Tourism and Archeology

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  • Celebrations to mark 200th aniv. of discovering Abu Simbel Temple cancelled in tribute to martyrs

    Date: 2018-02-22 10:15:54 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:19 - ID:7259141

    ASWAN, Egypt, Feb 22 (MENA) - Antiquities Minister Khaled el Anany said that celebrations to mark the 200th anniversary of discovering awe-inspiring ancient temple of Abu Simbel in south Aswan were cancelled upon directives of President Abdel Fattah ....

  • Sun illuminates face of Ramses II in Aswan for 20 minutes

    Date: 2018-02-22 06:20:24 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:2 - ID:7258886

    ASWAN, Upper Egypt, Feb 22 (MENA) - Sun on Thursday illuminated the face of Ramses II sanctuary in the Abu Simple temple in south Aswan for 20 minutes in a rare phenomenon that takes place twice a year. For most of the year, the inner sanctum of ....

  • Celebrations in Aswan rejoice sun perpendicularity on Abu Simbel temple

    Date: 2018-02-21 21:28:15 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:77 - ID:7258772

    ASWAN, Feb 21 (MENA) - Artistic celebrations were held Wednesday to mark the sun perpendicularity on Abu Simbel temple. At least 15 Egyptian and international artistic troupes performed their shows before the guests and audiences during the ....

  • 80 Egyptian companies to participate in ITB Berlin - official

    Date: 2018-02-21 12:48:40 GMT - Germany - Tourism and Archeology - SN:42 - ID:7257861

    BERLIN, Feb 21 (MENA) – Egyptian Minister of Tourism Rania al Mashat will inaugurate Egypt’s pavilion at the 2018 International Travel Trade Show Berlin (ITB Berlin), Egypt’s tourism adviser in Berlin Mohamed Abdel Gabar said. In statements to ....

  • JICA head lauds progress achieved in Khufu's boat renovation project

    Date: 2018-02-20 20:21:30 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:95 - ID:7256669

    GIZA, Egypt, Feb 20 (MENA) – President of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Shinichi Kitaoka commended on Tuesday fruitful cooperation between JICA and the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities. Kitaoka also praised the progress ....

  • Antiquities Ministry: Kellia area world's second earliest Christian monastic site

    Date: 2018-02-20 13:58:29 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:65 - ID:7256180

    CAIRO, Feb 20 (MENA) - Assistant Antiquities Minister Mohamed Abdel Latif said the area of Kellia, where Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II celebrated Monday the restoration of the St Macarious of Alexandria Monastery in the Governorate of Beheira, is ....

  • Technical aspects for resuming flights between Cairo and Moscow settled -- spokesman

    Date: 2018-02-20 13:55:18 GMT - Russia - Tourism and Archeology - SN:63 - ID:7256196

    MOSCOW, Feb 20 (MENA) - The Transport Ministry's spokesman said on Tuesday that all pending technical aspects for resuming flights between Cairo and Moscow were settled. In press statements, he added that all political decisions had been made on ....

  • EgyptAir making arrangements for resumption of Cairo-Moscow flights

    Date: 2018-02-20 10:15:47 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:24 - ID:7255514

    CAIRO, Feb 20 (MENA) - Chairman of EgyptAir Holding Company Safwat Musallam on Tuesday said that the company is waiting for the completion of some measures ahead of resuming flights between Cairo and Moscow. In a released statement, he added that ....

  • USAID funds project to reduce effects of groundwater at Kom Ombo temple

    Date: 2018-02-20 09:07:23 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:17 - ID:7255303

    ASWAN, Egypt, Feb 19 (MENA) - USAID Mission Director in Egypt Sherry Carlin described the project to reduce the effects of groundwater at Kom Ombo temple as one of the key projects being implemented in the governorate and funded by the US as part of ....

  • Tourist delegation visits Minya's Tuna el Gebel

    Date: 2018-02-19 11:57:12 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:32 - ID:7253755

    MINYA, Egypt, Feb 19 (MENA) - A tourist delegation of various nationalities visited the archaeological and tourist sites in the Upper Egypt governorate of Minya to get acquainted with the Ancient Egyptian pharaonic civilization. The 45-tourist ....

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