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Sinai trail featured in CNN Travel Trends

British adventurer Ben Hoffler, widely known for founding the first long-distance hiking project in the Egyptian desert in Sinai, shows...

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Destination Egypt 2030: Combating FGM through arts and sports

Supported by the Norwegian Embassy, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is collaborating with the Sports Ministry to kick off...

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'Benat Seshat' Initiative uses digital literacy to empower orphan women

In the numerous villages that lie at the bottom of Upper Egypt, many still see education for women as a...

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Egypt claims gold medals in judo at African Games

The Egyptian judo team dominated the 2019 African Games held in Rabat as the team claimed four gold medals and...

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Russell Brand to star in upcoming “Death on the Nile” film

The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed that British actor, comedian and writer Russell Brand is in talks to join the crew...

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Egyptian actor Ahmed al-Fishawy handed one-month prison sentence

The Khalifa Family Court sentenced famed Egyptian actor, director and producer Ahmed al-Fishawy to one month in jail for abstaining...

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Photos: Three Egyptian hotels top global rankings

Three of Egypt’s luxury hotels have received top recognition by the New York-based magazine Travel + Leisure (T+L), earning top...

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Zahi Hawass billboard in Times Square promotes tourism to Egypt

Photos of the iconic Egyptian Egyptologist and former Minister of Antiquities Zahi Hawass will appear in one of the world’s...

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Egyptian lawyer files a lawsuit over J-Lo’s garments at Sahel concert

Egyptian lawyer Samir Sabry, well-known for suing celebrities, is this time fuming over a concert by celebrated American artist Jennifer...

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Egypt’s unemployment rate drops to 7.5 percent

Egypt’s cabinet released an official statement announcing the decline of the unemployment rate in Egypt, which fell from 9.9 percent...

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Video: Tourism Ministry launches PeopleToPeople campaign to highlight Egypt’s hidden gems

Egypt’s Minister of Tourism Rania Al-Mashat launched an international promotional campaign to encourage tourism to Egypt, in collaboration with the...

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For the love of Mo Salah: young boy breaks nose while running to meet his idol

Full of love for Mo Salah, an 11-year-old fanboy broke his nose while running to meet his idol and take...

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National Geographic launches 'Egypt Specials' series to delve into pharaohs' treasures

National Geographic Abu Dhabi has launched an exclusive series titled “Egypt Specials” featuring stories and mysteries of the ancient kingdoms...

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Egyptians furious over Jennifer Lopez’s Tel Aviv concert, call for boycott of Egypt concert

Superstar Jennifer Lopez angered many Egyptians by showing her love and support for the state of Israel, where she held...

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