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Dr. Mamdūḥ ʿUthmān, Director General of the Museum of Islamic Art, and JīhānʿĀṭif, Director General of the Coptic Museum, inaugurated the temporary exhibition titled “A lantern, and an oil lamp”. The exhibit was established as part of a cooperation between the two museums.
On Saturday, the Egyptian Embassy in Belgrade organized an event entitled "Cairo's contribution to the enrichment of Islamic culture: Architecture, calligraphy, artifacts", hosted by the Islamic Sheikhdom of Serbia.
Today, Friday, the Ministry of Awqāf inaugurates 12 mosques in six governorates, including 11 that have been rebuilt and one that has been recently restored. This brings a grand total of 258 mosques which have been opened since 1st July, 231 of which have also been rebuilt and another 27 that have...
Anger prevailed in al-Fayyūm governorate for several days after it was discovered that an architect had designed a mosque in the Pharaonic style.
‘Al-Yawm al-Sābiʿ’ TV channel broadcasted live in front of a newly restored mosque in the Pharaonic style, in the village of Nazla, belonging to the Yūsuf al-Ṣadīq in the Fayūm governorate, sparking wide controversy on social media due to the depiction of pharaonic drawings on the facade of the...
Social media sites were buzzing with heated discussions after circulating photos of a mosque under construction with pharaonic inscriptions and motifs in a village in al-Fayūm governorate, south of Cairo.
Dr. Muṣṭafā Fawzī, director of the department of archaeological affairs of Southern Cairo, said that the Sultan Maḥmūd’s premise located in Port Said Street, near the Aḥmad Māhir Hospital, has not been established to serve as a house for the poor or ‘tekiyah’ in Arabic, but is originally a Sultan-...
Aḥmad Māhir Street is one of the places that still preserve their old essence and Egyptian features despite the development of time and civilization and the fast pace of life imposed by modernity. 
Rosetta, one of the most famous ancient Egyptian cities, is a port city of the Nile Delta. The discovery of the Rosetta Stone in 1799 during the French Napoleon Bonaparte’s campaign marked the beginning of deciphering the ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs and civilizations. Due to its historical and...
 Dr. Gamal Mustafa [Jamāl Muṣṭafā], head of the Islamic, Coptic, and Jewish antiques of the antiquity department said that the department affiliated to the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities is in charge of 4 sections: the Jewish, Coptic, Islamic, and modern age sites. 

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