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Prof. Dr. Ahmed Ghobashy, a lecturer of modern and contemporary history at the Heliopolis University for Sustainable Development, proposed on July 3rd that Egypt can be seen as the cradle of religions. 
One of the oldest and most important churches in the republic and the world, and was part of the journey of the Holy Family in Egypt. According to priest Mattiyās Murīs, the church was prepared under the supervision of Patriarch Buṭrus Buṭrus Basṭūrūs, under-Secretary General of the Diocese of Kafr...
Um al-Dunyā, literally translated as ‘Mother of the World,’ is an Arabic expression, which Egyptians, and others, have used throughout history in reference to the country’s achievements. It encompasses everything from the country’s ancient civilization, to a long list of Egyptian superlatives and...
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...
Recently, the General Authority for Cultural Palaces reprinted the book “The Making of Egypt” [Takwīn Miṣr] by Muḥammad Shafīq Ghurbāl. According to the new edition’s introduction by Dr. Kamāl Mughīth, “The Making of Egypt” is a unique book that came as an urgent cultural and national response...
Her father was accused of betraying ʿUrābī and his revolution, and that he was a reason for facilitating the British to enter Egypt. She was also shocked by the death of her brother, who was the one who understood her most, despite her young age. When she was a child, she was forced to marry...
For the first time ever, a book discusses about the contributions of Christians to Arab culture. Why does the government ignore the Coptic age and the Christian contributions to the development of the culture?
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...
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...
The Ministry of Culture, under the supervision of columnist and Minister of Culture, Helmy al-Namnam, issued a book titled “Parliamentary Life in Egypt” as part of State celebrations to mark Parliament’s 150th Birthday. The book includes a number of important documents from the Egyptian National...
The author calls on international media and civil society to help in the promotion and protection of human rights in the Middle East.
‘Ubayd discusses the history of various forms of Christianity, from Arab Christians to Eastern Christians, and the problems that are still remain to overcome.
Under the headline, ’Citizenship and the State,’ Nabīl ‘Abd al-Fattāh writes aboutMuhammad ‘Alī Pāshā’s success in building a modern Egyptian state, based on justice and the equality of all citizens before the law.
Many hadīth were falsified over time. Islam is a religion that needs a renaissance to reveal its true image.
The author deals with the issue of democracy and how Egypt was a liberal state until the outbreak of the 1952 revolution that brought a military regime in power, which disbanded all political parties and established a one-party system with no clear political agenda in mind.
Khālid Bura‘ī presents a list of banned books in Egypt.
Many Egyptian Christians and U.S. Copts argue that the Hamayouni decree, an Ottoman law dating back to 1856, is still in effect, even though it was officially annulled in 1914 when Egypt was declared a British protectorate.
Since the emergence of Islam, the intellectual dialogue between Christian and Muslim thinkers hasn’t ceased. The dialogue took form through the efforts of Orientalist Christian thinkers who lived in the East at the time of the Umayyad and Abbasid Caliphates. One of the difficulties that faces...
At the beginning of the symposium, the attendees stood for a minute of mourning for the martyrs of Al-Kosheh. Mr. Hussein Mansour began by saying that speaking of minorities and majorities is an expression of the failure to find a political majority. Then, he reviewed the eras of the ups and downs...
The first Christian school was built by four monks in the 19th century and they are an example on national unity in Egypt. Saad Zaghloul, Ali Sabry and Esmat Abdel-Megid, who are all famous Muslim figures, graduated from Christian schools.

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