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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.  
In an attempt to restore the Amr Ibn Al-As Mosque to its original state, the Culture Ministry signed a restoration contract this week with the public sector Nile Valley Company. The scheme will correct serious architectural flaws made in earlier restoration programmes as well as when the mosque was...
Egyptian Culture Minister Farouk Hosni managed, to a large extent, on Sunday [May 23, 199], to win the support of Shura Council members for some of his decisions, especially the relocation of the Museum of Islamic Arts to the Citadel area and the organization of an international celebration to...
"Its a conspiracy against our cultural heritage"; "a hidden agenda that aims at eradicating our identity"; "it is the destruction of the history of the Islamic nation" - the "it" being a reference to a controversial decision taken by minister of culture, Farouk Hosni, to disperse the permanent...
Egypt’s oldest mosque suffers from faulty restoration in the past and rising ground water and urgently needs restoration.
"The fire which gutted al-Musaferkhana can happen everyday in different places" said Minister of Culture Farouk Hosni." Anyone who pushes the blame on the Ministry of Culture need only go to the site." The Minister said.
President Mubarak visited Fatimid Cairo and urged to speed up restoration work. The area contains both Muslim and Coptic monuments.
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