Egypt's initiative to promote domestic tourism extended to May 15

Sun, 28 Feb 2021 - 11:44 GMT

CAIRO – 28 February 2020: According to the directives of Egypt’s Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly, the Ministries of Tourism and Antiquities and Civil Aviation decided to extend the initiative to support domestic tourism in Egypt until May15.

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism &Antiquities organizes a trip for students with special needs to Aswan

Sat, 27 Feb 2021 - 07:36 GMT

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism &Antiquities organizes a trip for students with special needs to Aswan.

Egypt's Min. of Tourism & Antiquities presents virtual tour of Abu Simbel Temples

Tue, 23 Feb 2021 - 01:24 GMT

After the unique solar alignment phenomenon on the sanctum of the iconic Ramses II temple, which takes place on February 22 and October 22 every year, Egypt's Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities and NAV3D present a virtual tour inside this amazing temple.

Egypt’s General Authority for Cultural Palaces celebrates Abu Simbel Temples’ Solar Alignment

Mon, 22 Feb 2021 - 03:09 GMT

The General Authority for Cultural Palaces posted on its Facebook page a documentary film discussing the phenomenon.

Fun facts on Abu Simbel Sun Festival in Egypt

Sun, 21 Feb 2021 - 02:12 GMT

The Abu Simbel Temples are two massive rock-cut temples at Abu Simbel, a village in Aswan Governorate, Upper Egypt, near the border with Sudan.

Magnitude 4.6 earthquake strikes southwest of Egypt's Western Desert

Fri, 19 Feb 2021 - 11:16 GMT

The institute has reported no casualties or material damage so far.

4 people killed, 46 others injured in road accident in Egypt’s Aswan

Thu, 18 Feb 2021 - 12:20 GMT

According to the initial investigations, the bus, which was traveling from Egypt to Sudan via land roads, collided with a truck loaded with cement.

Man arrested in Egypt for traveling from Cairo to Aswan on donkey’s back

Tue, 16 Feb 2021 - 03:33 GMT

An Egyptian man is in hot water after he rode his donkey, planning to travel from Giza to Upper Egypt’s Aswan city, which was described as inhuman behavior.

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities to hold international concert in Abu Simbel Temples on Solar Alignment Phenomenon day, Feb. 22

Sun, 14 Feb 2021 - 05:00 GMT

The Solar Alignment is a unique astronomical phenomenon that was created by the ancient Egyptians thousands of years ago inside the temples of Abu Simbel. It takes place twice every year on February 22 and October 22.

5 new power plants to be built in Suez, Aswan thanks to lowered renewables price

Sat, 06 Feb 2021 - 01:31 GMT

Five new power plants run by solar and wind energy are being established in Suez Gulf and Aswan.

Egypt’s General Authority for Culture Palaces launches activities of Nubian ceremony 2021

Tue, 02 Feb 2021 - 01:32 GMT

The General Authority for Culture Palaces launched the activities of the third edition of Nubian ceremonies in the villages of Nubia surrounding Aswan, according to a statement issued by the General Authority for Culture Palaces Tuesday.

5 solar energy stations with 1K megawatts in capacity to be built in Suez, Aswan

Sat, 30 Jan 2021 - 02:04 GMT

The capacity of the five stations amount to 1,000 megawatts; 500 megawatts in each area. The total cost of the stations reaches $1.5 billion.

Egypt directs LE 6.9B public investments to Aswan in 20/21

Mon, 25 Jan 2021 - 04:46 GMT

“The growth rate in investments financed by the public treasury and directed to Aswan governorate reaches 31 percent,” Saeed added.

Implementation of 2nd phase of ‘Start Your Dream’ project begins in Aswan

Thu, 21 Jan 2021 - 03:14 GMT

The second phase of the project is being implemented in five governorates: Beni Suef, Kafr El-Sheikh, Port Said, Giza and Aswan.

Explore the finds uncovered at Aswan’s partial Roman fort

Wed, 20 Jan 2021 - 03:42 GMT

Inside the fort, a group of architectural elements of the Ptolemaic temple were discovered.

Egypt's Aswan Criminal Court sentences 8 to death for killing police officer

Tue, 19 Jan 2021 - 01:26 GMT

That was in a fire exchange in 2018 during an arrest attempt.

Discovery of the remains of a Roman fort in Aswan

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 - 02:59 GMT

The Supreme Council of Antiquities’ Egyptian archaeological mission, operating at the Shiha Fort site in Aswan Governorate, managed to uncover the remains of a Roman fort that includes the remains of a church from the early Coptic era, and the remains of a temple from the Ptolemaic period.

Egypt, UN discuss main topics of next Aswan forum for peace

Fri, 15 Jan 2021 - 03:44 GMT

The forum, which runs from March 1-5, will be held virtually under the motto "Shaping Africa’s New Normal: Recovering Stronger, Rebuilding Better", the Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Friday.

Restoration of Aswan Culture Palace to be completed in 2021

Tue, 29 Dec 2020 - 01:26 GMT

Head of the General Authority for Cultural Palaces Ahmed Awad, revealed that during the last period he visited the Aswan Culture Palace to see the stages of its restoration and development.

Was the visit path to the Temple of Isis developed during its restoration work?

Wed, 23 Dec 2020 - 01:00 GMT

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has completed the restoration and development work of the Isis Temple in Aswan Governorate, in preparation for its opening soon.