‘The Mountain of the Dead’: One of Siwa’s Archeological Landmarks

‘The Mountain of the Dead’: One of Siwa’s Archeological Landmarks Photo credit: Getty Images Known for its various archaeological monuments, Egypt’s countless ancient tombs carry snippets of history in every corner. Located about 560 kilometers northwest of Cairo, Siwa Oasis is home to one of the most important burial sites dating to Dynasty 26, …

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#PeopleToPeople: This Video Willl Make You Fall in Love With Egypt’s People and Culture!

#PeopleToPeople: This Video Willl Make You Fall in Love With Egypt’s People and Culture! Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism launched its first promotional video in which it endorses its ‘People to People’ campaign on Monday. Curated by global travel account ‘Beautiful Destinations’, the campaign video exposes the viewer to a wide spectrum of Egyptian faces …

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Ministry of Antiquities: Large Cairo Museum Artifacts Transferred to GEM

Ministry of Antiquities: Large Cairo Museum Artifacts Transferred to GEM According to an official statement by Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities, various artifacts have been moved from Cairo’s famous museum in Tahrir to the Grand Egyptian Museum. The artifacts, all significantly large-sized, were transferred to the GEM on Friday morning to undergo restoration work in …

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Summer Read Suggestions: 11 Literary Works by Egyptian Writers

Summer Read Suggestions: 11 Literary Works by Egyptian Writers Credit kennorton.com Egyptian literature is suffused with inspiring and thoughtful masterpieces. Nonetheless, it is quite a challenge to find contemporary Egyptian literature in English or in translation, as such, Egyptian Streets has compiled a list of 11 poems, short stories and one essay to give …

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Inspired by the River: A Diverse Selection of Films Featuring the Nile

Inspired by the River: A Diverse Selection of Films Featuring the Nile Credit: National Geographic Society The 6,650 kilometer-long Nile that flows northwards through Egypt towards the Mediterranean is not only Egypt’s primary source of water and therefore of economic and political importance, it also continues to represent a popular subject in art, ranging …

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Egypt to Start Teaching Primary School Students the Ethics of Tourism

Egypt to Start Teaching Primary School Students the Ethics of Tourism Photo credit: UNICEF Egypt’s Minister of Tourism discussed with her counterpart, the Minister of Education, the introduction of a “tourism ethics” class to primary schools’ curricula to teach children about the importance of tourism. The two sides also agreed to organize the first …

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