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Luxor, Aswan dispiritedly long for tourists to return

Fox News Latino - ‎May 30, 2016‎
By Marina Villen. Temples that are almost empty and docked cruise ships unlikely to sail the Nile anytime soon are elements of the image presented by the Egyptian cities of Luxor and Aswan, whose Pharaonic ruins wait impassively for tourists to return.
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Spanish mission discovers mummy in Aswan's Tombs of Nobles

Egypt Independent - ‎May 24, 2016‎
The coffins, placed one inside the other, bore hieroglyphic inscriptions, which helped in identifying the mummy, said Nasr Salama, General Director of Aswan and Nubia Antiquities Council. He added that the inner coffin was found in good condition ...

3800-Year-Old Remains of Noblewoman Unearthed by Spanish Archaeologists in Aswan

Egyptian Streets - ‎May 25, 2016‎
At a site on the western bank of Nile River in Aswan, Spanish archaeologists have discovered a sarcophagus containing the remains of an ancient noblewoman by the name of Sattjani dating back to the Middle Kingdom's 12th dynasty (1991 BCE - 1802 ...

The Aswan High Dam As See from Space

Space Ref (press release) - ‎May 22, 2016‎
Aswan High Dam The Aswan High Dam on the river Nile, creating Lake Nasser. North is left in this picture. Credits: ESA/NASA larger image.

Female Mummy Found in Egypt's Tombs of the Nobles

Archaeology - ‎May 25, 2016‎
ASWAN, EGYPT—The mummy of an important woman named Sachiny from ancient Egypt's Middle Kingdom has been discovered, according to a report in Egypt Independent.
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The Downsides of Lieberman Being the Weakest Defense Minister in Israel's History

Haaretz - ‎8 hours ago‎
And while everyone can quote Lieberman's threat to bomb Egypt's Aswan Dam, few remember how in November 2012, then-foreign minister Lieberman publicly praised and thanked the Muslim Brotherhood president of Egypt, Mohammed Morsi, for brokering ...
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Bennett's associates: PM went Left to get rid of us

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎10 hours ago‎
"The world was misled by his support for the death penalty and his past calls to bomb the Aswan Dam," Eldad said.

New recruit: Essam Sayed

Hotelier Middle East - ‎20 hours ago‎
I I grew up in Aswan, in Upper Egypt, which is known for its warmth and hospitality; we're born with it. Aswan is a touristic city and I grew up in the hospitality industry.

Sisi vows to eliminate slums of Cairo within two years

Al-Bawaba - ‎19 hours ago‎
The Housing Ministry plans to declare the elimination of slum ares in six governorates, namely Alexandria, the Red Sea, Suez, Port Said, Matruh, and Aswan, according to Madbouly. In the following fiscal year (2017-2018) the ministry will continue its ...

The tomb of one of the most important women in ancient Egypt has just been unearthed

ScienceAlert - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Within the framework of the excavation works performed by Jaén University - Spain, directed by Alejandro Jimémez-Serrano, in the necropolis of Qubbet el-Hawa (West Aswan) , a burial of a lady called " Sattjeni " from the 12th Dynasty (Middle Kingdom) ...

Only mad 60-year olds fault Nkrumah for Ghana's dev't quagmire - Part 4

GhanaWeb - ‎May 30, 2016‎
JB Traitor Danquah and his bomb throwers did more harm to us than Nkrumah. Finally, When the US government refused Nasser of Egypt, a modest loan of 70 million dollars to build the Aswan Dam, he turned to the soviets and the result,...Aswan Dam which ...

Egypt Ready to Gradually Lift Ban on Direct Flights With Russia

Sputnik International - ‎May 30, 2016‎
Our plea is to allow flights to Aswan and Luxor first, and then to Hurghada and Marsa Alam and then finally to Sharm El-Sheikh," Rashed told RIA Novosti in an interview.
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Egypt has been marred by terrorism, but tourists should not give up on this resilient country

The Independent - ‎May 19, 2016‎
On New Year's Day 2011, I woke up in a hotel on one of the islands that are scattered across the Nile in Aswan. Ancient structures, fashioned thousands of years ago, decorate this fine city - and, just five years ago, attracted visitors in their thousands.

Max Boot has perfect propaganda on murdering medic– but Jeffrey Goldberg is silent

Mondoweiss - ‎May 28, 2016‎
A real journalist in The New York Times tells readers that Lieberman has said Israel should bomb the Aswan dam; but Max Boot wants to talk about what Donald Trump would do.
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US voices unease over birth of the 'most right-wing government' in Israel's history

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Mr Lieberman is an intensely controversial figure who suggested in 2001 that if Egypt and Israel were ever to go to war, Israel could bomb the Aswan Dam - an act that would drown millions of people. Last year, Mr Lieberman called for Arab citizens of ...

Egypt's endangered journalists help foster next generation

Al-Monitor - ‎May 27, 2016‎
The Minyawi project is the fourth newsletter Bashkatib has launched, following three others in neighborhoods in the governorates of Cairo, Dakahlia and Aswan. Hawari outlined the main reasons why a certain region is chosen to test the initiative: It ...

Promotion campaigns needed to correct Egypt's image

Egypt SIS (press release) - ‎18 hours ago‎
Tourism Minister Yehia Rashed underlined the importance of the Egyptian media in general and the tourism media in particular in supporting the tourism sector and restoring its image before world countries.

Emergency fund in Manpower Ministry offers subsidies to tourism workers: ETF official

Daily News Egypt - ‎May 29, 2016‎
Floating hotels has suffered great losses throughout the past period, Al-Anwar said, as most European companies have suspended their flights to Cairo, Luxor, and Aswan due to the political and security instabilities in the past five years. According to ...

Tomb of 12th Dynasty Noblewoman Unearthed in Egypt

Ancient Origins - ‎May 25, 2016‎
The team of researchers from the Jaén University in Spain has been working on West Aswan since 2008 and, since that year, has discovered several intact burials from different time periods.
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