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The office of Al-Ahram's founders, the Tekla brothers, has been recreated at the newspaper's headquarters in Cairo
A selection of headlines from daily newspaper Al-Ahram to mark Sinai Liberation Day on 25 April
A regional conference on the role of media in protection of cultural heritage was held this week in Alexandria
The 1940s masterpiece will be performed at Falaki Theatre on Sunday
‘Flowers,’ written and performed by Ahmed Shoukry, is the voice of the marginalised majority trapped by their own silence in the face of ugliness
With the sixth annual Tunis village festival for pottery and handicrafts due to begin on Thursday, Ahram Online remembers its late founder and his vision
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Ibrahim ibn Adham ibn Mansour ibn Gaber Al-Agli, born in Balakh, Afghanistan and known as Al-Tamimi, was one of the pillars ...
Born in Kufa in Iraq in 669 AD, Abu Hanifa is the first of the four imams
Rumi is a shining example of a religious Sufi poet whose religion was love
One of the most famous Sufi women in Islamic history
Al-Ezz Ibn Abdel-Salam will always be remembered as the man who differentiated between religion and the state, an act that we are still debating centuries later.
In our second article in the series Inspiring Minds, Ahram Online presents you with Maimonides, the great philosopher and physician
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Summer is here and so is COVID-19, but that does not mean we cannot marvel at the beauty of Cairo
Mahmoud Reda, a pioneer of Egyptian folk dance, passed away on 10 July 2020 at the age of 89. Ahram Online here republishes an interview with him from December 2010
Sham El-Nessim has been celebrated by Egyptians since ancient times, regardless of religious background or social status. Ahram Online republishes this short history of the holiday
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Dina Ezzat and photographer Sherif Sonbol explore 1,000 years of Al-Qahira's Islamic history
Mogawra NGO's latest monthly walk follows an inspiring route through the heart of Cairo, taking in Qalaa Square, Bab Al-Azab, numerous historic mosques and a museum to Egyptian architecture
An initiative by Mogawra NGO aims to put a focus on the historical and human wealth of one of Cairo's most interesting districts
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Last night at El-Hanager Theatre, the National Organisation for Urban Harmony, which under the umbrella of Egypt’s ...
"Her name is Sarah," explained Magi El-Khodary in reference to her family's 1949 Buick Roadmaster, bought in 2004
A new city walk through Cairo's Gamaliya district takes culture enthusiasts to the Samaakhana, where followers of Rumi's Sufi sect once performed their hypnotic dances
As Egypt celebrates 150 years of Khedival Cairo, Ahram Online joins an antiquities ministry tour of downtown's historical treasures
Today marks 65 years since the eruption of 1952 Revolution. Ahram Online reviews the chronicles of the revolution through ...
On the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, a new photography exhibition in Switzerland showcases faces from Palestine's history
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Last Wednesday, at the Cairo Library, the women of Ancient Egypt filled the halls and corridors: those who reigned, those who worked, and those among the first professionals in diverse fields
In the first episode in a Ramadan series on Inspiring Women of Egypt and the Arab World, Ahram Online attended a unique exhibition reviewing 21 important women
While Egypt yet strives for women's right to proper education, let alone higher education, Ahram Online celebrates the woman behind the founding of Cairo University
A pioneer in Egypt's social development field, Marie Assaad has tackled contentious issues with a gentle but unyielding resolve
In the early 20th century, Egypt's women had a prominent place in publications, pioneering women's issues and rights in print
In 1892, when the world was still debating women's rights, Egyptian women's voice was loud, clear, and quite popular it seems
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‎"This is the summary of my journey: the Aragouz who became a diplomat!" he laughs, ‎explaining how ...
Being one if not the first Egyptian independent theatre troupe, Al-Warsha succeeded for over 30 years in reviving, safeguarding and passing on folk arts
Though she sang the night away at Cairo Opera House on Saturday, renowned Tunisian singerGhalia Benali's work is not ...
El-Warsha opened its summer season with the eight-night consecutive performance of operetta Qeyama Qayma (Doomsday) this ...
In the first of a series titled Soul Talks, author Rasha Zeidan shared with readers the inspiration for her first novel Roh, (Soul, 2016)
Egypt is mourning the passing of one of its music pillars — Gamalat Shiha, who reached ancient notes of a folk history passed down across generations
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Amira Elhamy attends this year’s Festival of Traditional Crafts, highlighting their importance as a core Egyptian industry
Egyptians celebrate the birth of the Prophet Muhammad in a lively march by Sufi sects fromEl-Gaafari mosque to Al-Hussein ...
An exhibition of the collection of notes, photos and oral memories of leftist figure Wedad Mettri is showcasing the many stories of Egyptian women in the 20th century
Ahram Online remembers the opening of Egypt's first opera house in the 19th century
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