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2,500-year-old 26th Dynasty sarcophagi unearthed in Egypt

A 2,500-year-old mummy of a high priest was located in an ancient cemetery south of Cairo in Minya. The remains...

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Egypt’s first hologram concert to feature iconic Abdel Halim Hafez and Carole Samaha

Late distinguished singer Abdel-Hakim Hafez will be back onstage performing alongside famed Lebanese singer Carole Samaha at Manara Hall in...

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Egyptian female peacekeeper receives UN Medal

An Egyptian female peacekeeper was granted the UN Medal by Force Commander Lieutenant General Elias Rodrigues Martins Filho at a...

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A mother’s 11-day hunger strike: seeking justice for her child killed by bullet

Activist Marwa Kenawy, mother of 13-year-old Youssef Al Araby killed by a stray bullet in the head, began a hunger...

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Study highlights ancient Egypt's passion for dancing

The Luxor Center for Studies, Dialogue and Development recently published a study by Egyptian researcher Wissam Daoud, which describes how...

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Game of Thrones megastar Thor Bjornsson at the Pyramids alongside his wife

Following several visits by international celebrities including prominent former American boxer Mike Tyson, Game of Thrones star Thor Bjornsson posted...

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Egyptian student paints graffiti tribute of Mohamed Salah on school wall

An Egyptian student has payed a graffiti art tribute to football legend Mohamed Salah on the wall of a school...

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Highlights of the 17th edition of the world Economic Forum

The World Economic Forum in the Middle East and North Africa took place at Jordan’s Dead Sea on April 6...

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Egyptian Tourism sees 50% revenue increase in 2018

Egypt’s tourism revenues reached US$11.4 billion in 2018, up 50 percent from US$7.6 billion in 2017, Al Borsa News reports....

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Arab Quartet won’t attend assembly meeting of Inter-Parliamentary Union in Qatar

The Arab Quartet made up by the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Egypt announced their rejection of the 140th General...

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Culture Minister Ines Abdel-Dayem receives prestigious recognition in Italy

The Catholic University of Milan honored Egyptian Culture Minister Ines Abdel-Dayem during the closing ceremony of the Arabic Language and Culture...

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Ramses II temple palace uncovered in upper Egypt’s Sohag

A New York mission uncovered a new temple palace in Abydos, Sohag, that belongs to Ramses II as well as...

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World Economic Forum’s 17th edition in the region looks forward to building new cooperation platforms

The world Economic Forum in the Middle East and North Africa will kick off at Jordan’s Dead Sea in collaboration...

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Egypt’s Tourism Minister Rania Al-Mashat receives WTTC Global Champion Award 2019 in Spain

Tourism Minister Rania Al-Mashat won the World Travel Tourism Council (WTTC) Global Champion Award at the 2019 Global Summit in...

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