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Photos: The Egyptian Museum celebrates its 117th anniversary
Egypt

Photos: The Egyptian Museum celebrates its 117th anniversary

The Egyptian Museum celebrated its 117th anniversary on Friday with a ceremony attended by Minister of Antiquities Khaled al-Anany, the…
Iraqi protesters hold Baghdad square after night of clashes
Middle East

Iraqi protesters hold Baghdad square after night of clashes

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi anti-government protesters remained in Baghdad’s central Tahrir Square on Sunday after a night of clashes with…
Grand Egyptian Museum receives 331 artifacts, including 42 that belonged to King Tut
Archaeology

Grand Egyptian Museum receives 331 artifacts, including 42 that belonged to King Tut

The Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) received on Monday 331 artifacts, including 42 artifacts that belonged King Tutankhamun. Many of the…
Antiquities ministry to move 39 ancient mummies from Egyptian Museum
Archaeology

Antiquities ministry to move 39 ancient mummies from Egyptian Museum

The antiquities ministry is preparing for the transfer of 39 royal mummies and their sarcophagi from their current exhibition at…
Tahrir Square to turn into a world-class tourist destination
Egypt

Tahrir Square to turn into a world-class tourist destination

Egypt’s Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly announced that Tahrir Square would be transformed into a tourist destination, as part of the…
In unprecedented move, the Egyptian Museum includes path for the visually impaired
Archaeology

In unprecedented move, the Egyptian Museum includes path for the visually impaired

The Ministers of Antiquities, Tourism, and Youth, the Italian ambassador to Cairo Giampaolo Cantini, and 16 ambassadors from foreign countries…
Egyptian court orders conditional release for Shady Abu Zeid
Egypt

Egyptian court orders conditional release for Shady Abu Zeid

Satirist blogger Shady Abu Zeid will be released after spending nine months in prison on charges of “spreading false news…
On the anniversary of January 25: Why did it fail to achieve its goals?
Opinion

On the anniversary of January 25: Why did it fail to achieve its goals?

January 25, like all major revolutions in the history, did not immediately achieve all of its goals, but certainly achieved…
Three artifacts displayed for first time at Egyptian Museum
Archaeology

Three artifacts displayed for first time at Egyptian Museum

The Egyptian Museum began showcasing a new display on Thursday evening of three artifacts,  available for the public to see for…
Police officer accused of killing female political activist receives ten-year jail sentence
Egypt

Police officer accused of killing female political activist receives ten-year jail sentence

Cairo Criminal Court on Monday issued a ten-year jail sentence to the police officer charged with killing political activist Shaimaa…
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