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In brief, the first day showcased the different areas of educational and pedagogical expertise that each institutional partner would contribute throughout the summer school. 
A tragic scene emerged from the Mamluk [al-Mamālīk] Cemetery after the demolition of dozens of tombs to make way for the Paradise [al-Firdaws] Axis [a highway project to connect al-Firdaws Square on Ṣalāḥ Sālim Street to al-Mushīr Axis].  Pictures and videos circulating on social media show...
Christianity entered Egypt with Mark the Evangelist during the time of the reign of Nero in the first century. The Christians in Egypt at that time used the Coptic language and the Coptic Church still uses Coptic in prayers today. In his book "A Short Account of the Copts", the American...
Christian officials and religious bodies celebrate these days the Egyptian or Coptic New Year, which begins with the feast of Nayrouz "ʿīd al-Nayrūz" in Arabic. With the rise of the sun of September 11, the year 6253 began according to the Egyptian calendar, which began in 4241 BC, but in terms...
The exhumation of the tomb of one of the dead in the cemetery of the abandoned village of al-Lajūn sparked the anger of the Palestinian Arabs in the valley of ʿĀra.
The publishing department of the American University in Cairo, AUC Press, has chosen ‘Coptic Christians and Muslims in Egypt: Two Communities, One Nation’ as their book of the month this June. The authors are Fikrī Andrāwus and Alison Orr-Andrawes, and the book was published in May.
Following a Facebook post, published by a group called ‘Anā Min al-Ḍāhir’ (I am from the district al- Ḍāhir), announced that an agreement was met with the Jewish community in Egypt to tour 3 Jewish synagogues in Cairo and visit the premises from the inside. 
About two kilometers west of the Necropolis of al-Bijawāt is situated the Monastery of Mustafa Kashif. It was named after a governor of the oasis during the Mamluk period.
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. 
Last April, Egypt celebrated the anniversary of the most prestigious Sunni Mosque in the world. Built during the Fatimid era, Jawhar al- Ṣiqillī (the Sicilian) ordered the construction of the mosque which was then inaugurated in 971 AD.


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