Ancient Virgin Mary Tree Site Reopens

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Photo shows a scene from the ceremony for the reopening of The Tree of the Virgin Mary, one of the most prominent Christian sites in Egypt, in Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, Sept. 18, 2022. (@tourismandantiq/Newsflash)

A site housing an ancient sycamore tree said to have sheltered the Virgin Mary and baby Jesus has been reopened in Egypt after a painstaking restoration. The special park dedicated…

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GBP 3.5 Million Looted Ancient Egyptian Artefacts Seized From Dealers

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Photo shows one of the 16 Egyptian artifacts recovered from the United States of America, undated photo. (@tourismandantiq/Newsflash)

Looted Egyptian artefacts worth GBP 3.5 million have been returned after an international police probe into stolen treasures. Officials say 16 rare artefacts have been returned to their homeland after…

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German Cops Hand Ancient Foot Back To Egyptian Authorities After Finding It On eBay

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Image shows an ancient Egyptian mummy foot, undated. It was handed over handed to the Egyptian ambassador in Germany's capital Berlin on Thursday, Sep. 8, 2022. (Polizei Krefeld/Newsflash)

An ancient mummified foot was handed back to Egypt after it was found on eBay Classified Ads and anonymously reported to police. Police were alerted to the bizarre artefact, which…

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Egyptian Mummy’s Decapitated Head Found In An Attic Reveals Its Secrets Through CT Analysis

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A decapitated Egyptian mummy's head discovered in an attic in Kent has undergone a state-of-the-art CT scan to try and uncover its secrets.(Simon Galloway SWNS/Newsflash)

A decapitated Egyptian mummy's head discovered in an attic in Kent, in the United Kingdom, has undergone a state-of-the-art CT scan to try and uncover its secrets. The head, which…

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Hundreds Of Rare Knuckle Bones Engraved With Names Of Gods And Used In Divination Discovered In Ancient City

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Dr. Lee Perry-Gal poses holding the gaming dice in an undated photo. A rare assemblage of knuckle bones for gaming and divination was discovered in the ancient city of Maresha. (Yoli Schwartz, Israel Antiquities Authority/Newsflash)

Five hundred and thirty rare knuckle bones that were engraved with the names of gods and used for divination have been discovered in the ancient city of Maresha. Known as…

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Uni Student Died Of Cardiac Arrest At Degree Joy

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Egyptian student Mubarak Hussein Sayed Abdel-Jalil poses in an undated photo. He died of a heart attack after learning he had passed his exams at South Valley University in Qena, Egypt. (Newsflash)

A university student apparently died of joy after hearing how he had passed his final exams with flying colours. Mubarak Hussein Sayed Abdel-Jalil, 22, had recently sat his finals at…

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Five-Year-Old Dies After Drinking Iced Water

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Egyptian boy, Samir Mohamed, 5, poses in an undated photo. He died after drinking cold water in Tanta city, Egypt. (Newsflash)

A five-year-old boy collapsed and died after drinking ice cold water while he was playing with pals in 40 C temperatures. Samir Mohamed was riding his bike in the Egyptian…

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Ancient Egypt Shrine And Statue Fragments Found At City That Once Housed Cleopatra’s Needle

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A silicified sandstone pedestal of King Amasis (570525 BC) is also among the recovered artefacts from the ancient Egyptian city of Heliopolis. (Simon Connor/Newsflash)

Archaeologists researching the ancient temple city of Heliopolis have made remarkable discoveries documenting intense temple construction activities in Ancient Egypt. Heliopolis - which literally means City of the Sun -…

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Egypt Finds Temple Dedicated To King Of The Gods

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Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced on 25th April 2022 that the Egyptian archaeologists unearthed the ruins of a temple for the ancient Greek god Zeus in the Tell el-Farma archaeological site in northwestern Sinai. (@tourismandantiq/Newsflash)

Archaeologists have unearthed the remains of an ancient temple to Zeus - the god of the sky in ancient Greek mythology - in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula. The ruins were unearthed…

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Girl, 8, Becomes First Child Model In Wheelchair In Egypt

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The eight-year-old Egyptian model, Sagda Islam, who displays fashion in a wheelchair. (@mona.sagda.5/Newsflash)

This cute eight-year-old girl has become Egypt’s first ever child model in a wheelchair. Sagda Islam was born with a movement disability that affected both her legs and, after many…

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