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The fire that broke in the Notre Dame Cathedral was a reminder of the devastation wrought by the natural and human disasters to important monuments, including the Ancient Library of Alexandria, the Pharos of Alexandria, the Grand Library of Baghdad and the ISIS-inflicted disasters upon the...
Ibrāhīm al-Jawharī was born in the city of Qaliyūb in the second half of the 18th century. In the small city’s kuttāb, he learned writing and arithmetic, in which he excelled. He used to trans-scribe the religion books, and distribute them to the church at his own expense. He cared to present the...
In his book, “My Son, This is Your Uncle Jamāl”, former president Anwar al-Sadāt cites a position among countless historical positions which proves the strength, steadfastness, and struggle of the Egyptian people for human values and against tyrants and occupiers. Sadāt points to the year 1795, at...
Today, on Ramadan 7 of the Hijrah year 1438, prayers were held for the first time at Al-Azhar Mosque more than one thousand year ago. Being the first mosque established in the city of Cairo which was founded by Al-Mū`izz li-Dīn Allāh of the Fatimid Caliphate in the month of Ramadan of the Hijrah...
The author discusses Coptic iconography over time, as well as the significant contributions of a number of renowned Coptic iconographers.
During the weekend "Discovering Islam in Ramadān” in the framework of the "Inculturation Training” offered by CAWU, eight European volunteers met with AWR translator ‘Amr al-Misrī on liberal Islam. Former AWR translator Amānī ‘Āsim introduced them to the spirit of Ramadān, which she said was the...
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