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On Friday 29th July, the summer school students went back in time to explore the strikingly unique and enigmatic ancient Egyptian culture. As inquisitive students, I think that we all share an interest in the past, and we were therefore curious to delve into the mysterious and majestic lives of the...
Dr. Pahor Labib [Bāhūr Labīb], one of the most famous scholars of Coptic Studies in Egypt and the world, was born on September 19, 1905, in ʿAyn Shams and had a passion for the Coptic language since his childhood.  He had inherited a love of Coptic studies and archeology in general from his father...
On Friday, Minister of Endowments Dr. Muḥammad Mukhtār Jum’ah and Major General Arkan Harb ʿĀdil al-Ghadbān, Governor of Port Said, opened the Islamic complex in Port Fouad, after the completion of maintenance work which cost LE4. 6 million and was split between the Endowments Ministry and the Suez...
Mājid Kāmil, a senior researcher at the Egyptian National Library and Archives, said that Albert Gayet, French archaeologist, is incredibly important in the history of Coptic Studies as the one who discovered troves of Coptic textiles in the Anṣinā region in Hermopolis (al-Ashmūnīn).   
The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced the closure of all museums and archaeological sites from March 23 until March 31, in order to sanitize, disinfect, and apply safety and precautionary measures. This comes in cooperation with the Ministry of Health and Population and in accordance...
Egypt had the grand opening of the Eliyahu Hanavi Synagogue in downtown Alexandria yesterday after finishing renovations, which took two years to complete.  Dr. Khālid al-ʿAnānī, minister of Tourism and Antiquities, said that the opening of the synagogue “is a message to the world that the Egyptian...
On December 9, 2019, Egyptian businessman Mounir Ghabbour called a press conference in the Sonesta Hotel in Cairo to announce that his Holy Family operetta would be performed in Paris on December 17. The press conference was well attended by Egyptian media as well as by some foreign media outlets...
The city of al-Manṣūrah in Egypt’s Delta witnessed a mass sexual harassment of two girls, coinciding with the release of a song by Egyptian artist Tamīm Yūnis, which some believe incites more violence against women.  The incident happened on New Year’s Eve, and a shocking video published on social...
The Kemet Boutros Ghali [Buṭrus-Ghālī] Foundation for Peace and Knowledge expressed its surprise for the reluctance of British authorities to take decisive position urgently to stop the decision to sell some Egyptian artifacts in the auction. The foundation considered it not only as a crime against...
The association of Opera Romana Pellegrinaggi, the one responsible for promoting religious tourism at the Vatican, has denied all rumors that the Vatican has stopped its trips to Egypt for pilgrimage and for the Holy Family's route when announcing its catalogs for tourism.

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