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Damietta Governorate wins UNESCO prize for women empowerment project
Society

Damietta Governorate wins UNESCO prize for women empowerment project

The Damietta governorate won a UNESCO prize for its women empowerment project. “Damietta Governorate’s winning of the UNESCO prize is…
Photos: ‘Forever Is Now’ Egyptian/international art exhibit launches at Giza Pyramids
Culture

Photos: ‘Forever Is Now’ Egyptian/international art exhibit launches at Giza Pyramids

Art d’Égypte firm held a press conference to announce the launch of the “Forever Is Now” exhibition in the presence…
Spanish ambassador discusses promoting cultural tourism in Egypt
Egypt

Spanish ambassador discusses promoting cultural tourism in Egypt

The Spanish ambassador to Egypt Ramón Gil-Casares Satrústegui  held a special meeting with the head of the Cultural Tourism Marketing…
Tourism Minister meets with the Resident Coordinator of the UN in Egypt
Egypt

Tourism Minister meets with the Resident Coordinator of the UN in Egypt

Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled al-Enany met with the Resident Coordinator of the United Nations in Egypt Elena…
UNESCO exhibit in Venice focuses on rebuilding Mosul sites
Middle East

UNESCO exhibit in Venice focuses on rebuilding Mosul sites

VENICE, Italy (AP) — The United Nations’ cultural agency has opened an exhibit detailing plans to restore multicultural landmarks in…
Egyptian Museum in Tahrir joins preliminary list of World Heritage Sites
Egypt

Egyptian Museum in Tahrir joins preliminary list of World Heritage Sites

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)’s World Heritage Committee has added the Egyptian Museum to its list…
Zahi Hawass becomes first Egyptian UNWTO ambassador
Egypt

Zahi Hawass becomes first Egyptian UNWTO ambassador

The Secretary General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Zurab Pololikashvili, has appointed Egyptologist Zahi Hawass as an ambassador for…
Fayoum governor inspects Museum of Fossils and Climate Change
Egypt

Fayoum governor inspects Museum of Fossils and Climate Change

Fayoum Governor Ahmed al-Ansar and Deputy Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Ghada Shalaby on Friday visited the Museum of Fossils…
Egypt’s top court upholds cancelling celebrations for Jewish Rabbi Abu Hasira
Egypt

Egypt’s top court upholds cancelling celebrations for Jewish Rabbi Abu Hasira

Egypt’s Supreme Administrative Court on Saturday upheld a ruling issued by the Administrative Court back in December 2014 suspending annual…
Yemen’s UNESCO-listed Old Sanaa houses collapse in heavy rains
Middle East

Yemen’s UNESCO-listed Old Sanaa houses collapse in heavy rains

SANAA (Reuters) — Houses in Yemen’s UNESCO-listed Old City of Sanaa are collapsing under heavy rains, as months of floods…
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