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World’s oldest beer factory uncovered in Egypt

  A team of Egyptian and American archeologists has uncovered the world’s oldest mass-production breweries at a prominent Egyptian site. The 5000-year old brewery was dug up by a team of researche...
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Golden-tongued mummies discovered near Alexandria

  Archeologists working at a burial site near Alexandria have uncovered ancient mummies with golden tongues. It is believed that the golden-tongued amulets helped the dead speak in the afterlife w...
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Patrick Zaki to remain in custody for another 15 days

  Over the past 11 months Patrick Zaky, a student at the University of Bologna and of Egyptian nationality, remains held at the Tora prison in Cairo. There was no good news after much hope buil...
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Egypt clears officers implicated in the murder of Italian student Giulio Regeni

Egypt’s top prosecutor Hamada al-Sawy rejected the claim that five of the country’s security officers were involved in the torture and killing of Giulio Regeni in 2016. As per the announcement, he fou...
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Italy charges Egyptian Security Agents for the death of Giulio Regeni

Formal indictments were leveled against the four Egyptian officials involved in the abduction and murder of Giulio Regeni in 2016. The death of a doctoral student in 2016 sparked a diplomatic tuss...
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Patrick Zaki to remain in custody for an additional 45 days

  A judge in the third section of the anti-terrorism court seated in Cairo has delayed the trial of Egyptian student-activist Patrick Zaki. The pronouncement of the 45-day delayed sentence was made...
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Scarlett Johansson calls for freedom for Patrick Zaki and other Egyptian activists

A video of the movie star for the Egyptian student of the University of Bologna and other prisoners states, "A true democracy should celebrate these boys and not imprison them”. The U.S. actress S...
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Egypt publicly displays dozens of mummy coffins dating thousands of years

Another trove of archeological relics has been uncovered, around 80 coffins that date back 2500 years at Saqqara, a few weeks after 59 others were discovered from another ancient necropolis. Author...
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Egypt's new highways draw ire as they pass through the pyramid plateau

The highway project is backed by Egypt’s powerful military and snakes through the World Heritage Site.  Work just resumed on two controversial  Egyptian highways in close proximity to the pyramids ou...
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Will Libya be divided to East and West Libya?

The rapid development of events in Libya have led to the consent of the rebel general Khalifa Haftar  to talks with the internationally recognized government in Tripoli. They would seek a peaceful s...
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Egypt’s medical staff face arrest if they protest the handling of covid-19

Egyptian authorities have cracked down on criticism over the handling of the coronavirus pandemic by President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi. Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly also blamed medical professionals...
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Egyptian lion tamer entertaining viewers from home

  During this lockdown, one person is having nothing to do with the gloom and is making it his duty to entertain everyone else. Since documented Egyptian history, lions are valued as a symbol of p...
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Egypt covid-19 cases rise

Egypt reported 298 new cases of covid-19 on 2 May, bringing the total in the country to 6,193, the second highest number of infections in Africa after South Africa with 6,783 case. This was the hig...
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A brief history of St Catherine’s Monastery

Saint Catherine's Monastery is an Eastern Orthodox monastery located in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula. It is situated near the town of Saint Catherine and at the foot of Mount Sinai. Named after Catherine...
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Explore Ancient Kush as Sudan opens up

Kush, once an influential civilization in Africa, is nothing more than a forgotten relic of its glorious past. Located in Northern Sudan, the ancient rulers of Kush reached the height of their power...
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10 most amazing things to see and do in Egypt

Egypt is a country rich with history and culture. As a tourist one has countless options of locations that can be explored, from historical sites to sandy beaches with diving sites full of sea life.He...
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Public holidays in Cairo

During Public holidays in Cairo the Government services and businesses close down during major Islamic holidays. As for Ramadan, restaurants or diners wait till the evenings to layout the sumptuous fe...
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Best neighborhoods to live while in Cairo

When visiting Cairo, picking a suitable area of residence matters. First, your choice must coincide with the purpose of stay and the places you intend to visit. Cairo is diverse and offers accommodati...
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Egypt’s population now at 100 million

  Egypt’s population just exceeded the 100 million mark going by the official announcement of the statistics agency. Official data attributes the population bulge as a major challenge given the c...
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Public Transportation in Cairo

Cairo is a large city with an extensive public transportation system. There are many options that can be taken to make travellers more time-efficient and simple.  MetroThe Egyptian government had pla...
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