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Archaeologists discover ancient Egyptian tomb in Luxor

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 09:58

Spanish archaeologists unearthed a tomb dating back to the 11th dynasty of ancient Egypt in the city of Luxor, Egypt`s Antiquities Minister Mohamed Ibrahim said Monday.

Massive necropolis with some 50 mummies found in Egypt

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 02:01

A vast necropolis with some 50 mummies, including pharaonic royalty, has been discovered in Egypt`s famed Valley of the Kings near the temple city of Luxor, officials said Monday.

3,600-year-old mummy discovered in ancient Egyptian city Luxor

Last Updated: Friday, February 14, 2014, 14:38

Spanish archeologists have discovered a 3,600-year-old mummy in the ancient city of Luxor, Egypt.

Egypt turmoil turns tourist hub Luxor into ghost town

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013, 10:26

Tourists once flocked to Luxor for its ancient treasures, but as Egypt witnesses sweeping political upheavals, the visitors have simply vanished from this famed temple city.

Malaysian government to slash public expenditure

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013, 10:18

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak has announced 11 measures to slash public sector expenditure beginning Jan 1, authorities said.

Egypt turmoil turns tourist hub Luxor into ghost town

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013, 09:50

Tourists once flocked to Luxor for its ancient treasures, but as Egypt witnesses sweeping political upheavals, the visitors have simply vanished from this famed temple city.

Mursi-appointed controversial Luxor Governor resigns

Last Updated: Sunday, June 23, 2013, 22:28

Luxor`s new Governor said he has resigned to avoid bloodshed after his appointment stirred a controversy.

Over 3,000-years old statues found in Egypt

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 12, 2013, 11:33

A team of German archaeologists has found 14 statues of Sekhmet, the ancient Egyptian goddess of war and destruction, dating from no later than 1372 B.C., the Egyptian Antiquities Ministry announced.

Egypt suspends balloon flights after Luxor crash

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 27, 2013, 09:36

The authorities in Egypt have suspended all hot air balloon flights near Luxor after a deadly hot air balloon crash killed at least 19 people yesterday.

Hot air balloon crash near Luxor in Egypt kills 19 tourists

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 12:32

At least 19 foreign tourists lost their lives on Tuesday as a hot air balloon crashed near Egyptian town of Luxor, reports said.

Over 3,500-year-old sarcophagus found in Egypt

Last Updated: Thursday, January 31, 2013, 19:14

The discovery of a 3,550-year-old child`s sarcophagus near the southern Egyptian city of Luxor could shed light on a little-known period of Ancient Egypt.

Archaeologists unearth ancient tombs in Egypt

Last Updated: Saturday, January 12, 2013, 00:13

Italian archaeologists have found 3,000-year-old tombs in the southern Egyptian city of Luxor.