EgyptAir Flight 181: Passenger Claiming To Have Suicide Bomb Hijacks Plane To Cairo - Latest Updates
EgyptAir confirms its plane was hijacked en route from Alexandria to Cairo Airbus A320 carrying 56 passengers lands after request by pilots at Larnaca airport in Cyprus. Airline says at least one hija...
How Lady Bible Hunters Made the Victorian Era's Most Stunning Scriptural Find
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The Delicious Chaos of Cairo’s Chinatown
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Russian Archaeologists Unearth Legendary White Walls of Memphis
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Egypt plans to spend $45bn building new administrative capital
The Egyptian government has announced plans to build a new capital to the east of the present one, Cairo. Housing Minister Mostafa Madbouly said the project would cost $45bn (£30bn) and take five to s...
Al Jazeera trial: Egypt court frees journalists on bail
A Cairo court orders the release on bail of two Al Jazeera journalists being retried on the charge of spreading false news to help a terrorist group.
Thebes, Egypt - THEBES Egypt
Thebes is the legendary necropolis on the River Nile's eastern shore. Two impressive 18m high Colossus Of Memnon watch over the entrance. On the opposite sid...
Cairo
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Cairo - Cuisine
Find out where to taste the best traditional Egyptian cuisine in Cairo. The Concierge at the Semiramis InterContinental Cairo hotel will recommend the tastie...
Philae - YouTube Video 2
Philae Temple, the island sacred to the goddess Isis, defined by Pierre Loti as the Pearl of Egypt. When the high Dam was built, the building were all dism...
Abu Mena
Abu Mena (also spelled Abu Mina; Egyptian Arabic: ابو مينا  [æbuˈmiːnæ, æbo-]) was a town, monastery complex and Christian pilgrimage center in Late Antique Egypt, about 45 km (28 m...
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Abu Simbel temples
The Abu Simbel temples are two massive rock temples in Abu Simbel (أبو سمبل in Arabic), a small village in Nubia, southern Egypt, near the border with Sudan. They are situated on the western bank of L...
Abu Simbel temples - Wikipedia
Agilkia Island
Agilkia Island (also called Agilika; Arabic: أجيليكا‎) is an island in the reservoir of the Old Aswan Dam along the Nile River in southern Egypt; it is the present site of the relocated Anci...
Agilkia Island - Wikipedia
An-Nekhel Fortress
The Fortress of an-Nekhel is a Ksar (castle) located in the Nekhel Municipality of the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt. It holds a strategic location at the exact center of the peninsula. Excavations at the ...
An-Nekhel Fortress - Wikipedia
Bigeh
Bigeh (Arabic: بجح‎; Ancient Egyptian Senem,) is an island and archaeological site situated along the Nile River in historic Nubia, and within the Aswan Governorate of southern Egypt. The i...
Bigeh - Wikipedia
Dahshur
Dahshur (in English often called Dashur; Egyptian Arabic: دهشور Dahšūr  [dɑhˈʃuːɾ]) is a royal necropolis located in the desert on the west bank of the Nile approximately 40 kilometres (25...
Dahshur - Wikipedia
Giza Necropolis
The Giza Necropolis (Arabic: أهرامات الجيزة‎, [ʔɑhɾɑˈmɑːt elˈɡiːzæ], "pyramids of Giza") is an archaeological site on the Giza Plateau, on the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt. This complex of anci...
Giza Necropolis - Wikipedia
Islamic Cairo
Islamic Cairo is a part of central Cairo noted for its historically important mosques and other Islamic monuments. It is overlooked by the Cairo Citadel.Islamic Cairo, also referred to as Medieval Cai...
Islamic Cairo - Wikipedia
Memphis, Egypt
Memphis (Arabic: منف‎ Manf  [mænf]; Greek: Μέμφις) was the ancient capital of Aneb-Hetch, the first nome of Lower Egypt. Its ruins are located near the town of Mit Rahina, 20 k...
Memphis, Egypt - Wikipedia
Philae
Philae /ˈfaɪli/ (Greek: Φιλαί Philai; Ancient Egyptian: Pilak, P'aaleq; Arabic: فيله‎  [fiːlæ]) is currently an island in the reservoir of the Aswan Low Dam, downstream of the Aswan Dam...
Philae - Wikipedia
Saint Catherine's Monastery
Saint Catherine's Monastery (Greek: Μονὴ τῆς Ἁγίας Αἰκατερίνης, Monì tìs Agìas Ekaterìnis, Arabic: دير القدّيسة كاترينا ) commonly known as Santa Katarina, its official name being Sacred Monastery of...
Saint Catherine's Monastery - Wikipedia
Theban Necropolis
The Theban Necropolis is an area of the west bank of the Nile, opposite Thebes in Egypt. It was used for ritual burials for much of Pharaonic times, especially in the New Kingdom of Egypt.
Theban Necropolis - Wikipedia
Thebes, Egypt
Thebes (/θiːbz/; Ancient Greek: Θῆβαι Thēbai) is the Greek name for a city in Ancient Egypt, natively known as Waset, located about 800 km south of the Mediterranean, on the east bank o...
Thebes, Egypt - Wikipedia
Wadi Al-Hitan
Wadi Al-Hitan (Arabic: وادي الحيتان‎, "Whales Valley") is a paleontological site in the Al Fayyum Governorate of Egypt, some 150 km southwest of Cairo. It was designated a UNESCO World ...
Wadi Al-Hitan - Wikipedia