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“Coptic Mawlids, or the festivities celebrating the birth of Coptic saints: A field study of popular beliefs” by Dr. Dāwūd Makram was recently issued by the General Egyptian Book Organization under the chairmanship of Dr. Haytham al-Ḥājj ʿAlī.  The book is numbered thirty-four under “Popular...
Israeli media reported that the Jerusalem City Council approved a budget allocation of 700,000 shekels for the restoration of a balcony in the Dayr al-Sulṭān church in Jerusalem.  The site was closed by authorities after one of the stones fell from the balcony of the church.
 Dr. Gamal Mustafa [Jamāl Muṣṭafā], head of the Islamic, Coptic, and Jewish antiques of the antiquity department said that the department affiliated to the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities is in charge of 4 sections: the Jewish, Coptic, Islamic, and modern age sites. 
Tomorrow, the activities of the exhibition "Wāḥid Tūt" (1st day of the month of Thout in the Coptic year) will be held at Miṣr Public Library, al-Zāwīyah branch, organized by the Egyptian Heritage Preservation association, headed by Mājid al-Rāhib . The ceremony will be opened by Dr. Muḥammad ʿAbd...
The Head of the Jewish Community in Egypt Mājda Shihāta Hārūn emphasized that the project related to restoring the Jewish synagogues, which are unregistered as antiquities, into cultural centers is under way. She pointed out that the garbage removal works started in al-Mahallah al-Kubrá’s Hayyim El...
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...
The Extraordinary Session of the Islamic Conference of Culture Ministers kicked off today morning in Manama [al-Manāmah], capital of the Kingdom of Bahrain. The Conference is organized by the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) in cooperation with the Bahrain...
The mosque of Abu al-Ḥaggag [Abū al-Ḥajjāj] dominates the first court at Luxor Temple and aptly demonstrates the continuing adaptation of ancient monuments to modern use. Luxor remained very much intact during the Roman period, when the monument was incorporated within the Roman camp and devoted to...
The BA Coptic Studies Center holds a lecture entitled “The Features of Coptic Personality and its Impact on Human Civilization” on Thursday, 1st of November 2018, at 2:00 pm, in the BACC Meeting Room C. It will be given by Pastor Kārās Jirjis Mīkhāʾīl, Professor of the Old Testament in Seminary...
The BA Center for Coptic Studies launched its 7th cultural season in Alexandria. The 1st lecture was held today under the title “A Reading of the Memoirs of Qulīnī Pasha Fahmī ... the Honorable Copt who Built a Mosque” at the Auditorium in the BA Main Library. 

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