Tourism and Archeology

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  • EgyptAir launches 16 flights to bring home Umrah pilgrims

    Date: 2018-06-16 09:40:19 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:17 - ID:7446316

    CAIRO, June 16 (MENA) - EgyptAir launches 16 flights to bring home as many as 3,392 Egyptian Umrah pilgrims from Saudi Arabia. The company will launch 11 flights from Jeddah International Airport to fly home 2,231, besides five flights from ....

  • Egypt launches campaign to promote tourism during World Cup

    Date: 2018-06-15 18:01:19 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:50 - ID:7445889

    CAIRO, June 15 (MENA) – The Ministry of Tourism has launched a campaign to promote Egypt as a tourist destination in line with the start of the soccer World Cup in Russia. The slogan (Experience Egypt) was displayed on stadium billboards during ....

  • Antiquities Ministry: Route of Holy Family in Egypt to be listed by UNESCO

    Date: 2018-06-14 15:48:53 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:73 - ID:7443958

    CAIRO, June 14 (MENA) - Minister of Antiquities Khaled el Anany on Thursday said the committee tasked with conducting studies on the archaeological sites included in the route of Holy Family in Egypt is preparing a file in preparation for enlisting ....

  • IDSC denies reports on robbery at Tuna el Gebel's archaeological site in Minya

    Date: 2018-06-14 13:28:33 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:50 - ID:7443854

    CAIRO, June 13 (MENA) - The cabinet's Information and Decision Support Center (IDSC) on Thursday denied reports circulated on social media and several websites, claiming that the archaeological site in Minya's Tuna el Gebel has been looted. In a ....

  • New archaeological find unearthed in Elkab desert in Edfu

    Date: 2018-06-13 10:24:29 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:24 - ID:7442322

    CAIRO, June 13 (MENA) - The Egyptian-American archaeological mission uncovered a site that was used as a quarry during different dynastic periods of ancient Egypt, the Antiquities Ministry said Wednesday. The site was unearthed during Elkab ....

  • Luxor hosts 12th International Congress of Egyptologists next year

    Date: 2018-06-13 10:18:36 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:22 - ID:7442267

    CAIRO, June 13 (MENA) - The Antiquities Ministry announced that Luxor will host the XIIth International Congress of Egyptologists from November 9 to 14, 2019. The event, to be held under the aegis of the Egyptian prime minister, is organized by ....

  • Minister of Antiquities: 1st phase of GEM to be inaugurated during Q1 of 2019, 2 last Cairo

    Date: 2018-06-10 11:06:28 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:24 - ID:7437875

    Investment Minister Sahar Nasr also spoke to the gathering. She said that President Abdel Fattah El Sisi had directed that full support be offered to complete the project, to which the Armed Forces Engineering Authority greatly contributed. Nasr ....

  • Minister of Antiquities: 1st phase of GEM to be inaugurated during Q1 of 2019

    Date: 2018-06-10 10:52:18 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:20 - ID:7437811

    GIZA, June 10 (MENA) - With 50,000 artifacts niched, the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) is set to become the world's biggest museum of ancient Egyptian civilization, said Minister of Antiquities Khaled el Anani Sunday. The first phase of the GEM ....

  • 4,400 Tutankhamun antiquities moved to GEM -- minister

    Date: 2018-06-10 10:48:35 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:19 - ID:7437843

    GIZA, Egypt, June 10 (MENA) - As many as 4,400 antiquities of the Tutankhamun collection have been moved to the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM), said Antiquities Minister Khaled Anani on Sunday. A total of 5,000 Tutankhamun artifacts had been planned ....

  • German-designed GEM logo reflects museum's geometric structure

    Date: 2018-06-10 10:33:26 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:17 - ID:7437840

    GIZA, Egypt, June 10 (MENA) - Tareq Tawfiq, the supervisor of the Grand Egyptian Museum project, said the new logo of the museum will help in launching a large-scale promotion campaign inside and outside Egypt. The logo was forged by a German ....

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