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Egypt’s Institute of Coptic Studies (ICS) is a renowned educational institution dedicated to Coptic history, heritage and culture. Affiliated with the Coptic Orthodox Patriarchate and chaired by Pope Tawāḍrūs II of Alexandria, the ICS was established in January 1954 by the Millī (Community) Council...
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan paid a visit to the mosque and mausoleum of Imām al-Shāfiʿī in Cairo on the sidelines of his visit to Egypt on February 14.
The main hall at the 55th Cairo International Book Fair (CIBF) hosted Islamic antiquities professors for a symposium titled ‘In the Museum of Islamic Art in Cairo’ to discuss the museum’s role in maintaining Egypt’s identity.
The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) in the Cairo district of al-Fusṭaṭ is putting on display a rare icon that dates back to the 19th century and depicts the Virgin Mary carrying young Jesus.
For the first time in 70 years, since the July 23, 1952 revolution, the Jews of Egypt celebrated Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year.
Ben Ezra is one of Egypt's oldest synagogues and was reopened by Prime Minister Muṣṭafā Madbūlī after more than two years of restoration work.
The Institute of Coptic Studies is the most prominent education institution of the Coptic Orthodox Church, focusing on studies of Coptic history, civilization, heritage, and culture.
Human history has been generous to us Egyptians as it has gifted us with many privileges, including Pharaonic civilization with its deep-rooted rich culture, and the fact that many peoples, nations and old kingdoms have passed here.
On Monday, 698 tourists from various countries around the globe visited the historic city of Saint Catherine in the Sinai Peninsula. They visited several important religious, spiritual, and tourist sites in and around the city, including Mount Sinai and the Holy Valley. The city of Saint Catherine...
During an address welcoming a French delegation of journalists, politicians, and writers, Pope Tawāḍrūs spoke on the role of the Coptic Orthodox Church in Egypt, as well as the status of Christians in the country and wider region. He warned of the dangers that would result from a diminishing...


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