What you don't know about sun alignment phenomenon in Egypt

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 - 05:23 GMT

On October 22 of every year, scientists renew their interest in the astounding progress that the Pharaohs of ancient Egypt reached in the field of astronomy, thanks to the sun alignment phenomenon, where the sun illuminates the face of Ramses II statue in Abu Simbel.

Visitors flock to Abu Simbel Temple to watch solar alignment phenomenon

Thu, 22 Oct 2020 - 12:13 GMT

In the early hours of October 22, visitors from around the world observed the unique biannual phenomenon of the solar alignment on the statue of Ramses II in Abu Simbel Temple.

Culture tourism in Egypt thrive since its resumption in September

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 - 12:37 GMT

In light of the resumption of cultural tourism in Egypt, starting from the beginning of the previous September, a number of tourist groups from France, the United Kingdom, Spain, Ukraine and Belarus flocked to Luxor from Hurghada as part of the "one-day" trips.

In pics: Tourists flock back to Egypt's archaeological sites, coastal cities

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 - 04:09 GMT

Egypt witnessed high tourism turnouts from different nationalities this week, including batches from France, England, Spain, Ukraine and Belarus.

After 7 months of suspension, Egypt resumes hot air balloon trips

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 - 02:15 GMT

Egypt has resumed, Monday hot air balloon trips in Luxor after nearly seven months of suspension over the coronavirus pandemic.

Egypt’s Public Prosecution releases detained Journalist

Tue, 06 Oct 2020 - 03:50 GMT

Egyptian Public Prosecution released detained Journalist Basma Moustafa Sunday on bail of LE 2000 after being interrogated about the charges pressed against her.

Luxor-Aswan Nile cruises resume after 7-month hiatus

Mon, 05 Oct 2020 - 05:53 GMT

Nile Cruises will resume between Luxor and Aswan governorates, according to Assistant Minister of Tourism and Antiquities for the Control of Tourist and Hotel Establishments Abdel Fattah al-Assi.

Luxor’s Sun-Dried Tomatoes Project Invests in Women’s Role in Agriculture and Increases Export Earnings by 30%: Al Mashat

Mon, 21 Sep 2020 - 12:07 GMT

The minister noted that the project will invest in women’s role in agriculture by only employing women and providing 200 seasonal job opportunities.

Al Mashat Visits USAID Projects Supporting Farmers with Climate-resilient Water and Food Security in Egypt's Luxor

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 - 04:09 GMT

Targeting women and children in particular, the project will help to improve the nutritional status of women and children through increasing local food production and strengthening agricultural value chains in several governorates.

In pics: U.S. Ambassador Visits Cultural Heritage Preservation Sites in Luxor

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 - 02:42 GMT

U.S. Ambassador Jonathan R. Cohen visited Luxor on Thursday, September 17 to visit Egyptian cultural heritage sites that the U.S. has helped preserve.

All you need to know about restoration works of 29 ram statues in Karnak Temples

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 - 06:16 GMT

Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Anani, accompanied by Mostafa Waziri, secretary general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, inspected work on raising the efficiency and restoration of 29 rams, located in the first courtyard of the Karnak Temples.

'Only in Egypt' can you immerse yourself into history and 3 hours later enjoy Red Sea beach

Sat, 12 Sep 2020 - 04:09 GMT

During a Saturday visit to Upper Egypt’s Luxor and the Red Sea’s Hurghada, Antiquities Minister Khaled el-Enany said Egypt gives tourists the opportunity to see into Pharaonic history and enjoy the beach in one day.

10 most prominent archaeological discoveries in Egypt over 2 decades

Tue, 08 Sep 2020 - 03:50 GMT

Each new discovery carries new details about an era of ancient Egypt, which helps to attract tourists to visit those charming archaeological sites across the country.

1st tourist group coming from Hurghada visit Karnak Temple Complex on Sept. 1

Tue, 01 Sep 2020 - 04:04 GMT

Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mustafa Waziri said that these groups include tourists from Ukraine and France, who arrived in Hurghada on Aug. 31 to spend their vacation on the picturesque beaches of Egypt.

Egypt: Passengers coming to 4 airports allowed to conduct PCR tests against COVID-19 upon arrival

Mon, 31 Aug 2020 - 11:17 GMT

Ashraf Noweir, the authority's head, informed all airlines operating in the four airports that the decision will be effective as of Tuesday, September 1. The PCR test costs $30.

Egypt’s archeological sites to be opened on September 1,with 50% of their capacity

Fri, 21 Aug 2020 - 03:22 GMT

Egypt’s archeological sites to be opened following all precautionary measures with 50% of their capacity.

Luxor General Hospital releases last 2 Covid-19 patients, celebrates end of quarantine, rejoining health insurance forces

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 - 12:56 GMT

Luxor General Hospital celebrated the release of the last two Covid-19 cases from the intensive care unit on Tuesday and braces for rejoining the regular healthcare system.

605 hotels, resorts able to receive tourists in 21 Egyptian cities

Sat, 25 Jul 2020 - 05:02 GMT

The hotels and resorts are located in 21 Governorates all over Egypt: South Sinai, North Sinai, Red Sea, Matrouh, Alexandria, Suez, Greater Cairo, Qena ,Luxor , Aswan, Damietta, Fayoum, Beheira, Port Said, Dakahlia, Ismailia, Minya, Assuit, Sohag, Beni Suef and El Wadi El Gedid.

Cabinet approves setting up Luxor center to enhance innovation in Upper Egypt

Thu, 25 Jun 2020 - 02:57 GMT

The cabinet under Moustafa Madbouli approved during its weekly meeting on Thursday several decisions and draft resolutions, including one on setting up a center in Luxor to enhance flexibility and innovation and spread knowledge in Upper Egypt.

Egypt announces discovering burning ovens, mud brick wall dating back to late Roman Empire

Mon, 22 Jun 2020 - 09:25 GMT

The Egyptian mission responsible of the restoration of Kebbash road discovers a number of round ovens for burning mud bricks that bear burning marks, and a huge mud wall.