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Head of the Department of Islamic and Coptic Monuments at the Ministry of Antiquities, al-Sa`īd Ḥilmī, said that the Ministry deals with the Jewish, Christian and Islamic monuments as national heritage without any distinction on what concerns their restoration and preservation. According to Ḥilmī,...
The Ministry of Antiquities announced the opening of the Museum of Islamic Art every Saturday evening for visitors, the first of which will be tomorrow evening.
With the aim of enhancing awareness of the history and culture of Egypt, a seminar with the theme “The Churches Of Egypt”, was approved by Secretary General of Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities, Dr. Mustafa Amīn.
Egypt's minister of antiquities, Dr. Khāled al-`Anānī inaugurated the reopening of Al-Zāher Baibārs Mosque after the rehabilitation works who had started in 2007, but were stopped in 2010 when the Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA) archaeological committee supervising the work realized that the...
Egyptian Minister of Culture, Helmī Al-Namnam, and Prof. Dr. `Abd al-Wahāb `Ezzat, President of the `Ain Shams University, inaugurated on Sunday, the book fair of the University's theme “Egypt, Land of Faiths”, in the framework of the University's concern to strengthen this highly developed culture...
The Minister of Antiquities, Dr. Khālid  Al- ‘Anānī, pledged to contribute to the completion of the renovation work of  the ancient Qaitbay mosque in Fayyūm,  and to reopen it for the citizens after the residents participated in and contributed to the cost of the renovation. 
Background: Father Marqus ‘Azīz Khalīl talked about the issue of the Hanging Church and criticizes the Ministry of Culture in its stance regarding the issue. The interview was held in Arabic. Side A: The Hanging Church issue was focused on two main aspects; the reconstruction of the church and the...
Background: Two different subjects are addressed in the following recording: the restoration of the Hanging Church in Old Cairo, Egypt, and the Jordanian economist ʾUmayyah Ṭūqān’s views on the MENA summit in 1995. Saint Virgin Mary’s Coptic Orthodox Church, known as the Hanging Church was built...
Background: Interview about the completion of ten years of restauration work of the Sphinx in 1998 with Dutchman Wiebe and Dr.ʿAbd al-ḤalīmNūr al-Dīn, who obtained his PhD at Leiden University in 1974. After receiving his grade, he stayed in The Netherlands for six more years. He has been a teacher...
Dr. Muhammad Ibrahīm, Minister of State for Antiquities, stated that the cleanliness of the historical sites comes at the top of the list of priorities of the Ministry of Antiquities. He stated in a field visit that he led yesterday morning to the Religion Union Area in Old Cairo. This was in order...

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