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Archaeologists appeal to stop demolition of tombs in historic Cairo
Egypt

Archaeologists appeal to stop demolition of tombs in historic Cairo

The media bureau manager of the General Union of Arab Archaeologists Abdel-Rahim Rayhan appealed to the Egyptian President to intervene…
Viral image of surreal Cairo building turns out to be AI
Art news

Viral image of surreal Cairo building turns out to be AI

An surreal old building said to be in Cairo has gone viral on Egyptian social media, with many commenting on…
KUNA: Mosque of Ibn Tulun.. an Islamic architectural wonder in Egypt
Egypt

KUNA: Mosque of Ibn Tulun.. an Islamic architectural wonder in Egypt

Mosque of Ibn Tulun in the Egyptian capital Cairo is an example of Islamic architecture that stood the test of…
Egypt demolishes largest shanty area within Old Cairo neighborhood
Egypt

Egypt demolishes largest shanty area within Old Cairo neighborhood

The Cairo Governorate has started removing ‘Ezbet Abu Qarn‘, the largest shanty area within the Old Cairo neighborhood, in implementation…
Al-Hakim bi Amrillah Mosque in Old Cairo opened after renovation
Egypt

Al-Hakim bi Amrillah Mosque in Old Cairo opened after renovation

Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Ahmed Eissa and Minister of Awqaf Mokhtar Gomaa opened on Monday Al-Hakim bi Amrillah Mosque,…
Egypt’s Prime Minister confirms development projects for Old Cairo are speeding along
Egypt

Egypt’s Prime Minister confirms development projects for Old Cairo are speeding along

Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly announced Saturday that projects to develop historic Cairo and its slum areas are speeding along,…
Baron Empain Palace’s terraces restored as part of ongoing renovation work
Egypt

Baron Empain Palace’s terraces restored as part of ongoing renovation work

Maintenance work began Monday to remove moisture and salt build-up from the external terraces surrounding the Baron Empain Palace. The…
Egypt registers domes of Al-Atris and Al-Aidarous as Islamic heritage monuments
Archaeology

Egypt registers domes of Al-Atris and Al-Aidarous as Islamic heritage monuments

As part of state efforts to preserve Egypt’s cultural heritage, the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities agreed during a board…
Photos: Egypt issues celebratory medals for Cairo’s 1050th anniversary
Culture

Photos: Egypt issues celebratory medals for Cairo’s 1050th anniversary

Egypt’s Treasury and Mint authorities has unveiled a set of medals celebrating the 1050th anniversary of Cairo’s founding. The medals…
Wakala al-Sultan Qaytbay complex to become heritage hotel at LE100 mn cost
Archaeology

Wakala al-Sultan Qaytbay complex to become heritage hotel at LE100 mn cost

The Tourism and Antiquities Ministry‚Äôs Historic Cairo General Directorate has announced the first restoration project for Wakala al-Sultan Qaytbay complex…
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