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Assiūt is characterized by its many tourist and religious attraction, especially ones related to Christianity, because it represents a civilization, culture, and historical legacy of the Copts worldwide.
In his new novel "Flower of Silence" to be published in mid-April, Raʾūf Mūs`ad describes how the Egyptian nationalist AḥmadʿUrābī led his officers and soldiers, who stood up against foreign intervention and against the British colonizers. Furthermore, the novel describes the struggles of the...
Father Felixinōs, a monk of Deir al-Muharraq in Assiūt, confirmed that the old Virgin Mary Church of the Monastery was the place where the Holy Family lived, pointing out that it is the oldest church worldwide.
Egypt's Ministry of [religious] Endowments found a Qūr'ān manuscript that dates back to the 10th century in the Sīdī `Ateya Abu al-Rīsh Mosque in Damanhūr, Beheira Governorate, north of Egypt.
Egyptian Minister of Culture, Helmī Al-Namnam, and Prof. Dr. `Abd al-Wahāb `Ezzat, President of the `Ain Shams University, inaugurated on Sunday, the book fair of the University's theme “Egypt, Land of Faiths”, in the framework of the University's concern to strengthen this highly developed culture...
The latest work of the great Egyptian writer, Bahā Tāhir “Biography in Exile”is published by Al-Bardiya Publishing House, and compiled and presented by Adham `Abūdī. The book is to be presented at the Cairo Book Festival 2017.
The Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA) recently published a book entitled “Copts in Egyptian Society Before and After the Islamic Conquest, Archaeological, Historical, and Applied Studies”.
The Emirati Poet Habīb al-Sāyegh, newly elected Secretary-General of the Arab Writers Union (AWU), has announced the selection of Egyptian writer, Muhammad Salmāwī as special adviser to the General Union of Arab Writers in appreciation of his services over the past 9 years, at the end of the first...
There is no doubt that the relics of any nation are an indicator of the level of civilization and the various cultures that intertwined within it. In Egypt different civilizations amalgamated, which explains why she has been called “Ūmm al-Dūniya”, the Mother Of The World. Here, different...
I was sitting shyly in front of our great, departed writer Tawfīq al-Hakīm, including our greatest writers elites: Dr. Hūssain Fawzī, Dr. Zaki Naguīb Mahūd, Naguīb Mahfūz, Salāh Tāher, Yūsuf Idrīs, Tharwat Abāza, and Dr Louis `Awad.
The book "Early Christian Architecture", published by the Center of Coptic Studies at the Bibliotheca Alexandria (BA), won the Fayūm University Incentive Award of Scientific Writing in 2015.
A report by Al-Misrīyūn stated that the idea of ​​the Statue of Liberty (Liberty Enlightening the World) dates back to 1869, when French sculptor Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi designed a miniature of a statue representing a woman with a torch and presented it to Khedive Ismā‘īl Pasha. The statue was...
Egyptian fashion designer Nabīlah Ṣūbḥī presented a new collection of her designs inspired by Egyptian heritage at the festival "Egyptian Story". The festival was organized by the African Women's Club in Cairo and presented by īnās Ḥussām al-Dīn, Egyptian Women's Representative at the African Women...
In his interview with Al-Waṭan, Anbā  Bimen, Bishop of Naqādah and Qūs in Qena and the official on charge of the Crisis Management Committee of the Orthodox Church as well as the ecclesial relations between Egypt and Ethiopia, is celebrating his 25th anniversary of ordination in the next month. He...
The Minister of Antiquities, Dr. Khālid  Al- ‘Anānī, pledged to contribute to the completion of the renovation work of  the ancient Qaitbay mosque in Fayyūm,  and to reopen it for the citizens after the residents participated in and contributed to the cost of the renovation. 
Dr. Kamīl Siddīq  Sawiris, Secretary General of the Milli Council of the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Alexandria, said that "with regard to the decision to ban the travel of Copts to the occupied lands of Jerusalem to visit the holy sites, the decision was made by the Holy Synod during the reign of...
Responsible for presenting the history of the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, the seat of the papacy to foreign and local visitors, Eng. Najāti Nāguī said that the legacy of National Unity is remarkable, and that it was a Coptic architect who erected the `Amru Ibn Al-`Ās Mosque around 642 AD, as well as...
Egypt's Minister of Culture, Helmī al-Namnam said that the National Center for Translation, alongside the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, which is one of the most important cultural institutions in Egypt and in the Arab World, was established 20 years ago. He said that he was “pleased of the presence of a...
The historical ban of the Coptic Orthodox Church on its followers from visiting the holy sites in Jerusalem has recently witnessed a significant change, as Copts continue to visit and defy the ban which includes excommunication and thousands of annual trips are made during Easter holiday from Cairo...
Egyptian sculptor Tāreq Kōmī completed his design of the awards for the Aswan International Women Film Festival. The prize statue, which represents the ancient Egyptian goddess Isis, is to be unveiled at the conclusion ceremony on February, 26.

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