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Egyptian archaeologists UNEARTH 100 intact mummy coffins dating back 2,500 years

Egyptian archaeologists have uncovered an ancient treasure trove of more than a 100 intact sarcophagi, dating back more than 2,500 years ago, the largest such find this year. The sealed wooden coffins, unveiled on site amid fanfare, belonged to top officials of the Late Period and the Ptolemaic period of ancient Egypt. They were found […]

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Rare shark attack off Egypt’s Red Sea resort of Sharm El-Sheikh injures tourist and guide

A Ukrainian tourist lost an arm and an Egyptian tour guide a leg in a rare shark attack over the weekend off Egypt’s Red Sea resort of Sharm El-Sheikh, officials said Tuesday. The attack took place Sunday when two tourists, a mother and her son and their tour guide were snorkeling in Ras Mohammed national […]

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Egyptian excavators unveil 59 coffins buried almost 2,500 years ago

Egyptian archaeologists unearthed 59 well-preserved and sealed wooden coffins that were buried more than 2,500 years ago. Opening one of the ornately decorated sarcophagi before assembled media, the team revealed mummified remains wrapped in burial cloth that bore hieroglyphic inscriptions in bright colours. The dramatic find was unearthed south of Cairo in the sprawling burial […]

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Egypt to cut highway across the pyramids plateau raising concerns

Egypt is building two highways across the pyramids plateau outside Cairo, reviving and expanding a project that was suspended in the 1990s after an international outcry. The Great Pyramids, Egypt’s top tourist destination, are the sole survivor of the seven wonders of the ancient world and the plateau is a UNESCO world heritage site. The […]

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Egypt invites Elon Musk to see for himself that its pyramids were not built by aliens

Egypt has invited SpaceX CEO Elon Musk to visit the country and see for himself that its famous pyramids were not built by aliens. SpaceX boss had earlier tweeted what appeared to be support for conspiracy theorists who say aliens were involved in the colossal construction effort. But Egypt’s international co-operation minister does not want […]

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Egypt jails 5 young women for posting dance videos on TikTok

An Egyptian court sentenced several young women to two years in prison for posting dance videos on TikTok. The women were also fined 300,000 Egyptian pounds i.e. approximately US$19,000 each for “violating the values and principles of the Egyptian family,” inciting debauchery and promoting human trafficking, according to a statement from the public prosecutor. The […]

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Ethiopia begins filling dam along river Nile despite agreement with Egypt and Sudan

Ethiopia’s disputed Grand Renaissance dam on the River Nile has started filling with water – a day after talks with Egypt and Sudan ended without agreement Ethiopia sees the hydroelectric project as crucial for its economic growth. But Egypt and Sudan, which are downstream, fear the large dam will greatly reduce their access to water. […]

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Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak dies at 91

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, who ruled Egypt for 30 years before he was overthrown in a popular uprising, has died at 91, according to state media. Mubarak was a strongman president who led the Arab world’s most populous country with an iron fist. He was deposed in 2011, and was the second Arab dictator […]

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YouTuber Vitaly Zdorovetskiy jailed for climbing pyramid in Egypt

Instagram influencer Vitaly Zdorovetskiy has posted a video that shows him climbing a pyramid in Egypt, a stunt that earned him five days in jail. On Wednesday, the American-Russian influencer shared a photo that appears to show him sitting on top of one of the pyramids. “I was locked up in Egypt because I climbed […]