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  • Antiquities min., head of engineering authority check on 3rd stage of NMEC

    Date: 2018-04-19 13:04:07 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:14 - ID:7358980

    Minister of Antiquities Khaled el Anani and Chairman of the Armed Forces Engineering Authority Kamel el Wazir checked on the work done in the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) which is due to be partially inaugurated in ....

  • Int'l film festival for documentaries and shorts wraps up in Ismailia

    Date: 2018-04-18 09:28:52 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:5 - ID:7356627

    The 20th edition of Ismailia International Film Festival for Documentaries and Shorts wrapped up activities late Tuesday. Ismailia Governor Yassin Taher and Security Chief Mohamed Ali Hussein attended the ceremony. Kuwaiti, Spanish, Swiss, ....

  • Novelist Ahmed Khaled Tawfik passes away

    Date: 2018-04-03 06:27:44 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:2 - ID:7330586

    Egyptian novelist Ahmed Khaled Tawfik passed away in the Delta governorate of Gharbia Monday at the age of 56. Culture Minister Inas Abdel Dayem mourned the deceased, describing him as a great novelist who has always enriched the cultural life in ....

  • Antiquities: Egypt restores 3 smuggled antiquities

    Date: 2018-03-27 09:44:16 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:14 - ID:7318071

    The Ministry of Antiquities, in cooperation with the Foreign Ministry, succeeded to retrieve three artifacts that were smuggled abroad. Egypt's General Consulate in New York has received the pieces that will be flown home. The pieces are parts of ....

  • Egyptian National Library receives ancient copy of Quran from spouse of war hero

    Date: 2018-02-18 20:14:44 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:19 - ID:7252962

    The Egyptian National Library and Archives received on Sunday an ancient copy of Quran offered by a former Azhar professor and spouse of October 6 War hero. In a press release, the library said its head Ahmed el Shoky received the professor with ....

  • Antiquities Ministry denies claims over discovering hole near Tutankhamun tomb

    Date: 2018-02-08 18:04:26 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:14 - ID:7235352

    The Antiquities Ministry did not receive any reports concerning a 15-meters hole near the tomb of Tutankhamen during the work of an exploration mission in Luxor city, Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mustafa Waziri said on ....

  • Culture minister to head Egypt's delegation to Casablanca int'l book fair

    Date: 2018-02-05 13:26:00 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:15 - ID:7229043

    Minister of Culture Inas Abdel Dayem will head Egypt's delegation participating in Casablanca International Book Fair 2018 which will be held on February 8-18 in the Moroccan capital. The fair, which is in its 24 edition, will have Egypt as the ....

  • Hawaas to Children: You should be proud of your history, civilization

    Date: 2018-02-05 12:14:17 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:10 - ID:7228833

    Zahi Hawaas, an Egyptian archaeologist, an Egyptologist, and former minister of state for antiquities affairs, said Egypt has a unique treasure "the Pyramids which hide lots of secrets that have not yet been discovered." Hawaas's remarks were ....

  • Cairo International Book Fair receives half a million visitors in two days

    Date: 2018-01-29 15:40:30 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:19 - ID:7217073

    Head of the Egyptian General Authority for Books Haitham el Hag said that, Cairo International Book Fair is witnessing unprecedented cultural and intellectual activities. In statements to MENA on Monday, he said that the number of visitors to the ....

  • Cairo book fair to pay tribute to families of martyrs

    Date: 2018-01-23 15:40:35 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:28 - ID:7207070

    The General Egyptian Book Organization announced Tuesday that it would pay tribute to the families of martyrs at the 49th edition of the Cairo International Book Fair by exempting them from paying entry fees. This came in a statement by Head of ....

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