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  • American woman returns Pharaonic artifacts to Egyptian embassy in Washington

    Date: 2014-06-18 07:33:30 GMT - USA - Culture - SN:16 - ID:784126

    An American woman brought back a number of Pharaonic artifacts to the Egyptian Embassy here in a gesture that signals growing awareness of American people of the importance of preserving the Egyptian heritage. Deborah Lehr, who acts as president ....

  • Archeological plan of action to return to normal: minister

    Date: 2014-06-18 06:31:47 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:1 - ID:783991

    Antiquities and Heritage Minister Mamdouh el-Damati has said that his ministry will work on a strong return of the 'archaeological plan of action to protect antiquities and historical sights against any violations. "Strenuous efforts will be ....

  • Egyptian expatriates honor Mostafa Kamel for nationalist song

    Date: 2014-06-17 11:37:02 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:12 - ID:782767

    Egyptian expatriates abroad will organize a ceremony on Thursday honoring the head of the musicians syndicate Mostafa Kamel, the composer and writer of "Teslam el-Ayady" or (bless your hands) song that was broadcast during the June 30 ....

  • Egypt, Hungary probe restitution of 3 artifacts

    Date: 2014-06-15 12:59:13 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:27 - ID:779174

    Antiquities Minister Mohamed Ibrahim discussed with Hungarian Ambassador here Peter Kveck the possibility of retrieving three Egyptian artifacts displayed at the Hungarian National Museum through diplomatic channels. The three relics were ....

  • Antiquities minister meets USAID mission director in Egypt

    Date: 2014-06-11 15:23:49 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:32 - ID:773061

    Antiquities Minister Mohamed Ibrahim received here Wednesday USAID's mission director in Egypt Mary Ott and her accompanying delegation. During the meeting, the two sides discussed ways of boosting cooperation between the ministry and the ....

  • Nour El-Sherif urges Egyptians to support Sisi

    Date: 2014-06-09 06:59:41 GMT - United Kingdom - Culture - SN:6 - ID:768414

    Veteran Egyptian actor Nour El-Sherif called Sunday on all Egyptians to unite and support the new president, Abdel-Fattah Sisi. Sherif asserted that the Egyptian youth should assume their role in rebuilding Egypt and regaining the glorious ....

  • Kazam to sing for Egypt

    Date: 2014-06-04 07:12:57 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:16 - ID:759933

    Famous Iraqi singer Kazam el-Saher will sing a new song for the Egyptian people. Speaking on the sidelines of Mawazeen Festival, Saher said he will hold a concert in Egypt at the Opera House within the coming period, hoping his concert could ....

  • Antiquities min. makes contacts on NMEC project

    Date: 2014-06-03 15:01:55 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:62 - ID:758825

    Antiquities Minister Mohamed Ibrahim asked on Tuesday the finance and housing ministers as well as the chairman of the State Council to settle the disputes hindering workflow in the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC), which is located ....

  • Minister following up Congress sessions to probe Egypt request to join ICE convention

    Date: 2014-06-02 10:17:08 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:38 - ID:756372

    The minister of antiquities is closely following up Congress sessions discussing an Egyptian request to join the American Convention on Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Egypt is seeking to retrieve smuggled artifacts that have no ....

  • New Pharaonic burial chamber in Aswan discovered -- Antiquities Minister

    Date: 2014-06-01 12:55:46 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:27 - ID:754968

    Egypt's Antiquities Minister Mohamed Ibrahim announced the discovery of a new burial chamber in Qubbet el-Hawa area of Aswan. The chamber contains nine sarcophagi that have maintained mummies that dated back to the Late Period of Ancient ....

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