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Egypt - Tourism
7/20/2024 5:11:34 PM
The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has launched a two-month campaign under the slogan “Egypt Alive 365” to promote Egyptian tourist attractions in the Arab market during the current summer season.

Egypt - Courts & Law
7/12/2024 9:45:00 AM
Al-Wafd Party announced Wednesday it expelled two members who appeared in a leaked video discussing trafficking in artefacts in what seemed to be a clandestine meeting that took place inside the party headquarters - and reported them to the Public Prosecution.

Egypt - Politics
7/10/2024 4:03:32 PM
Egypt's oldest political party, Al-Wafd, strives to clear its reputation by investigating some of its members who were allegedly shown in a leaked video discussing the trafficking of ancient artefacts.

Egypt - Tourism
7/2/2024 2:07:00 PM
Egypt’s hotel establishments in key tourist destinations achieved a Global Review Index (GRI) of 85.1 percent for the first quarter of 2024 in hotel services quality, showing an improvement compared to the same period of 2023, according to the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities.

Egypt - Tourism
7/1/2024 8:39:26 PM
Egypt attracted a record-breaking 7.069 million tourists between January and June 2024, compared to 7.062 million tourists in the same period last year, the country’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities revealed in a statement on Monday.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
6/20/2024 6:07:06 PM
Renowned Egyptologist and former Minister of Antiquities Zahi Hawass charged on Thursday that the claims made by Afrocentric campaigns of the "Black origins" of ancient Egyptian civilization are “false and misleading information.”

Business - Economy
6/11/2024 2:22:36 PM
The repurposing project of the iconic Tahrir Complex building (or Mogamma El-Tahrir) in Down Town is anticipated to conclude in 2024 after 31 months of work, according to Board Member of the National Organization of Urban Harmony (NOUH) Soheir Hawas.

Egypt - Tourism
6/10/2024 8:11:34 PM
Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Ahmed Issa discussed on Monday the situation of tourists currently in Egypt with the German and Austrian ambassadors after German travel and tourism company FTI Group declared bankruptcy.

Antiquities - Museums
5/17/2024 2:52:00 PM
In celebration of International Museum Day (IMD) on 18 May, entry to all antiquities museums across the country under the Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA) will free to Egyptian visitors.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
5/15/2024 11:37:59 AM
The Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA) has refuted in a statement recent rumours circulating on social media regarding discovering a significant structure near the Great Pyramid of Khufu in Giza.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
4/30/2024 9:16:28 PM
Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has launched a virtual tour of the Wadi Al-Natroun settlement

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
4/26/2024 4:47:38 PM
An Egyptian archaeological mission unearthed the remains of a fortified mud-brick royal rest house at Tel Hebwa (Tharu) site in North Sinai early this week during archaeological excavations, the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced Thursday.

Antiquities - Museums
4/20/2024 7:58:37 PM
The silver bed of Amina Hanem Elhamy, the mother of Khedive Abbas Helmy II is safe and sound at the Manial Palace Museum and was not disappeared as rumoured on social media earlier Saturday, Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities announced.

Egypt - Tourism
4/15/2024 11:13:36 PM
Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Ahmed Issa issued on Monday a decree requiring hotels, diving centres, and marine activities in the Red Sea governorate to obtain a certificate confirming compliance with environmentally friendly green practices.

Egypt - Society
3/29/2024 8:02:59 PM
Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has approved a one-month extension for Egyptian citizens to register for the Umrah pilgrimage during the current Hijri year 1445 AH.

Egypt - Tourism
3/18/2024 9:48:56 PM
With a handful of exceptions, museums will be open from 9am-3pm and archaeological sites from 9am-4pm during Ramadan, the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
3/14/2024 8:16:00 PM
Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly has appointed Mohamed Ismail Khaled as the new secretary-general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA).

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
3/3/2024 8:10:25 PM
A 26-dynasty sarcophagus uncovered at a university hospital construction site in the Delta town of Banha is on its way to being restored at the Qalyoubiya archaeological site after undergoing rescue excavation, Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA) announced on Sunday.

Arts & Culture - Screens
2/25/2024 6:01:16 PM
"Dahomey", a documentary by Franco-Senegalese director Mati Diop probing the issues surrounding Europe's return of looted antiquities to Africa, won the Golden Bear, the Berlin film festival's top prize Saturday.

Heritage - Heritage special
2/24/2024 12:51:01 PM
Antiquities Clichés, a book by Egyptologist Fatma Keshk released last week, clarifies and highlights some of the popular, yet inaccurate, information on ancient Egypt that is passed on from one generation to the next.

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