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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...
I understand that there is sensitivity regarding travel to the Western Desert and when you look at the map, the case against travelling or living there seems obvious: Sīwah [Siwa] oasis is a long way from the Nile Valley and not so far from Libya. On the ground, the situation is very different.
Siwa [Sīwah] is an oasis in Egypt, between the Qattara Depression and the Egyptian Sand Sea in the Western Desert. The oasis is populated by Berber-speaking Sudanic peoples and it lies approximately 50km east of the Libyan border, and 560km west from Cairo. 
In defiance of his own nation’s restrictions, Cornelis Hulsman, Drs. not only went to Siwa, he invited international student interns, Egyptian nationals, media professionals, and just about everyone else in Egypt to travel with him. “Western travel advice to Siwa is insane,” said Hulsman, the...
Sanne Lundberg’s thesis was about the strong Coptic Christian perception of being discriminated, the interplay of this belief with religious beliefs, as well as
This article is an interview with Ibrahim Fahmy Helal, who led the Coptic Nation group that appeared at the time of Pope Yousab. He speaks about the attempt of the group to kidnap the pope and force him to abdicate papacy
The author thus raises some key questions: is Muslim-Christian dialogue important? Is it ideal? Is it time for the evaluation of such dialogue and its effect on society? What does history tells us?
Those who build churches and mosques build them for God. God dwells in the mosque and the church. Egyptians have lived for thousands of years in one country. Many religions have been in Egypt. Even during pagan times, not one religion dominated, neither were there religious fights. There...
Egyptologist Lutfi Sherif led an AWR-visit to the land of Goshen in March 2003 and knows the discussion of archeologists on the Exodus quite well. Excavations in the Eastern Delta have become politically sensitive. This article mentions that the claim that the tomb of Alexander the Great was found...
The writer presents an overview of a French book by historian Guy Rachet. The book is titled "La Bible mythe et realites: La Bible et I´histoire d´Israel" [The Holy Bible, myths and realities: The Holy Bible and the history of Israel]. It discusses the relations between Egypt and the...
The purpose of this article is to show Western readers to be careful with Christian persecution stories from Egypt, they may be true but also may not be true. The great difficulty is that there are many rumors flying around that are mostly not investigated. Most examples of rumors for this article...
The article tells the story of Solomon´s Temple and how it was built. The author believes that there is not a single prophecy concerning rebuilding the Temple in the Torah.
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