Egypt Uncovers Lost Golden City Dating Back More than 3,000 Years

Egypt seems to be on a spree of ancient discoveries. Last year in October, over 50 mummies were found at the UNESCO heritage site of Saqqara Necropolis.Now archaelogists have discovered the largest ancient city ever found in Egypt. It was unearthed hundreds of miles south of Cairo, not far from the tombs of the Valley of the Kings near Luxor.Experts…

Photos: Egypt’s 3,400-Year-Old ‘Lost Golden City’ Is Unearthed From Desert Sands

Archaeologists have uncovered the remains of the largest ancient city ever found in Egypt. (Photo by Khaled Desouki) AFP via Getty ImagesEgyptian archaeologists have discovered what is believed to be the largest city of the Egyptian empire and the most important archaeological discovery since King Tut’s tomb nearly a century ago. Lost under desert…

Egypt: Karnak Hospital to Turn to Key Medical Tourism Destination in Egypt

Health Minister Hala Zayed said on Monday Karnak International Hospital in Luxor will turn into a key destination for medical tourism in Egypt.These remarks were made by Zayed during her field tour in Luxor governorate to check on work progress in the ministry’s hospitals as part of measures to implement the universal health insurance system, which…

Visit These 8 Most Famous Churches in Egypt to Discover Their Coptic History

Regardless of what Egypt has been going through in the current years, there is certainly no refuting that Cairo has one of the most distinct, rich and notable histories across the world. Christianity has played a big role in forming Egypt’s past so, churches in Egypt can be seen in each corner of the nation. It doesn’t matter whether you are a…

Nigeria: Nigeria-UAE Travel Face-Off – Who Blinks First?

It all started when the United Arab Emirates (UAE) alleged that some Nigerian travellers to Dubai or passing through it in transit were presenting fake COVID-19 test results.Following the gradual resumption of regular international flights after the COVID-19-triggered disruption, a negative COVID-19 test result was made compulsory for international…

Stunning find after seven-month Egypt dig

It’s been dubbed as the biggest archaeological discovery since King Tut’s tomb nearly a century ago.On Thursday, Egypt announced what has been described as the discovery of the ‘Lost Golden City’ in the southern province of Luxor.The seven-month excavation mission, which was lead by Egypt’s former antiquities chief Zahi Hawass, discovered…

Egypt Moves Ancient Mummies in a Grand Parade

A spectacular parade with motorcycles, chariots and men and women dressed in ancient Egyptian attire moved 22 Pharaonic mummies through Tahrir Square in downtown Cairo to their new home – the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) last week. It was a truly spectacular sight as the Pharaohs’ Golden Parade transported 18 kings and four…

Fossil discoveries in Egypt date back to age of dinosaurs

CAIRO: Egypt has announced new fossil discoveries dating back 70 million years, to the age of dinosaurs.The President of New Valley University Abdel Aziz Tantawi said in a statement that a research team at the university’s Vertebrate Paleontology Center uncovered the first fossil discovery in the ancient Tethys Sea in the Dakhla Oasis in the New…

7 World’s Unusual Libraries That All Bookworms Should Make A Beeline For

The first libraries in the world were collections of texts written on clay tablets. Some of these archives discovered in Iraq date back as far as 2600 BC. In the classical period the Library of Alexandria, in Egypt, functioned as a major center for academia. It existed from the 3rd century BC until the Roman conquest of Egypt in 30 BC. Throughout the…

Ancient mummies to parade through streets of Cairo

(CNN) — Ancient mummies of Egypt’s royal pharaohs will emerge from their resting places this weekend and parade through the streets of Cairo in search of a new home. What sounds like the plot of a movie is in fact part of a lavish celebration of Egypt’s history and a project to relocate some of its greatest treasures to a new high tech facility….

22 royal mummies transfer from Egyptian Museum to NMEC

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has reported that 22 royal mummies will be transferred in a wonderful parade from their present location in the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square to their new permanent place in Fustat’s National Museum of Egyptian Civilization, which is located near the Babylon Fortress and overlooks Ain Al Sira in the…

Dubai: The International Air…

In stark warning, Egypt leader says Nile water ‘untouchable’ Associated Press • 10hISMAILIA, Egypt (AP) — Egypt’s president said Tuesday his country’s share of the Nile River’s waters are “untouchable” in a stark warning apparently to Ethiopia, which is building a giant dam on the Nile’s…

Egypt: Egypt Revises Death Toll From Train Crash

Cairo/Egypt — The death toll from a collision of two trains in central Egypt on Friday has been revised to 19, from 32, Egypt’s health minister said in a statement on Saturday.The number of people injured went up to 185 from 165.Egypt’s public prosecutor’s office said it had ordered an investigation into the crash, which took place close to the…

Egypt: Tourism Ministry Organizes Tour of Diplomats’ Spouses to Religious Complex

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has organized a tour by a delegation including wives of ambassadors of 20 foreign countries accredited in Cairo to Mogamaa Al-Adyan, or The Religious Complex, in Old Cairo.The tour is meant to promote the Egyptian tourism movement and help the diplomats’ spouses learn more about the great Egyptian civilization…

Baby girl born on IndiGo flight

One passenger onboard, Subahana Nazir, happened to be a doctor and helped deliver the baby along with cabin crew.The aircraft was met by an ambulance at arrival in Jaipur.“Jaipur airport was immediately informed to arrange for a doctor and an ambulance on arrival. Both the baby and mother are stable,” the airline told The Times of India.“Dr…

Cairo, Cape Town takes top honours on ‘Best Places to Visit in Africa’ list

Cairo has been named the number one travel destination in Africa by Travel US News, followed by Cape Town and Victoria Falls coming in third.“Africa may not always register on the average traveler’s radar, but those who visit have the chance to experience the perfect blend of ancient and modern, of wild and urban, of East and West,” the…

Egypt: Antiquities Ministry Organizes Mummies Restoration Program in Fayoum

A training workshop on mummies conservation and restoration organized by the Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities Conservation and Restoration Researches & Training Department will kickstart in Fayoum Governorate Monday.In statements Sunday Dr. Rania Ahmed Ali, the department’s head said the mummification process in ancient Egypt attests to the…

Egypt: Awqaf Min. Accompanies Visiting Delegations in Tourist Tour in Pyramids

Awqaf Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa accompanied on Sunday delegations taking part in the Conference on Interfaith and Intercultural Dialogue in a tourist tour in the Giza Pyramids.He said tourism in Egypt is flourishing, noting that Egypt has almost one third of the world monuments.The delegations voiced deep admiration of the history of the pyramids…

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