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Governor of South Sinai, Ahmad Fōda, said on Friday, that the new mosque erected in the old market of the city (15 million Egyptian pounds construction expenses) is a masterpiece open to the public. According to the Governor, beautification works to neighboring shops and bazaars will be completed...
The medieval Darb al-Ahmar, or Red Road, gives its name to the neighborhood. Throughout history its squares witnessed assassinations and power struggles, of which the latest was in 1805, when Muhammad `Ali tricked the Mamlūks into staging a coup before slaughtering them; the street ran red with...
The second roundtable discussion of “The Unseen and Untold Story of Egyptian Culture”, was held yesterday evening, Friday, in Minya's Public Library Conference Hall. The novelist Hamdi Abu Jalīl and writer `Essām Zuhairi spoke at the event, which was moderated by the writer, Sa`īd al-Kafrāwi.
Nearly two thousand years ago, a woman and a man escaped with their child into Egypt for fear of murder. They lived their days in terror and anxiety for fear of being caught by ruthless men, ignoring the threat they faced by predators hounding their modest caravan, and hunger and cold swiping them...
The newly released second part of the book “Ancient Egypt… Ruling System and Community Activities” by Dr. Muhammad Sāleh, previous Director of the Egyptian Museum, from the Cultural and Natural Heritage Center.
The Egyptian Government has assigned the task of renovating St. Peter’s Church in `Abbassiya in Cairo to the Armed Forces Engineering Authority. The President of the Authority, Kāmel al-Wazīr, announced the planned completion of restoration efforts after 15 days, removing all traces of damage in...
Sayed Helmy, Head of the Sector of Islamic and Coptic Monuments, inspected Sādet Quraish Mosque on Wednesday, in the town Belbeis, in Sharqiya Governorate, to inspect its condition. He demanded the development of the Mosque’s minaret for its preservation, stressing that, upon a decision from the...
The Coptic Orthodox Church commemorates today the relocation of the relics of two of its saints Abakir and Yūhanna. According to the accounts of the Coptic calendar, the bodies of the two saints who, after receiving the crown of martyrdom, had been laid in the church of St.Mark the Evangelist,...
The 9th Cairo International Women's Film Festival inaugurated its opening with the Japanese film Futatsume no Mado (Stillness of the Water), directed by Japanese filmmaker Naomi Kawase.  Egyptian film maker and founder of the festival, Amāl Ramsīs said that the management of the festival had...
Fūrsān al-Sharq (the Oriental Knights) For Heritage And Modern Dance presents its latest show 'Al-Wāli' in the Main Hall of Cairo Opera House. 'Al-Wāli' (the Prefect) is about the era of Muhammad `Ali, 1804-1849. In a two-act ballet show staged on two consecutive nights on Wednesday and Thursday 2...
Eng. Muhammad `Assal, head of Egypt's Company for Drinking Water and Sanitation, is following up the nature of the ground subsidence detected in front of the Amrū Ibn al-`Ās Mosque in Damietta.  
Al-Ahrām Center for Translation and Publishing issued a new book entitled: “Days [Kept Alive] In Egypt's Memory” by Dr. `Awātef Serāj al-Dīn. The book analyzes the major political events that Egypt had witnessed since the emergence of the 1919 Revolution, which not only marked the moment, but was...
Egypt's Cultural Directorate of Great Cairo hosts tomorrow, Tuesday, a seminar titled “Ethical Corruption And Its Impact On Society” at Qasr Al-Thaqāfa (Cultural Palace) in Heliopolis, Cairo.
During the forum discussing just now the latest publication of the book entitled Churches In Egypt at Cairo's International Book Fair, Dr. Anwar al-Mughīth, director of the National Center For Translation (NCT), said that the book is indispensable material for the study of Egyptian history and a...
From Queen Nefertari to the activist Shaimā' al-Ghattās, Egypt's plastic artist Inās al-Hendi, through her art exhibition entitled “Women From Egypt”, portrays female personalities from different fields.
Amid a heavy presence of prominent public figures, Eng. Fādi Sa`dallah and Dr. Amīr `Abdallah inaugurated the contemporary Coptic art exhibition entitled 'Praise To God In The Highest', on Thursday evening. The exhibition will be displayed from September 22 to 28, 2016 in the Ziād Bakīr Hall,...
Dr. Lo'ay Mahmūd, director of the Bibliotheca Alexandria (BA,) Center for Coptic Studies announced that Dr. Tareq Mansūr, professor of history and civilization and dean of the Faculty of Arts at the `Ain-Shams University, Cairo, will deliver on September 25, 2016 a lecture entitled “The Merits Of...
On its sixth cultural season, the Coptic Studies Center in Cairo is organizing on coming Sunday a forum entitled “A new reading of Abu al-Makārim's book Tarīkh al-Kanā'is wa al-Adyirah”(History of Churches and Monasteries). Father Dr. Basilius Sobhi, the vice dean of the Coptic Orthodox...
. The Saint Mark Church is the oldest church in North Africa and the Middle East. Located close to Al-Raml Station in the coastal city of Alexandria, the street bears the name “Shāre` Kanīsat al-Aqbāt” The Copts' Church Street).
Every year, the city of Tanta, the capital of Gharbiya Governorate, celebrates the holy month of Ramadan in its own special way. Amid wonderful spirits of festivities, lights are focused on Al-Ahmadī Square, where Al-Sayed al-Badawī-'s Mosque, the biggest and most important mosque in Tanta, is...
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