Thursday, 18 October 2018

Tag Archives: Egypt

Mystery of the Great Pyramid Of Giza unravelled

Egypt’s Great Pyramid of Giza is an ancient feat of engineering, with the monument almost perfectly located along the cardinal points – north, south, east and west. Archaeologists have long been puzzled about how ancient Egyptians managed to achieve the near-perfect alignment, although now they believe to have solved the ...

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Egyptian authorities deported Russian belly dancer

CAIRO : On Wednesday, the National Security Agency ordered the deportation of the Russian belly dancer Eicatrina Andreeva, known as Jawhara from Egypt. In a phone interview with the TV Program broadcasted on Satellite Channel Dream TV, Jawahra’s lawyer stated that the decision to deport Gawhara boiled down to the ...

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World’s shortest woman and tallest man meet in Egypt

CAIRO: The Giza Pyramids in Egypt saw a unusual spectacle yesterday evening where the world’s shortest woman and the world’s tallest man met up for an event organized by Egyptian Culture Ministry. Sultan Kösen a 35 year old farmer from Turkey, standing 2.51 meters tall and Jyoti Amge, an actress ...

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Egypt’s Former Chief of Staff Arrested Over Presidential Bid

CAIRO: The Egyptian army’s former chief of staff, Lt. Gen. Sami Anan, was detained in Cairo on Tuesday, three of his campaign organizers said, after the army summoned him for questioning over his intention to run for president. Egypt’s Interior Ministry could not immediately be reached for comment. The military ...

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Egypt’s Morsi sentenced to three years in prison

CAIRO: An Egyptian court sentenced ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi to three years in prison along with 19 other defendants for “insulting the judiciary,” his lawyer said. The other defendants include former members of parliament, activists and three journalists. Morsi had already been sentenced to a total of 45 years ...

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Archaeologists find Greco-Roman mummy in Egypt

A Russian archaeological team has discovered a well-preserved mummy from the Greco-Roman period in a wooden coffin south of Cairo, Egypt’s antiquities ministry said Tuesday. The discovery was made near New Fayoum city, about 80 kilometers south of the Egyptian capital, the ministry said in a statement. The team “found ...

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Egyptian singer jailed for vulgar video

CAIRO: An Egyptian singer was detained for four days pending further questioning for her performance in a video music deemed racy in the conservative country. Shaima Ahmad, whose artistic name is Shyma, was taken into custody on November 18 in her house in the Cairo quarter of al Nuzah in ...

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Brit women faces death penalty in Egypt for taking painkillers

CAIRO: Laura Plummer, 33, from Hull a British tourist she is facing the death penalty in Egypt for because she was carrying painkillers in her suitcase. As she claims the authorities of Egypt forced her after her confession to sign a 38-page Arabic confession beforen they locked her in a tiny cell ...

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