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Egypt's Public Prosecution orders detained 19 citizens over violence, vandalism acts in Aswan

Tue, 17 May 2022 - 07:32 GMT

Egypt’s Public Prosecution ordered detained 19 people for 15 days pending investigations over committing crimes, violence and setting fire into properties among other charges.

Egypt's High-Speed Electric Train to be extended to Toshki in Western Desert

Mon, 16 May 2022 - 02:57 GMT

The minister further noted that the train will reach Abou Simbel.

248 projects completed in Aswan as part of Haya Karima: Governor Ashraf Atia

Tue, 10 May 2022 - 11:38 GMT

Aswan Governor Ashraf Atia said in statements, Tuesday that nearly 248 projects have been completed in the governorate as part of Haya Karima [Decent Life] presidential incitive.

Fishing at Egypt's Lake Nasser to resume in May after rehabilitation break

Mon, 09 May 2022 - 10:39 GMT

The lake spans over 1.25 million feddans, and has shores extending on a total of 7,000 kilometers.

Increase in volume of demand to visit Luxor, Aswan by 28%: Cultural Tourism Committee

Fri, 06 May 2022 - 10:11 GMT

The Cultural Tourism Marketing Committee said that there is an increase in the volume of demand to visit the archaeological and cultural tourist areas in Luxor and Aswan during the winter tourist season by 28% compared to the same period last year.

President Sisi witnesses start of wheat harvest season in Upper Egypt’s Toshka

Thu, 21 Apr 2022 - 09:49 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi made an inspection tour in Toshka agricultural lands in the South Valley of Upper Egypt’s Aswan early on Thursday to witnesses the start of the wheat harvest season.

Foreign Ministry: Egypt's 3rd edition of Aswan Forum to be held on June 21

Sat, 16 Apr 2022 - 01:22 GMT

Egypt's Foreign Ministry announced that the third edition of the Aswan Forum for Sustainable Peace and Development will be held on June 21-22.

Iraq offers condolences to Egypt for victims of Aswan accident

Fri, 15 Apr 2022 - 12:47 GMT

A truck and a tourist bus crashed on Wednesday, causing the death of five Egyptians and five foreigners (four French tourists, a Belgian national), according to officials. The crash also wounded 14 people, including tourists from France and Belgium.

French, Belgian ambassadors express sincere thanks to President Sisi for swift action towards Aswan crash

Thu, 14 Apr 2022 - 01:26 GMT

The French Ambassador in Cairo, Marc Baretti, and the Belgian Ambassador, François Cornet, praised the quick move of Aswan Governor Ashraf Attia in the early hours of the collision of a tourist bus and a vehicle collision on the Abu Simbel Road Wednesday.

Delegation from tourism ministry visits injured in bus collision in Aswan

Wed, 13 Apr 2022 - 10:45 GMT

A delegation from the ministry of tourism, visited on Wednesday the injured in a tourist bus collision in Aswan Governorate near Abu Simbel / Aswan Road in a hospital in the to follow up and check on their health condition.

Egypt's Sisi promises 'all kinds of support' for victims of tourist bus crash, their families

Wed, 13 Apr 2022 - 03:58 GMT

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi extended his condolences to the families of the victims of an accident involving French and Belgian tourists on a highway in Aswan, southern Egypt Wednesday, saying Egypt will give the victims and their families all kinds of support.

Egypt's government unveils updates on compensations allocated to displaced Nubians

Wed, 13 Apr 2022 - 10:10 GMT

The national committee in charge of designating beneficiaries and disbursing funds to them had opened application twice.

Know more about Aswan Tourist Market: Most famous tourist destinations in city

Tue, 12 Apr 2022 - 11:20 GMT

The Tourist Market in Aswan is one of the most famous streets in the city and an important destination for all foreign and Egyptian tourists to buy various gifts, antiques, spices, handicrafts and others.

Acquaint yourself with visiting timings of museums, archaeological sites during Ramadan

Wed, 23 Mar 2022 - 08:56 GMT

During the holy month of Ramadan, the Supreme Council of Antiquities has approved new operating times for all museums and archaeological areas affiliated with the council nationwide.

MSMEDA signs 5 pacts to finance micro-enterprises in Aswan

Thu, 17 Mar 2022 - 02:53 GMT

Under the agreements, a host of micro-enterprises will be financed in form of loans in the most needy areas targeted by the “Decent Life” initiative in Aswan Governorate.

German website Deutsche Welle sheds light on Egypt’s 10 best tourist destinations

Thu, 03 Mar 2022 - 12:27 GMT

The Giza Pyramids Antiquities Area came first.

Administrative center dating back to the First Transitional Period discovered in Aswan

Wed, 02 Mar 2022 - 11:37 GMT

Waziri described the discovery as “important and unique” in the region.

Wrap-up of Hollywood star Gerard Butler's recent visit to Egypt

Thu, 24 Feb 2022 - 09:46 GMT

Hollywood star Gerard Butler seemed to really enjoy his recent visit to Egypt.

Abu Simbel Temples, a miracle built in Egypt thousands of years ago

Wed, 23 Feb 2022 - 09:05 GMT

Abu Simbel Temples was constructed by the most celebrated Ancient Egyptian king, Ramses II.

9th Aswan International Festival of Art & Culture launches on Feb. 15

Tue, 15 Feb 2022 - 12:32 GMT

The festival runs until February 22 and will be held in Aswan and Abu Simbel City.

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