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2 Late Period fortresses discovered near Ismailia

An Egyptian Italian excavation mission discovered the remains of two fortresses that date back to the ancient Egyptian Late Period in Tell el- Maskhuta area located in Wadi al-Tamilat, 15 kilometres west of the city of Ismailia, the Ministry of Antiquities announced. The Italian mission is affiliated with the National Research Council of Italy’s Institute …

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Sherine Abdel-Wahab sanctioned for 2 months for ‘insulting all Egyptians’

The Musicians Syndicate banned singer Sherine Abdel-Wahab from performing any concerts for two months, following statements she had made regarding the pollution of the Nile earlier this year during one of her concerts in Sharjah, the UAE, according to state media outlet EgyNews. The syndicate decided not to issue any concert permits for Abdel-Wahab inside …

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Prominent actresses Madeha Yousry, Nadia Lotfy awarded honourary degrees 

Minster of Culture Helmy Namnam awarded distinguished superstars Madeha Yousry and Nadia Lotfy with honourary degrees on Friday, for their enriching participation in Arab cinema, according to the Ministry of Culture’s official Facebook page. The award was part of the honouring ceremony, organised by the Academy of Arts, to accredit both artists for their life-long …

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27 statues of goddess Sekhmet discovered in Luxor 

The Ministry of Antiquities announced discovering 27 statues of the ancient Egyptian goddess Sekhmet on Saturday in King Amenhotep III Temple on the west bank of the Nile in Luxor. According to the Ministry of Antiquities’ official Facebook page, the discovery saw the light on the hands of an Egyptian-European archaeological mission, as a part …

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With increasing prices, Egyptian celebration of El-Mawled El-Nabawi dims 

Celebrating the birth of the Prophet Mohammed, “El-Mawled El-Nabawi”, is a huge Islamic celebration that sees preparations in Islamic countries months before its date. In Egypt, just like any other spiritual ceremony, celebrations have a unique taste, different forms, and inherited legacies in the forms of celebrating the birthday of Islam’s messenger. Coloured lamps hang …

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Iconic star Shadia dies at the age of 86

Egypt’s sweetheart Shadia closed her eyes to our world on Tuesday evening at the age of 86, state–run newspaper Al-Ahram reported. The prominent actress was admitted to hospital earlier this month after suffering from a brain stroke. Her condition was initially reported unstable, then President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi ordered her transfer to Al-Galaa Military Hospital, …

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