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Egypt - Tourism
2/22/2024 1:27:03 PM
The sun aligned on the statue of Ramses II in Aswan's Abu Simbel Temple on Thursday morning in a rare astronomical phenomenon that occurs biannually -- on 22 October and 22 February.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
5/19/2023 4:20:57 PM
Edfu, Kom Ombo, Philiae and Abu Simbel Temples in Aswan now require credit or bank cards for entry.

Arts & Culture - Stage & Street
2/17/2023 7:12:53 PM
The 10th Aswan International Festival of Art and Culture launched on 16 February and continues until 22 February across Aswan and Abu Simbel.

Egypt - Urban & Transport
12/1/2022 2:59:16 PM
A tourist bus collided with a truck on a highway in southern Egypt on Thursday morning, killing at least two people, a tourist from China and one from Italy, and injuring five others, including two Egyptians and three foreigners.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
10/22/2022 3:15:00 PM
Around 4,000 foreign tourists, Arab and Egyptian visitors gathered on Saturday at sundown at the King Ramses II temple in Abu Simbel in Aswan to watch the sun alignment, an astronomical phenomenon that takes place biannualy – on the 22nd of October and 22nd of February.

Egypt - Urban & Transport
7/7/2022 11:38:53 PM
Egypt’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has mourned the victims of a bus-truck crash on Aswan-Abu Simbel highway in Upper Egypt on Thursday, which killed and injured a number of Egyptian and Sudanese citizens.

Egypt - Urban & Transport
7/7/2022 12:29:13 PM
At least eight people were killed and 44 injured on Thursday morning in a collision between a bus and a truck on Aswan-Abu Simbel Road in Upper Egypt, according to MENA.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
2/22/2022 10:00:17 PM
The biannual solar alignment at the Abu Simbel Temple in Upper Egypt was a once in a lifetime event this year owing to a trick of the calendar, writes Nevine El-Aref

Multimedia - In Pictures
2/22/2022 5:43:36 PM

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
2/22/2022 3:44:23 PM
Minister of Antiquities and Tourism Khaled El-Enany and Minister of Culture Ines Abdel-Dayem attended on Monday evening a major musical and dance show at the foot of Abu Simbel Temple in Aswan ahead of the biannual solar alignment at the site.

Egypt - Tourism
1/23/2022 6:21:35 PM
Philae and Abu Simbel Temples along with the unfinished obelisk archaeological site and Nubia Museum are now allowing entry using electronic tickets.

Egypt - Urban & Transport
12/17/2021 2:39:21 PM
Six people have been killed and 46 others were injured as two buses traveling in opposite directions on the Abu Simbel-Aswan highway in Upper Egypt collided late on Thursday.

Egypt - Tourism
10/22/2021 5:52:00 PM
Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled El-Enany and more than 30 Arab and foreign ambassadors as well as influencers observed on Friday morning the biannual solar alignment at Ramses II Temple in Abu Simbel.

Multimedia - In Pictures
10/22/2021 5:46:37 PM

Egypt - Tourism
10/15/2021 8:15:24 PM
National flag carrier EgyptAir will operate a weekly air service from Sharm El-Sheikh to Luxor starting 27 October, with seats available at the fixed price of EGP 1,800 ($121) per round trip.

Egypt - Politics
3/11/2021 10:44:24 AM
The statement added that citizens did not feel the minor quake nor its follow-up tremor

Arts & Culture - Entertainment
3/7/2021 9:36:00 PM
On Monday 22 February, WhoMadeWho performed to thousands of live-streaming spectators, marking the bi-annual sun festival at Abu Simbel

Arts & Culture - Entertainment
2/24/2021 5:50:51 PM
Under the helms of Egypt’s ministers of antiquities, tourism, and culture, the performance of the Copenhagen underground band was organised by French media platform Cercle

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
2/23/2021 8:54:00 PM
This year’s celebration of the solar alignment phenomenon at the Temples of Abu Simbel in Upper Egypt has been taking place on a virtual basis

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
10/22/2020 11:50:22 AM
During the solar alignment, sun rays enter the temple’s sanctum to light three of four statues

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