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Oldest watch shop in Cairo to be demolished

  Ever since it opened its doors to the public in 1907, Nehayat Salamon, the oldest watch shop in Cairo, has been the hit place for Cairo’s elites to get and repair their unique, one-of-a-kind watches. The antique shop has a legacy of over 100 years, which will soon be put to an end, after …

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Two Middle Kingdom elites’ cemeteries discovered in Minya

Two burial chambers of two Middle Kingdom elites were announced to have been discovered on Tuesday at the hands of an Egyptian-Australian archaeological mission from Macquarie University in Beni Hassan Necropolis in Minya governorate, according to a press release published by the Ministry of Antiquities. The elites were found to be named Remochetni and Baqet …

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Life of man who spent his years shaping wool into captivating carpets

  For 51 years old Bartia Armanous earned his living from the passion that captured his mind, which he started when he was only 15. Making “kilim” (handmade carpets) was the handicraft that Armanous learned as a child; like millions of artisans, he learned the craft in order to afford his expenses. However, as years …

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Three graffiti artists arrested for drawing mural for Ahd El-Tamimi

Israeli authorities announced arresting three graffiti artists for drawing a giant Ahd El-Tamimi picture over the Israeli West Bank barrier, Egyptian state-owned media outlet Al-Ahram stated. The graffiti comes on the same day El-Tamimi was released from Israeli prisons after spending almost eight months for assaulting Israeli soldiers.  El-Tamimi, who has become a resistance icon …

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Giant Ramses II stele renovated after discovered broken into pieces

The Egyptian archaeological mission responsible for renovating the city of Tanis and turning part of it into an open museum announced restoring a huge, severely damaged statue of Ramses II. Mostafa Waziri, secretary-general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, announced that the mission has completely renovated the statue, which was found broken into several pieces …

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Egypt to build first museum celebrating religious tolerance 

Minister of Antiquities Khaled Anany announced plans to establish Egypt’s first museum to celebrate religious tolerance, to be located in the New Administrative Capital.  According to Anany, the museum will include pieces from the ancient Egyptian period, as well as the Islamic, Coptic, and Jewish civilizations, all while highlighting Islam’s teachings of tolerance and Egypt’s …

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Calls for legally punishing artists for performing Kiki challenge

While the Kiki challenge is taking over social media worldwide, with artists and figures capturing their dances on mobile cameras, the former head of the Central Traffic Department, Magdy El-Shahid, said that Egyptian artists who performed the Kiki challenge might face a penalty of up to one year in jail and a fine up to …

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Oldest pottery workshop discovered in Aswan

Completing the chain of discoveries that leaves a mark in Egypt’s recent history, the Ministry of Antiquities announced discovering the oldest pottery manufacturing workshop in Aswan, while working on the project of reducing ground water in the area. The workshop dates back to the 4th Dynasty and was found near and viewing the Nile River …

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