Posts Tagged ‘egypt’

Plea to Protect Predynastic Rock Art to Save the Deep Past of Egypt

In some of the harshest landscapes found anywhere in Egypt, archaeologists have discovered a stunning collection of petroglyphs (rock art) and inscriptions that date from the fifth millennium BC up through the first millennium AD. The former images are especially remarkable, since they show that the roots of the revered ancient Egyptian culture can be […]

Egypt: Calls to eat donkey, horse meat spark controversy on social media

An Egyptian journalist sparked controversy after he called on citizens to eat horse and donkey meat in light of the high prices of meat and poultry in the country. The contention worsened when an official at the National Nutrition Institute said the institute did not object: "Provided there is societal consensus on the matter." The […]

Rare Smiling Sphinx Statue Found in Egypt and it May Depict Emperor Claudius

Archaeologists in southern Egypt have uncovered a remarkable miniature sphinx statue, sporting a rare feature of a smiling face with two dimples. Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology Read Later  Source

Sisi: Egypt Revolution a ‘death certificate’

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi has stated that the 25 January Revolution was a "death certificate" for the Egyptian state, reported on Friday. He claimed that the Egyptian Revolution against late dictator Hosni Mubarak introduced the government as an enemy of the Egyptian people. Al-Sisi explained: "The enemy attempted to make sedition in Al-Minya […]

Egypt to use daylight saving time again in a bid to save energy

Egypt will again use daylight saving time this summer after a seven-year gap, the cabinet said on Wednesday, the latest in a series of government efforts to save energy, Reuters reports. Last year, the Egyptian government announced a raft of rules to reduce government and commercial energy use so that the country could export more […]

Fair Winds Trade From the Aegean to Egypt’s Amarna

What do Queen Nefertari’s silver earrings, King Tutankhamun’s olive leaf collar, and an exquisite blue glass mixing vessel from Egypt have in common?  Read more Section:  News Premium Preview Read Later  Source

Egypt taps private firms and long-delayed museum to revitalise tourism

Egypt, home to ancient pyramids and Red Sea resorts, aims to boost tourism by up to 30 per cent   annually over the next five years, bringing in private firms to operate sites and inaugurating a huge museum around the end of 2023, its Tourism Minister said. Tourism is a crucial source of foreign currency […]

Egypt FM visits Syria, Turkiye for first time in decade

Egypt's Foreign Minister has visited Syria and Turkiye today in the first of such visits in a decade, signalling greater chances of normalisation and the resumption of diplomatic relations. Egyptian Foreign Minister, Sameh Shoukry, today met with his Syrian counterpart, Faisal Mekdad, and President Bashar Al-Assad in the capital, Damascus, reportedly in order to discuss […]

Hub of Ancient Persian, Roman, and Coptic Tombs Unearthed in Egypt

A collection of ancient tombs from the Persian, Roman, and Coptic eras has been unearthed by archaeologists in the Minya governorate of Egypt, situated about 150 miles (245 km) to the south of Cairo. The joint Spanish-Egyptian archaeological mission of the Supreme Council of Archaeology and the University of Barcelona made the remarkable discovery of […]

Egypt: problems of the population

According to a World Bank report, with proper policies to slow population growth, Egypt could have  141 million by 2050 instead of the expected 160 million. Egypt’s current population is nearly 105 million. A report published in Cairo, “Achieving the Demographic Dividend in the Arab Republic of Egypt: Choice, Not Destiny,” argues that slowing population growth […]

Egypt: In Search of a New Multipolar World

The idea of a multipolar world, promoted and actively supported by the President of Russia, is increasingly making its way, and many countries around the world are striving for this future. The countries of the Arab world, which want to diversify their foreign policy ties and find new partners and allies, are not lagging behind […]

Egypt holds talks with France about Renaissance Dam, Sahel and Sahara

Senior Egyptian officials held discussions about the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam with French officials on Wednesday, and accused the Ethiopians of being the cause of the current deadlock in the negotiations. The Egypt-France talks were part of the third round of periodic bilateral discussions on African issues at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Cairo. "The […]

Complete Ancient Roman-Era City Discovered Near Luxor Temple in Egypt

Archaeologists in Egypt have uncovered a complete Roman-era residential city near Luxor Temple, including houses, bathrooms, and workshops dating back 1,800 years. The residential area is an extension of the ancient city of Tiba, an important city for ancient Egyptian religious, economic, and administrative systems. The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities in Egypt announced that […]

Owner of Egypt dairy giant and son released from prison  

The founder and former CEO of Egypt's Juhayna Food Industries and his son have been released from prison yesterday, after spending about two years in detention, according to Reuters citing security and prison sources, as well as a family member. Juhayna is the country's largest dairy products and juice producer. In December 2020, Safwan Thabet, […]

YCP – Enoch and Shem in Egypt

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Mummified Crocodiles Sacrificed to the Gods Uncovered in Egypt

While performing excavations at a site known as Qubbat al-Hawā in southern Egypt in 2019, archaeologists from the University of Jaén in Spain made a strange and startling discovery. Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology History Ancient Traditions Read Later  Source

Faiyum Oasis: The Heart-Shaped Hidden Garden of Egypt

In TV shows and movies, if an oasis is shown, it is usually either a mirage or some tiny pool of water next to a palm tree in the middle of the desert. Read more Section:  News Ancient Places Africa History Important Events Read Later  Source

Egypt: Media union refers Yasmin Ezz to interrogation for offensive comments about women

Chairman of Egypt's media union has referred Egyptian journalist Yasmin Ezz to interrogation on accusations of inciting violence, following formal complaints made by women's councils about her TV show. Two women's rights bodies in Egypt have filed formal complaints against journalist Yasmin Ezz after a series of offensive comments she has made about women. On […]

Breaking: Ancient Royal Tomb Discovered in Egypt

Egyptian authorities have announced that a never-before-seen royal tomb has been uncovered in Luxor, Egypt, dating back around 3,500 years. Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology Read Later  Source

Egypt orders ministries to curb spending amid foreign currency crunch

Egypt's government has instructed ministries to cut non-essential spending until the end of the fiscal year in June as it tries to cope with continuing pressure on its currency and rising inflation, Reuters reports. The decision, dated 4 January and published in the official gazette this week, includes the postponement of any new national project heavily […]

Egypt: Illegal bank transfers foiled, gold smuggling network caught

The Egyptian authorities have arrested a gang that smuggles gold and illegally transfers money outside the banking system. Several of its members reside in the Assiut governorate, while the others are based abroad. According to a statement issued by the security services in the governorate, the three individuals arrested, who reside within the jurisdiction of […]

IMF trying to bribe Egypt away from BRICS with new loans

(NaturalNews) (Natural News) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved a more than $3 billion loan allegedly to support Egypt’s ailing economy. But many experts note that the timing of this massive bailout is suspect because of Egypt’s recent moves to join the China- and Russia-aligned BRICS economic union.In the past year, Egypt has been … […]

There Was More Than One Cleopatra in Ancient Egypt

Very few people have failed to hear of Cleopatra, one of the most well known women in history. Read more Section:  News Weird Facts Read Later  Source

Suicides rise to 2,560 in Egypt in 2021

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Akhenaten And Nefertiti: Egypt’s Golden Couple

The drivers arrange the chariots of the royal entourage—two to one side, two to the other side, of the royal chariot, which is distinguished by the great ostrich plumes of its span of stallions.  Read more Section:  News Premium Preview Read Later  Source

Egypt Joins the New Development Bank as IMF Twists the Screws

Recently, Egypt ratified its participation in the New Development Bank (NDB) founded by Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa (BRICS) back in 2014. But interestingly, neither the New York Times nor any other mainstream western media outlet covered the news. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s cabinet finally ratified the agreement establishing the NDB and […]

Egypt: Detainee deaths continue inside Badr Prison 

The number of deaths among political prisoners inside the Badr Prison Complex in Cairo has risen to four, just a few months after opening the huge complex. This follows the death of detainee Hassan Diab Hassan inside his cell in Badr 3 Prison due to medical negligence. The Egyptian regime opened the prison complex at […]

Egypt: outcome of UN Climate Change Conference

The United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27), held in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, from November 6, just ended. However, it did not meet the official deadline (due to end on November 18) and was extended until November 20 due to Western obstruction. It was only then, after desperate debate and discussion, that a general document […]

WJP ranks Egypt 135 out of 140 in Rule of Law Index

The World Justice Project (WJP) has ranked Egypt 135th out of 140 countries in terms of its commitment to the rule of law and justice. The index is based on eight factors, namely Constraints on Government Powers, Absence of Corruption, Open Government, Fundamental Rights, Order and Security, Regulatory Enforcement, Civil Justice and Criminal Justice, measuring […]

Ivanka Trump’s Family Is Making Egypt Great Again

U.S.- Egyptian cultural ties are strengthened as Ivanka Trump’s family explores the crumbling pyramids, temples and tombs of the Nile River.  Read more Section:  News General Ancient Places Africa Read Later  Source

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