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al-Sayyida Zaynab Mosque becomes the first mosque to be closed in Egypt as part of the pre-emptive measures to limit the spread of the Corona virus. The Minister of Endowments, Muḥammad Mukhtār Jumʿah, decided to close the mosque until schools and universities open again. 
The association of Opera Romana Pellegrinaggi, the one responsible for promoting religious tourism at the Vatican, has denied all rumors that the Vatican has stopped its trips to Egypt for pilgrimage and for the Holy Family's route when announcing its catalogs for tourism.
Dr. Majdī Manṣūr, general directory for Conservation and Renovation in the Ministry of Antiquities and an adviser to the Coptic cultural center in Cairo is presenting a research paper entitled, “The Coptic Museum: Challenges and Accomplishments.” His participation comes among one of the first...
Abū al-ʿIlā Mosque is considered a blessed spot, but also a place of refuge for worshippers and those in need. It is also an obligatory destination for art and architecture lovers to enjoy its accuracy and splendor as well as its spirituality.
Ḥāzim, Ibrāhīm and Aḥmad are three young men in the Faculty of Fine Arts. They have spent many days before al-Ṣāliḥ Ayyūb Mosque and in the libraries of Cairo and Alexandria to produce a detailed maquette of the original architecture of this worn-out mosque.
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...
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...
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...
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.
Dr. Hiba Yūsuf, Head of the Foreign Cultural Relations Sector, revealed that Egypt is to host its first Festival for Multidisciplinary Activities (Thought, Art, Culture) – a festival affiliated with the Organization of Islamic Cooperation OIC. 

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