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  • Egypt participates in Belgrade film festival with two movies

    Date: 2019-01-13 17:22:50 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:4 - ID:7755473

    Egypt's Ambassador to Serbia Amr el Guweili said Egypt will participate next month with two movies in the Belgrade film festival (FEST), the largest in the Balkan region. The two films are Turab el Mass (Or the diamond dust), a thriller released ....

  • APA orders investigating incident on showing image of artifacts at Sohag museum

    Date: 2019-01-13 17:03:36 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:3 - ID:7755455

    Head of the Administrative Prosecution Authority (APA) Amany el Rafie on Sunday ordered referring an incident involving images of artifacts circulated on some news sites and social media platforms to the prosecution's investigation authorities in ....

  • Egyptian archaeologists discover Romanian clay coffins in Damietta

    Date: 2018-12-30 18:16:15 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:6 - ID:7736893

    An archaeological team of the Ministry of Antiquities has discovered a group of cylindrical clay coffins in the Delta city of Damietta. The team found the red coffins at Tel el Deir archaeological site, said Secretary General of the Supreme ....

  • 559 artifacts transferred to GEM

    Date: 2018-12-28 17:39:43 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:5 - ID:7734388

    The Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) on Friday received 559 artifacts dating back to the Old and New Kingdoms of Egypt. About twelve ancient pieces were moved from Khufu Ship in Giza's Pyramids, while the remaining 547 artifacts were brought from the ....

  • Tomb of Fifth Dynasty royal priest unearthed in Saqqara - minister

    Date: 2018-12-15 16:53:28 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:1 - ID:7716162

    Antiquities Minister Khaled el Anany said that an Egyptian archaeological mission has discovered a tomb belonging to a Fifth Dynasty royal priest in Giza's Saqqara. The tomb belongs to a royal priest named “Wahtye” from the reign of King Nefer ....

  • Actor Mahmoud Qala'awy dies at 79

    Date: 2018-12-11 07:49:32 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:3 - ID:7709175

    Renowned actor Mahmoud el Qala'awy died on Monday at the age of 79 after a long illness. The funeral will be held on Tuesday at Omar bin Abdel-Aziz Mosque in Heliopolis of Cairo, said a source of the Theatrical Professions Syndicate. Kalaawy ....

  • 40th CIFF activities wrapped up

    Date: 2018-11-29 20:59:01 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:12 - ID:7692762

    The closing ceremony of 40th Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF) was kicked off Thursday at the Cairo Opera House’s main hall. A raft of actors was present during the event, such as Zafer al Abdeen, Dalia el Beherii, Samir Sabri, Shereen ....

  • New Pharaonic tomb discovered in Luxor - Minister

    Date: 2018-11-24 15:13:32 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:2 - ID:7684389

    Antiquities Minister Khaled Anani announced that a new Pharaonic tomb dating back to the 13th century BC was discovered in Assasseef valley in the West Bank of Luxor. The discovery was made by the Egyptian mission of the Supreme Council of ....

  • Two restored statues of Ramesses II uncovered at Luxor Temple

    Date: 2018-11-23 21:39:31 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:9 - ID:7683566

    Minister of Antiquities Khaled Anani pulled Friday the curtains off two re-erected statues of Ramesses II at Luxor Temple. The sculptures were re-installed by Egyptian experts, said Mostafa Waziri, the chief of the Supreme Council of Antiquities. ....

  • Kuwait Book Fair opens with Egypt's participation

    Date: 2018-11-14 09:18:15 GMT - Kuwait - Culture - SN:4 - ID:7669273

    Information Minister and Minister of State for Youths Mohamed al Jabri opened on Wednesday the 43rd session of Kuwait Book Fair with 75 Egyptian publishing houses taking part. The fair is held under the sponsorship of Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber ....

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