How did Champollion decipher the hieroglyphs on the Rosetta Stone?

Sun, 27 Sep 2020 - 03:54 GMT

On September 27, 1822, French Egyptologist Jean-Francois Champollion was able to decipher the ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs after studying the Rosetta Stone.

Press conference: Egyptian, Greek FMs sign deal to establish exclusive economic zone

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 - 03:22 GMT

Dendias affirmed continuous coordination with Egypt at the highest levels and said agreements between Egypt and Greece are in line with the international law.

Greek community in Egypt donates EGP 200K to support Cairo's anti-coronavirus efforts

Sat, 11 Apr 2020 - 12:46 GMT

The donation was made in the name of the Greek Orthodox Church of Alexandria and entire Africa, the ministry said in a statement Saturday.

Egypt, Greece ministers tackle combating illegal trafficking in antiquities

Sat, 22 Feb 2020 - 10:25 GMT

Anani said he agreed with Mendoni on exchanging expertise in the field of museum work in light of the forthcoming inauguration of the Graeco-Roman Museum.

Egyptian, Cypriot, Greek summit to be held Tuesday

Sun, 06 Oct 2019 - 10:36 GMT

Sisi, Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will call for discarding terrorism, extremism.

Greeks cast their votes in parliamentary elections

Sun, 07 Jul 2019 - 08:51 GMT

Greeks were voting Sunday in the first parliamentary election since their country emerged from three successive international bailouts, ABC news reported.

Min. of Antiquities launched second phase of documenting inscriptions in Sinai

Wed, 09 Jan 2019 - 01:15 GMT

The Ministry of Antiquities began the work of the second phase of the project of documenting the rock inscriptions in the ancient area of South of Sinai.

World's oldest intact shipwreck found in Black Sea

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 - 11:30 GMT

Ancient Greek trading ship dating back more than 2,400 years has been found virtually intact at the bottom of the Black Sea, the world's oldest known shipwreck.

Vandalism and neglect haunt Libya's ancient heritage sites

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 - 03:20 GMT

Graffiti covers the ruins of Cyrene in eastern Libya, a city founded by Greeks more than 2,600 years ago.

Freed in Turkey before spy trial, Greek soldiers await flight home

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 - 10:30 GMT

Two Greek soldiers facing espionage charges in Turkey are due to fly home early on Wednesday after a provincial court released them.

Greek wildfires toll rises to 81 amid search for survivors

Wed, 25 Jul 2018 - 10:17 GMT

At least 81 people died in huge wildfires around Athens, Greek authorities said Wednesday.

Important facts about Alexandria’s ancient sarcophagus

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 - 01:08 GMT

The ex-dean of the Faculty of Archelogy Mohamed Hamza revealed to Egypt Today some important facts about the sarcophagus that was unearthed in Alexandria.

Greek protesters clash with police after Macedonia name deal

Sun, 17 Jun 2018 - 01:16 GMT

The demonstrators, waving Greek flags, had tried to approach the signature ceremony on the banks of Lake Prespa.

Macedonian PM Zaev confirms "historic" name deal reached with Greece

Wed, 13 Jun 2018 - 10:22 GMT

Macedonia agreed to change its name to the Republic of Northern Macedonia after reaching a historic deal with Greece.

Theodore II of Alexandria says Egypt embraced Greeks, Cypriots

Wed, 02 May 2018 - 03:32 GMT

Patriarch Theodore II of Alexandria met with the Greek - Cypriot delegation during their visit to the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate in Alexandria.

Egypt restores 14 smuggled artifacts from Cyprus

Wed, 02 May 2018 - 12:11 GMT

Director of Cyprus' Department of Antiquities Marina Solomidou handed over 14 artifacts to Egypt on Tuesday.

Greek president: EEZ delimitation to be agreed among Egypt, Greece, Cyprus

Wed, 02 May 2018 - 10:36 GMT

Pavlopoulos stated that Egypt, Greece and Cyprus agreed that the delimitation of the (EEZ) will be carried out in full respect of the inter. law

Egyptian-Greek-Cypriot summit to be held soon: spokesperson

Wed, 02 May 2018 - 10:24 GMT

An Egyptian-Greek-Cypriot summit will be held in autumn in Athens.

Earthquake felt in Greek capital, no reports of injuries

Tue, 01 May 2018 - 10:00 GMT

An earthquake shook Greece on Tuesday night and was felt in Athens, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or serious damage.