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  1. England Returns Ancient Egyptian ArtworkRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Archaeology

    According to an Ahram Online report, a limestone relief bearing the cartouche of King Amenhotep I that had been offered for sale in a London auction house has been handed over to Egyptian authorities. An archaeologist who spotted the relief in London and realized it had been stolen in from the Karnak Temple Complex in Luxor in 1988 alerted Egypt's Ministry of Antiquities.


  2. Cairo: San Al-Hagar opens to visitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Groong

    The first phase of converting the ancient site of San Al-Hagar in the Delta into an open-air museum of ancient Egyptian art has been completed, reports Nevine El-Aref San Al-Hagar archaeological site after development and the re-erection of some of its temples' columns, obelisks and colossi photos courtesy of the Ministry of Antiquities In the remote site of San Al-Hagar, or Tanis, in the Delta, sometimes called the "Luxor of the North", stand ancient Egyptian colossi, obelisks and columns that now welcome visitors after being re-erected for the first time since their discovery two centuries ago.


  3. Veteran Egyptian actor Gamil Rateb dies at age 92Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Egypt Today

    After getting his treatment in France, he returned to Egypt to be under the medical observation at the Anglo American Hospital. His business manager Hany el-Tohamy revealed that the prominent actor had entirely lost his voice.


  4. EgyptAir launches 1st direct flight to Hong KongRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | Egypt Today

    According to statement issued by EgyptAir, two flights via Airbus 300-330 aircraft will be scheduled on Mondays and Fridays from Cairo to Hong Kong. A 25 percent discount is offered by the airline company on all tickets to Hong Kong through to September 30. Chairman of EgyptAir Holding Company Ahmed Adel said in statements to media outlets last week that the company is always seeking to open up new markets, highlighting that destinations in the Far East are viewed as promising markets in the aviation and air transport fields.


  5. Egyptian Star Mohamed Karim Would Love To Play Bond BaddieRead the original story

    Monday Sep 17 | WENN Blog

    Egyptian actor Mohamed Karim has dismissed reports suggesting he's in talks to play the next Bond villain, but he'd jump at the chance to tussle with 007. The dashing and charismatic star, who has put his career as a doctor on hold to make it big in Hollywood, is urging Bond bosses to consider him as a baddie.


  6. Stunning sphinx discovered at ancient Egyptian templeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | Fox News

    The statue likely dates back to the Ptolemaic period , between 305 B.C. and 30 B.C., according to Dr. Mostafa Waziri, general secretary of Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities. In a Facebook post , Waziri explained that the statue was found in the southeastern side of the temple, where two sandstone reliefs of King Ptolemy V were discovered two months ago.


  7. Feature: Egypt to turn Tanis archaeological site into open-air museumRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 16 | Xinhuanet

    Some 130 kilometers away from the Egyptian capital Cairo, work continued to revive the north capital of ancient Egypt, San al-Hagar or Tanis and to turn it into an open-air museum. The ongoing work aimed to put into place the monumental blocks, columns and statues that have been laying on sands since their discovery in the 19th century, Egyptian Antiquities Minister Khaled al-Anany said during an inspection tour to the Tanis site on Saturday.


  8. Egypt court returns ex-president Mubarak's 2 sons to prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | SFGate

    In this Sept. 14, 2013 file photo, former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, seated center left, and his two sons, Gamal Mubarak, left, and Alaa Mubarak attend a hearing in a courtroom in Cairo, Egypt.


  9. Australian delegation of Egyptian origin arrives in CairoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | Egypt Today

    Delegation members are briefed on the strategic goals Egypt is opting for, challenges the country is facing, achievements and the efforts deployed to make ends meet in order to benefit from their ideas and suggestions as well as clear up any misconceptions propagated about Egypt. Furthermore, the program includes national security sessions in collaborations with Nasser Military Academy, field trips to military units to watch the soldiers training, and visits to the New Suez Canal.


  10. Young Champions of the Earth 2018 announcedRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 13 |

    Seven young people from around the world have been recognized as Young Champions of the Earth by UN Environment for their big ideas on environmental protection. They are the second winners of the award, which is sponsored by Covestro, a leading manufacturer of materials for sustainable development.


  11. Coptic Solidarity Asserts Token Coptic Governor Appointments Do Not Comprise EqualityRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 11 | PRWeb

    The appointment of two Coptic governors in Egypt has been lauded as a major improvement for Copts and women's rights in Egypt, despite numerous simultaneous incidents of persecution. The appointment of two Coptic governors in Egypt has been lauded as a major improvement for Copts and women's rights in Egypt, despite coinciding with several attacks on Copts and their properties and the arbitrary closure of more churches.


  12. Opening the way for yacht tourism in EgyptRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | Egypt Today

    In January, Major General Hesham Abo Sena confirmed that all developments needed to be made in the Red Sea Ports Authority is being dealt with quickly and effectively by the leadership. Abo Sena added that they have already begun developing the Sharm el-Sheikh yacht port and the port of the Royal Yacht in Suez.


  13. Egypt to construct 20 fourth-generation citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | Egypt Today

    Madbouly remarked that President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi pays great attention to the fourth-generation cities to provide a better life to Egyptians, face rapid population growth and offer housing, investment and job opportunities.


  14. Egypt is the fastest growing tourist destination: UNWTORead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 7 | Egypt Today

    The annual report showed that Egypt welcomed about 8.5 million tourists during 2017 with an increase in the number of tourists up to 55.1 percent compared with the same period of the previous year. Luxor and Giza were on the top of Egypt's most famous and well-known cities for tourists' choice, according to the report.


  15. Arab youth delegations visit West Bank of LuxorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 6 | Egypt Today

    The Nile Ship for Youths is organized by the Youths and Sports Ministry in cooperation with the Arab League. The youth delegations visited the three-floor Hatshepsut Museum and the Valley of the Kings that includes 63 tombs.


  16. Egypt fastest growing as France still most popular tourism destinationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 5 | The New Zealand Herald

    Riddle of the Sphinx: Will Eypt's historic gems and resorts return toursim confidence in the country? Photo / Getty Images The list of fastest growing tourism spots is full of surprises, with countries that have been in the headlines for a number less positive reasons - yet this list could mark a return to tourism confidence writes the Daily Mail The number of foreign tourists in Egypt went from 14.7 million in 2010 to 5.2 million in 2016 after the suspension of flights following the downing of a Russian charter jet and the turmoil following the uprising that toppled former president Hosni Mubarak. The Egyptian Resort of Sharm El Sheikh: The 55.1 per cent rise marks a cautious return to confidence in Egypt as a tourism favourite.


  17. Termites attack Abdel Salam village in El Wadi El GedidRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 5 | Egypt Today

    Families have reported that countless termites occupied the walls, doors and ceilings of their houses, causing wood excavation and sagging floors. Wood storage is reportedly one of the reasons for their appearance in large numbers.


  18. Amazing Egyptian discovery: Village that predates pharaohs, pyramids uncoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 4 | Fox News

    This undated photo released by the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities, shows one of the oldest villages ever found in the Nile Delta, with remains dating back to before the pharaohs in Tell el-Samara, about 140 kilometers north of Cairo, Egypt. Chief archaeologist Frederic Gio says his team found silos containing animal bones and food, indicating human habitation as early as 5,000 B.C. Egypt's Ministry of Antiquities said that the Neolithic site was discovered in Tell el-Samara, about 87 miles north of Cairo.


  19. A number of newly-appointed governors swore in before President Sisi- press photoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 30 | Egypt Today

    According to the names published by official statements, five governors will remain in their posts, while former Damietta governor Ismail Taha moved to the post of Kafr al-Sheikh governor. After swearing oath, the newly appointed governors and their deputies met with President Sisi, who ordered them to focus on meeting people's needs and curbing unaffordable high prices in the local markets, according to a statement issued by presidential spokesperson Basam Radi on Thursday.


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    Monday Aug 27 | Al Bawaba

    After winning seven awards through its participation at lots of international film festivals, the film A Day for Women by director Kamla Abouzekri is making its next stop at the 8th Festival International des Films de la Diaspora Africaine in Paris, which will be held on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, September 7-9, 2018. Recently, A Day for Women screened at the Het Kijkhuis Center in Leiden, Netherlands.