Fake? Blizzards bring thick snow to parts of Israel, Jordan and Lebanon, dusting holy sites, deserts and cities with a blanket of white. Click on thumbs to view full area maps. 2019 in Egypt. This material may not be reproduced without permission. You can unsubscribe at any time. September 22 – Police crack down on protests against President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi. The maps below show the latest accumulated snowfalls for all our weather forecast regions over the past 3 days. 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Rather, it’s a picture of a model of the Sphinx taken on a winter day at the Tobu World Square theme park in Japan, which is home to numerous small-scale reproductions of monuments and architectural wonders from around the world, such as the Acropolis in Greece: A similar image that was widely circulated in December 2013 purported to show Egyptian pyramids dusted with snow: However, that image was just a digitally manipulated version of a stock photo of (snowless) pyramids which long antedated the unusual winter-like storm that hit Egypt in December 2013: Yet another image that was commonly shared via social media also purported to show snow-covered pyramids in Egypt: That image was, likewise, an older photograph of (snowless) pyramids which someone manipulated to create the impression of a wintry scene in Egypt: In reality, the freak Middle Eastern storm of December 2013 didn’t drop enough snow in the right places to blanket either the Sphinx or the pyramids with an appreciable layer of the white stuff. Of 253 Republicans in the U.S. House and Senate, only 17 had acknowledged Joe Biden as president-elect two weeks after he was declared the winner. The snow covered large swathes of desert, and Jerusalem's famous western wall and Bethlehem's nativity church were sprinkled with white. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. Snow in Egypt? Unlike the picture of the Sphinx which went viral on Friday - which was revealed to be a photo of a miniature replica from a Japanese theme park - this is a genuine photograph of the Giza Pyramids. A picture of the snow-covered pyramids in Egypt, shared by thousands on Twitter and Facebook, has turned out to be another fake. Right-wing activists and commentators, including President Trump's sons and lawyers, targeted an elections technology employee in November 2020. Egypt experienced its first in 112 years, leaving many people who had never seen snow in wonder and amazement on Friday, December 13th. Where in the world was Snow Forecast in the past 3 days? Photographs of the freak weather spread quickly online through the weekend - including one of a confused camel lying down in the snow. The transition periods between presidential administrations are known to be sensitive. Moose should also avoiding licking vans, trucks, or people. SNOW AND PENGUINS IN EGYPT | Ski Egypt | الثلج و بطريق في مصر - Duration: 10:08. snow on Egypt’s pyramids on December 12th, 2013. photo: twitter @rolayasmine. Even the edited version dates back to at least a year ago, long before it is claimed the snap was taken. The buildings seen in the background of the photo are the old city of Cairo. Read about our approach to external linking. Rain is shown as blue contours, and snowfall as colour contours. A routine review of content labeled satire. Egyptians woke up to a light covering of snow for the first time in more than a century. This wintry photo, which was tweeted and shared by thousands of people, seems to have been edited to look like snow on the pyramids, Our free email newsletter sends you the biggest headlines from news, sport and showbiz. Snow really did fall on Friday in nearby New Cairo City, but the wintry weather wasn't enough to cover Egypt's most famous monuments, the Pyramids or the Sphinx. Egypt got its first snow in over 100 years. 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