30,000 visitors, 400 companies set to participate in Egypt's EDEX defence exhibition: Minister

Some 30,000 visitors and 400 exhibiting companies representing 42 countries are expected to take part in the second edition of Egypt's Defense Expo (EDEX 2021), said Egyptian Minister of State for Military Production Mohamed Ahmed Morsi.

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30,000 visitors, 400 companies set to participate in Egypt's EDEX defence exhibition: Minister
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Hany Ghoraba

Showdown in Ukraine

A compromise solution must be found to end the dangerous escalation on the Ukraine-Russia border, writes Hany Ghoraba.
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Tarek Osman

The emerging new global order — I: America

In the first article in a series on the emerging global order, Tarek Osman looks at the US objectives, calculus, and way of operations as it enters the most challenging confrontation in its history — to retain its primacy against a rising and increasingly assertive China
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In Photos: Egypt reopens ancient Avenue of Sphinxes in Luxor

Egypt reopened on Thursday the ancient Avenue of Sphinxes in Luxor in a ceremony in the same style of the Pharaohs Golden Parade that impressed the world in April.

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Egyptian Museum in Tahrir launches new website

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities launched a new website for the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir, Cairo, marking the museum's 119th anniversary.

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Egypt launches e-ticketing system for Karnak and Luxor temples

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities launched on Wednesday the e-ticketing systems for Karnak and Luxor temples.

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Authorities foil attempt to smuggle ancient Egyptian artefacts at Safaga port

The archaeological unit at Safaga maritime port foiled an attempt earlier this week to smuggle 16 ancient Egyptian artefacts, Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities announced.

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'Live Heritage, Live Communities' in Historic Cairo and Luxor kicks off

The “Live Heritage, Live Communities” workshop, a project that engages the local communities of Historic Cairo and Luxor in crafting a program for cultural heritage and sustainable tourism, was launched earlier in the week.

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The Journey exhibition wraps up in Alexandria

The Bab Masr local intangible heritage and culture platform held its art exhibition Al-Rehla (The Journey) over the past week in Alexandria.

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Exalted Spirits: A tribute conference to Egypt’s intangible heritage

The American Research Centre in Egypt (ARCE) held a most inspiring conference titled ‘Exalted Spirits, The Veneration of the Dead in Egypt throughout the Ages’ from 10 to 12 November.

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The 12th edition of Alexandria's Heritage Days Festival announced

The French Cultural Centre in Alexandria announced in a press conference held on Monday that the 12th edition of Alexandria’s ‘Heritage Days Festival’ will be returning in a physical, offline form soon.

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Russian expats’ council promotes an accurate image of Russian culture in Egypt

The 27th session of the Coordination Council of the Russian Expatriates (CCRE) this past week confirmed that Russian expatriates are part of Egyptian society, and play a crucial role in reinforcing relations and cultural exchanges.

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EXPLAINER: What is this new COVID variant in South Africa?

It’s unclear where the new variant first emerged, but scientists in South Africa first alerted the World Health Organization and it has now been seen in travelers to Belgium, Botswana, Hong Kong and Israel

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Sherif Zaki (1955-2021): 'CDC's secret weapon'

Science mourns the death of Egyptian-American Doctor Sherif Zaki - the founder and chief of the Infectious Disease Pathology Branch in the Coordinating Centre for Infectious Diseases in Atlanta, Georgia.

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The Russian House celebrates World Children's Day in Cairo

The Russian House in Cairo organised an art workshop for Egyptian children last week to celebrate World Children's Day with the theme “A Better Future for Every Child.”

Some of the world's biggest literary awards, including the Nobel, Booker and Goncourt, have gone to Africans this year.

Dave Hickey, a prominent American art critic whose essays covered topics ranging from Siegfried & Roy to Norman Rockwell, has died.

The International Publishers Association’s (IPA) Freedom to Publish Committee awarded Lebanese publishing house Dar Al Jadeed the 2021 IPA Prix Voltaire on Monday 22 November.

Ayahuasca, by Dina Samak, (Cairo: Darl El-Maraya), 2021.