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Hippocrates’ Medical Recipes Discovered at Monastery in Egypt

Monks at the St. Catherine’s Monastery in South Sinai, Egypt, have discovered medical recipes from Hippocrates.

Ancient Greek Temple of Zeus Unearthed in Sinai, Egypt

Archaeologists unearthed the ruins of a temple for the ancient Greek god Zeus in the Sinai Peninsula, authorities in Egypt said on Monday. In a statement, the Tourism and Antiquities Ministry said the temple ruins were found in the Tell...

President Pavlopoulos Conveys Condolences to Egypt Over Deadly Mosque Attack

Greek Ambassador to Egypt Michael Diamessis conveyed the condolences and solidarity of Greek President Prokopios Pavlopoulos to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi, over the terrorist attack on a North Sinai mosque, that caused the death of at least...

St. Catherine Greek Orthodox Monastery Needs Financial Help to Survive

The Greek Orthodox monastery of St. Catherine at Sinai city, Egypt, has been facing a financial crisis, as a result of lack of tourism at Sinai City. The monatsery was also shut down by Egyptian authorities in 2013 fearing...

Hiking Ban in Sinai Valley Scuppers Greek Monks’ Plans

A group of Greek monks were prohibited access to the mountains near Wadi Al-Talaa valley, close to Sinai's St. Catherine, after four hikers died in adverse weather conditions in the area earlier this week. The tourism police prevented the monks'...

Sinai Desert Will Soon Reveal Its Mysteries

By Spyros Kouvoussis St. Catherine’s monastery in Sinai desert has become a research center for the cutting edge technology of digitalizing ancient scriptures. The monastery is the second-oldest continuously running library of the world, after the Vatican. The leader of the...