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Egypt’s mummy king speaks out about unrest, solution, tourism and King...

Dr. Zahi Hawass is known the world over as the Egyptian archeologist who was the subject of a National Geographic television show called Chasing Mummies, King Tut's Final Secrets.

Hurghada: The version of Egypt tourism you don’t hear about

HURGHADA, Egypt (eTN) - It is hard to believe that this town was ever a fishing town, but it was some 25 or so years ago.

Egypt: Arab Spring gone wrong?

Since 2011, Egypt has had various transformations and through the process, the beleaguered country’s travel and tourism industry has done its best to stay resilient.

Egypt Air: recovery coming from regional and transfer traffic

CAIRO, Egypt (eTN) - As Egypt's national carrier, Egypt Air is a dominant force in the country, representing 38 percent of all capacities from and to Cairo, the country’s main gateway.

And the title “city that never sleeps” goes to

New York may be referred to as "the city that never sleeps" but it ranked 32nd in a recent study that revealed the world’s “most 24-hour cities.”

Minister: Mubarak’s trial in Cairo would benefit tourism

Egypt's Tourism Minister Mounir Fakhri Abdel Nour said on Thursday that holding the trial of deposed President Hosni Mubarak in Cairo and not in Sharm el-Sheikh would be good for tourism, as tourists

The Egyptian museum is back to normal flow of visitors

A large number of tourists flocked to the Egyptian museum today following the start of the rapid travelling phenomenon known as one-day trips.

Minister: Cairo Museum will not promote US clothing line

The Minister of State for Antiquities, Dr.

Egypt Air suspends Juba flights

(eTN) - Information was received that Egypt Air’s service between Cairo via Khartoum to Juba, previously operated twice a week, has been suspended indefinitely.

East African Libya evacuees now safe in Cairo

(eTN) - One-hundred-fifty-one passengers were airlifted out of Tripoli last night under what has been described as "chaotic circumstances," with navigation, ground handling, and check-in suffering fro

Egypt Air in dire straights

(eTN) - Information was received from usually well-informed airline sources that Egypt Air, a member of the global Star Alliance, is seeking assistance from fellow member airlines in need of more airc

Cairo’s Tahrir Square to be turned into tourist attraction

Tourism experts called for making Tahrir Sqaure a tourist destination as a memorial to the 18-day protests staged in the square which resulted in the toppling of former President Hosni Mubarak's regi

Life in Cairo outside Tahrir Square

Sahar Eissa joins Sandy from Cairo to talk about life in this big city during the Egyptian revolt.

Damage to priceless antiquities in Cairo condemned

MILWAUKEE - In light of this weekend's looting in Egypt and damage to some of the world's most priceless treasures at the Cairo Museum, Marc Corwin, president of American Exhibitions, Inc., producer o

Thai Airways arranges charter flights to bring stranded Thais out of...

Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) has arranged a special flight direct to Amman, Jordan, to bring stranded Thais at Cairo International Airport to Thailand.

3 killed in deadly anti-government protests in Egypt

Thousands of Egyptians took to the streets on Tuesday in what were reportedly the largest demonstrations in years, and which they explicitly tied to the successful uprising in nearby Tunisia.

Tourism and hotel industry thriving in Egypt

CAIRO - Egypt is currently witnessing an unparalleled boom in tourism, which is propelling this historic nation to the forefront of the developing tourism industry.

Update 1: Minister retracts claim that police had recovered van Gogh

CAIRO – Egypt's culture minister on Saturday retracted his claim that police had recovered a van Gogh painting stolen from a Cairo museum, saying it was based on inaccurate information and that the

Travel news: Continental to begin daily flights from New York to...

HOUSTON, Texas - “We are excited to grow our international route network from the New York area by adding nonstop service to Cairo,” said Jeff Smisek, Continental’s chairman, president, and CEO.

Airline passenger arrested in Cairo with firearms in his luggage

CAIRO — Police detained an American-Egyptian man who arrived in Cairo on a flight from New York with firearms in his luggage, airport officials said Wednesday.

A Virgin Mary sighting?

In Egypt during Christmas, in the busy, bustling center of Cairo, a miraculous event drew a huge crowd to the downtown area.

Egypt’s First Revolution Museum to come up on Zamalek Island

Egyptian Culture Minister Farouk Hosni approved the Supreme Council of Antiquities’ (SCA) request to build a museum to commemorate the Egyptian revolution of July 1953.

Cairo Islamic monuments and tourist attractions launched

On September 17, five Islamic monuments were officially inaugurated in the Al-Darb Al-Ahmar area of Cairo.

Restoration pending for hanging church about to fall

Since the 1990s, Cairo residents had been hoping and praying for a facelift of an important church and popular spot in the Egyptian capital.

Obama received warmly in Middle East during tour

On a side tour of the kingdom Wednesday, US President Barack Obama met with King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia and is scheduled to make a speech in Cairo on Thursday about measures he’d adopt for the Mid

Bombers held over Egypt tourist attack

CAIRO — An Egyptian cabinet minister said on Monday that those behind a bomb attack on a Cairo tourist site that killed a teenage French girl in February have been arrested, the official MENA news a

Emergency international anti-piracy summit to be hosted in Cairo, Egypt

Due to the recent spiking violent piracy in the Gulf of Aden and surrounding areas with over 20 ships and more than 200 people currently being held by pirates, an emergency summit has been organized t

Explore “Egypt Beyond the Monuments” at the 34th annual Africa Travel...

Delegates to the 34th Annual Africa Travel Association (ATA) Congress in Cairo May 17-21, 2009 will have an exciting opportunity to explore “Egypt Beyond the Monuments” on pre- or post-conference

Egypt’s prosecutor orders to detain attacker of US tourist in Cairo

CAIRO - The Egyptian prosecution ordered on Saturday to detain an Egyptian who attacked a U.S. tourist on Friday near the site of a bombing attack a few days ago that killed a French tourist.

Al-Qaeda ruled out in Cairo attack

Though security sources say they have not yet concluded who was behind the recent bombing in Egypt's Khan el Khalili district, analysts have ruled out the possibility of global "terror" networks, such