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Egyptians celebrate the birth of the Prophet Muhammad

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
The Egyptian Archive for Folk Life and Folk Tradition receives the Arab e-Content Award for e-Culture and Tourism 2013
Activists in Egypt's two largest cities call for Wednesday protests aimed at saving local historical landmarks from destruction
While fundamentalists have attacked other institutions in the Sinai Peninsula, they have not interfered in their work of Arish Folk Troupe to preserve local traditions
As Egypt celebrates Sinai Liberation Day on 25 April, Ahram Online takes a look at the desert peninsula's ancient traditions
In the heart of Islamic Cairo, thousands of Egyptians at Al-Hussein district celebrate the birth of the grandson of Prophet Mohamed
A story telling festival that takes place in the Upper Egyptian city of Qena was cancelled because officials were busy with other projects, according to the governor  
17 March marks the birthday of Sheikh Said Darwish (1892-1923), "the People's Artist" as he is known in popular culture. Ahram Online celebrates his ongoing legacy

Last week, Semiramis hosted a ceremony where late Egyptian diva Soad Hosney sat next to late movie stars Roshdi Abaza, and Salah Zulficar

This year, Santa and Moulid dolls come side by side

As SACERAU celebrates 70 years since its establishment this week, Ahram Online commemorates some of the 16 music and poetry pillars honored by SACERAU on Monday 21 December

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As SACERAU celebrates 70 years since its establishment this week, Ahram Online commemorates some of the 16 music and poetry pillars to be honored by SACERAU on Monday 21 December

There is no counting the tricks up your sleeve

Translation: The sea is not muddied by a canal

He who does a favour should see it through

The historical treasures of the ancient districts of Cairo, in addition to the autumn breeze, make taking a walk through Islamic Cairo the perfect weekend treat

The historic landmark continues to face threats of demolition

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Come walk with us the route of faith where an ancient church, and a Jewish temple fit perfectly in the heart of Islamic Cairo


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