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  • King Tut tomb reopens following one-month closure, says official

    Date: 2015-11-01 13:40:36 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:10 - ID:3644805

    King Tutankhamun's tomb in Luxor was reopened on Sunday following a one-month closure for maintenance and restoration, an Antiquities Ministry official said. Head of the Department of Antiquities at the Antiquities Ministry Mahmoud Afifi said the ....

  • British Egyptologist Nicholas Reeves to talk about his hidden chamber theory Monday

    Date: 2015-09-21 10:43:21 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:7 - ID:3392241

    British Egyptologist Nicholas Reeves will be given on Monday an opportunity to defend his hidden chamber theory as regards the burial of Queen Nefertiti as an expedition to Tutankhamun tomb in the Valley of the Kings will be made, Antiquities ....

  • King Tut mask to be unniched as of Oct. 10

    Date: 2015-09-15 18:28:05 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:23 - ID:3358861

    Mamdouh el Damaty, the tourism minister in the caretaker government, said Tuesday that an Egyptian-German committee tasked with renovating the golden mask of King Tut Ankh Amoun decided to lift the ancient artifact, currently on display at the ....

  • Culture minister to attend Expo Milano conf.

    Date: 2015-07-30 15:27:23 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:15 - ID:3072245

    Culture Minister Abdel Wahed el Nawabi will participate in the International Conference of Culture Ministers on the sidelines of Expo Milano 2015 on July 31-August 1 in Italy. During the event, culture ministers will share ideas and proposals ....

  • Culture min. watches stage show on prince Seif el Din Taz

    Date: 2015-06-24 11:29:26 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:22 - ID:2855809

    Culture Minister Abdel Wahed el Nabawi watched on Wednesday a stage show on Prince Seif el Din Taz, one of the well-known princes in the Mamluk era. El Amir (or the prince) play comes as part of cultural events organized by the Cultural ....

  • Head of Cairo, Giza antiquities denies foiling terrorist attack near Pyramids area

    Date: 2015-06-10 12:25:01 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:33 - ID:2769529

    Head of Cairo and Giza Antiquities Kamal Waheed denied news fanned by some websites about aborting a terrorist attack near the Pyramids area in Giza. The antiquities area is safe and the tourist movement is going on normally, he added. The ....

  • Arab writers union asks Qatar to establish national authors association

    Date: 2015-05-19 16:29:09 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:43 - ID:2623117

    Secretary General of the General Union of Arab Writers Mohamed Salmawi met Tuesday with Qatari Culture Minister Hamad bin Abdel Aziz al Kawari to deliver an official request for Doha to establish a national association of authors to be able to join ....

  • Antiquity minister: Int'l heritage conference aims at preserving our cultural, civilizational heritage

    Date: 2015-05-06 11:45:47 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:34 - ID:2530313

    Egypt will host on Wednesday an international conference on humanitarian heritage with the participation of a number of regional countries, including Sudan, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Lebanon, Iraq and Kuwait with the aim of bolstering cooperation in the ....

  • Bollywood star Salman Khan guilty in hit-and-run case

    Date: 2015-05-06 08:36:29 GMT - India - Culture - SN:7 - ID:2528269

    An Indian court has found Bollywood star Salman Khan guilty of killing a homeless man in a 2002 hit-and-run driving incident in Mumbai, the BBC reported. The man was among five people who were run over in the incident. The actor was charged with ....

  • Culture minister, CIFF president discuss preparations for 37th session

    Date: 2015-05-04 13:37:07 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:43 - ID:2515813

    Culture Minister Abdel Wahed el Nabawi on Monday met with President of the Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF) to discuss preparations for the 37th session. The minister said that the CIFF is one of Egypt's most important soft powers that ....

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