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"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.
It has been a century since his birth, and he has devoted the better part of these 100 years to a scrupulous, monumental task; the publication, for the first time in history, of the musical notation, accompanied by verbal transcription, of the Liturgy of St Basil.
Following his tour in Fatimid Cairo, President Hosni Mubarak demanded the revival of route of the Holy Family. The Ministry of Tourism has issued a book titled ’ The Holy Family in Egypt’. The book has been translated into many languages including French, English, German, Spanish, Greek, Russian...
A detailed description of the route of the Holy Family from place to place.
Around 2000 years ago the Holy Family fled to seek refuge in Egypt fearing persecution from the Roman Emperor. The Virgin Mary, baby Jesus and Joseph fled from Palestine, trekked through the Sinai desert until they reached the Nile Delta.
The year 2000 celebrations will witness a project of the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism to draw the map of the Holy Journey into Egypt.
The sycamore tree, which is believed to have given shade to the Holy Family during their journey into Egypt, has become a renowned landmark and a tourist site.
When the month of Ramadan comes, it stirs an energy of faith and a spiritual life in one billion Muslims who are our brothers in humanity.
Most exhibitions on Egyptian art abroad concerned ancient Egypt. In some exhibitions, however, also attention was given to religious art. In France and exhibition on "The Fatimid Treasures in Cairo", and focused a period which saw the coexistence of Coptic and Islamic art. In Austria some items of...
A few days ago, the French paper ’Le Monde’ revealed the escalation of religious persecution practices in Israel by the government and extreme Jewish groups. The paper said the acts of persecution are directed against Christians and Muslims in the occupied Arab territories and in Israel itself.
Encroachment on Islamic monuments and their use as administrative buildings are threatening the national heritage.
The Monastery of St. Catherine is considered one of the most famous monasteries in the world, situated in Sinai where God talked to Moses. At this famous monastery is a patriotic man in both body and soul who prevented the Israeli flag from being flown on top of the monastery instead of the...
Fuwah, an old medieval city on the road to Rosetta known for its Islamic monuments, has been almost restored after four years of work.
An Egyptian family discovered that it has inheritance in the occupied Palestinian lands. This inheritance includes some of the Aqsa mosque courts and parts of the Wailing Wall.
The restored church of Saint Abscaron in Samalut is related to an old miracle story.
A Coptic civilization museum was recently opened in Germany.
The exhibition ’treasures of Coptic was opened by Egypt’s Ambassador in Paris, Ali Maher.
An announcement of the opening of a Coptic exhibition in France.
The historical mosque of Haj Hassan al-Aswani, dating from the year 315 Hijra [Islamic calendar, 10th century AD], is close to collapse. Restoration is behind schedule because there are no finances.


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