Author: Nevine El-Aref

A relief of king Amenhotep I recovered from London

(Egypt; United States of America)

Nevine El-Aref (2018). A relief of king Amenhotep I recovered from London. Ahram Online. 21 September.

ScanPyramids mission rushed in announcing 'discovery of new void' in Giza's Khufu': Egypt antiquities ministry

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2017). ScanPyramids mission rushed in announcing 'discovery of new void' in Giza's Khufu': Egypt antiquities ministry. Ahram Online. 2 November.

Hurghada airport officials foil attempt to smuggle 18th-century Coptic icon

(Egypt; Germany)

Nevine El-Aref (2017). Hurghada airport officials foil attempt to smuggle 18th-century Coptic icon. Ahram Online. 29 October.

France to return 8 stolen ancient Egyptian artefacts on Thursday

(Egypt; France)

Nevine El-Aref (2017). France to return 8 stolen ancient Egyptian artefacts on Thursday. Ahram Online. 25 October.

Ottoman-era artefacts seized at Cairo airport to go to Museum of Islamic Art

(Egypt; Turkey)

Nevine El-Aref (2017). Ottoman-era artefacts seized at Cairo airport to go to Museum of Islamic Art. Ahram Online. 20 September.

Break-in at Mohamed Ali Palace in Shubra, no artefacts missing: Ministry

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2017). Break-in at Mohamed Ali Palace in Shubra, no artefacts missing: Ministry. Ahram Online. 20 September.

Metro station police foil security guard's attempt to steal artefact from Coptic Museum

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2017). Metro station police foil security guard's attempt to steal artefact from Coptic Museum. Ahram Online. 14 September.

Egypt returns stolen currency artefacts to Iraq, China

(Egypt; China; Iraq)

Nevine El-Aref (2017). Egypt returns stolen currency artefacts to Iraq, China. Ahram Online. 28 August.

Egyptian authorities foil attempt to smuggle Khedival-era antiquities to Saudi Arabia

(Egypt; Saudi Arabia)

Nevine El-Aref (2017). Egyptian authorities foil attempt to smuggle Khedival-era antiquities to Saudi Arabia. Ahram Online. 23 August.

Egyptian antiquities ministry inspects Khufu's boat after accident causes 'mild' damage to beam

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2017). Egyptian antiquities ministry inspects Khufu's boat after accident causes 'mild' damage to beam. Ahram Online. 21 August.

Attempt to smuggle 18th century artefacts foiled at Egypt's Hurghada port

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2017). Attempt to smuggle 18th century artefacts foiled at Egypt's Hurghada port. Ahram Online. 17 August.

Egypt foils attempt to smuggle collection of coins from different eras

(Egypt; United Arab Emirates)

Nevine El-Aref (2017). Egypt foils attempt to smuggle collection of coins from different eras. Ahram Online. 27 July.

AUC hands over to Egypt 5,000 artifacts from past archaeological excavations

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2017). AUC hands over to Egypt 5,000 artifacts from past archaeological excavations. Ahram Online. 16 July.

Qurans from Ottoman era seized at Cairo International Airport

(Egypt; Ethiopia)

Nevine El-Aref (2017). Qurans from Ottoman era seized at Cairo International Airport. Ahram Online. 17 June.

Encroachments made since 2011 removed from Egypt's Dahshur Necropolis

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2017). Encroachments made since 2011 removed from Egypt's Dahshur Necropolis. Ahram Online. 15 June.

AUC hands over Egyptian artefacts from 1964 excavation in Fustat

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2017). AUC hands over Egyptian artefacts from 1964 excavation in Fustat. Ahram Online. 13 June.

Ancient stone block discovered at illegal excavation site in Upper Egypt's Sohag

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2017). Ancient stone block discovered at illegal excavation site in Upper Egypt's Sohag. Ahram Online. 18 May.

Egypt recovers objects stolen from Al-Imam Al-Shafie Dome

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2017). Egypt recovers objects stolen from Al-Imam Al-Shafie Dome. Ahram Online. 29 March.

New Kingdom mummy mask recovered from France

(Egypt; France)

Nevine El-Aref (2017). New Kingdom mummy mask recovered from France. Ahram Online. 18 March.

Door and decorative elements of Sultan Al-Kamel Al-Ayyubi shrine stolen

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2017). Door and decorative elements of Sultan Al-Kamel Al-Ayyubi shrine stolen. Ahram Online. 9 March.

Encroachments removed from Dahshour necropolis site: Ministry

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2017). Encroachments removed from Dahshour necropolis site: Ministry. Ahram Online. 10 February.

Lamps stolen from Cairo's El-Refai Mosque recovered

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2017). Lamps stolen from Cairo's El-Refai Mosque recovered. Ahram Online. 24 January.

Cairo's Museum of Islamic Art to open Friday after two-year closure

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2017). Cairo's Museum of Islamic Art to open Friday after two-year closure. Ahram Online. 18 January.

Royal golden ring stored in Egyptian Museum not stolen as claimed

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2017). Royal golden ring stored in Egyptian Museum not stolen as claimed. Ahram Online. 15 January.

Five ancient Egyptian artefacts smuggled to US repatriated

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2017). Five ancient Egyptian artefacts smuggled to US repatriated. Ahram Online. 9 January.

Thieves get bright idea to steal six priceless Islamic lanterns from Cairo's Al Refai mosque

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2017). Thieves get bright idea to steal six priceless Islamic lanterns from Cairo's Al Refai mosque. Albawaba. 2 January.

Stolen relief of Queen Hatshepsut recovered from London

(Egypt; United Kingdom)

Nevine El-Aref (2016). Stolen relief of Queen Hatshepsut recovered from London. Ahram Online. 20 December.

Egypt antiquities ministry receives two stolen Islamic-era lamps from UAE

(Egypt; United Arab Emirates)

Nevine El-Aref (2016). Egypt antiquities ministry receives two stolen Islamic-era lamps from UAE. Ahram Online. 15 December.

Dozens of rare Islamic books seized at Cairo Airport on way to Doha authentic

(Egypt; United Arab Emirates)

Nevine El-Aref (2016). Dozens of rare Islamic books seized at Cairo Airport on way to Doha authentic. Ahram Online. 30 November.

Transported porcelain artefacts are not damaged as rumoured: Egyptian antiquities ministry

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2016). Transported porcelain artefacts are not damaged as rumoured: Egyptian antiquities ministry. Ahram Online. 29 November.

Antiquities ministry trying to stop sale of Egyptian artefacts at New York auction

(Egypt; United States of America)

Nevine El-Aref (2016). Antiquities ministry trying to stop sale of Egyptian artefacts at New York auction. Ahram Online. 21 October.

Organisers of dance party at Karnak temple referred to prosecutors for investigation

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2016). Organisers of dance party at Karnak temple referred to prosecutors for investigation. Ahram Online. 12 October.

Antiquities ministry receives golden mummy mask from French-Egyptian citizen

(Egypt; France)

Nevine El-Aref (2016). Antiquities ministry receives golden mummy mask from French-Egyptian citizen. Ahram Online. 6 October.

Egypt's Malawi Museum inaugurated

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2016). Egypt's Malawi Museum inaugurated. Ahram Online. 22 September.

Egyptian statuette recovered from Mexico is authentic: Antiquities ministry

(Egypt; Mexico)

Nevine El-Aref (2016). Egyptian statuette recovered from Mexico is authentic: Antiquities ministry. Ahram Online. 7 September.

Newly restored Malawi Museum in Egypt's Minya to reopen in weeks

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2016). Newly restored Malawi Museum in Egypt's Minya to reopen in weeks. Ahram Online. 19 August.

Egyptian minister talks about challenges for antiquities

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2016). Egyptian minister talks about challenges for antiquities. Ahram Online. 17 July.

A relief of King Nectanebo II recovered to Egypt from Paris

(Egypt; France)

Nevine El-Aref (2016). A relief of King Nectanebo II recovered to Egypt from Paris. Ahram Online. 3 July.

Egypt to sign archaeological cooperation agreement with Saudi Arabia

(Egypt; Saudi Arabia)

Nevine El-Aref (2016). Egypt to sign archaeological cooperation agreement with Saudi Arabia. Ahram Online. 19 June.

Two sarcophagi's lids recovered by Egypt from Israel

(Egypt; Israel)

Nevine El-Aref (2016). Two sarcophagi's lids recovered by Egypt from Israel. Ahram Online. 16 June.

Egypt's National Committee for the Repatriation of Stolen Antiquities resumes activities

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2016). Egypt's National Committee for the Repatriation of Stolen Antiquities resumes activities. Ahram Online. 1 June.

Egypt's Sohag archaeological gallery was not subjected to blaze: Ministry

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2016). Egypt's Sohag archaeological gallery was not subjected to blaze: Ministry. Ahram Online. 11 May.

Egypt's Museum of Islamic Art regains its allure after two-year restoration

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2016). Egypt's Museum of Islamic Art regains its allure after two-year restoration. Ahram Online. 27 March.

Stolen ancient Egyptian statue on its way back from Belgium

(Egypt; Belgium)

Nevine El-Aref (2016). Stolen ancient Egyptian statue on its way back from Belgium. Ahram Online. 22 March.

Egyptian 'Seven Sacred Oils' relief recovered from Switzerland

(Egypt; Switzerland)

Nevine El-Aref (2016). Egyptian 'Seven Sacred Oils' relief recovered from Switzerland. Ahram Online. 3 March.

Egypt to recover two stolen artefacts from Germany

(Egypt; Germany)

Nevine El-Aref (2016). Egypt to recover two stolen artefacts from Germany. Ahram Online. 14 February.

Investigations on in disappearence of 157 artefacts from Saqqara galleries

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2016). Investigations on in disappearence of 157 artefacts from Saqqara galleries. Ahram Online. 13 February.

Karnak Amun-Re statue not recently restored as claimed

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2016). Karnak Amun-Re statue not recently restored as claimed. Ahram Online. 6 February.

German teen faces life ban from Egypt after scaling Khufu pyramid

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2016). German teen faces life ban from Egypt after scaling Khufu pyramid. Ahram Online. 3 February.

Antiquities minister set to inaugurate exhibition for recovered artefacts on Thursday

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2016). Antiquities minister set to inaugurate exhibition for recovered artefacts on Thursday. Ahram Online. 12 January.

King Amenhotep III statue accidently recovered in Edfu

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2015). King Amenhotep III statue accidently recovered in Edfu. Ahram Online. 31 December.

Stolen relief of Egyptian King Seti I recovered from London

(Egypt; United Kingdom)

Nevine El-Aref (2015). Stolen relief of Egyptian King Seti I recovered from London. Ahram Online. 14 December.

Three stolen Egyptian Mameluk-era lamps recovered from London and Sharjah

(Egypt; United Kingdom; United Arab Emirates)

Nevine El-Aref (2015). Three stolen Egyptian Mameluk-era lamps recovered from London and Sharjah. Ahram Online. 14 December.

German man returns mummy mask to Egypt after 50 years away

(Egypt; Germany)

Nevine El-Aref (2015). German man returns mummy mask to Egypt after 50 years away. Ahram Online. 18 November.

Smuggling bid foiled: 1124 Egyptian artefacts recovered before heading to Thailand

(Egypt; Thailand)

Nevine El-Aref (2015). Smuggling bid foiled: 1124 Egyptian artefacts recovered before heading to Thailand. Ahram Online. 5 November.

Egyptian Museum boss rubbishes reports of Tutankhamun gold mask damage

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2015). Egyptian Museum boss rubbishes reports of Tutankhamun gold mask damage. Ahram Online. 18 October.

Egypt to prevent sale of stolen antiquities in London

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2015). Egypt to prevent sale of stolen antiquities in London. Ahram Online. 5 October.

Tutankhamun's mask to undergo restoration in October

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2015). Tutankhamun's mask to undergo restoration in October. Ahram Online. 15 September.

Germany offers €50,000 grant to help restore Tutankhamun's mask

(Egypt; Germany)

Nevine El-Aref (2015). Germany offers €50,000 grant to help restore Tutankhamun's mask. Ahram Online. 1 September.

Egypt foils smuggling of 761 law books

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2015). Egypt foils smuggling of 761 law books. Ahram Online. 4 August.

Windows of Egyptian Museum broken from consulate explosion

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2015). Windows of Egyptian Museum broken from consulate explosion. Ahram Online. 11 July.

A part of Tutmosis Karnak column arrives home from London

(Egypt; United Kingdom)

Nevine El-Aref (2015). A part of Tutmosis Karnak column arrives home from London. Ahram Online. 5 July.

Egypt's Karnak temple theft claims 'unfounded': Officials

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2015). Egypt's Karnak temple theft claims 'unfounded': Officials. Ahram Online. 28 June.

Unique stolen ancient Egyptian statue to return from Germany soon

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2015). Unique stolen ancient Egyptian statue to return from Germany soon. Ahram Online. 14 June.

Late period bronze artefacts are in GEM storage, not missing: Ministry

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2015). Late period bronze artefacts are in GEM storage, not missing: Ministry. Ahram Online. 6 June.

Two curators arrested in Egypt for forging antiquities

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2015). Two curators arrested in Egypt for forging antiquities. Ahram Online. 2 June.

Egypt recovers 32 smuggled artefacts from Switzerland

(Egypt; Switzerland)

Nevine El-Aref (2015). Egypt recovers 32 smuggled artefacts from Switzerland. Ahram Online. 1 June.

Attempt to smuggle Islamic artefacts foiled in Egypt's Damietta

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2015). Attempt to smuggle Islamic artefacts foiled in Egypt's Damietta. Ahram Online. 31 May.

Egypt to recover Mamluk vase

(Egypt; United Kingdom)

Nevine El-Aref (2015). Egypt to recover Mamluk vase. Ahram Online. 27 May.

Suspects arrested in case of stolen Memphis statue

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2015). Suspects arrested in case of stolen Memphis statue. Ahram Online. 26 May.

Apis Bull of Hadrian is safe and sound: antiquities ministry

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2015). Apis Bull of Hadrian is safe and sound: antiquities ministry. Ahram Online. 20 May.

Egypt antiquities ministry responds to accusations of Alexandria excavation site 'destruction'

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2015). Egypt antiquities ministry responds to accusations of Alexandria excavation site 'destruction'. Ahram Online. 19 May.

Cairo Declaration to protect Middle East cultural heritage

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2015). Cairo Declaration to protect Middle East cultural heritage. Ahram Online. 18 May.

Egyptian airport officials seize smuggled Ottoman-era coins

(Egypt; United Kingdom)

Nevine El-Aref (2014). Egyptian airport officials seize smuggled Ottoman-era coins. Ahram Online. 10 October.

Coin smuggler foiled at Cairo Airport

(Egypt; Italy)

Nevine El-Aref (2014). Coin smuggler foiled at Cairo Airport. Ahram Online. 6 August.

Islamic, pharaonic items returned to Egypt from Denmark and France

(Egypt; Denmark; France)

Nevine El-Aref (2014). Islamic, pharaonic items returned to Egypt from Denmark and France. Ahram Online. 10 July.

German couple will return Egyptian artefact after learning it was stolen

(Egypt; Germany)

Nevine El-Aref (2014). German couple will return Egyptian artefact after learning it was stolen. Ahram Online. 4 June.

Recovered antiquities go on display at Egyptian Museum

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2014). Recovered antiquities go on display at Egyptian Museum. Ahram Online. 10 May.

Egypt's airports to exhibit ancient artefacts

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2014). Egypt's airports to exhibit ancient artefacts. Ahram Online. 4 May.

Egyptian police confiscate three mummies from smuggling gang

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2014). Egyptian police confiscate three mummies from smuggling gang. Arahm Online. 12 April.

Egyptian ministries working to get back stolen cartonnage

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2014). Egyptian ministries working to get back stolen cartonnage. Ahram Online. 6 April.

In pictures: Stolen Egyptian artefacts recovered from the US

(Egypt; United States of America)

Nevine El-Aref (2014). In pictures: Stolen Egyptian artefacts recovered from the US. Ahram Online. 16 March.