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After 4 months restoration

Egypt's Scientific Institute comes back to life

Published on 3 February 2013

After 4 months restoration

Published on 1 February 2013

Revolution Brings Hard Times for Egypt's Treasures

Enthusiasm has given way to neglect and disrepair

Systematic ruin of Egypt's antiquities in Haram

The house of Ispenian was robbed during the revolution but now it is destroyed

Published on 29 January 2013

Published on 24 January 2013

Published on 14 January 2013

Published on 13 October 2012

Egyptian Leaders Trade Archaeological Heritage for Political Gain

Former presidents all offered various treasures to international recipients

Published on 11 October 2012

Egyptian Authorities Thwart Smuggling Attempts

Smuggle of 2 separate items prevented

Published on 8 October 2012

Cairo's Egyptian Museum After The Looting

As always, the museum is in dire need of funding

Published on 30 September 2012

Culture Minister: I will not allow any attack on freedom of opinion

To promote cultural sectors and the cultural work in Egypt

Published on 28 September 2012

Every Book Vendor Is Sacred

Reading is dangerous

Wadi Abu Subeira, Egypt: Palaeolithic rock art on the verge of destruction

Most important recent archaeological discoveries in Egypt

Egypt's Graffiti Revolution Brings Down Barricades

Activists have continued taking to the streets to push for the goals of their revolution

Published on 11 September 2012

Egypt's War on Culture Threatens Not Only Art, But Regional Status

Egypt's intellectual and cultural life is under attack

Published on 9 September 2012

Published on 15 May 2012

Thieves hunting ancient pharaonic treasures

Thieves have gone on a treasure hunt

Published on 6 May 2012

Egypt judge gives verdicts in Van Gogh 'Poppy Painting' theft

Six officials have been given sentences from six months to a year

Published on 23 April 2012

Rising Stars Itinerant Cinema

20 Young and talented Egyptian filmmakers will be selected

Photographic record of Coptic sites

Recording sites through photography

Published on 21 April 2012

The Director of ' 1/2 Revolution' Recounts his Experience on the Front Lines of the Egyptian Revolution

Group of activist friends armed with cameras went to document the revolution

Published on 15 March 2012

Mausuleum Qubba Affendina looted

2 Historic ceremonial embroidered pieces of cloth stolen

Published on 13 March 2012

Looting of El Hibeh Egypt

Looting not over (yet) in Egypt

Published on 12 March 2012

Published on 23 February 2012

Egyptian Libraries Investigation Series: Islamic treasure guarded by Dominicans

Unique resource for references and periodicals on Islamic civilisation

Egypt's Antiquities Threatened By Looters and Thieves

Causes are uncertainty political process and ineffectual police protection

Published on 21 February 2012

Egypt: Minister of Antiquities - 6,000 Artifacts Restored From Israel

Negotiations ongoing to retrieve artifacts from Belgium, France and the US

Published on 4 February 2012

Published on 20 January 2012

Published on 18 January 2012

Egypt library czar calls for new archives law

Ambitious plan to revamp Egypt?s National

Published on 12 January 2012

Published on 24 December 2011

The Fire at the Institut d'Egypte Cairo

Multiple reports and videos

Published on 20 December 2011

Published on 20 November 2011

Official: Egyptian Museum is safe amid clashes

Recent clashes do not affect museum

Published on 28 October 2011

Egypt receives 122 stolen artefacts from Australia

Objects were on show at the Mossgreen Auction hall?s

Published on 19 October 2011

New security plan for Egypt's archaeological sites

Egypt's cultural heritage to be protected by cameras, burglar alarms, and armed guards in revamp of security measures

Published on 15 October 2011

Two reliefs stolen from Egypt's Hetepka tomb found

Recovered from an international antiquities smuggling gang

Published on 20 September 2011

Australia to return stolen artefacts to Egypt

Greco-Roman artefacts recovered from Melbourne storehouses to return home

Published on 17 September 2011

ICE HSI helps Egyptian law enforcement agencies counter antiquities trafficking

Countering Antiquities Trafficking at Egypt's Ports and Borders workshop

Published on 13 September 2011

Published on 23 August 2011

Published on 22 August 2011

Published on 21 August 2011

International smugglers increasingly target Egypt's artifacts

Dismanteled smuggling ring raises alarms about the status of stolen Egyptian artifacts

Published on 17 August 2011

Published on 15 August 2011

A message to all my friends!

Hawass needs time to deal with allegations

Published on 14 August 2011

Fragile, don't touch

Egypts request for return of Ankhhaf bust rebuffed by MFA