longer than Thought

By STEVEN WISHNIA For a long time, people believed the ancient Egyptians were the first people to domesticate cats. They originally thought this had happened about 3,600 years ago, but scientists have now learned that cats have been living with people for nearly...