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Ramses II obelisk relocated to Alamein city
Archaeology

Ramses II obelisk relocated to Alamein city

Amid tight security measures, the obelisk of King Ramses II was transferred to the new city of El Alamein from…
Will the London obelisk return to Egypt?
Opinion

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,…
Museum official: 15 stolen obelisks abroad
Archaeology

Museum official: 15 stolen obelisks abroad

A senior Egyptian archaeological researcher has said that several ancient Egyptian obelisks remain abroad after being smuggled during the Roman…
Monday’s papers: Hope for Tunisia, death for al-Kamouny, ‘exile’ for Badr
Egypt

Monday’s papers: Hope for Tunisia, death for al-Kamouny, ‘exile’ for Badr

The headlines of Monday’s state-owned and independent dailies are shared between two leading stories: the collapse of the Tunisian government…
Egypt threatens to take back New York obelisk
Egypt

Egypt threatens to take back New York obelisk

The Egyptian government official charged with protecting his country's ancient monuments is threatening to take back an iconic obelisk in…
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