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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.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization ”UNESCO” adopted a resolution that refers to Temple Mount area as Al-Aqsa Mosque / Al-Haram Al Sharif (noble sanctuary) ignoring Jewish ties to its holy religious site In Jerusalem’s Old City. 
Israeli newspapers revealed the discovery of a rare amulet bearing the name of the Egyptian ruler Thutmose III, Pharaoh of the Eighteenth Dynasty who reigned from 1479 – 1425 BCE. The amulet was discovered at the Temple Mount Sifting Project located in Jerusalem.
Dr. Shurūq ʿAshūr, professor of Islamic and Christian monuments at the Future University stressed in a recent study that Egypt is home to 156 ancient churches. She said that these archaeological churches are considered to be an architectural museum.   
Sotheby's auction house is organizing its most comprehensive series of exhibitions and sales, which deal with the history of Middle Eastern art through five sales ranging from the contemporary to the ancient. These auctions will complement a series of seminars and lectures by leading scholars from...
Governor of South Sinai, Ahmad Fōda, said on Friday, that the new mosque erected in the old market of the city (15 million Egyptian pounds construction expenses) is a masterpiece open to the public. According to the Governor, beautification works to neighboring shops and bazaars will be completed...
The medieval Darb al-Ahmar, or Red Road, gives its name to the neighborhood. Throughout history its squares witnessed assassinations and power struggles, of which the latest was in 1805, when Muhammad `Ali tricked the Mamlūks into staging a coup before slaughtering them; the street ran red with...
As Iraqi, Syrian, Yemenite, and Libyan conflicts deteriorate into open confrontations, strategic analysis assessed these wars in terms of their legality, their consequences and their impact. However, other not less crucial files on the fate of Arab countries are overlooked, including younger...
The second roundtable discussion of “The Unseen and Untold Story of Egyptian Culture”, was held yesterday evening, Friday, in Minya's Public Library Conference Hall. The novelist Hamdi Abu Jalīl and writer `Essām Zuhairi spoke at the event, which was moderated by the writer, Sa`īd al-Kafrāwi.
Nearly two thousand years ago, a woman and a man escaped with their child into Egypt for fear of murder. They lived their days in terror and anxiety for fear of being caught by ruthless men, ignoring the threat they faced by predators hounding their modest caravan, and hunger and cold swiping them...
The newly released second part of the book “Ancient Egypt… Ruling System and Community Activities” by Dr. Muhammad Sāleh, previous Director of the Egyptian Museum, from the Cultural and Natural Heritage Center.
The Egyptian Government has assigned the task of renovating St. Peter’s Church in `Abbassiya in Cairo to the Armed Forces Engineering Authority. The President of the Authority, Kāmel al-Wazīr, announced the planned completion of restoration efforts after 15 days, removing all traces of damage in...
Heliopolis Library of the Heliopolis Cultural Association, presided by Farūq al-Jawhari, organized a trip to The Multi-Religion Compound in Old Cairo (Misr al-Qadīma) where the three monotheistic religions embrace in a message of religious tolerance.
Sayed Helmy, Head of the Sector of Islamic and Coptic Monuments, inspected Sādet Quraish Mosque on Wednesday, in the town Belbeis, in Sharqiya Governorate, to inspect its condition. He demanded the development of the Mosque’s minaret for its preservation, stressing that, upon a decision from the...
“The participation of women in preserving the Egyptian identity” was the goal behind launching the photography and handicrafts exhibition, “Her Design”, to document heritage. In collaboration between the digital museum for women, Dhātek (Your Self), the Madad Organization, and the Tahrīr Lounge...

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