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Egypt's Minister of Culture, Helmī al-Namnam said that the National Center for Translation, alongside the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, which is one of the most important cultural institutions in Egypt and in the Arab World, was established 20 years ago. He said that he was “pleased of the presence of...
Egyptian sculptor Tāreq Kōmī completed his design of the awards for the Aswan International Women Film Festival. The prize statue, which represents the ancient Egyptian goddess Isis, is to be unveiled at the conclusion ceremony on February, 26.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization ”UNESCO” adopted a resolution that refers to Temple Mount area as Al-Aqsa Mosque / Al-Haram Al Sharif (noble sanctuary) ignoring Jewish ties to its holy religious site In Jerusalem’s Old City. 
Israeli newspapers revealed the discovery of a rare amulet bearing the name of the Egyptian ruler Thutmose III, Pharaoh of the Eighteenth Dynasty who reigned from 1479 – 1425 BCE. The amulet was discovered at the Temple Mount Sifting Project located in Jerusalem.
Dr. Shurūq ʿAshūr, professor of Islamic and Christian monuments at the Future University stressed in a recent study that Egypt is home to 156 ancient churches. She said that these archaeological churches are considered to be an architectural museum.   
Sotheby's auction house is organizing its most comprehensive series of exhibitions and sales, which deal with the history of Middle Eastern art through five sales ranging from the contemporary to the ancient. These auctions will complement a series of seminars and lectures by leading scholars from...
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...
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