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  1. 'Egypt Can 4': Resumption of developmental series in various fieldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Egypt Today

    This edition focuses on education as part of Egypt's 2030 strategy to achieve sustainable development by benefiting from the experiences of the Egyptian migrants, which coincides with President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi's announcement of 2019 as the education year. Ambassador Nabila Makram, Egyptian minister of immigration, said that the fourth edition of the "Egypt Can" series of conferences will be devoted to education, pointing out that the conference aims to benefit from experts abroad.

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  2. Amr Saad - Egypt Today.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Egypt Today

    "Mawlana" was awarded the Best Film prize at Luxor African Film Festival and Saad was awarded the Best Actor prize. Saad was also crowned Best Actor at Tetouan Film Festival.

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  3. Today In History, Nov. 17: Arnold SchwarzeneggerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 17 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    ... them foreign tourists, were killed when militants opened fire at the Temple of Hatshepsut (haht-shehp-SOOT') in Luxor, Egypt; the attackers were killed by police. In 2001, the Taliban confirmed the death of Osama bin Laden's military chief Mohammed ...

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  4. This Day in HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 17 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    ... them foreign tourists, were killed when militants opened fire at the Temple of Hatshepsut (haht-shehp-SOOT') in Luxor, Egypt; the attackers were killed by police. In 2001, the Taliban confirmed the death of Osama bin Laden's military chief Mohammed ...

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  5. Seven tombs with mummified cats discovered at Saqqara necropolisRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 10 | Egypt Today

    GIZA, Egypt - 10 November 2018: Antiquities Minister Khaled Anani announced that three tombs dating back to the Pharaonic modern-state era of Egypt and four other ancient ones containing a group of artifacts including mummified cats "Bastet", were unearthed at Giza's Saqqara necropolis. The minister highlighted that this step marks the beginning of a great archaeological discovery in the area, noting that the artifacts will be displayed at Imhotep Museum of Saqqara starting from November 15. The minister made the remarks in a press conference held at Saqqara area to announce details of the new archaeological discovery, in the presence of more than 30 foreign ambassadors and heads of foreign archaeological missions operating in Egypt.

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  6. Tourism min., Thomas Cook Group CEO discuss boosting tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 10 | Egypt Today

    In a press release, the Ministry of Tourism said that the meeting was attended by a number of leaderships in Thomas Cook Group, head of the Tourism Promotion Authority Ahmed Youssef and tourism advisor in London Amr el Ezzaby. Fankhauser said that more tourists are wishing to spend their vacation in Egypt especially in Luxor and Marsa Allam cities.

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  7. Staircases and postholes: New finds offer insight on how Egypt built pyramidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | The Times of Israel

    ... King Tutankhamun's golden sarcophagus as displayed at his tomb in a glass case at the Valley of the Kings in Luxor, Egypt, on April 1, 2016. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil) The discovery was made as the researchers studied inscriptions in the quarry near King ...

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  8. Luxor Celebrates 96th Anniversary of Discovering Tutankhamun's TombRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 4 | Al Bawaba

    The governorate of Luxor, starting from Sunday, November 4 until the end of the month, is celebrating the 96th anniversary for the discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb. Luxor will commemorate the anniversary by holding a series of artistic, intellectual and cultural activities, organized by Luxor's archaeological and cultural institutions such as: the Luxor Public Library, the Faculty of Fine Arts, the Museum of Mummification, the Luxor Museum, Upper Egypt Antiquities Region and the Cultural Palaces Authority.

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  9. Egypt unmatched in history, adventureRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 3 | KPC Media Group, Inc.

    The most famous artifact in the museum is the golden mask that was found over the royal mummy's head when King Tutankhamun's tomb was discovered.

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  10. Cairo Top Tourism Destination Globally - World Tourism CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 1 | Al Bawaba

    Egypt's Capital city Cairo has been ranked the fastest-growing travel destination by the World Travel & Tourism Council . In its annual City Travel & Tourism Impact Report, the WTTC reported that Cairo's tourism witnessed a 34.4 percent tourism growth in 2017, followed by Istanbul, which witnessed 13.1 percent growth, Antalya and Tehran .

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  11. Egypt signs deal with Saudi ACWA Power for $2.3B power plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 1 | Egypt Today

    The plant, which will have capacity of 2,250 megawatts , would be built in Luxor province in southern Egypt, the minister told a news conference. He said the facility is expected to be operational by 2023 at the latest.

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  12. Cairo sees Chinese investment and tourism as a 'win-win'Read the original story

    Monday Oct 29 | Financial Times

    Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and China's President Xi Jinping on a visit to the temple of Luxor A Getty The sight of busloads of Chinese tourists visiting Egypt's ancient sites has been lifting the spirits of the country's hoteliers and travel officials who relish the prospect of a new and vast source of potential visitors. Chinese tourism in Egypt has been growing fast since a "comprehensive strategic partnership" was agreed between the two countries in 2014 - an initiative which encompasses trade, investment and political ties.

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  13. Chinese vice president winds up visit to CairoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 28 | Egypt Today

    The Chinese vice president also conferred with Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli on economic issues as well as files of common interest. The Chinese guest arrived on Thursday in Luxor and toured the Karnak Temple.

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  14. Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli - File PhotoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 27 | Egypt Today

    Receiving Wang and his accompanying delegation at the cabinet HQ, Madbouli praised the deeply-rooted relations binding Cairo and Beijing, which amounted to the level of an inclusive strategic partnership, and the recent breakthrough in economic and investment cooperation between the two countries. The premier pointed out that some deals were signed Saturday to enhance such distinguished partnership.

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  15. 3,000-year-old mummy's 'magical' tattoos decodedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 | New York Post

    A portion of an ancient Egyptian mummy discovered in 2014 buried inside a Luxor tomb was covered in tattoos - some symbols so well-preserved, that researchers were able to clearly label them. But identifying the person behind the markings proved more difficult.

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  16. More than 4000 tourists arrive at Egypt during the last 24 hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 | Egypt Today

    The airport witnessed the arrival of 162 international and domestic flights carrying tourists from different nationalities such as United States, China, Russia, Britain, Austria, Norway, Indonesia, Taiwan, Japan, as well as Arab groups from Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait and Morocco. The world's biggest travel publisher, Lonely Planet, named Egypt the most valuable destination of 2019 on Wednesday, Oct. 24. The website specified Southern Nile Valley, as one of Egypt's best places to travel to, stressing that its near-incomparable historical itinerary represents a superb deal for travelers in 2019.

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  17. For the first time: Chinese mission will start its work in Luxor.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 | Egypt Today

    Wang expressed his admiration of the Pharaonic monuments, and pointed that his visit coincided with the initiation of work by the first Chinese archaeologist delegation in Egypt. An MoU between Egypt and China on boosting cooperation in archaeology and antiquities and preserving and protecting national heritage is expected to be signed on Saturday.

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  18. Gerald Carpenter: CAMA Begins Season 100 With Raison d'Aatre - LA PhilharmonicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 25 | Noozhawk

    The Community Arts-Music Association , which formed initially for the purpose of bringing the Los Angeles Philharmonic to Santa Barbara for a concert, will open its centennial season with a concert by that very same orchestra, at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, in the Granada Theatre. Conducted by Paolo Bortolameolli , the concert will also feature the brilliant piano virtuosity of Jean-Yves Thibaudet , in the concerted work.

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  19. Mystery of 3,000-year-old Egyptian mummy with 'magical' tattoos solvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 25 | Fox News

    Researchers had been working for years to determine the meaning of 23 different markings on the mummy. The body was discovered in a tomb near Luxor, Egypt.

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  20. MILESTONES: October 25, birthdays for Katy Perry, Ciara, Craig RobinsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 25 | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    She is the first person to attempt such a performance, and the thousands who watched the barrel's fall believed she would be killed. She was badly bruised but escaped with her life.

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