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Since President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī rose to power in 2014, the Egyptian government has built over 600 bridges and roughly 21 new axes for over 85 billion EGP (5.3 billion American dollars).  The government is also planning to build a thousand overpasses costing 130 billion EGP (roughly 8 billion...
A project to build a two-kilometer bridge on al-Ahrām Street in Heliopolis [Miṣr al-Jadīda] next to the historic Basilica of the Holy Virgin [kanīsat al-Bāzīlīk] has caused uproar.  The people living in the region are rejecting the project due to the negative effects on the region’s distinct...
Dr. Bāssim Ibrāhīm, general director for the Alexandria National Museum, said that the museum is in the process of registering discoveries in preparation of displaying them in a funerary object room since they were discovered in tombs inside a temple.  The discoveries were made by the University of...
Aḥmad Salīm ʿAwaḍ, a researcher of ancient history, says that the emergence of Egyptian Coptic art, which expresses Egypt’s unique character and is a witness to Christianity’s presence in Egypt for more than 2,000 years, is still alive today.  This is seen in the churches, monasteries, icons, and...
On Friday, Dr. Khālid al-ʿAnānī, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, held the grand opening of the Shālī Fortress and Aghūrmī Mosque in Siwa Oasis [Wāḥat Sīwa] in Maṭrūḥ governorate, after finishing renovations as part of the project to revive the historic village of Shālī.  
The first circuit Supreme Administrative Court rejected the Egyptian government’s appeal of the administrative court in Alexandria’s ruling on the shrine of Rabbi Yaakov Abuhatzeira [Yaʿqūb Abū Ḥaṣīra], otherwise known as Abū Ḥaṣīra.  The original decision made by the administrative court in...
The Coptic Orthodox Church is celebrating the documentary The Path of the Holy Family in Egypt as well as the publication of a book of the same name.  Both were creations of the St. George Monastery for Nuns in Old Cairo.
Having a PhD degree is not a guarantee for good academic work. Dr. Mahmoud Omar [Maḥmūd ʿUmar] may have been a good archeologist, but he ruined his own academic reputation by interpreting medieval traditions as historical facts, as descriptions that have actually happened.
The Egyptian Ministry for Tourism and Antiquities decided to place transparent glass barriers around the pulpits of Egypt’s historical mosques. The Ministry took this step to protect the wooden pulpits (Arabic: Minbar) against theft and decay. The pulpit of the Sulṭān Abū al- ʿIlā archeological...
Efforts by the Coptic Orthodox Church to bring to life the path of the Holy Family have persisted in coordination with the relevant state authorities.  The path is considered among the most well known and most important tourist attractions.

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