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The Pharaohs' top players have reportedly backed the move to make the Liverpool forward Egypt skipper.

Brick houses, artefacts, and tools from pharaonic times among the treasures found at the 3,000-year old ancient city in Egypt.

Egypt unearths 3,000-year-old 'Lost Golden City'

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Egypt unearths 3,000-year-old 'Lost Golden City'

Egypt's "largest" ancient city has been unearthed by archaeologists who say the discovery is the most important since Tutankhamun's tomb.

Egypt's 'Indiana Jones' appointed UNWTO tourism ambassador

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Egypt's 'Indiana Jones' appointed UNWTO tourism ambassador

Hawass becomes the first Egyptian appointed to the UN position and is charged with promoting international tourism on behalf of the UN body

Egypt's 'grandiose' Golden Parade carries <em>pharaohs</em> to new home

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Egypt's 'grandiose' Golden Parade carries pharaohs to new home

Egypt held a "grandiose spectacle" to transfer mummified remains of 22 pharaohs to a new resting place on Saturday.

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March of the mummies: Egypt readies for pharaohs' parade

Cairo is to host a parade of mummified ancient kings and queens, as they travel to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilisation.

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Renowned Egyptologist says Suez blockage 'unrelated to pharaoh's curse'

As some speculate about an alleged 'curse of the pharaohs' unleashing itself on Egypt, one expert says there is really nothing to worry ...

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Mo Salah under scrutiny after 'rule-breaking' photo with actress

Egyptian actress Nouran Khalil said many other people had also asked for photos with the football star,

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Mo Salah under 'tight security' ahead of Egypt-Kenya showdown

Salah has a security team accompanying him during his stay in Kenya.

Egypt arrests model over 'sexy Cleopatra' shoot outside Saqqara

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Egypt arrests model over 'sexy Cleopatra' shoot outside Saqqara

A model donning provocative Pharaonic-styled clothing in a Saqqara photoshoot was arrested, sparking a debate about the Islamisation of ancient ...

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Outrage as Israeli actress Gal Gadot announces Cleopatra role

Social media users took aim at Gal Gadot once again this week after she announced her new role as Egyptian Queen Cleopatra.

Gold looters destroy 2000-year-old Sudan archaeological site

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Gold looters destroy 2000-year-old Sudan archaeological site

The pillagers used heavy equipment, including mechanical diggers, to search for gold in the Bayouda Desert.

Egypt invites Elon Musk after 'aliens built pyramids' tweet

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Egypt invites Elon Musk after 'aliens built pyramids' tweet

Egypt's international cooperation minister has invited the Tesla founder to visit the pyramids after he tweeted the ancient structures were ...

Sisi the so-called secularist sets his sights on Al-Azhar

Sam Hamad

Sisi the so-called secularist sets his sights on Al-Azhar

Comment: Not content with an already severely restricted public sphere, Sisi has moved to bring this 1,000-year-old Egyptian centre of learning ...

Five books on Palestine to read during Covid-19 lockdown

Diana Alghoul

Five books on Palestine to read during Covid-19 lockdown

Book Club: From history, culture, to food, fiction and beyond, here are five brilliant books on the theme of Palestine to discover while on ...

The New Arab

Iran's Ayatollah Khamenei urges Muslims, Christians to honour Jesus

Jesus is also revered as a prophet in the Islamic faith.

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Egypt wants its stolen artefacts back

Amid Egypt's attempts to rejuvenate tourism, Egyptian authorities are working to reclaim their artefacts from abroad and stop smugglers from ...

The New Arab

Army should take over Egyptian football, former coach says

A military officer should head the Egyptian Football Federation (EFA), a former Egyptian football coach said, after the Africa Cup of Nations ...

The New Arab

Egypt footballers accused of 'sexual harassment' amid African Cup

An Instagram model has accused a member of the Egyptian football team of sexual harassment a day after the Pharaohs' opening game at ...

Egypt unveils pharaonic tomb found in Luxor

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Egypt unveils pharaonic tomb found in Luxor

Archaeologists in Egypt found a pharaonic tomb in Luxor housing the mummies of a priest and his wife from the 13th century BC, antiquities ...

The New Arab & agencies

Archaeologists discover Ramses II inscriptions in Temple of Ra

Cairo regularly announces new discoveries to kickstart interest in ancient Egypt and revive the country's struggling tourism sector.

Pakistan face arch-rivals India in football clash

Uri Levy

Pakistan face arch-rivals India in football clash

After three years without international football due to terrorism and politics, Pakistan's national team has brought some pride to their country ...

Katanec heads Iraq: This week in Middle East football

Uri Levy

Katanec heads Iraq: This week in Middle East football

A Slovenian football superstar has been signed up as the head coach of the Lions of Mesopotamia in a three-year contract thought to be worth ...

Egypt’s legendary goalkeeper Essam El-Hadary retires from international football

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Egypt’s legendary goalkeeper Essam El-Hadary retires from international football

The 45-year-old footballer was the oldest ever soccer player to play in a World Cup match.

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