Egypt

Egypt removes 'Frankenstein' Nefertiti statue

Egypt removes 'Frankenstein' Nefertiti statue

Officials order investigation after online outrage over bulbous, yellow figure installed outside Egyptian town
13 signs that you're probably in Cairo

13 signs that you're probably in Cairo

CNN iReporters give us the lowdown on the sights, the sounds and the smells of Egypt's teeming capital
Is this the world's stinkiest holiday?

Is this the world's stinkiest holiday?

When the menu includes a rotten fish, it takes a strong stomach to enjoy Egypt's version of Thanksgiving
Egypt plans to build glitzy new capital

Egypt plans to build glitzy new capital

Cairo will no longer be the capital city if the government has its way. The yet-to-be-named city will be roughly the size of Denver
Tomb of unknown queen discovered in Egypt

Tomb of unknown queen discovered in Egypt

The discovery was made in a necropolis southwest of Cairo
10 exciting attractions opening in 2015

10 exciting attractions opening in 2015

From the world's largest archeology museum to its biggest eco-park, 2015 is gearing up to be a great year for tourists
Ancient pharaoh statue rises again in Egypt

Ancient pharaoh statue rises again in Egypt

A 42-foot statue of Pharaoh Amenhotep III restored to its former grandeur has been unveiled in the ancient city of Luxor
Swamps, scorpions and war: A 3,750-mile walk along the Nile

Swamps, scorpions and war: A 3,750-mile walk along the Nile

Photojournalist Levison Wood endures robbery, crocodiles, mountains, scorpions and civil conflict to become first person to walk length of famous river
Shopping not sphinxes: Egypt's new campaign to win back tourists

Shopping not sphinxes: Egypt's new campaign to win back tourists

Fed up with falling revenues, Egypt launches new retail and resort-focused campaign to lure wealthy visitors from Gulf states
Replica of King Tut's burial site opens in Egypt

Replica of King Tut's burial site opens in Egypt

Experts recreate 3,000-year-old chamber to preserve original from death by tourists
Egypt unveils two massive restored pharaoh statues

Egypt unveils two massive restored pharaoh statues

They were in pieces, now these massive, 250-tonne statues are primed to bring tourists back to Egypt
Can Cairo street eats be the next global foodie phenomenon?

Can Cairo street eats be the next global foodie phenomenon?

How a Cairo chef turned Egypt's street eats into gourmet dining
Finding beauty and adventure in the desert

Finding beauty and adventure in the desert

The haunting ruins of Siwa in Egypt reward those willing to overcome the dull desert journey
Great fakes: Top tourism replicas

Great fakes: Top tourism replicas

That doesn't look like Paris -- and it isn't. How replica tourist attractions are popping up all over the world
Egypt: plans to evacuate tourists

Egypt: plans to evacuate tourists

Russia and France prepare contingency plans to fly citizens out from Egypt, as violent clashes continue.
Egypt travel advisories renewed in wake of violence

Egypt travel advisories renewed in wake of violence

Along with other high-ranking officials, Egypt's tourism minister resigns in wake of street violent
Governments issue warnings against travel to Egypt

Governments issue warnings against travel to Egypt

Renewed violence in Egypt inspires warnings against travel in the region
Tourism in Egypt: Hope amid a slow recovery

Tourism in Egypt: Hope amid a slow recovery

The millions of people working in tourism in Egypt have been hit hard by the unrest. Here's what they're thinking
Egypt resumes Luxor balloon flights

Egypt resumes Luxor balloon flights

Hot air balloon rides have been banned in Luxor since February accident that killed 19 tourists
Russian photographer apologizes for pyramid pics

Russian photographer apologizes for pyramid pics

Vadim Makhorov explains how he climbed on the Great Pyramids and why he did it