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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...
On Tuesday, January 11, the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities will hold a temporary archaeological exhibition at the Sharm al-Shaykh Museum under the title “The Journey of the Holy Family” for six months. Nine icons and three rare manuscripts are to be displayed for the first time on the occasion...
Having a PhD degree is not a guarantee for good academic work. Dr. Mahmoud Omar [Maḥmūd ʿUmar] may have been a good archeologist, but he ruined his own academic reputation by interpreting medieval traditions as historical facts, as descriptions that have actually happened.
The Egyptian Ministry for Tourism and Antiquities decided to place transparent glass barriers around the pulpits of Egypt’s historical mosques. The Ministry took this step to protect the wooden pulpits (Arabic: Minbar) against theft and decay. The pulpit of the Sulṭān Abū al- ʿIlā archeological...
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...
The BA Centre for Coptic Studies, in cooperation with the Sennari House [Bayt al-Sinārī] in Cairo, organizes the fifth annual day for Coptic Heritage, under the title ‘Coptic heritage and Egyptians throughout History.’
Egypt's minister of antiquities, Dr. Khāled al-`Anānī inaugurated the reopening of Al-Zāher Baibārs Mosque after the rehabilitation works who had started in 2007, but were stopped in 2010 when the Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA) archaeological committee supervising the work realized that the...
Sayed Helmy, Head of the Sector of Islamic and Coptic Monuments, inspected Sādet Quraish Mosque on Wednesday, in the town Belbeis, in Sharqiya Governorate, to inspect its condition. He demanded the development of the Mosque’s minaret for its preservation, stressing that, upon a decision from the...
Background: Father Marqus ‘Azīz Khalīl talked about the issue of the Hanging Church and criticizes the Ministry of Culture in its stance regarding the issue. The interview was held in Arabic. Side A: The Hanging Church issue was focused on two main aspects; the reconstruction of the church and the...

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