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Egypt – New Discoveries

Archaeologists discover three ancient tombs in Egypt 15 August 2017 From the section Middle East Image caption A sarcophagus from one of the three tombs found at burial grounds south of Cairo Archaeologists have discovered three tombs that date back … Continue reading

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Egypt’s Artefacts Coming Home!

    Egypt restores 484 artefacts from abroad: Antiquities Minister Al-Masry Al-Youm Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi held on Saturday a meeting with Prime Minister Sherif Esmail and Antiquities Minister Khaled Anani to discuss recent Egyptian archaeological discoveries and artefacts … Continue reading

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PYRAMIDS’S HIDDEN SECRETS?

Egypt detects ‘impressive’ anomaly in Giza pyramids Maram Mazen, Associated Press Updated 3:56 pm, Tuesday, November 10, 2015     CAIRO (AP) — Two weeks of new thermal scanning in Egypt’s Giza pyramids have identified anomalies in the 4,500 year-old burial … Continue reading

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PICTURE OF THE DAY – UNUSUAL COMPANY

While having a glass of wine on the terrace of my hotel in Cairo, I had unexpected company! More from Egypt soon                                   Brigitte

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CAIRO’S TESTIMONY TO THE RECENT PAST

At the time of Egypt’s revolution on the 25th of January 2011 President          Hosni Mubarak’s Political Headquarters were torched, leaving to this day an empty, black ghost-like structure. It towers over the Nile and the Egyptian Museum close by – so … Continue reading

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EGYPT’S DAILY LIFE – Nr 4

Jeans and Headscarves in Sultan Hasan Mosque at 11 am Brigitte

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CAIRO’S MENA HOUSE – WHERE HISTORY WAS MADE

The MENA HOUSE in Cairo has from its start, in 1886, accommodated royalties such as the Crown Prince of Japan, Prince of Wales, Shah of Iran, Reza Pahlavi; politicians – Bill Clinton, Barbara Bush; artists – Frank Sinatra Charlton Heston, Sarah … Continue reading

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PHOTOS OF THE WEEK – MOHAMMED ALI MOSQUE

THE MOHAMMAD ALI MOSQUE, ONE OF CAIRO’S MAIN TOURISTS ATTRACTIONS WAS BUILT BETWEEN 1830 AND 1848,  IN MEMORY OF MOHAMMED ALI’S SON TUSON PASHA WHO DIED IN 1816. OVERLOOKING CAIRO IT OFFERS STUNNING VIEWS OF THE CITY. VISITORS ARE ALLOWED … Continue reading

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CAIRO’S SATELLITE DISHES FIGHTING FOR SPACE – PHOTOS OF THE WEEK

MAYBE THERE IS NO WASHING MACHINE OR DISHWASHER IN THE HOUSE BUT JUDGING BY THE SATELLITE DISHES ON THE ROOFS – THERE IS A TELEVISION TELEVISION IN EGYPT IS MAINLY RECEIVED THROUGH SATELLITE. AND SINCE EGYPTIANS WATCH MANY HOURS OF TV – … Continue reading

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PHOTO OF THE WEEK – SIDE BY SIDE

MODERN CARS AND OLD TRADITIONS WALKING-DRIVING SIDE BY SIDE                       A man and his wife taking a stroll on a street in Cairo More from Egypt soon Xh Brigitte  

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