Tourism and Archeology

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  • PM follows up establishment process of Grand Egyptian Museum

    Date: 2018-09-02 18:28:57 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:79 - ID:7558817

    CAIRO, Sept 2 (MENA) – Prime Minister Mustafa Madbouli reviewed with Antiquities Minister Khaled Anani the establishment process of the Grand Egyptian Museum. Anani said the progress in the establishment of the museum reached 81 percent, adding ....

  • EgyptAir operates 193 flights to bring 40,000 Egyptian pilgrims home

    Date: 2018-09-02 14:16:19 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:57 - ID:7558383

    CAIRO, Sept 2 (MENA) – As many as 24,190 Egyptian pilgrims were brought home from Saudi Arabia on board 122 flights operated by EgyptAir, the national carrier said in a statement on Sunday. All flights landed in Cairo airport, the statement ....

  • Training course organized for cadres on fossil excavation

    Date: 2018-09-02 11:36:07 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:33 - ID:7557952

    CAIRO, Sept 2 (MENA) - A training course has been organized by the Ministry of Environment for cadres in the field of fossil excavation. The 17-member group, from nine Egyptian universities, visited nature reserves in Fayyoum including Wadi ....

  • Ancient Egyptian medical knowledge revealed by 3,500-year-old texts

    Date: 2018-09-01 22:29:21 GMT - Denmark - Tourism and Archeology - SN:61 - ID:7557528

    COPENHAGEN, Sept 1 (MENA) - A papyrus from ancient Egypt instructs a woman to pee into a bag of barley and a bag of emmer (the variety of wheat cultivated by ancient Egyptians), the CNN quoted a researcher at the University of Copenhagen as ....

  • Tourism min. reveals new plan to promote Egypt’s tourist destinations

    Date: 2018-08-28 18:50:42 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:65 - ID:7551619

    CAIRO, Aug 28 (MENA) – Tourism Minister Rania el Mashat on Tuesday revealed a new plan to promote Egypt's tourist destinations through organizing entertainment events around the year. She made the announcement during her participation in a press ....

  • Archaeological team discovers Ptolemaic cemetery in Alex.

    Date: 2018-08-26 12:45:43 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:31 - ID:7547797

    CAIRO, Aug 26 (MENA) - An Egyptian archaeological team has discovered a cemetery that dates back to the Ptolemaic dynasty in Alexandria. The team was conducting archaeological testing at a site, where a fence was to be established, inside ....

  • Vietnamese president arrives in Luxor

    Date: 2018-08-25 15:30:52 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:41 - ID:7546836

    LUXOR, Upper Egypt, Aug 25 (MENA) - Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang arrived in Luxor International Airport to make tourist tour amid tight security measures. The one-day visit comes upon invitation by President Abdel Fattah El Sisi. Quang ....

  • Occupancy rate at Luxor's floating hotels records 25 pct

    Date: 2018-08-25 13:26:47 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:32 - ID:7546592

    LUXOR, Egypt, Aug 25 (MENA) - Occupancy rate at Luxor's floating hotels recorded on Saturday 25 percent at a time when the Upper Egyptian governorate is preparing for the winter tourist season, a source at Luxor tourism police said. There are ....

  • Rwandan amb. tours Nile Museum in Aswan

    Date: 2018-08-23 13:31:39 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:31 - ID:7544748

    ASWAN, Egypt, Aug 23 (MENA) - Rwanda's Ambassador to Egypt Saleh Habimana visited on Thursday the Nile Museum in Aswan for the fourth time. In a statement, Director of Nile Museum Hesham Farghaly said the Rwandan ambassador discussed the ....

  • Luxor governor reviews preparations for upcoming tourism season

    Date: 2018-08-19 20:49:13 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:80 - ID:7540891

    LUXOR, Aug 19 (MENA) - Luxor Governor Mohamed Badr on Sunday held an expanded meeting with officials concerned to review the current preparations for the coming tourism season. Badr ordered to tighten security measures in the the vicinity of ....

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