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On Friday 29th July, the summer school students went back in time to explore the strikingly unique and enigmatic ancient Egyptian culture. As inquisitive students, I think that we all share an interest in the past, and we were therefore curious to delve into the mysterious and majestic lives of the...
Monica Hanna [Monica Ḥannā], a member of Egypt's Heritage Task Force, responded to a statement by the Ministry of Antiquities on the collapse of parts of the northern wall of the ancient church, referring to the words of Dr. Abū Bakr ʿAbd Allāh, Vice President of the Islamic, Coptic and Jewish...
Dr. Monica Ḥannā, a member of Egypt's Heritage Task Force, filed a complaint to the Administrative Prosecution against the secretary general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, the head of the Islamic and Coptic Antiquities Sector, and the director general of Islamic and Coptic Antiquities in...
This ancient cave church, build above the cave known as Abū Sirja, is located in the area of Babylon in Old Cairo. Historians differ on the date they believe the church was founded; however, most accounts record it being built in the fourth century AD.
In response to complaints received on social media, the Crisis Management Team of the Egyptian Cabinet have intervened with regards to the sinking basement of the Church of the Virgin Mary in Maadi, resulting from the rising water levels of the Nile.  The necessary authorities from state agencies...
For hundreds of years, al-Minyā has been one of the most important stops of the Holy Family's journey from Asyūṭ to Sinai, which resided at Jabal al- Ṭayr (Mountain of the Birds) in Samāllūṭ, until a church named after the Virgin Mary was built on the banks of the Nile River.
On Saturday evening Cairo captured the world’s attention as all eyes were on the majestic procession of 22 kings from ancient Egypt that started at the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir, and ended at The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization, located in the ancient city of Fustat, where they are to be...
The parade of the ancient royal mummies arrived at the National Museum of Egyptian Civilisation (NMEC), after its journey that began from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square. The Pharaohs’ Golden Parade included 22 royal mummies (18 kings and four queens) dating back to the 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th...
An interview with Jordi, well-known in Cairo’s Khan al-Khalili district for the four souvenir shops he owns in this part of Cairo. Jordi is the son of the late Muhammad Abdul Abni who was also a trader in the Khan al-Khalili. Jordi tells how he started this business when he was young. It includes...
Why Egypt? I don't know if it is because of the air or the water, but it always reminds me of Turkey.  When I came here, that was my first time abroad and I was sure that it would be different from other experiences.  I have heard many interesting things about Egypt. Such as its culture, history....

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