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" abu Simbel"
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Heritage - Ancient Egypt
9/13/2017 12:50:59 PM
The ceremony was attended by French elites, the French minister of defence, and a number of foreign ambassadors
Egypt - Politics
2/22/2017 10:24:36 AM
The 3,200-year-old solar alignment ceremony occurs twice a year, to mark the anniversary of the pharaoh's birth and ascension to the throne
Travel - News
1/10/2017 5:53:36 PM
An exciting overnight train ride took us to the southern city where we enjoyed breathtaking views, a dip in the clear Nile water, and some unforgettable sightseeing
Travel -
10/22/2016 12:10:22 PM
This phenomenon takes place twice a year, between 20 and 22 February, when the king was crowned, and 20 and 22 October, when he was born
Egypt - Politics
2/22/2016 5:13:23 PM
Fog prevented the 3,200-year-old astronomical ceremony from taking place, letting down hundreds of visitors
Multimedia -
2/22/2016 3:21:35 PM
Crowds disappointed as long-awaited event at the ancient Egyptian Abu Simbel temple sabotaged by bad weather (Photo: Aswat Masriya)
Arts & Culture - Stage & Street
2/19/2016 3:13:44 PM
Aswan International Festival for Arts and Culture is one of the biggest cultural events held in Upper Egypt
Heritage - Ancient Egypt
2/16/2016 8:10:12 PM
The whole world will celebrate the golden jubilee of Abu Simbel temple salvage operation at its footsteps next week
Egypt - Politics
4/1/2014 2:17:16 PM
The tourist allegedly subjected to the harassment rejects the complaint stirred by a worker at the Abu Simbel Temple
Multimedia -
2/22/2014 7:49:15 PM
Twice a year, on Feb 22, a day marking the king's birthday and on Oct 22, a day celebrating his coronation, sunlight illuminates the statues of the sun gods Re-Horakhte and Amon-Re, as well as a statue of king Ramses II
Egypt - Politics
4/26/2013 4:35:32 PM
Security forces opened the road between Aswan and Abu Simbel, which had been blocked off by locals
Heritage - Ancient Egypt
2/27/2013 6:38:00 PM
Antiquities ministry rejects finance ministry proposal to rent Egypt's famous archaeological sites to international tourism companies
Egypt - Politics
10/22/2012 2:52:52 PM
Tourists gather at Aswan's Abu Simbel to witness bi-annual solstice when sun's rays fall directly on temple of King Ramses II
Heritage - Ancient Egypt
6/26/2012 6:09:08 PM
Former president Gamal Abdel-Nasser gave away pharaonic temples as thanks for help saving Abu Simbel and other Nubian monuments - Ahram Online investigates whether he was correct to do so
Egypt - Politics
12/28/2011 1:20:31 PM
Houses flooded due to a rift in Wadi Nakra canal
Egypt - Politics
10/23/2011 7:02:42 PM
Scooter riders complete 9-day cross-country trip aimed at showing the world Egypt is still safe for tourism
Egypt -
2/22/2011 6:09:48 PM
Twice a year the face Ramses II’s statue is directly lit by sunlight through his temple. Despite Egypt’s political turmoil many tourists were present for the phenomena
Egypt -
12/26/2010 11:35:21 AM
Tourists and locals are killed in collision near Abu Simbel in Upper Egypt

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