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  • 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 ....

  • Egypt restores 123 smuggled antiquities from US

    Date: 2015-04-24 12:15:48 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:9 - ID:2447705

    Egypt restored on Friday 123 smuggled antiquities from the US. The smuggled items arrived safely at Cairo international airport, where Antiquities Minister Mamdouh el Damaty was present. The restored items included a coffin and two wooden ....

  • Renowned lyricist Abnoudy passes away

    Date: 2015-04-21 14:33:05 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:47 - ID:2427713

    Renowned lyricist Abdel Rahman el Abnoudy passed away on Tuesday at the age of 76. Abnoudy was admitted to hospital a few days ago suffering from health problems. Abnoudy is married to TV presenter Nihal Kamal. He is survived by two ....

  • Former agriculture min. assigned to chair 2nd day of meeting of board of trustees of BA

    Date: 2015-04-20 12:01:08 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:28 - ID:2418073

    President Abdel Fattah El Sisi assigned former Agriculture Minister Adel el Beltagy to chair the second day of the meeting of the Board of Trustees of Bibliotheca Alexandrina. The meeting endorsed the establishment of a conference hall, ....

  • Tomb of Khaa Ba discovered in Quwesna

    Date: 2015-04-20 09:08:06 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:14 - ID:2415925

    A team of the Egyptian archaeological discoveries association has discovered the tomb of King Khaa Ba of the third dynasty. The team discovered the tomb in Quwesna in cooperation with the Ministry of Antiquities. Quwesna is famous for its ....

  • Omar Khairat holds concert at Opera House Muscat

    Date: 2015-04-19 10:04:48 GMT - Sultanate of Oman - Culture - SN:17 - ID:2409265

    The Royal Opera House Muscat (ROHM) hosted a concert by the well-known Egyptian composer and pianist Omar Khairat. Khairat played his most famous works with the Royal Oman symphony orchestra (ROSO). The concert comes within efforts to boost ....

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