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Zahi Hawass recommends Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphs be taught in schools

Prominent Egyptologist and former Minister of Antiquities Zahi Hawass implored Minister of Education Tarek Shawky assign schools to begin teaching ancient...

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Egypt’s population officially hits 100 million: CAPMAS

The Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) announced on February 11 that Egypt’s population has officially hit 100...

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Egypt to host Miss Eco International for sixth time in a row

Egypt is set to host Miss Eco International for the sixth time in a row from March 23 until April...

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Parliament member suggests new TV channel to promote Egyptian tourism

A member of the Egyptian Parliament, Soad Elmasry, submitted a proposal on Sunday recommending the establishment of a state-owned TV...

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Photos: Egyptian actress Yousra rocks Oscars 2020 red carpet

Legendary Egyptian actress Yousra was one of the few Arab stars who made it to the Oscars red carpet this...

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Supreme Council of Antiquities announces ticket prices for Baron Palace

Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities revealed on Friday the price of entry tickets for Cairo’s Baron Palace, which is set...

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Shaabi singer's 'Bent El Giran' Mahragan song hits No. 2 on SoundCloud global chart

The viral Mahragan song “Bent El Giran” (The neighbor’s daughter), from famed Shaabi singer Hassan Shakosh, has hit number two...

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Mariam Naoum, Kamla Abu Zekri to turn Naguib Mahfouz novel into film

“Taht El Mazla” (Under The Shade), a collection of short stories authored by legendary Egyptian novelist Naguib Mahfouz, is set...

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Forbes names 9 Egyptians in 'Middle East's 100 Power Businesswomen' of 2020

Forbes featured nine Egyptian women in its  “Middle East’s 100 Power Businesswomen 2020” list, which highlights women in the MENA...

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Egypt to build first restaurant serving tourists at Great Pyramids of Giza: Minister

Egypt’s Minister of Antiquities and Toursim Khaled al-Anani has unveiled a plan to renovate the area surrounding the Great Pyramids...

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The New York Times invites tourists to visit Egypt in 2020, highlights Grand Egyptian Museum

The New York Times has listed Egypt as among the top 52 places to go in 2020, with the highlight...

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Egypt’s military is the 9th strongest in the world, jumping three places in 2019

Leading international ranking website Global Fire has listed Egypt 9th out of 138 countries in terms of its military strength,...

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Aswan imposes fines, withdraws 27 horse handler licenses due to animal abuse

The head of the Local Unit of Edfu city in Aswan, Abdel Rahman Amer on Sunday rescinded 27 “hantoor” (horse carriage)...

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Zawya’s Oscar Week kicks off on February 5

Prominent downtown Cairo cinema Zawya announced it would host an Oscar’s week set to run from February 5 until February 11,...

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