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As a part of his visit to Egypt Mr. David Lipton, First Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund – IMF- was received yesterday by Dr. Khālid al-ʿAnānī, Egyptian Minister of Antiquities, at the Religious Complex, home to the three monotheistic religions and some of the oldest...
A Greek restoration team, leading in their field, has started with restoration works at Saint Mark’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Alexandria. The restoration process of the cathedral is proceeding in three main stages: The restoration of the ancient icons, the restoration of the building structure...
According to a report published by the UK-based Times Magazine, ancient works not read by humans since the Dark Ages have been found at Saint Catherine’s monastery on the Egyptian Sinai Peninsula, using a technique that allows researchers to reconstruct documents long ago scrubbed off parchment....
The article sheds light on the history of Sts. Peter and Paul’s Church [al-Butruṣiyyah or Petrine Church] in Cairo’s al-ʿAbbāsīyya, which was built by the family of Butrus Pasha Ghālī, Egypt’s prime minister from 1908 to 1910, over his tomb to commemorate his memory.
The Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities has begun the development and restoration of Rashīd’s al-Maḥallī Mosque, al-Buḥayrah Governorate, as part of the ministry’s plan to develop the city and turn it into an open museum for Islamic monuments.
In his new book Anghām al-Rawh [Melodies of Spirit, Stories of Finest Sufi Songs], which is the first book to document the history of the Sufi song in Egypt, Journalist Ayman al-Ḥakīm monitors thirty songs performed by prominent Egyptian singers, Umm Kulthūm, Layla Murād, ʿAbd al-Ḥalīm Ḥāfiẓ,...
Dr. ʿAbd al-Hādī al-Qasabī, head of the Supreme Council for Sūfī Orders in Egypt and chairman of the Solidarity Committee in the House of Representatives, said that Egypt has got more than 210 religious tourist attractions, including 115 Islamic and 91 Coptic shrines and sanctuaries. 
The Undersecretary of the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of Turin and Rome, Fr. Theophilus al-Siryānī, participated in the celebration of the blessing of the icon of the Holy Family Journey to Egypt by Pope Francis held in the Vatican in coordination with the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism.
The Egyptian governorate of Aṣyūṭ [Assuit] is preparing in full swing to host international visitors to the path of the Holy Family Journey in Egypt after Pope Francis embraced the journey as an official Christian pilgrimage.
Egyptian Minister of Environment Dr. Khālid Fahmī received Archbishop Dimitri Damianos of St. Catherine’s Monastery at the Educational Cultural Center (Cairo House) to discuss the plan for the development of St. Catherine’s Reserve.
Al-Azhar al-Sharīf in Asyūṭ celebrated the 100th anniversary of the opening of the Asyūṭ Religious Institute, known as Fū'ad I Institute, in the presence of al-Azhar's deputy, Dr. ʿAbbās Shūmān, on August 9, 2017.
Archaeologists have called Fayūm "Little Egypt" as it resembles ancient Egypt in its terrain.
UNESCO World Heritage List includes seven Egyptian sites, divided into six heritage: The Monastery of Abū Mīnā, Historical [Islamic] Cairo, The Memphite Necropolis, Ancient Thebes, The Monuments of Nubia, and St. Catherine.  
About the Authors: Mette Toft Nielsen completed her M.A. degree in Culture, Communication and Globalization in Aalborg University, Denmark in 2013. Nielsen began her career at the Center for Arab-West Understanding, researching the reasons why people choose to emigrate for her M.A. thesis....
With a weakening economy, populism on the rise, and the hunt for scapegoats, personal rights and freedoms seem to be on the decline in Egypt. People live in fear for their right to exist and to live a peaceful life, due to a lack of social acceptance, as well as pressure from the government....
Two days ago, we lost the honorable Sayyid Ḥijāb, the descendent of Bayram, Ḥaddād, and Jāhīn; the pinnacle of colloquial Egyptian poetry, deep and eloquent as it is. He left us on the anniversary of the glorious January 25 2011. He was one of the pillars of this day.
The Ministry of Antiquities announced the opening of the Museum of Islamic Art every Saturday evening for visitors, the first of which will be tomorrow evening.
      Google celebrated the birthday of artist Ḥusayn Bīkār… First to establish the Wax Museum First artist to draw a book cover His last project to produce a cinematic film was stopped due to his religion He converted to the Baha'ī faith and was imprisoned in 1985 for bribery  He...
Through its permanent delegation to the United Nations in Geneva, Egypt participated in sponsoring a musical concert by the Onuart cultural foundations. This took place in the Human Rights and Alliance of Civilizations Hall in the United Nations’ headquarters in Geneva, as part of today’s...
Urz bil-laban or rice pudding, is an indispensable dessert in the Egyptian cuisine for the celebration of feasts, although not originally a native recipe.

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