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Spanish ambassador discusses promoting cultural tourism in Egypt
Egypt

Spanish ambassador discusses promoting cultural tourism in Egypt

The Spanish ambassador to Egypt Ramón Gil-Casares Satrústegui  held a special meeting with the head of the Cultural Tourism Marketing…
Tourism Minister meets with the Resident Coordinator of the UN in Egypt
Egypt

Tourism Minister meets with the Resident Coordinator of the UN in Egypt

Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled al-Enany met with the Resident Coordinator of the United Nations in Egypt Elena…
UNESCO exhibit in Venice focuses on rebuilding Mosul sites
Middle East

UNESCO exhibit in Venice focuses on rebuilding Mosul sites

VENICE, Italy (AP) — The United Nations’ cultural agency has opened an exhibit detailing plans to restore multicultural landmarks in…
Egyptian Museum in Tahrir joins preliminary list of World Heritage Sites
Egypt

Egyptian Museum in Tahrir joins preliminary list of World Heritage Sites

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)’s World Heritage Committee has added the Egyptian Museum to its list…
Zahi Hawass becomes first Egyptian UNWTO ambassador
Egypt

Zahi Hawass becomes first Egyptian UNWTO ambassador

The Secretary General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Zurab Pololikashvili, has appointed Egyptologist Zahi Hawass as an ambassador for…
Fayoum governor inspects Museum of Fossils and Climate Change
Egypt

Fayoum governor inspects Museum of Fossils and Climate Change

Fayoum Governor Ahmed al-Ansar and Deputy Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Ghada Shalaby on Friday visited the Museum of Fossils…
Egypt’s top court upholds cancelling celebrations for Jewish Rabbi Abu Hasira
Egypt

Egypt’s top court upholds cancelling celebrations for Jewish Rabbi Abu Hasira

Egypt’s Supreme Administrative Court on Saturday upheld a ruling issued by the Administrative Court back in December 2014 suspending annual…
Yemen’s UNESCO-listed Old Sanaa houses collapse in heavy rains
Middle East

Yemen’s UNESCO-listed Old Sanaa houses collapse in heavy rains

SANAA (Reuters) — Houses in Yemen’s UNESCO-listed Old City of Sanaa are collapsing under heavy rains, as months of floods…
Egypt welcomes UNESCO decision upholding recovery of stolen African cultural property
Egypt

Egypt welcomes UNESCO decision upholding recovery of stolen African cultural property

Egypt’s Foreign Ministry issued a statement welcoming UNESCO’s adoption, at the conclusion of its last session, of a decision supporting…
Greece says Turkey is being ‘petty’ over Hagia Sophia
Middle East

Greece says Turkey is being ‘petty’ over Hagia Sophia

ATHENS (Reuters) — Greece on Tuesday described Turkey’s decision to convert the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul to a mosque as…
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