The intertwined histories of an antiquities-registered palace and an artistic community with roots that go as far back as 1936 are the source of heated debate
In 2011, Haddad was awarded the international Cavafy Award for poetry, and in 2017 he was awarded the Best Vernacular Poet Award by the Cairo International Book Fair
In her latest and final book of the Roh (Soul) trilogy, delving in the world of Sufism in the modern world, Rasha Zidan highlights the eternal wisdom of letting go
On the 85th Birthday of the iconic Lebanese singer, Ahram Online celeberates the sound of hope and humanity
A few weeks ago, Egypt’s latest publication on Egyptian proverbs saw the light. Al-Ahram online skimmed through the book based on a 25 years old study
Amid an open air site, decorated with greenery, lie several layers of Egyptian civilization guarded by two giant baboons: welcome to Hermopolis, 'the joyous city'
Imam Al-Shafii (767-820 AD) was the founder of the eponymous Shafii school of Islamic jurisprudence, one of the four dominant schools in Sunni Islam
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.
The bridge is set to pass right in front of the Basilica church in Heliopolis, a Type A heritage site where building anything that blocks the view is prohibited
Egypt’s warm winter remains an eternal bliss. And so, Ahram Online decided it is time to explore various winter destinations and take those long walks we have been meaning to take. Let’s follow the sun, shall we?
Much has changed in Luxor in the past decades, yet the city has preserved its authentic spirit
Suez, one of Egypt’s ancient port cities by the Red Sea, is known to be the closest point between the Red and Mediterranean seas
Quseir is at the end of the shortest and safest path connecting the Nile and the Red Sea, it has been a crucial trade route from the days of ancient Egypt to this day
Focusing on community engagement and braiding the tangible with the intangible heritage was the main idea behind the initiative by Egyptologist Fatma Keshk
'Heliopolis was established in the desert, on a site near the ruins of the old Heliopolis city, 'the sun city' of ancient Egyptians, and thus came the name Heliopolis'
Below the veranda of the Winter Palace in Luxor lies a treasure in black and white
Destinations: The exhibition at Shelter Art Space, Alexandria ends on November 17
Egypt's culture minister handed out certificates to winners and launched the official opening of the virtual exhibition of the competition
Today marks 65 years since the eruption of 1952 Revolution. Ahram Online reviews the chronicles of the revolution through ...
Last night at El-Hanager Theatre, the National Organisation for Urban Harmony, which under the umbrella of Egypt’s ...
As the annual Thoth’s festival Egypt’s Wisdom Heritage is about to take place on 28th of October, Ahram Online talked to the woman behind the idea
Shafei is an icon in the art world, but long before she dedicated her full time to curating art exhibitions and collections, she worked on introducing art, foreign languages and literacy to the public
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
At the premises of Fustat Traditional Crafts Centre, in the heart of old Cairo, the sound of pounding hammers on copper fills the air
In its 61 st edition, the exhibition is hosting some 370 artisans from across Egypt
Egypt's oldest independent theatre troupe is at risk, but the founder is as resillient as ever
As Egyptian handmade weaving got enlisted in UNESCO’s list of intangible cultural heritage sites in need of urgent preservation, Ahram Online shares with you the history of Egypt’s finest textiles
As painter Alaa Awad prepares for his up-coming exhibition, he spoke to Ahram Online about his fascination with ancient Egyptian heritage
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Adding handmade weaving to the list was not an easy task. Among the conditions negotiated was that it should have an economic value on those who practice it