Omar al-Naghy

Britain's Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, visit El-Alamein war cemetery, northwest of Egypt, March 24, 2006.  (photo by REUTERS/Khaled Desouki)

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Could cemeteries resurrect Egypt's tourism industry?

Wednesday, Apr. 12, 2017 | Omar al-Naghy, Contributor

Egypt's Ministry of Tourism is being urged to promote interest in the country's 16 cemeteries for commonwealth military victims of the world wars.

An ancient Egyptian mystery draws tourists to King Ramses II statue

Monday, Feb. 27, 2017 | Omar al-Naghy, Contributor

Tourists flock each year to Egypt's Aswan governorate to witness a rare solar alignment phenomenon at the Abu Simbel temple, where the sun's rays strike the statue of Pharaoh Ramses II.

Who are Egypt’s Amazighs?

Tuesday, Sep. 29, 2015 | Omar al-Naghy, Contributor

The marginalization of Egypt’s Amazighs throughout history may have come to their advantage, as the community has been able to preserve its traditions and unique identity.

Tourists drawn to hot springs, natural beauty of Egypt's remote Siwa Oasis

Thursday, Sep. 24, 2015 | Omar al-Naghy, Contributor

Located near Egypt's western border with Libya, the Siwa Oasis offers visitors everything from healing hot springs and a nature preserve to archaeological treasures.

Sisi sails into Suez on swanky yacht

Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015 | Omar al-Naghy, Contributor

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi sailed al-Mahrousa to inaugurate the expansion of the Suez Canal, making the historic craft the first to officially cross the waterway.

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Omar al-Naghy is a journalist and media researcher. He worked at several newspapers and news websites, including al-Masri al-Yaum, Addustour and Masrawy, in addition to working as editorial secretary at

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