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Tutankhamun - ITV 1

The (real) story of the discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb really is amazing. It’s like … I was going to say G A Henty crossed with Indiana Jones, but that makes it sound as if everyone was having a load of James Bond-esque brushes with death and it wasn’t quite… 724 more words


Game of Hounds & Jackals 

Game of Hounds and Jackals

Period: Middle Kingdom

Dynasty: Dynasty 12

Reign: reign of Amenemhat IV

Date: ca. 1814–1805 B.C.

Geography: From Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, el-Asasif, Birabi, pit tomb CC 25, debris, Carnarvon/Carter 1910… 718 more words

Jehovah Rapha

Israel spent 400 years in Egypt as slaves, enduring harsher conditions the longer they stayed.  When the timing was right, God chose Moses, a man with a severe speech impediment to represent Israel before Pharaoh.  290 more words


Instrument collections and their stories

In The Arabian Nights, the tale of the 288th night takes place in a lofty palace, beyond a door of teak inlaid with gold, through a hall and past a fountain to brocaded cushions, carpets and hanging curtains with furnishing to dazzle the mind and baffle description. 980 more words


National Park of the Week: Ras Mohammad National Park

Overlooking the Gulf of Suez on the west and the Gulf of Aqaba to the east, Ras Mohammad National Park  in Egypt lies at the southern extreme of the Sinai Peninsula and offers waters that are considered to be the jewel in the crown of the Red Sea.  298 more words


Russia-Egypt Hold Military Exercises: Expanding Middle East Foothold

PETER KORZUN | 23.10.2016 | WORLD

Russia-Egypt Hold Military Exercises: Expanding Middle East Foothold

The operation to liberate Aleppo, the Mosul offensive, the situation in Iraq, the war in Yemen and the ongoing hostilities between Sunni and Shia Muslims – all these and many other events have been in the spotlight of world media recently. 1,086 more words


Egypt’s New Terrorist Groups

I was planning to write something completely different this weekend, but the events in Egypt have dictated my choice.

An Egyptian policeman gestures from an observation in the Sinai peninsula, February 10, 2016, and an undated photograph of Brig. 955 more words