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Archaeologists unearth ancient pharaonic city in Egypt

Egyptian archaeologists have unearthed a 3,000-year-old lost city, complete with mud brick houses, artefacts and tools from pharaonic times. Noted archaeologist Zahi Hawass said an...

Survivors sought after deadly Egyptian building collapse

At least five people have died and another two dozen were injured after an apartment building collapsed in the Egyptian capital. Rescue workers are looking...

Ancient funerary temple unearthed near Cairo

Details of an ancient funerary temple in a vast necropolis south of Cairo have been revealed by Egypt’s former antiquities minister and noted archaeologist...

Egypt reveals 59 ancient coffins found near Saqqara pyramids

Archaeologists have unearthed dozens of ancient coffins in a vast necropolis south of Cairo, Egypt’s tourism and antiquities minister said. At least 59 sealed sarcophagi,...

Qatar Airways seeks £3.9bn from boycotting countries

Long-haul carrier Qatar Airways said it has launched international arbitration seeking at least five billion dollars (£3.9 billion) from four boycotting Arab countries for...

Egyptian authorities arrest doctors and silence critics amid pandemic

Egyptian security agencies have tried to stifle criticism over the government of President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi’s handling of the rising coronavirus crisis. At least 10...

Egypt urges UN to intervene in dispute over Ethiopia’s Nile river dam

Egypt wants the United Nations Security Council to “undertake its responsibilities” and prevent Ethiopia from starting to fill its massive, newly built hydroelectric dam...

Talks to resume in bid to resolve row over Ethiopia’s Nile river dam

Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia said talks would continue later this week to resolve their dispute over a Nile dam Ethiopia is constructing, even as...

Egypt to reopen tourist destinations less hard-hit by coronavirus

Egypt will reopen select tourist destinations to international charter flights starting July 1, allowing travellers from around the world to return to parts of...

Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak dies aged 91– state media

Egyptian state TV has said the country’s former president Hosni Mubarak, who was ousted in the 2011 Arab Spring uprising, has died at the...

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