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Supreme Council of Culture announces winners of state awards

The Supreme Council of Culture convened on Saturday to vote on winners of the annual State Cultural Awards. This year,...

Mona Yassin Mona Yassin 9 years ago

Egyptian Scientific Institute evacuated in anticipation of collapse

The committee formed by the minister of culture to save historical manuscripts housed at the Egyptian Scientific Institute, which was...

Mona Yassin Mona Yassin 9 years ago

Ministry of Culture celebrates Naguib Mahfouz centennial

The Ministry of Culture celebrated the 100th anniversary of Naguib Mahfouz’s birth on Sunday. The late Mahfouz, an Egyptian writer,...

Mona Yassin Mona Yassin 9 years ago

Ancient Coptic city discovered in New Valley

A Supreme Council of Antiquities mission has discovered a Coptic city dating back to the fourth century. The city is...

Mona Yassin Mona Yassin 9 years ago

Egypt renovates its oldest pyramid

Egypt is doing some housekeeping at its oldest pyramid – replacing stones and cleaning the Djoser Step Pyramid in an...

Mona Yassin Mona Yassin 10 years ago

Fallen statue in Mansoura raises dispute between political forces

Residents of Mansoura were surprised on Thursday evening to find the replica of a statue of Senusret III, which is...

Mona Yassin Mona Yassin 10 years ago

Antiquities chief cracks down on vendors in Old Cairo street

Mostafa Amin, secretary general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA), has called on police to deal with encroachments by...

Mona Yassin Mona Yassin 10 years ago

Cold wave forecast for Tuesday evening

Forecasting rain showers, thunder storms and heavy fog, the Egyptian Meteorology Authority warned of an impending cold for Tuesday evening....

Mona Yassin Mona Yassin 10 years ago

Frost and stormy weather expected to hit Egypt

A new year's eve frost is expected to hit Egypt, with temperatures reaching only 18C during the day, according to...

Mona Yassin Mona Yassin 10 years ago

NAC blasts Egyptian-Americans for failing to sign on to reform demands

Abdel Gelil Mostafa, coordinator of the National Association for Change (NAC) reform movement, told a delegation representing the Alliance of...

Mona Yassin Mona Yassin 10 years ago

Weather forecasters predict cold front from Monday to New Year

Egypt's National Weather Forecast Authority (NWFA) has predicted a cold front expected to last from Monday, 27 December until New...

Mona Yassin Mona Yassin 10 years ago

Pro-Gamal group charges ElBaradei with inciting unrest

The Gamal Mubarak Support Coalition submitted more than 15 complaints against reform campaigner Mohamed ElBaradei to the attorney general. The...

Mona Yassin Mona Yassin 10 years ago

Storms in Med Sea break Egypt-Europe internet cable

Bad weather conditions in the Mediterranean Sea broke an international underwater internet cable located 250km off Egypt's coast. Although government...

Mona Yassin Mona Yassin 10 years ago

Cold front, heavy rain expected to hit Egypt on Friday

Egypt's National Weather Forecast Authority (NWFA) has predicted a cold front from Friday to Monday, with temperatures expected to fall...

Mona Yassin Mona Yassin 10 years ago