Donors pledge $7.5 billion for Turkey, Syria after quake

The European Union and international donors on Monday pledged seven billion euros ($7.5 billion) to help Turkey and Syria in the aftermath of the earthquake that devastated parts of the neighboring countries last month.

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Donors pledge $7.5 billion for Turkey, Syria after quake

Hussein Haridy

A promising regional realignment

From the standpoint of Middle East politics, 10 March was an exceptionally significant date.

Abdel-Moneim Said

No simple solution

Abdel-Moneim Said outlines the complexities of the current global picture.

Al-Ahram Weekly Editorial

A welcome shift

The Beijing-brokered agreement, widely welcomed, for Saudi Arabia and Iran to resume diplomatic ties, which had been severed for more than seven years, is surprising in many ways.
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20,000 fans to attend Egypt's game against Malawi in AFCON 2023 qualifiers

Some 20,000 supporters will be allowed to attend Egypt’s anticipated game against Malawi on Friday in the third round of Group D games at Air Defence Stadium, according to a statement by the Egyptian Football Association (EFA).


African players in Europe: Kessie is El Clasico hero

Ivory Coast midfielder Franck Kessie came off the bench to score an added-time winner for Barcelona in a 2-1 El Clasico triumph over Real Madrid at the weekend.


In Photos: Egypt’s first complete Zodiac uncovered in Luxor's Temple of Esna

Egypt’s first complete Zodiac was uncovered on the ceiling of the Temple of Esna in Luxor governorate during restoration work carried out by an Egyptian-German expedition.


Grand Egyptian Museum offers guided tours to Atrium and commercial area starting Wednesday

The Grand Egyptian Museum started on Wednesday to offer a limited number of guided tours in the areas that were handed over to Legacy Development and Management, both a subsidiary of Hassan Allam Holding and the company entrusted with operating the services in the museum complex.


In Photos: German-Egyptian archaeological mission uncovers new remains at Matariya’s Sun Temple

The German-Egyptian archaeological mission has recently uncovered remains of Matariya’s Sun Temple in the areas west and south of the Heliopolis Open Air Museum in Matariya on the outskirts of Cairo.


In Photos: Egyptian archaeological mission uncovers smiling sphinx in Qena

An Egyptian archaeological mission from Ain Shams University uncovered a smiling sphinx of a Roman emperor and remains of a shrine during excavation work carried out today at the eastern side of Dendara Temple in Qena, where Horus Temple was once located.


Lenhart and Landrock: Of Egypt's photographic memory

Lenhart and Landrock (L&L), one of Egypt's oldest bookshops, photographic collections and publishing houses, is publishing a new book that documents almost 100 years of their work in Egypt.


March of Egyptian women: Huda Shaarawi

16 March marks Egyptian Women's day for a good reason.


Egypt launches National Archive of Intangible Cultural Heritage at Cairo International Forum

Last week, the grounds of the Supreme Council of Culture hosted the 7th Cairo International Forum for Intangible Cultural Heritage.


Khazana School of Heritage turns one

Saturday night, Khazana School for Heritage celebrated it's first anniversary by throwing a classic wedding theme event on a rooftop in Historic Cairo


Love, poetry and emotions evoked from Azza Fahmy's latest Mother's Day innovations

As millions of Egyptians wait to mark Mother's Day on 21 March, acclaimed Egyptian jeweller Azza Fahmy launches her latest collection adorned with words and motifs of love for mothers.


Scientists create mice with cells from 2 males for 1st time

For the first time, scientists have created baby mice from two males.


Seeking Alzheimer’s clues from few who escape genetic fate

An estimated 55 million people worldwide, have Alzheimer’s. Simply getting older is the main risk -- it’s usually a disease of people over age 65.


WHO sees Covid posing similar threat to flu this year

The Covid-19 pandemic could settle down this year to a point where it poses a threat similar to the flu, the World Health Organization said Friday.

In a dare-to-say-it-all memoir, Afaf Mahfouz, a professor of law, psychoanalyst and civil society activist, shares a life-long journey of soul searching.

The Supreme Council of Culture has announced that Ibrahim Farghali and Palestinian author Hassan Hamid are the winners of the Naguib Mahfouz Award for Novel.

The literary world mourns the loss of Abdul Rahman Majeed Al-Rubaie, a renowned Iraqi writer who passed away at the age of 83 after battling an illness.

In his second novel, Demiana’s Testament Dr. Osama El-Shazli’s tackles another historical period between 1146 and 1161 AD during the late phase of the Shiite Fatimid Dynasty’s rule of Egypt.