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Egypt releases students held after exams protests

The high school students had been demonstrating against a new electronic exam system.
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MENA fund managers increase investments in Egypt,# UAE: Poll | ZAWYA MENA Edition

MENA fund managers increase investments in Egypt, UAE: Poll | ZAWYA MENA Edition:Middle Eastern funds plan to increase their investments in Egypt and the United Arab Emirates over the next three months, while largely keeping their exposure to other countries in the region at current levels, according to a Reuters poll.Six of the 11 fund managers polled said they would increase their investments in Egypt."We see UAE and Egypt being structurally the most attractive markets in MENA," said Vrajesh B...
Tags: Travel, Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Uae, Mena, Reuters, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Al Mal Capital, Vrajesh Bhandari


MIDEAST STOCKS-Oil price fall weighs on #Saudi while blue chips gain in Egypt - Agricultural Commodities - Reuters

MIDEAST STOCKS-Oil price fall weighs on Saudi while blue chips gain in Egypt - Agricultural Commodities - Reuters:Saudi Arabia's stock market fell sharplyon Thursday as banks and petrochemical shares dropped amidfalling oil prices, while Egypt's blue-chip index closed higher.Saudi's index dropped 1.4% with 10 of its 11 bankstrading lower. Al Rajhi Bank shed 1.7% and Saudi BasicIndustries fell 2.5%.Oil prices dropped on Thursday, extending falls from theprevious session amid growing U.S. crude in...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Al Rajhi Bank, Egypt Agricultural Commodities Reuters


Artist Creates 3D Sculptures Of Ancient Deities And Mythological Creatures With A Modern And Surreal Twist

According to Oliver Marinkoski: “I got to the idea what it would look like if the ancient Slavic gods were represented in Roman style sculptures, then added some modern attributes to their supernatural ability’s (God and Goddess of thunder got a boom-stick). Then I continued creating their Roman and Hellenic counterparts, and maybe ancient Egypt gods are next!” More: Instagram h/ Source
Tags: Design, Egypt, 3D, Characters, Ancient, Mythological, Surreal, Scuptures, Oliver Marinkoski


#Qatar stock exchange looks to new ETFs to attract more foreign cash - Reuters

Qatar stock exchange looks to new ETFs to attract more foreign cash - Reuters:Qatar’s stock exchange is developing two new Exchange Traded Funds, part of efforts by the Middle East’s strongest performing stock market in 2018 to boost foreign investment, CEO Rashid al-Mansoori said.Qatar has been on a drive to attract capital from new sources since Saudi Arabia, the United Emirates, Bahrain, and Egypt imposed an economic boycott over what they allege is Qatar’s support of terrorism, which Doha de...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Egypt, Middle East, Doha, Reuters, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Rashid al Mansoori, United Emirates Bahrain


The age of water

Groundwater in Egypt's aquifers may be as much as 200,000 years old and that's important to know as officials in that country seek to increasing the use of groundwater, especially in the Eastern Desert, to mitigate growing water stress and allow for agricultural projects.
Tags: Science, Egypt, Eastern Desert


Hidden Gems of Egypt

Read the full article on PeterGreenberg.com at - Hidden Gems of Egypt If you’re coming to Egypt, chances are you’re going to Cairo. And chances are really good that you’re coming to the pyramids. Let’s face it, it’s on your bucket list. But there’s so much more to see and do than just these iconic archeological sites. So in this video, let me share with you some... The post Hidden Gems of Egypt appeared first on Peter Greenberg Travel Detective.
Tags: Travel, Egypt, Cairo, PeterGreenberg, Peter Greenberg, Hidden Gems


Here's how much an iPhone XS costs in 25 different countries

Deutsche Bank released its annual " Mapping the World's Prices " report earlier this month. The bank analyzed how much the prices of an iPhone XS varies across the globe.  The popular smartphone costs the most in Brazil, Turkey, and Argentina. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. If you're planning a trip to Rio next month, keep your phone safe — or it'll cost you. Deutsche Bank released its annual " Mapping the World's Prices " report, which breaks down cost differences...
Tags: Apple, Sweden, Greece, Mexico, France, Russia, India, Nigeria, US, America, Trends, Spain, Turkey, Czech Republic, Austria, Egypt


Sudan military wants to cede power quickly: general

CAIRO (Reuters) - Sudan's military wants to hand power to a democratically elected government as soon as possible in the tumultuous aftermath of former president Omar al-Bashir's overthrow, a prominent general said in an interview published on Wednesday. "We got tired. We want to hand over power today not tomorrow," Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, deputy leader of the ruling military council, told Egypt's state newspaper Al Ahram. ...
Tags: Science, Egypt, Sudan, Cairo, Reuters Sudan, Omar al Bashir, Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo


Ancient Egyptians Built This 4-Towered Fortress More Than 2,600 Years Ago

Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered the ruins of an ancient fortress dating to the 26th Dynasty, the last dynasty in which native Egyptians ruled before the Persians conquered the country in 525 B.C., according to the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities.Researchers uncovered parts of the mud-brick stronghold -- including the northeastern and southeastern towers -- at the Tell El-Kedwa site in North Sinai. Previously, in 2008, archaeologists had excavated the military citadel's eastern wall,...
Tags: Science, Egypt, Hussein, Saqqara, Ministry of Antiquities, Supreme Council of Antiquities, Ministry of Antiquities Researchers, Kedwa, Moustafa Waziri, Nadia Khadr, Central Department of Lower Egypt Antiquities, Hisham Hussein, North Sinai Antiquities, King Psamtik


Egypt’s lucrative tourist sector under threat, again

Just as tourism was beginning to recover, an attack on a busload of South Africans highlights the dangers of travelling in Egypt
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Egypt terror attack: AITO respondsEgypt terror attack: AITO responds

'Destinations are now bouncing back more quickly'
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Travel News: May 20, 2019

Delta’s test of free in-flight Wi-Fi may shame other airlines into offering service CNBC It wasn’t all that long ago (2000 or 2006, depending how you measure) that being able to access the internet on an airplane was a pie-in-the-sky idea. Once the technology became generally available and airlines began equipping planes with Wi-Fi service, passengers soon found they couldn’t bear to fly without it. Inmarsat’s latest Inflight Connectivity Survey found that more than half (55%) of all airline pa...
Tags: Travel, Cnn, Egypt, Delta, Telegraph, Inmarsat, Cnbc, Tuscany, News And Deals, Giza, Elba, Ahram


Incest in Game of Thrones - why Jon and Daenerys shouldn't have children

Warning: contains spoilers   If you had to sum up Game of Thrones to a newcomer, two words would immediately spring to mind: “dragons” and “incest”. The latter has been a key plot point since the very first episode. Without Jaime and Cersei’s scandalous rutting, Bran Stark might still be climbing the walls of Winterfell, and Ned would still have a head. At the end of season 7, Daenerys Targaryen and Jon Snow's simmering romantic tension had bubbled over into full-blown sex and, judging by th...
Tags: Europe, Hbo, UK, News, Spain, Egypt, Charles, Jon Snow, Sam, Catherine, King, George Rr Martin, Tutankhamun, Henry Viii, Catherine Of Aragon, Anne Boleyn


Roadside bomb injures tourists on bus near Giza pyramids

Incident leaves 17 hurt as Egyptian state TV shows shocked tourists leaving bus with shattered windowsA roadside bomb injured at least 17 people on Sunday when it detonated next to a bus of tourists, close to the Giza pyramids in Cairo.Images of the aftermath of the attack broadcast on Egyptian state television showed shocked tourists, one with a bloodstained T-shirt, disembarking a bus with its windows blown out and the windscreen cracked. The explosion also ripped a hole through a nearby wall,...
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At Least 17 Injured as Bomb Strikes Tourist Bus Near Egypt’s Giza Pyramids

It is the second attack on tourists near the pyramids in less than 6 months
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Egypt explosion: Tourists on bus injured near Giza pyramids

At least 16 people are hurt near the Grand Egyptian Museum, South African tourists among them.
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Egypt explosion injures tourists near Giza pyramids

At least 14 people were injured in an explosion that targeted a tourist bus carrying 25 South African citizens, Egypt's state-run Ahram daily reported.
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Egypt explosion injures tourists

At least 14 people were injured in an explosion that targeted a tourist bus carrying 25 South African citizens, Egypt's state-run Ahram daily reported.
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Roadside bomb injures tourists near Giza pyramids, officials say

Egyptian officials say bomb hit tourist bus near Cairo site, wounding at least 16 peopleEgyptian officials say a roadside bomb has hit a tourist bus near the Giza pyramids.They say the blast on Sunday wounded at least 16 people, including tourists.
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Bomb hits tourist bus near Egypt’s Giza Pyramids, wounds 16

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian officials say a roadside bomb has hit a tourist bus near the Giza Pyramids. They say Sunday’s blast wounded at least 16 people, including tourists. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they weren’t authorized to brief media. Egypt has battled Islamic militants for years in the Sinai Peninsula in […]
Tags: News, Ap, Nation, Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Sinai Peninsula, Giza Pyramids


Bomb hits tourist bus near Egypt’s Giza Pyramids, wounds 17

CAIRO (AP) — A roadside bomb hit a tourist bus on Sunday near the Giza Pyramids, wounding at least 17 people including tourists, Egyptian officials said. The officials said the bus was travelling on a road close to the under-construction Grand Egyptian Museum, which is located adjacent to the Giza Pyramids but is not yet […]
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Blast injures tourists on bus near Giza pyramids in Egypt

At least 16 people are hurt near the Grand Egyptian Museum, with most said to be foreign tourists.
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Weekly Roundup for May 18th

Here is our roundup of stories from the past week you may have missed.   Bishop Curry The PB regularly gets lots of good press; here are some examples: https://washingtoninformer.com/bishop-michael-curry-talks-faith-love-and-social-justice/ https://www.anglicanjournal.com/a-call-to-discipleship/ And he’s been busy bring his message on the Way of Love to eastern Massachusetts https://www.diomass.org/news/diocesan-news/episcopal-churchs-presiding-bishop-michael-curry-brings-way-love-eastern   Epis...
Tags: UK, Abc, Massachusetts, Religion, Rome, Canada, Ireland, Egypt, Justin Welby, Lincoln, Jordan, Leicester, Derry, Canterbury, Mauritius, Indian Ocean


Group says arrests raise fears of fresh crackdown in Egypt

CAIRO (AP) — An international rights group says the recent arrests of a rights lawyer and an activist have raised fears of a fresh crackdown by Egyptian authorities on dissent. Amnesty International said late Friday that Egyptian prosecutors ordered this week Haitham Mohammdeen and Mustafa Maher to remain in custody for 15 days over charges […]
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The most famous works of I.M. Pei

One of the most influential architects of all time, I.M. Pei passed away on Thursday at 102 years old, leaving behind a legacy that won’t soon be forgotten. The Chinese-born architect was responsible for some of the world’s most famous and widely recognized pieces of modern architecture, and you may have marveled at some of his works without even knowing it. He is perhaps best known for designing the East Building of the National Gallery of Art in Washington and the Louvre’s glass pyramid, an...
Tags: Travel, Washington, France, Architecture, Egypt, New York Times, Islam, The Times, Tunisia, Cleveland, Doha, Louvre, All, Rolling Stone Magazine, Jann Wenner, Pei


What to See If You Only Have One Day in Egypt

When traveling to Egypt, it’s best if you have a week or two to explore. However, many travelers only have a single day, maybe because they’re on a cruise or they’re traveling for business. Whatever your reason, you’ll want a plan to see as much as possible in that single day. Here are some of the most popular cities and the best sights to see in one day. Cairo and Giza in One Day Typically when traveling to Egypt, most pair Cairo and Giza together because of their close proximity. When vis...
Tags: Travel, Egypt, Kings, Alexandria, Travel Blog, Luxor, Cairo, Giza, Valley, Mediterranean Sea, Alexander the Great, Karnak, Karnak Temple, Luxor Temple, Khan El Khalili, Bibliotheca Alexandrina


Zamalek hit by goalkeeper crisis before CAF Cup final

Johannesburg (AFP) – Zamalek of Egypt go into the first leg of the CAF Confederation Cup final at Renaissance Berkane of Morocco this Sunday with a third-choice goalkeeper and no back-up on the bench. Omar... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Egypt, Morocco, Johannesburg, Afp, CAF, Zamalek, Renaissance Berkane, AFP Zamalek


Warming World Will Need to Farm a Whole New Egypt to Feed Itself

“The only way to protect flows and food security is to make trade as free as possible between countries with abundant water supplies and those facing scarcity,” said Amanda Palazzo, an economist at the International Institute for Applied System Analysis who co-authored the peer-reviewed report. The findings, published in Axel Springer SE’s journal “Nature Sustainability,” underscore how shifting weather patterns will upend the fortunes of farmers worldwide, enriching some and making depressing ...
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Egypt deports 33 Sudanese migrants trying to reach Libya

CAIRO, Egypt (AP) — Egypt has deported 33 Sudanese migrants who were trying to reach Libya to head onward to Europe. Cairo airport officials said on Friday the Sudanese were arrested earlier this month in the western coastal city of Marsa Matruh, not far from Libya’s border, along with dozens of Egyptians and other African […]
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