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"I had planned to see the pyramids since I was a child, and it was a dream come true.
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Tue Mar 11, 2014
Back from the dead: Remarkable recoveries by people who cheated death around the globe
When John Harrison received a telephone call telling him his partner Anne Saville had died he headed to the hospital to say a heartbreaking goodbye.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Ex-BBC man attempted to sell artefact plundered in Arab Spring
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Team of European archaeologists find alabaster statue of Egyptian pharoanic princess in Luxor
Said to be the largest show of its kind in the world, the annual four-day event in England features thousands of dogs, with competitors travelling from countries across the globe to take part.
Statue of pharaoh's daughter unearthed in Egypt
A statue of the daughter of King Amenhotep III, grandfather of Tutankhamen and ruler of Egypt around 3,350 years ago, has been unearthed by a team of Egyptian and European archaeologists.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
18th Dynasty Tomb Found in Luxor
The tomb of Maayi, a government official from Egypt's 18th Dynasty, has been accidently discovered by a joint Spanish-Egyptian team digging on Luxor's west bank.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
The Straits Times
Tomb of pharaoh's stable master discovered in Egypt
Archaeologists have discovered the nearly 3,500-year-old tomb of a royal stable master from the pharaonic era in the famed temple city of Luxor, Egypt, the government said on Tuesday.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Ehab Saeed: Unesco will be strengthened several projects in Egypt U U Soon
Said Ambassador Ehab Saeed Eid good will Representative of Egypt to UNESCO that the situation now in Egypt became well under the steadfastness of the Egyptian people against the injustice that was live in the Egyptian people and clearly it's in constant contact with members of UNESCO and it's about to get approvals on several projects for the ... (more)
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Fireball families still waiting for answers
One year after nine Hong Kong tourists and 10 others died in a hot-air balloon fireball over the ancient city of Luxor, judicial authorities in Egypt have yet to complete their investigation into the tragedy.
UWE Bristol academics support women's rights movement in Egypt
UWE academics from Bristol Business School are using their skills in understanding and analysing group dynamics to support women striving together for women's rights in Egypt following the 'Arab Spring'.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Why is Sami Enan Running for President?
Field Marshal Mohammed Hussein Tantawi , former head of Egypt's ruling Supreme Council of the Armed Forces , with his former Chief of Staff Sami Enan .
Sat Feb 22, 2014
South China Morning Post
Egyptian balloon tragedy company confirms victims had insurance cover
Relatives of the nine Hongkongers who died in a hot-air balloon tragedy in Egypt have won a small but crucial victory, with confirmation that their loved ones were covered by an insurance policy.
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Egypt Travel Alert
The U.S. Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the risks of traveling to Egypt due to continuing political and social unrest.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
US News & World Report
The United States Should Combat Cultural Terrorism in the Middle East
A bombing in Egypt last week that destroyed the century-old Museum of Islamic Art and many of its priceless treasures was a tragedy, not just for the heartbreaking destruction, but because it could have been prevented.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Antiques, royal collectibles and Gypsy Rose Lee's sofa fill...
Chuck Mosberger -- interior designer, Anglophile and custodian of Gypsy Rose Lee's sofa -- is the sort of person who buys antiques at London's Bermondsey Market, but isn't above bringing home refrigerator magnets as souvenirs.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Luxor Linens Brings Luxury Sheets, Towels and Bath Robes to Your Home With the Click of a Mouse
Luxury home textiles company, Luxor Linens, is pleased to announce the expansion of their e-commerce boutique, offering the widest selection of Egyptian cotton sheets, towels, bathrobes and other home textiles all customizeable for delivery to your door, with just the click of a mouse.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Egyptian militants warn tourists to leave or face attack
A militant Islamist group has warned tourists to leave Egypt and threatened to attack any who stay after February 20, raising the prospect of a new front in a fast-growing insurgency in the biggest Arab nation.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
On this day: Scottish Reform Bill introduced
James Hanratty was sentenced to death in 1962. He protested his innocence to the end, but DNA tests in 2002 proved his guilt.
Thomas Cook Suspends Tours to Egyptian Monastery After Deadly Attacks
Thomas Cook had offered day trips to the UNESCO World Heritage attraction from the popular Red Sea resort of Sharm El Sheikh, but said it had stopped the tours following the explosion, in which three South Korean travellers were killed and many more injured.
Suspected Egyptian militants raise stakes in insurgency
The bombing of a tourist bus in Egypt by suspected Muslim militants marks a strategic shift to soft targets that could devastate an economy already reeling from political turmoil.