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The first scientific forum dedicated to the antiquities of the Sinai Peninsula and the Canal cities was organized this October under the direction of the Minister of Antiquities Dr. Khālid al-ʿAnānī.  Al-Waṭan presents the following review of the most prominent of these diverse monuments from...
Dr. ʿAbd al-Raḥīm Rihān, Director General of Research and Archaeological Studies and Scientific Publications in Sinai at the Ministry of Antiquities, gave a lecture about St. Catherine Monastery and its spiritual and historical significance. In the context of the first scientific forum for Sinai...
 Thousands of Christians tourists and Muslims, led by South Sinai Governor 'Abd al-Fadīl Shūshah and ambassadors in Egypt, gathered at the foot of Mount Sinai to celebrate St. Catherine festival. Bishop Damyanous, Greek Orthodox archbishop of Mount Sinai and Raithu; Abbot of St. Catherine’s...
Headline: Azhar Scholars Committee to Inspect the Qur’ān that Contains MistakesSource: al-WafdPages: 1Author: Wafā’ SulaymānKeywords: Qur’ān, the Azhar -------------------------------------- Headline: Vatican Calls for End to Harassment of ChristiansSource: WatanīPages: 1Author: Not...
An overview of Egyptian press coverage of Pope John Paul II’s visit to Egypt during the period February 24-26, 2000. This is the period in which the Pope was in Egypt.
The news report deals with the seizure of two vehicles loaded with explosives, one of which was heading to Saint Catherine and the other to Sharm al-Shaykh.
Tomorrow, Pope Shenouda and the Governor of Sinai will lay the foundation stone for a new Orthodox church in Al-Tur city in Sinai.
The article comments on the charismatic character of Pope John Paul II and his deteriorating health conditions. It also comments on the stand of the pope towards many international issues.
In the late 1999s, President Mubarak issued presidential decree No. 453 of 1999 which orders the referral of requests for repair and restoration of places of worship to architectural administrations in local authorities. But, some people did not like this presidential decree, as if they hate to see...
The article gives a brief overview of Christian tourism in Egypt. The writer gives examples of churches and monasteries and of its grand history that attract tourists worldwide.

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