Nada Deyaa’

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Egypt retrieves 195 antiquities from Italy smuggled last May

Egypt retrieved on Friday a collection of 195 artefacts, along with 21,660 coins, that were illegally smuggled to Italy last May, according to state-owned media outlet Ahram Online. The artefacts date back to various periods from ancient Egypt to the Islamic era. Egypt’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced last May that the Egyptian Embassy in …

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Christie’s to offer Egyptian artefacts to be auctioned

Following a chain of ancient Egyptian artefacts that are auctioned for individuals to purchase, Cristie’s Auction House announced putting dozens of Egyptian antiquities up for auction, which is set to take place on 3 July. The antiquities verified that belong to several periods in the ancient Pharaonic times. Under the name of “Antiquities,” the booklet …

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No hidden chamber exists inside Tutankhamun’s tomb: study

The Ministry of Antiquities announced on Sunday, after months of intensive geophysics studies, that a survey has revealed there is no hidden chamber inside Tutankhamun’s tomb in the Valley of the Kings in Luxor, according to Moustafa Waziri, secretary general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities. The three-month studies were conducted by a mission from …

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Tutankhamun’s last chariot arrives at Grand Egyptian Museum

Striding to another step on the path of collecting all of Tutankhamun’s belongings at the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) before its opening planned to take place this year, the Ministry of Antiquities, with the help of armed forces, transferred on Saturday the sixth and last of Tutankhamen’s chariots from the Military Museum at the Citadel …

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D-CAF’s Before the Revolution portrays all roads to ‘inevitable eruption’

In a dimly lit room, where the surrounding black walls invaded one’s soul, leaving attendees alerted with frustration and apprehension, only two performers under bright yellow spotlights, standing still, welcoming attendees with emotionless faces and what looks like soulless bodies, started the journey of time travel to Egyptian daily lives before the 25 January 2011 …

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Fairmont Nile City Spa: Escaping the city to nature embracement

Escaping the crowds, stress, and Cairo’s exhausting lifestyle, through a couple of hours of pure relaxation and amusement, is one of the best ways to treat yourself after long week days; a luxury that Fairmont Nile City offers through its spa’s open doors to visitors. Overlooking the charming, glamorous Nile, in one of Cairo’s finest …

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Reviving nations’ demolishing heritage: A campaign seeking to save fading architecture identity 

On the roof of Zamalek’s Greater Cairo Public Library, local media platform Welad El-Balad celebrated on Sunday the closing of its first regional campaign, The Country’s Architecture: Identity Not Worth Demolishing, opposing the demolition of architectural heritage which takes away the Egyptian integrity that was built over the centuries. Many abandoned, time-worn authentic buildings that …

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Women are not obliged to wear abayas: Saudi Mufti

Saudi Mufti Abdullah al-Mutlaq stated on Friday that women are not required to wear abayas, breaking with precedents for regulations of Saudi women dress and causing widespread controversy in Saudi society. On his weekly radio program, al-Mutlaq, who is a member of the of the highest jurisprudence committee in the country which is allowed to …

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7th the D-CAF extends outside usual Downtown borders

For the seventh year in a row, Cairo’s Downtown celebrates spring by turning into a hub for art performances from various cultures, presenting several kinds of arts to thousand of attendees. The seventh Downtown Contemporary Art Festival (the D-CAF) will kick off 8 March and last until 29 March, bringing different sorts of art performances …

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