Posts Tagged Egypt

4,000 year-old pyramid in Egypt opens to the public

Robie de Guzman   •   July 2, 2019

Egypt’s 4,000-year-old Lahun pyramid has opened its doors to the public for the first time, displaying a network of passageways and an ancient burial chamber. A small team of archaeologists...

Former Egyptian president Mursi died from a heart attack — state TV

Marje Pelayo   •   June 18, 2019

REUTERS – Former Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi died from a sudden heart attack during a court session, state television reported early on Tuesday (June 17), citing a medical source. The...

Egypt uncovers 4,400-year-old tomb near Giza Pyramids

Robie de Guzman   •   May 6, 2019

Egypt announced on Saturday the discovery of a cemetery near the Great Pyramids of Giza, including one tomb shared by two priests from over 4,400 years ago. The excavation team...

DFA to Filipinos in Egypt: Exercise a higher level of vigilance

admin   •   December 31, 2018

  MANILA, Philippines — Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has advised Filipino tourists and workers in Egypt to exercise a higher level of vigilance. This is after the bombing incident...

Egypt opens 4000-year old tomb to the public

admin   •   September 10, 2018

Egypt allowed the public to visit a 4000-year old tomb in the Saqqara necropolis near Giza for the first time on Saturday (September 8) in a bid to promote tourism....

Embassies in SG, Egypt offer certification to returning OFWs after NAIA mishap

Marje Pelayo   •   August 23, 2018

  MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Embassies in Singapore and in Cairo, Egypt are calling on overseas Filipino workers (OFW) affected by the runway incident at Ninoy Aquino International Airport...

Arab states rap “negative” Qatari reply to demands but announce no new sanctions

admin   •   July 6, 2017

Four Arab states refrained on Wednesday from slapping further sanctions on Qatar but voiced disappointment at its “negative” response to their demands and said their boycott of the tiny gulf...

Gulf states squeeze Qatar as U.S., Kuwait probe for solution to row

UNTV News   •   June 8, 2017

Gulf Arab states piled pressure on Qatar on Thursday as U.S. President Donald Trump and Kuwait’s emir worked to end a row and resolve what Qataris say amounts to a...

Qatar Airways suspends flights to UAE, Egypt, Bahrain

UNTV News   •   June 6, 2017

Qatar Airways has canceled flights to Bahrain, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates from Tuesday until further notice, the airline said on its website, a day after it had suspended...

Woman dies of bird flu in Egypt, third death this year

admin   •   January 19, 2015

(Reuters) – An Egyptian woman has died of H5N1 bird flu in southern Egypt, the third person in the country to die of the illness this year, a health ministry...


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