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Will we celebrate the Sphinx’s sun alignment?
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Will we celebrate the Sphinx’s sun alignment?

Every year, Egypt and the entire world celebrate the sun’s illumination of the sanctuary of King Ramses II at the…
Rami Malek and Omar Sharif
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Rami Malek and Omar Sharif

Omar Sharif lived as an international star in Hollywood. His three most important films came while he lived in America:…
Tutankhamun for sale
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Tutankhamun for sale

When Christie’s put for sale the bust of the god Amun depicting the king and golden Pharaoh Tutankhamun, all lovers…
‘Pyramids were power plants!’
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‘Pyramids were power plants!’

“Pyramids were power plants!” This is what we heard from Dr. Wassim al-Sisi while he was speaking to one of…
The ‘cursed’ sarcophagus in Alexandria
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The ‘cursed’ sarcophagus in Alexandria

No archaeological discovery has enjoyed attention such as the discovery of the granite sarcophagus weighing about 30 tons found under…
Aliens built the pyramids!
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Aliens built the pyramids!

  The pyramids still excite the imagination of people all over the world, and generate fans who obsess over them…
Will the London obelisk return to Egypt?
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Will the London obelisk return to Egypt?

  We need to take a stand on the condition of Egyptian antiquities abroad. I traveled to London in October,…
Reeve’s claims about Nefertiti’s tomb are mere fantasy
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Reeve’s claims about Nefertiti’s tomb are mere fantasy

There is no doubt that Nicholas Reeves, who champions a theory that the tomb of Queen Nefertiti is located behind…
Ancient Egyptians in Chicago
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Ancient Egyptians in Chicago

When I arrived in Chicago with a delegation from the Tourism Ministry, I was greeted by the Egyptian consul, Mohamed…
Yehia al-Fakharani: the giant of the theater
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Yehia al-Fakharani: the giant of the theater

The minute my friend Yehia al-Fakharani appeared on the stage of the National Theater in the wonderful play “A Night…
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