FM Abdelatty affirms Egypt steadfast support to Sudan stability

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Emigration, and Egyptian Expatriates Badr Abdelatty reiterated Egypt's unwavering support for the stability and safety of Sudan and its people during a meeting with his Sudanese counterpart, Hussein Awad, in Cairo on Tuesday.

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FM Abdelatty affirms Egypt steadfast support to Sudan stability
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Hussein Haridy

Celebrating the 1952 Revolution

Egypt proudly celebrated the 72nd anniversary of the July 1952 Revolution this week, writes Hussein Haridy
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Mohamed Salmawy

Point-blank: One state for the Knesset

On 18 June, the Israeli Knesset passed a resolution rejecting the two-state solution.
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Middle East peace and the US elections

Both Republicans and Democrats will need to clarify their foreign policy positions after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses Congress this week, with Iran possibly offering a new way forward on Middle East peace, writes Bruce Ackerman
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Music

Music as self-discovery: Egyptian trumpeter Mohamed Sawwah on his new journey

Last week, the Egyptian trumpeter Mohamed Sawwah released the first single from his upcoming album, which as he states “marks a new trajectory” in his creative meanders. This comes along with the preparations for a concert on Thursday.

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Egypt returns to Venice Festival with world premiere of Seeking Haven for Mr Rambo

Egyptian film Seeking Haven for Mr Rambo will have its world premiere in the official selection of the 81st Venice International Film Festival (28 August - 7 September 2024), marking the return of Egyptian cinema to Venice after over a decade of absence

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‘On Top of the Pyramid: The Civilization of Ancient Egypt’ exhibition draws big crowds at Shanghai National Museum

The highly anticipated exhibition “On Top of the Pyramid: The Civilization of Ancient Egypt” is now open at the Shanghai National Museum in China, drawing an unprecedented number of visitors.

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In Photos: Ramses and the Gold of the Pharaohs opens at the ODYSSEUM Hall in Germany

The Ramses and the Gold of the Pharaohs exhibition open to the public in Cologne, Germany, the fifth stop of its international tour.

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Egyptian civilization museum launches audio guide devices for royal mummies hall

The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) in Fustat is set to enhance the visitor experience by launching a new "audio guide" service exclusively in the royal mummies hall, where guided tours were previously prohibited.

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Aswan's newly discovered Graeco-Roman family tombs shed light on diseases

An Egyptian-Italian archaeological mission has uncovered early this month a group of 33 previously unknown Graeco-Roman family tombs in the vicinity of the Aga Khan Mausoleum at Aswan’s west bank. The discovery sheds light on the diseases inhabitants of that era had suffered.

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Loula Lahham: Meet the woman who put Akhmim artwork back on the map!

It is difficult to talk about the historic town of Akhmim in Sohag and its legacy of vibrant artistic women without talking about Loula Lahham.

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Palestine from Cairo series: Palestinian songwriter, vocalist Amal Kaawash moves audience to tears at El Warsha

Talented Palestinian artist Amal Kaawash brought the audiences to tears as she performed songs from her album Ally Al Maragih (Let the Swings Swing Higher) at the El-Warsha Theatre troupe last week.

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Video: Demolition order issued for iconic Nabil Darwish ceramics museum before Eid Al-Adha

The family of renowned Egyptian pottery artist Nabil Darwish (1936-2002) has received a verbal demolition order from the Ministry of Transportation concerning the artist's museum south of Cairo, saying the order will be effective before Eid Al-Adha.

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NMEC celebrates Egyptian heritage marking Sham El-Nessim

To mark Sham El-Nessim, the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) hosted a celebration that offered a rich tapestry of cultural and educational activities for both young and old.

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KCC hosts first K-Beauty workshop in Egypt

The Korean Cultural Centre in Egypt (KCC) and Sejong Culture Academy launched the first-ever ‘K-Beauty Workshop’ to mark the KCC's 10th anniversary.

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Do you really have to wait to go swimming after eating?

In most cases, there’s no need to wait at least 30 minutes after eating to go for a swim, doctors say.

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Japan ambassador celebrates Egyptian Judo players bound to Paris Olympics

Japanese Ambassador to Egypt Oka Hiroshi held a farewell ceremony at his residence in Garden City for the Egyptian Judo Federation players who qualified for the Paris Olympics.

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UN says 2024 decisive to ending AIDS as health threat

Political decisions taken this year will determine whether a target to end AIDS as a public health threat by 2030 can be reached, the United Nations said on Monday .

Al-Zahf Al-Mokadas (The Sacred March) of Sherif Younis is a concise and in-depth narrative on the creation of the republic in Egypt from 1952 and onwards.

History has been unethically manipulated to align with the Zionist narrative, both preceding and following the 1948 Palestinian Nakba, stated Atef Abu Seif, a Palestinian author and minister of culture, lamenting that insufficient efforts have been made to reverse this plight.

Ahmed Al-Morsi’s third novel “Gambling on the Honour of Lady Mitsi” is a historical novel that takes place during the 1920s in Cairo, mostly in the Heliopolis horse racing course.

Yaomiat Tabib Sinawi – Al-Sanawat Al-Egaf wa Mehnat Al-Ehtelal (A Doctor from Sinai: Memoir – Tough Years under Crippling Occupation) is not just a memoir of a man who grew up in Sinai under the Israeli occupation that started in 1967, but a testimony for what Israeli occupation was like.