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Director General of Research and Archaeological Studies and Scientific Publishing in Sinai and Lower Egypt and archaeologist, Dr. ʿAbd al-Raḥīm Rayḥān (Abdel Rahim Rihan) confirmed that Wādī Firān (Feiran Valley)  has been an untapped archaeological, touristic and environmental treasure so far.
Dr. ʿĀṭif ʿAbd al-Laṭīf, head of the Travelers Association for Tourism and Art and one of the organizer of the St. Catherine World Peace Forum dubbed ‘Here we pray together’ revealed the details of the forum’s program and its accompanying events. In his press statement on Monday, ʿAbd al-Laṭīf...
The first scientific forum dedicated to the antiquities of the Sinai Peninsula and the Canal cities was organized this October under the direction of the Minister of Antiquities Dr. Khālid al-ʿAnānī.  Al-Waṭan presents the following review of the most prominent of these diverse monuments from...
The Court of the Council of State in Ismaelia has ruled in the Saint Catherine Case that was earlier discussed by al- Fath to have experts travel to St. Catherine Monastery  in order to measure its area and decide if there has been any transgression over other areas as well 
Dr. ʿAbd al-Raḥīm Rihān, Director General of Research and Archaeological Studies and Scientific Publications in Sinai at the Ministry of Antiquities, gave a lecture about St. Catherine Monastery and its spiritual and historical significance. In the context of the first scientific forum for Sinai...
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....
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.
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.  
Father Rafīq Greish, head of the Information Office of the Egyptian Catholic Church, said that Egypt's religious tourism potential is great, in particular sites connected to the journey of the Holy Family, a project that is still sitting on the shelf.
Yesterday witnessed the concluding two-day interfaith meeting at the St. Catherine Monastery in South Sinai. Under the title "Here we pray together", the second session of this meeting comes within the framework of the festivities organized by the South Sinai Governorate in commemoration of the...
There are a number of icons that have been taken to the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles and are on display there. The author reminds us that an icon serves as an important window for faith and is more than simply a picture that is used to teach the holy stories.
Reasons to applaud the restoration of St. Catherine’s monastery.
Na‘oum Bik Shuqayr, who wrote about the history of Sinai in 1916, said that Fatimid Caliph al-Hākim bi Amr Allāh ordered the demolition of the monastery in 1008. The Caliph sent a company to carry out his orders but the soldiers were told by monks there that there was a mosque inside the compound....
A responsible official source stated that the report of police intervention in the incidents at St. Catherine’s monastery and the arrest of 150 persons are completely untrue. He added that an individual illegally tried to transform a restaurant into "a place for conducting prayers" without [legal]...
... The head of the St. Catherine’s monastery filed a complaint against Bishop Makari, the recently-appointed bishop of Sinai, and accused him of trying to deprecate the historical importance of the monastery, which produces most of the tourist traffic in the area. The head of the monastery, Bishop...
Al-Wafd asks why the Egyptian government neglect the publishing of news of incidents and crises that happen here and do not respond until only after the incidents or crises are reported by international media by which time it is too late. Al-Wafd here presents a detailed description of the recent...
The beginning of the Pope’s visit was the monastery of Saint Catherine. At the mountain, where God spoke to Moses, everybody was surprised to see the Pope taking off his shoes, respecting the holy place. Through the whole three-and-a-half hours that the Pope spent in the monastery, his face...
The CNN American Net broadcast a show because of the visit of Pope John Paul II to Egypt. Throughout the show that was entitled "Question and answer" which was presented by Riz Khan, the relationship between Muslims and Christians in Egypt and the effect of the Pope’s visit on these relationships...
His Holiness Pope John Paul II will visit Saint Catherine’s monastery. His Holiness had made known his wish to visit the monastery to see the bush at which God talked to Moses.
Pope John Paul II will go on Saturday to Saint Catherine’s mountain to make true an old wish that he has been waiting to fulfill. In the monastery of Saint Catherine a service led by the Pope and attended by 300 people chosen by the Catholic Church will be performed...

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