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Al-Ahram Weekly - Focus
1/9/2024 8:16:35 PM
Opera has been an integral part of Egypt’s cultural and artistic scene since the late 19th century, writes Sally Abed

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
7/30/2023 6:17:42 PM
Egypt and Switzerland have a long-standing diplomatic relationship dating back to the 19th century, characterized by mutual understanding and agreement on most issues.

Heritage - Walks
2/5/2023 5:51:29 PM
In our third article on documenting the social history of historic districts of Egypt, Ahram Online walks with Mohamed Yehia, founder of Semsemia tours, and explores the stories behind the construction of the country's first company town during the digging of the Suez Canal in the mid-19th Century.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Focus
1/17/2023 7:31:45 PM
An Alexandria exhibition follows in the footsteps of Brazilian emperor Dom Pedro II, who travelled to Egypt in the 19th century and brought two distant worlds together.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
10/27/2022 8:40:27 PM
Tarek Osman describes the career of the late 19th-century Islamic scholar Jamaluddin Al-Afghani as part of his series of articles on the makers of modern Egypt

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
10/19/2022 8:27:04 PM
Tarek Osman writes on the transformation of education under the 19th-century ruler Mohamed Ali in his series of articles on the foundations of modern Egypt

World - International
10/9/2022 3:15:55 PM
Pope Francis on Sunday denounced Europe's indifference toward migrants risking their lives to cross the Mediterranean Sea as he elevated to sainthood an Italian bishop and Italian-born missionary whose work and life paths illustrated the difficulties faced by 19th Century Italian emigrants.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Culture
9/20/2022 10:48:49 PM
Alvaro Iranzo Gutierrez, ambassador of Spain in Egypt, and Ahmed Ghoneim, director of the NMEC, introduce the archive of the 19th-century Egyptologist Eduard Toda

Al-Ahram Weekly - Culture
8/30/2022 9:23:29 PM
The emir Abdel-Qader, leader of the resistance to the 19th-century French conquest of Algeria, is the subject of a new exhibition in the French port city of Marseilles, writes David Tresilian

Al-Ahram Weekly - Culture
8/16/2022 9:20:21 PM
A new book examines the 19th-century “Eastern Question” that wracked the brains of European statesmen when thinking about the Middle East, writes David Tresilian

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
7/7/2022 5:51:06 PM
Tarek Osman continues his series on members of Egypt’s former ruling Mohamed Ali Dynasty with the 19th-century ruler Ismail Pasha.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Culture
4/30/2022 5:46:00 PM
A new Paris exhibition is celebrating Jean-François Champollion, the French decipherer of ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics at the beginning of the 19th century and one of the founding figures of modern Egyptology.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Culture
12/7/2021 10:28:39 PM
A new book provides a rich picture of the Cairo suburb of Maadi from its foundation to nationalisation, writes David Tresilian

Al-Ahram Weekly - Culture
12/7/2021 10:17:35 PM
A new openness to the outside world led many early 17th-century English travellers to visit Egypt, writes David Tresilian. By the 19th century guidebooks had begun to emerge thanks to the pioneering efforts of early travellers

World - Region
8/27/2021 4:10:09 PM
Lebanon is in the throes of one of the world's worst economic crises since the mid-19th century, which has sparked a flurry of shortages from medicines to fuel as foreign currency reserves run low

World - Region
8/10/2021 1:27:44 PM
The country of six million is in the throes of a financial downturn branded by the World Bank as one of the worst since the mid-19th century, with the local currency losing more than 90 percent of its black market value

World - International
8/9/2021 4:24:00 PM
Scientists say that only a fraction of the temperature rise recorded since the 19th century can have come from natural force

Multimedia -
6/7/2021 1:09:38 PM
The Baroque-styled ceiling of the main dome of the 19th-century Ottoman mosque of Mohamed Ali at the Cairo Citadel in the Egyptian capital is getting a facelift

Books -
2/8/2021 11:00:00 AM
The late Salah Eissa’s carefully selected accounts from the history of Egypt, mostly during the 19th century, read like a perfect resume of Egypt’s modern history

Books -
1/18/2021 5:59:55 PM
The complete works brought to the reader by Alaa El-Din Mahmoud, the editor of the book, introduces the reader to forgotten works of El-Nadeem, some of which were never known before

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