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The Egyptian-Russian Fund for the Support of Science and Culture and the Russian News Publishing House have released a new innovative book narrating the Journey of the Holy Family to add to the cultural, national and religious heritage of Egypt.
Member of the cabinet commission for the revival of the route of the Holy Family, Nādir Jirjis, said that the National Egyptian Heritage Revival Association -NAHRA- will hold a memorial ceremony in the Coptic Museum on the first of June. The celebration will be attended by Pope Tawāḍrūs II of...
As a part of his visit to Egypt Mr. David Lipton, First Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund – IMF- was received yesterday by Dr. Khālid al-ʿAnānī, Egyptian Minister of Antiquities, at the Religious Complex, home to the three monotheistic religions and some of the oldest...
According to a report published by the UK-based Times Magazine, ancient works not read by humans since the Dark Ages have been found at Saint Catherine’s monastery on the Egyptian Sinai Peninsula, using a technique that allows researchers to reconstruct documents long ago scrubbed off parchment....
The Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities has begun the development and restoration of Rashīd’s al-Maḥallī Mosque, al-Buḥayrah Governorate, as part of the ministry’s plan to develop the city and turn it into an open museum for Islamic monuments.
Egyptian Minister of Antiquities Dr. Khālid al-ˈAnānī hosted a conference at the ministry’s headquarters in Zamalek, Cairo, to announce the discovery of a biblical manuscript from the 6th and 7th centuries AD at St. Catherine’s Monastery. On the sideline of the conference, Egyptian novelist and...
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.
Dr. Khālid al-ʿInānī, Egyptian Minister of Antiquities, said that Egypt, throughout its history, has excelled in religious tolerance throughout the various eras it has endured.
Egypt's Ministry of [religious] Endowments found a Qūr'ān manuscript that dates back to the 10th century in the Sīdī `Ateya Abu al-Rīsh Mosque in Damanhūr, Beheira Governorate, north of Egypt.
The Egyptian Government has assigned the task of renovating St. Peter’s Church in `Abbassiya in Cairo to the Armed Forces Engineering Authority. The President of the Authority, Kāmel al-Wazīr, announced the planned completion of restoration efforts after 15 days, removing all traces of damage in...
A number of articles about the different attitudes toward freedom of expression are featured in this issue. Hulsman also comments on articles that discuss Copts withdrawal from Egyptian society, the number of Copts in Egypt and efforts to change the names of places in Cairo from Western names to...
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