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
Cultural historian Alia Mossallem puts a focus on what remains, 60 years later, of the Suez War in the hearts, minds and words of the people who lived those events
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
Dina Ezzat and photographer Sherif Sonbol explore 1,000 years of Al-Qahira's Islamic history
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
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
As Egypt promotes the trail of the Holy Family as a major tourist experience, Ahram Online republishes an account of stops and cities where the Virgin Mary, Joseph and Jesus found safety and shelter in the country
Just when you think you know your city well enough, Cairo surprises you with routes unknown and all the mythic stories left behind.
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
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
"This is the summary of my journey: the Aragouz who became a diplomat!" he laughs, explaining how ...
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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Day one of the inaugural event celebrated much more than just the country's ancient past