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Rebound tourism threatens Egypt’s fragile marine ecosystem

Egypt's rebounding tourism poses threat to the delicate Red Sea corals.

30 Apr 2019 9:08 AM

St. Catherine’s monastery digitising ancient manuscripts

Ancient Christian manuscripts digitised at monastery beneath Mount Sinai.

17 Apr 2019 5:21 PM

Weddings get costlier in Egypt as economic hardships deepen

Number of marriages across Egypt fell by nearly 3 per cent in 2017, according to official data.

22 Dec 2018 10:46 AM

Egypt unveils 'one of a kind' tomb of ancient high priest

Tomb is brightly painted and is decorated with scenes showing the royal priest alongside his mother, wife and other members of his family.

17 Dec 2018 1:41 PM

Egypt unveils previously unopened ancient female sarcophagus

Egypt has revealed over a dozen ancient discoveries since the beginning of this year.

26 Nov 2018 4:36 PM


Women cancer patients learn makeup tips in new Egypt workshop

The organisers hope to serve 5,000 Egyptian women in the first year, said Dina Omar, a cardiologist and one of the founders of Be Beautiful

13 Nov 2018 1:18 PM

Ancient Egyptian tombs yield rare find of mummified scarab beetles

The tombs lie in a buried ridge that has only partially been uncovered and could offer many more similar discoveries.

11 Nov 2018 3:20 PM

Egyptian archaeologists find sandstone sphinx in temple at Aswan

The sphinx was discovered at the Kom Ombo temple.

18 Sep 2018 11:50 AM

A recipe for mummy preservation existed 1,500 years before the Pharaohs

Perhaps the best-known archaeologist is Ernesto Schiaparelli, director of the museum between 1895 and 1928.

16 Aug 2018 4:00 PM

New ancient Egyptian Sphinx discovered buried near Valley of the Kings

Roadworks between temples of Karnak and Luxor have been halted after large statue was discovered featuring lion’s body and human head.

10 Aug 2018 12:52 PM


Students in Egypt invent car that runs on air

The undergraduate students are rolling out a prototype one-person vehicle that runs on compressed oxygen.

10 Aug 2018 9:17 AM

Egyptian in Red Sea resort town charms snakes to sleep

The 29-year-old has more than 13 snakes and hopes that snake charming could become a growth industry in Egypt.

08 Aug 2018 11:05 AM

Egypt retrieves ancient Islamic manuscript

The national library reclaimed the manuscript on July 13 after it was spotted at an auction in London in April.

07 Aug 2018 1:05 PM

Egypt uncovers mummy burial site near Great Pyramids

Hundreds of small stone statues, jars, and vessels used in the mummification process were all found inside the burial chambers and excavated

15 Jul 2018 11:34 AM

The mother of all lizards found in Italian Alps

The stone, dug up in Egypt, allowed scientists to decipher hieroglyphics.

31 May 2018 1:02 PM


YouTube banned over Prophet Mohammad video in Egypt

The temporary ban on YouTube is over a video that denigrates the Prophet Mohammad, which was published in 2012.

28 May 2018 9:09 AM

Archaeologists find remains of Roman-era temple in Egypt

It was found near the Siwa Oasis in the western desert

10 May 2018 8:04 PM

King Tutankhamen's military chariot moved to new Egyptian museum

King Tut ruled Egypt as pharaoh for 10 years until his death at age 19, around 1324 B.C.

07 May 2018 3:03 PM

Tagore's painting exhibited in Egypt

Tagore started to paint as painting is a universal language and can reach everyone without the need to be translated.

06 May 2018 4:46 PM

Egypt moves last chariot of King Tut to new museum

The priceless artifact, paraded through Cairo on Saturday with a military police escort, was relocated to the Grand Egyptian Museum.

05 May 2018 6:21 PM