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Dr. Muṣṭafā Fawzī, director of the department of archaeological affairs of Southern Cairo, said that the Sultan Maḥmūd’s premise located in Port Said Street, near the Aḥmad Māhir Hospital, has not been established to serve as a house for the poor or ‘tekiyah’ in Arabic, but is originally a Sultan-...
The Embassy of Afghanistan in Cairo presented the Egyptian government a statue of one of the pioneers of the Renaissance in modern Islamic thought—Jamāl al-Dīn al-Afghānī. The unveiling of the statue, which coincided with the third anniversary of the opening of the new Suez Canal, took place at...
Aḥmad Māhir Street is one of the places that still preserve their old essence and Egyptian features despite the development of time and civilization and the fast pace of life imposed by modernity. 
Rosetta, one of the most famous ancient Egyptian cities, is a port city of the Nile Delta. The discovery of the Rosetta Stone in 1799 during the French Napoleon Bonaparte’s campaign marked the beginning of deciphering the ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs and civilizations. Due to its historical and...
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...
 Dr. Gamal Mustafa [Jamāl Muṣṭafā], head of the Islamic, Coptic, and Jewish antiques of the antiquity department said that the department affiliated to the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities is in charge of 4 sections: the Jewish, Coptic, Islamic, and modern age sites. 
Al-Rifāʿī Mosque combines between the Mamlūk heritage and the beauty of the European architectural design. Located in [Mīdān al-Qalʿah] the Citadel Square, it stands as an artistic and architectural masterpiece attesting to the magnificent Egyptian buildings that combine between the oriental and...
The Extraordinary Session of the Islamic Conference of Culture Ministers kicked off today morning in Manama [al-Manāmah], capital of the Kingdom of Bahrain. The Conference is organized by the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) in cooperation with the Bahrain...
Today, a seminar is to be held at the AUC on Dr. Maī Hawās’s book “The Influence of Islamic Creeds on the Islamic Architecture of Mosques”. The book presents a comparison between the mosques or schools from the Safavid era in Iraq and Iran, and the Bahri / Bahriyya Mamluks [al-Mamālīk al-Baḥariyya...
Judge Muṣṭafā Alham, Governor of Luxor, met with the delegation of the Italian Catholic Church, headed by the Italian archbishop Luigi Vari, accompanied by Bishop ʿAmānūʾīl ʿAyyād, Luxor Archbishop of Coptic Catholics and the coordinator of the visit.
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.
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. 
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.
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. 
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.  
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.
The author points out that the Tulunid Dynasty, established by Ahmad Ibn Tulun [Tulūn] in 868 AD, can be regarded as the actual start of the history of Islamic Egypt. Ibn Tulun, who was sent to Egypt as a resident governor, defied the weak authority of the Abbasid Caliphate at the time and broke...
[There is a mistake in the title of the original Arabic article. Should read: "6 Advtantages to..."] Today, President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī inaugurated the Museum of Islamic Art, after its renovation and development following the damage it incurred during the bombing of the Cairo Security...

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