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The Minister of Antiquities, Dr. Khālid al-ʿAnānī, and 40 foreign ambassadors visited the area of ʾAtrīps during their tour of the Sūhāj governorate.
The ancient monastery of St. Mina is one of the most important archaeological sites in the world, especially after it was registered in the UNESCO as one of the most important archaeological sites of Alexandria. This archaeological area is located in the city of Burj al-ʿArab, west of Alexandria,...
Islamic preacher Yūsuf al-Badrī sparked extreme discontent in literary and cultural circles after his remarks in a TV show a couple of days ago in which he called for destroying “all statues and idols in Egypt as a religious duty over fears people might return to paganism”.
Dr. ʿĀṭif ʿAbd al-Laṭīf, head of the Travelers Association for Tourism and Art and one of the organizer of the St. Catherine World Peace Forum dubbed ‘Here we pray together’ revealed the details of the forum’s program and its accompanying events. In his press statement on Monday, ʿAbd al-Laṭīf...
In a ceremony organized on Tuesday by both Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities and the Minting Department of the Ministry of Finance, the new medal commemorating the journey of the Holy Family in Egypt was celebrated.
Located in Malāwī, Minya on the eastern side of the Nile, the archeological area of Dayr al-Barshā is closed for excavation works supervised by the Egyptian ministry of antiquities. After a land subsidence that occurred in the Minya area few days ago, residents of the neighboring valley of Dayr al-...
Egypt’s Minister of Antiquities Khālid al- ʿAnānī decided to allocate 100 thousand EGP for resuming the restoration work in some sites of the White Monastery[1]. He also decided to move some antiquities that date back to the Pharaonic Period for display in the Sohag National Museum.   [1]...
Rosetta, one of the most famous ancient Egyptian cities, is a port city of the Nile Delta. The discovery of the Rosetta Stone in 1799 during the French Napoleon Bonaparte’s campaign marked the beginning of deciphering the ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs and civilizations. Due to its historical and...
Tomorrow, Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities plans to inaugurate the ancient sarcophagus, which was excavated earlier this month in the Sidi Jābir district, Alexandria, so as to reveal what it contains. Since the discovery of that archeological sarcophagus in Alexandria, it is assumed that the new...
The first scientific forum dedicated to the antiquities of the Sinai Peninsula and the Canal cities was organized this October under the direction of the Minister of Antiquities Dr. Khālid al-ʿAnānī.  Al-Waṭan presents the following review of the most prominent of these diverse monuments from...
 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. 
President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī has allocated 1 billion and 270 million pounds ($ 71 million) to restore the Jewish heritage in Egypt. The Israeli embassy to Egypt praised the decision to restore the Jewish temples of al-Beheira, Cairo and Alexandria. Out of 25 synagogues located in Egypt, only 11...
Gamal Mostafa [Jamāl Muṣṭafá], head of the Islamic, Coptic and Jewish Antiquities Department at the ministry of antiquities, made an inspection visit to the church of Saints Bīshāy and Bīgūl, also known as the Red Monastery.
The Abū Harība Mosque, which decorates the 50 EGP banknote, is at the edge of becoming a garbage dump and public toilet!
Dr. Khālid al-ʿAnānī, minister of Antiquities, received the Archbishop of Gaeta, with the company of a delegation of professors from the Catholic University of Rome, and Hānī ʿAzīz, Secretary General of Egypt's Peace Lovers Association.
112 years after its construction, the house of the British archeologist Somers Clarke in the village of Nuṣrāb, south of the ancient city Elkāb or Nikhib in the governorate of Aswān, is to be included to the list of Egypt’s historical monuments. This was officially declared by Dr. Khālid al-ʿAnānī...
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