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Anba Bīmin, Bishop of Naqāda and Qaws and head of the Monastery of the Archangel Michael, announced the discovery of the remains of Anba Basantaʿūs, one of the saints of the Coptic Orthodox Church, who died in 631 AD. The Bishop said in his statement that the remains of the saint, which were found...
In cooperation with the Management of Cultural Development andArchaeological Awareness, the Ṭalʿat Ḥarb Culture Centre, affiliated to the Cultural Development Fund, in the al-Sayyida Nafīsah area of Cairo will host a talk entitled “An Archaeological Tale” on Wednesday, July 25.
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...
The Egyptian-Russian Fund for the Support of Science and Culture and the Russian News Publishing House have released a new innovative book narrating the Journey of the Holy Family to add to the cultural, national and religious heritage of Egypt.
During the meeting of the UNESCO World Heritage held in Manama, Bahrain, Egyptian archeologist, Dr. ʿAbd al-Raḥīm Rayḥān called for deploying the Life Beyond Tourism (LBT) Movement to promote intercultural dialogue. 
Siwa oasis is well known and beautiful. Two of our interns went for a trip there and experienced their interesting way of life, and explored the exciting touristic sites.
Khālid al-Muḥammadī, president of al-Maṭariya District, visited the area of the Tree of the Virgin in order to observe preparations of the Coptic Catholic Church celebration marking the Holy Family’s Flight to Egypt. The cave celebration is to be consecrated at the Coptic Catholic Church of the...
Contrary to the visitors’ expectations that they will have to show their ID or explain the reason of the visit- due to the fact that many visitors are Muslims- the monastery of the Dominican order is a place where everyone is welcomed with a friendly smile. Food, drinks and mobile phones are not...
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.

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