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Asia

22 Egyptian Royal Mummies Moved to Cairo Museum in ‘Golden

Fireworks, chariots, and a naval procession crossing the Nile are expected to accompany the event. The mummified bodies of the ancient rulers will then be restored by scientists, so that they can be exhibited at the Royal Mummies Hall. The so-called “Golden Parade” is hitting the Egyptian capital’s streets. Ancient mummies of 18 kings and […]Read More

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Government cancels Egyptian military flights to Thailand

BANGKOK (NNT) – A meeting of the government’s Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) resolved to revoke its permission for eight military flights from Egypt to enter Thailand, and to rein in the issue of international arrivals. On Tuesday (July 14), the CCSA meeting made several resolutions after some foreign very important persons (VIPs) were […]Read More

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5 New Coronavirus Cases, Returnees from Egypt and Qatar

BANGKOK, June 23 (TNA) – Thailand confirmed five more cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients who returned from Egypt and Qatar earlier this month. Announcing the new cases, Dr Panprapa Yongtrakul, assistant spokesperson of the Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration, said that two infected returnees arrived in Thailand on June 9 and were […]Read More

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Thai Deep South Woman Says Son Arrested in Egypt over

A woman in Thailand’s Deep South identified her son on Monday as a student being held by Egyptian authorities on suspicion of links to Islamic State extremists. News about the student’s arrest broke after the Thai Embassy in Cairo posted a statement on its Facebook page Saturday, saying it had taken steps to help him. […]Read More

Asia

Explosion Targets Tourist Bus Near Giza Pyramids in Egypt

The Al-Arabiya broadcaster reported Sunday, citing two security sources that a blast has hit a tourist bus at the Grand Egyptian Museum, not far from the Giza pyramid complex. Media have reported that the explosion was caused by an improvised explosive device that was set off while the bus was moving. According to conflicting reports, […]Read More

Asia

Egypt sentences Brotherhood leader Badie to death

The Cairo Criminal Court yesterday sentenced leader of Muslim Brotherhood Mohammad Badie, his deputy Khairat El-Shater and four other senior members of the group to death, the Safa News Agency reported. At the same time, the court acquitted former speaker of the parliament Saad El-Katatni, Mohamed Beltagy, Issam Al-Aryan and three others. The court also […]Read More

Asia

Egypt proposes bill to ban Niqab in public places

A member of the Egyptian parliament has proposed a bill to prohibit Niqab – full-face veils – in public places, local media sources reported yesterday. Ghada Agami, the deputy chairman of the Egyptian parliament’s foreign affairs committee, has submitted a draft law to the country’s House of Representatives, prohibiting the wearing of the full-face veil […]Read More

Asia

12 Injured in Massive Cairo Blast, Officials Blame Fuel Tanks,

A large explosion ripped through two storage area containing fuel in the vicinity of the international airport in Cairo, Egypt, according to the country’s civil aviation minister. The blaze raged for about 45 minutes. An Egyptian Army spokesman, however, shortly after said that the explosion occurred at a chemical factory near the airport, and was […]Read More