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

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

Fifteen-year-old Egyptian child bride commits suicide

The New Arab Staff

Fifteen-year-old Egyptian child bride commits suicide

A family dispute allegedly led to the death of a 15-year-old child bride in Egypt, where suicide rates have increased.

2,500-year-old coffins discovered in Egypt's Saqqara

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

2,500-year-old coffins discovered in Egypt's Saqqara

At least 100 coffins, some of which hosting mummies, were discovered in Egypt's Saqqara region, authorities confirmed.

Egypt reveals 59 ancient coffins found near Saqqara <em>pyramids</em>

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Egypt reveals 59 ancient coffins found near Saqqara pyramids

Egypt discovered dozens of ancient coffins from 2,500 years ago.

The New Arab Staff

Deadly floods threaten ancient Sudan pyramids: official

The record flooding that has killed more than 100 people and made tens of thousands homeless now threatens Sudan's historic pyramids.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Sudan floods threaten ancient archaeological gem

Rising Nile floodwaters are threatening to swamp an ancient archaeological site in Sudan, after some of the highest ever recorded river levels, ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

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.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Beirut blast conspiracy theories flood social media

Within hours of the Beirut mega-blast, conspiracy theories on what caused the disaster in the Lebanese capital spread like wildfire on social ...

Egypt, UAE landmarks pay tribute to Lebanon blast victims

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Egypt, UAE landmarks pay tribute to Lebanon blast victims

World landmarks lit up in solidarity with Lebanon on Tuesday as the hashtag #PrayforBeirut trended on Twitter.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

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 ...

Aliens did not build Egypt's <em>pyramids</em>, world tells billionaire

The New Arab Staff

Aliens did not build Egypt's pyramids, world tells billionaire

Egypt has invited Elon Musk to visit its pyramids and surrounding tombs after the billionaire tweeted that the ancient structures were ...

Egypt to reopen airports, resume beach tourism

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Egypt to reopen airports, resume beach tourism

Egypt will reopen its airports on July 1 and begin welcoming to beach resorts tourists kept away by the coronavirus pandemic, the government ...

Egypt's Sisi tests team daily to prevent coronavirus infection

The New Arab

Egypt's Sisi tests team daily to prevent coronavirus infection

Dozens of people working closely with Egypt's President Sisi are subject to the daily coronavirus testing, said an official Egyptian source.

Egypt's president expands powers, citing virus outbreak

The New Arab & agencies

Egypt's president expands powers, citing virus outbreak

President Sissi approved amendments to the country's state of emergency, granting him and security agencies additional powers.

The New Arab & agencies

Egypt reopens slowly to revive coroanvirus-hit economy

Egypt has loosened a strict coronavirus curfew for the Muslim holy month of Ramadan in an effort to kickstart the economy.

The New Arab & agencies

Egypt moves sphinxes to Tahrir Square despite controversy

Egyptian authorities have relocated four ancient sphinxes to Cairo's Tahrir Square, prompting fears that the city's high air pollution could ...

The New Arab & agencies

Virus measures threaten Egypt's fragile economy

The partial lockdown threatens the livelihoods of many of Egypt’s 100 million residents, one of three of whom were already living in poverty, ...

The New Arab

Young Egyptian man commits suicide from iconic Giza pyramid

Egypt's ministry of tourism confirmed the death of a young Egyptian man who committed suicide from the second largest pyramid in Giza on Sunday.

will.i.am, Mariah Carey should say 'no' to Dubai Expo

Lyndon Peters

will.i.am, Mariah Carey should say 'no' to Dubai Expo

Comment: Celebrities, businesses and governments still have time to take a stand against UAE's human rights record, and pull their support from ...

The New Arab

Exiled Egyptian businessman calls for post-Friday prayer protests

Mohamed Ali, whose viral videos revealed alleged corruption in Sisi's government, has told protesters to avoid Tahrir Square.

Tutankhamun show sets new record with 1.42 mn visitors

The New Arab & agencies

Tutankhamun show sets new record with 1.42 mn visitors

A blockbuster Tutankhamun show set a new all-time French record Sunday, with 1.42 million visitors flocking to see the exhibition in Paris, the ...

Egypt wants its stolen artefacts back

Austin Bodetti

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 ...

'UAE's Trump' Dhahi Khalfan urges Egypt to strike Qatar

The New Arab

'UAE's Trump' Dhahi Khalfan urges Egypt to strike Qatar

A senior Emirati intelligence chief urged Egypt to strike Doha in response to an explosion in Cairo which he blamed on Qatar.

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