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His Majesty King Abdullah on Tuesday [August 24, 1999] inaugurated the memorial site of one of Prophet Mohammad’s companions in the central Jordan Valley region in Deir Alaa. The ceremony, attended by senior officials and Muslim clergy from different Arab states, is part of the Kingdom’s endeavor...
El-Sayeda Zeinab Mosque which lures huge members of worshippers from Cairo and other parts of the nation, is experiencing large-scale renovations which are planned to make the building able to accommodate as many as 12,000 persons.
The Abu Serga Church in Old Cairo is plagued with an overflow of unwanted underground water. Fortunately, Abu Serga Church is one of seven Holy Family sites selected for restoration by the newly-formed National Egyptian Heritage Revival Association.
Sheikh Goheiry’s second house in Fatimid Cairo between Muski and Al Muizz street is being threatened according to his descendants and residents of the area.
Cairo governorate this week celebrated the passage of 1,400 years of Islam in Egypt. The celebration was held in Amr Ibn Al As mosque amidst 10,000 worshippers participating in the ceremony. The district the mosque sits is one of the most ancient in the Islamic world. It witnessed the Islamic...
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...
The author describes a visit to pharaonic, Christian and Islamic sites in the governorates of Assiut and Sohag.
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...
A look at the Islamic Museum and the possible changes in venue for the treasures it houses.

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