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Visitor restrictions at Tutankhamun’s tomb.

The number of visitors to the tomb of Tutankhamun in the Valley of the Kings near Luxor south of Cairo is to be limited to 400 a day as of 1 December according to a statement issued by the Egypt
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?Between You and Me

The United States embassy in Cairo in conjunction with Voice of America (VOA) has released a compilation of selected recordings from the archives of the radio
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Soros sponsors Egyptian photography.

The Open Society Institute (OSI), a foundation owned by left-wing Hungarian-born American financier and philanthropist George Soros, is inviting Egyptian documentary photographers to submit work for i...
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Egypt nominates culture minister Hosni for UNESCO post.

Egypt has nominated culture minister Faruq Hosni as its official candidate as the next director general of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO). According to s...
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Grand Egyptian Museum takes shape.

Construction workers are labouring round the clock to complete the second phase of the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) near the Giza pyramids in southwest Cairo, which includes the construction of a power...
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Cairo taxi drivers profiled in book.

Taxi drivers the world over are a mine of information and opinions about the culture and society in which they operate, and taxi drivers in Cairo are no different. Now readers can tap their precious i...
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Egyptologists say they have identified the mummy of Hatshepsut, ancient Egypt
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Preserving Cairo’s European architecture.

The European Union is funding a project to identify and catalogue the remaining Belle
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Giza Pyramids

The organisers of the New7Wonders competition aimed at identifying seven
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Women’s film festival in Cairo.

A film festival dedicated to women and women
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New finds at Saqqara near Cairo.

A team of Australian and Egyptian archaeologists have uncovered two tombs and two anthropoid sarcophagi at the Saqqara necropolis just south of Cairo. One of the tombs is of Ka-Hay, a royal scribe, an...
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Photography festival in Egypt.

Amateur and professional photographers are invited to submit entries for a competition as part of Egypt
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Pyramids in seven wonders row.

Egyptians are dismayed over the inclusion of the great pyramid of Giza outside Cairo in a competition to choose seven
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Cairo International Book Fair.

Cairo international book fair is underway in the Egyptian capital. First established in 1969, the annual event is the second in importance only to the Frankfurt book fair in Germany and is the largest...
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Free Egyptian music CD launched.

Cairenes and visitors to the city should keep their eyes and ears open for the first offering from a newly founded local music production company Kawalis-Misr or


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