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Five suspects arrested over theft of artifacts from Sohag University museum
Egypt

Five suspects arrested over theft of artifacts from Sohag University museum

The Egyptian Public Prosecution ordered the pretrial detention of five suspects on Monday pending investigations over charges of stealing antiquities…
Egypt retrieves two smuggled artifacts from Belgium
Archaeology

Egypt retrieves two smuggled artifacts from Belgium

On Sunday, the Assistant Foreign Minister for Cultural Relations, Omar Selim, handed over two artifacts, retrieved from Belgium after being…
Ex-Louvre president suspected in case of forging documents for Egyptian artifacts
Archaeology

Ex-Louvre president suspected in case of forging documents for Egyptian artifacts

Investigators suspect that the former president of the Louvre Museum, Jean-Luc Martinez, turned a blind eye to forging certificates of…
Grand Egyptian Museum to be ready for inauguration on September 30
Archaeology

Grand Egyptian Museum to be ready for inauguration on September 30

The Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced on Monday that all works related to the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM)…
Egypt warns of harsh penalties for anyone who defaces artifacts, including LE500,000 fine
Archaeology

Egypt warns of harsh penalties for anyone who defaces artifacts, including LE500,000 fine

Law #117 of 1983 on the Protection of Antiquities stipulates several penalties to preserve archaeological sites and any collectibles that…
January 8, return of charter flights from Madrid to Cairo and Luxor
Egypt

January 8, return of charter flights from Madrid to Cairo and Luxor

Iberia Airlines announced that it will resume its flights to Cairo and Luxor on January 8, through direct charter flights…
Photos: Sixteen ancient Egyptian artifacts seized at Safaga seaport
Archaeology

Photos: Sixteen ancient Egyptian artifacts seized at Safaga seaport

The security services of the Safaga seaport seized 16 ancient Egyptian artifacts dating back to different eras. As soon as…
Wine press dating back 2,700 years discovered in northern Iraq
Middle East

Wine press dating back 2,700 years discovered in northern Iraq

DOHUK, Iraq, Nov 1 (Reuters) – Archaeologists have excavated the first, and what they believe is the oldest, industrial wine…
Iraq gets back looted ancient artifacts from US, others
Middle East

Iraq gets back looted ancient artifacts from US, others

BAGHDAD (AP) — Over 17,000 looted ancient artifacts recovered from the United States and other countries were handed over to…
Egypt to retrieve 114 smuggled artifacts from France
Archaeology

Egypt to retrieve 114 smuggled artifacts from France

An Egyptian delegation headed to Paris to retrieve 114 artifacts smuggled to France, following investigations launched by Egypt in cooperation…
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