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Egypt - Tourism
4/5/2023 11:01:16 PM
Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Ahmed Issa discussed on Tuesday with Chinese officials plans to increase direct air flights between the two countries, amid plans to receive more tourists from China in coming years.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
4/5/2023 5:55:00 PM
Egypt has nominated former minister of tourism and antiquities Khaled El-Enany for the post of director-general of the United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO). The election will take place during the last quarter of 2025.

Business - Economy
3/28/2023 2:16:56 PM
The Sovereign Fund of Egypt (TSFE) announced on Tuesday that its real-estate subfund – TSFE Tourism, Real Estate & Antiquities – has signed a development agreement with A Developments to repurpose the former headquarters of Egypt’s Ministry of Interior in downtown Cairo.

Egypt - Tourism
3/16/2023 1:19:30 PM
Egypt received 11.7 million tourists in 2022, up from eight million in 2021, marking a 46.2 percent increase, said Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Ahmed Issa on Wednesday.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
3/3/2023 2:27:00 PM
Egypt's Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Ahmed Issa unveiled in a press conference at the Giza Plateau that a corridor has been discovered inside Giza’s Khufu Pyramid.

Business - Economy
3/1/2023 4:13:46 PM
Egypt's Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has imposed new fees on hotels, coffee shops, tourism operators, restaurants, and bazaars to be paid for the Tourism and Antiquities Support Fund, according to the ministry’s decision published in the Official Gazette on Tuesday.

Antiquities - Islamic
2/27/2023 10:13:15 PM
Both ministers of Tourism and Antiquities and Endowments, along with Cairo governor, inaugurated Monday evening the Al-Hakim Bi Amr Allah mosque after the completion of restoration.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
2/24/2023 7:02:00 PM
The project to transform the Egyptian Museum in Cairo’s Tahrir Square has now been completed.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
2/21/2023 11:11:00 PM
A concert by the Swiss DJ duo Adriatique in the vicinity of the Hatshepsut Temple on the west bank of the Nile at Luxor has sparked much debate.

Egypt - Courts & Law
2/18/2023 3:43:38 PM
Egypt’s Public Prosecution issued an arrest warrant on Friday for a group of suspects who created a fake tomb in the Upper Egypt governorate of Beni Suef for the purpose of defrauding would-be antiquities traffickers.

Egypt - Courts & Law
2/17/2023 1:51:43 PM
Egypt’s Court of Cassation accepted on Thursday the appeal of Boutros Raouf Ghaly on his 15 years prison sentence, reducing it to five years in prison and a EGP 1 million fine for smuggling antiquities to Italy in a case that goes back to 2018.

Egypt - Courts & Law
1/20/2023 2:01:22 PM
Egypt’s Court of Cassation reduced on Thursday sentences against prominent businessman and former MP Hassan Rateb to three years in addition to a EGP 1 million fine for illegally excavating and trafficking in antiquities.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
1/14/2023 5:03:09 PM
The joint Egyptian-British archaeological mission from the Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA) and the New Kingdom Research Foundation discovered a royal tomb while working in the Western Valley of the Theban Mountain on Luxor’s West Bank.

Egypt - Courts & Law
1/10/2023 10:57:56 PM
Egypt’s Public Prosecution has ordered the detainment of three people pending investigation for attempting to loot a 10-ton colossus depicting pharaonic era king Ramses II after they sneaked into the southern quarry area in Upper Egypt governorate of Aswan to illegally excavate for antiquities.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
1/9/2023 6:30:00 PM
In an attempt to enhance the Sohag National Museum in Upper Egypt, the Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA) is in the process of reconstructing a shrine to the Old Kingdom regional ruler Winnie, which is set to become the museum’s newest attractions once complete.

World - Region
12/4/2022 1:48:20 PM
Foreign Minister Fouad Hussein announced Sunday the return of 18,000 smuggled artefacts, reported the Iraqi News Agency (INA).

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
11/24/2022 9:27:00 PM
The ancient Egyptians laid the foundations for sustainable development by protecting the environment, growing sustainable food, and preserving renewable and non-renewable natural wealth, said Zahi Hawass, former minister of antiquities and a well-known Egyptologist, in an interview with Al-Ahram Weekly.

Egypt - Tourism
11/17/2022 9:12:40 PM
The Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities launched on Thursday a campaign to promote sustainable tourism to the country in tandem with the 27th UN Climate Change Summit (COP27) taking place at the popular Red Sea resort of Sharm El-Sheikh.

Business - Energy
11/13/2022 11:16:05 PM
Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with a number of local and international partners to promote the use of small solar energy plants at archaeological sites and museums.

COP27 - Sharm El-Sheikh
10/28/2022 2:47:38 PM
A delegation of travel agents and writers from major newspapers in Ireland has started a tour of various tourist and archaeological sites in Sharm El-Sheikh, the tourism ministry announced on Thursday.

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