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Photos: Egyptian authorities foil attempt to smuggle archaeological manuscripts
Egypt

Photos: Egyptian authorities foil attempt to smuggle archaeological manuscripts

Egyptian authorities at Cairo International Airport seized 13 archaeological manuscripts belonging to the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries. The seizure…
Restoration work underway for Saint Catherine Monastery Library
Archaeology

Restoration work underway for Saint Catherine Monastery Library

The Tourism and Antiquities Ministry has begun renovating the western part of the Saint Catherine Monastery’s Library alongside restoring the…
Former Israeli ambassador claims rights to Cairo’s Jewish manuscripts
Egypt

Former Israeli ambassador claims rights to Cairo’s Jewish manuscripts

Israel’s sixth ambassador to Cairo has demanded Jewish manuscripts kept in the capital’s most famous synagogue to be transferred to…
US returns 25 stolen artefacts to Italy
Archaeology

US returns 25 stolen artefacts to Italy

The United States returned 25 stolen artefacts to Italy including ancient vases, frescoes and manuscripts that had been illegally removed…
‘Arabian Nights’ has a smaller sibling
Books

‘Arabian Nights’ has a smaller sibling

Almost every reader on the planet is familiar in some way with the epic “1,001 Nights.” We know of Sultan…
Airport authorities seize antique manuscripts carried by Saudi passenger
Egypt

Airport authorities seize antique manuscripts carried by Saudi passenger

Cairo Airport authorities on Wednesday said they had seized 29 antique manuscripts carried by Saudi passenger departing for Jeddah. The…
In St. Catherine, monastery seeks permanence through technology
Life & Style

In St. Catherine, monastery seeks permanence through technology

St. Catherine’s Monastery is going digital. The monastery that claims to be the oldest in the world ­— not destroyed,…
Mahfouz materials withdrawn from Sotheby’s auction
Books

Mahfouz materials withdrawn from Sotheby’s auction

The Sotheby's London auction house stopped the auction of a “highly significant” archive of materials by Egyptian Nobel Prize-winning writer…
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