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Dr. ʿAbd al-Raḥīm Rīḥān, General Director of research and archaeological studies in South Sinai, has confirmed that religious tolerance in Egypt was a historical reality. He cites a Quranic verse calling for the preservation of Christian, Jewish and Islamic sacred sites. The verse itself, Verse 40...
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.

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