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  1. Such a civilised way to travelRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago |

    Shortly before dessert, on my third day aboard the Oberoi Zahra luxury Nile cruiser, I was passed a cellphone to have a word with the customer manager of Sakkara Tours, who had organised the trip. "Memphis," the voice said cheerfully, as I sat by myself in the dining room, "am I speaking to the pharaoh of the boat?" I owe my name to an ancient Egyptian city and at that moment my kingdom occupied the whole of the ship, from the pool to the cigar room - including a population of 45 staff, though not a single other guest.


  2. On This Day in Aviation HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Flight Journal

    1979 - Production of the Douglas A-4 Skyhawk ends after 26 years with the delivery of the 2,690th and final aircraft to the U.S. Marine Corps. 2013 - A fire starts aboard a hot-air balloon SU-283 while landing near Luxor, Egypt, carrying 19 tourists, a tour guide, and its pilot.


  3. Pharaoh's brutal last moments revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Fox News

    He may not be as famous as Tutankhamun , but ancient Egypt's Pharaoh Senebkay may have experienced a death more fitting of a king. Woseribre Senebkay, whose reign likely dates to roughly 1650BC, was savagely killed in battle, according to an analysis of his remains.


  4. Egyptian mummy at Grand Rapids Public Museum goes on display in MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 |

    Grand Rapids Public Museum's popular Egyptian mummy returns to public view in March for the first time in nearly three years. Nakhte-Bastet-Iru, who lived about 2,800 years ago, has been in the collection of the Grand Rapids Public Museum for more than a century, one of a number of ancient Egyptian artifacts returning to view in March.


  5. Cairo Film Festival Changes Management After Previous Team Resigns in ProtestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Hollywood Reporter

    The Cairo International Film Festival, which was revamped for its 36th edition in 2014 following a period of decline during the Egyptian revolution, has a new management team. Magda Wassef , who previously headed up the country's Luxor Film Festival, has been named festival president, while film academic Youssef Cherif Rizkallah is artistic director.


  6. CCTV captures sinkhole swallowing coupleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 |

    HERE one minute, gone the next. It's not every day you get swallowed by a sinkhole, but for one couple it was their shock reality.


  7. How Did A Mummy End Up In A 1,000-Year-Old Buddha Statue?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Science Daily

    ... priscus. A recent find in Eastern Siberia has uncovered one - A Johns Hopkins archaeological expedition in Luxor, Egypt, has unearthed a life-sized statue, dating back nearly 3,400 years, of one of the queens of the powerful king Amenhotep - ...


  8. Discover Ancient Egypt With A Private Egyptologist EscortRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Travel World News

    Help your clients avoid throngs of tourists and outrageous lines during their 2015 travels by considering a primeval land that has been off the tourist radar for while - a magical, historic place like Egypt. With a renewed sense of stability and a recovering tourism industry, 2015 is a great time to visit this kingdom of pharaohs before it makes the "hot list" once again.


  9. Chinese urged to behave overseasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | The Standard

    ... one in a million is enough to cause concern. In 2013, a Chinese tourist wrote his name on a relief carving in Luxor, Egypt. An angry Chinese passenger threw a cup of hot instant noodles at a flight attendant on an international flight last December. ...


  10. China Focus: Mind your manner - tourists advised before holiday travel rushRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Xinhuanet

    ... accounted for no more than one in 10,000. In 2013, a Chinese tourist wrote his name on a relief carving in Luxor, Egypt. An angry Chinese passenger threw a cup of hot instant noodles at a flight attendant on an international flight last December. ...


  11. Chelsea and Everton old boy Samuel Eto'o buys A 18.5m mansion in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Daily Mail

    ... Boy Pharaoh King Tutankhamun is seen in a special glass case inside his tomb in the Valley of the Kings near Luxor, Egypt Mysterious: Lord Carnavon (left), who died in 1923, financed the excavation of Tutankhamun's tomb. Pictured right is former ...


  12. On this day: Kosovo declared independenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 |

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. 1863: The International Red Cross was founded in Geneva by Swiss philanthropist Jean Henri Dunant.


  13. Egyptians grieved over slain fellows by ISRead the original story

    Monday Feb 16 | Xinhuanet

    "Our hearts are bleeding for those Egyptian Coptic brothers slain in Libya. It moved the emotions of all Egyptians," said Mohamed Abdel-Ghani, a 33-year-old waiter at a crowded coffee shop in Giza near the Egyptian capital Cairo.


  14. February 16, 1923: Archaeologist Discovers King Tut's SarcophagusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | The Nation

    Howard Carter opens the shrine of King Tutankhamen's tomb near Luxor, Egypt, in 1923. Photo via Wikimedia Commons/New York Times.


  15. Thomas HaysRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 15 | Herald-Citizen

    ... was working in Saudi Arabia teaching English as a second language to the Saudi military. He was on vacation in Luxor, Egypt, when he fell ill. Preceding him in death are his parents, Robert and Charlyne Hays; and two brothers, Robert Joe Hays and ...


  16. Media total up the targets for terrorist attacksRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 14 | The Japan Times

    ... tourist sightseeing buses; the article cited the jihadist attack at the tomb of female pharaoh Hatshepsut in Luxor, Egypt, in November 1997, in which eight Japanese honeymooners were killed along with 36 Swiss, six British and four German tourists. ...


  17. The Egyptian government's war on free speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Mashable

    On Thursday, Al Jazeera journalists Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed were released on bail after spending more than 400 days in an Egyptian prison on charges of conspiring with the Muslim Brotherhood to destabilize the country. Peter Greste, their Australian colleague, was released on Feb. 1. "We are now facing a major crisis in press freedom in Egypt," says Sherif Mansour, Middle East North Africa Coordinator for the Committee for the Protection of Journalists .


  18. Scots volunteer helped save the street kids of troubled Luxor by...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | The Daily Record

    REMI Akandi has made an incredible 151 mercy missions to Egypt in the last 19 years after being shocked by the sight of youngsters scavenging for food and sleeping rough on the banks of the Nile. BOARDING a plane to Egypt in 1996, Remi Akande had no idea she was about to embark on a holiday that would change her life forever.


  19. The blessing in disguise: how Egypt made use of the recession to restructure tourismRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Al Bawaba

    This began with the replacement and development of all hotel assets owned by the Holding Company for Tourism, Hotels and Cinema The government has made use of the recession in the four years of unrest in Egypt since 2011 with a general restructuring plan. Speaking at the company's general meeting last Thursday, Hatabah said the development work over the past few years aimed to maximise future revenues.


  20. Why It Matters That the Exodus Really HappenedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Christianity Today

    No less than Western law, the civil rights movement, and Christianity itself rest on the historicity of the biblical event. Men at work, detail from the frescoes in the Tomb of Rekhmire, thought to depict Egyptians with Nubians and Semitic slaves.