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World - War in Ukraine
8/26/2023 10:31:53 AM
The Wagner Group's presence extends from the ancient battlegrounds of Syria to the deserts of sub-Saharan Africa, projecting the Kremlin's global influence with mercenaries accused of using brutal force and profiting on mineral riches they seized.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
8/22/2023 7:29:10 PM
Zahi Hawass describes the funerary beliefs of the ancient Egyptians and their relationship to the Earth’s natural cycles

Antiquities - Museums
8/18/2023 6:24:33 PM
A 30-day exhibition on agriculture - with fruits grown and tools used in cultivation - in ancient Egypt is on at the Luxor Museum to celebrate Inundation Day.

Multimedia - In Pictures
8/17/2023 6:25:18 PM

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
8/15/2023 9:40:06 PM
The sanctification of animals in ancient Egypt has often been misunderstood, with ancient Greek visitors to Egypt being largely responsible, writes Hussein Bassir

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
8/8/2023 10:15:00 PM
The 13th International Congress of Egyptologists opened in the Netherlands on Sunday to discuss the future of ancient Egypt.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Features
8/7/2023 10:27:00 AM
Thousands of years before cookbooks were written elsewhere in the world, the ancient Egyptians were documenting recipes on the walls of tombs, like the one found in the tomb of Rekhmi Ra, a minister, that depicted the stages of preparing tiger nut cake.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
8/4/2023 6:43:00 PM
Despite recent claims to the contrary, there is little evidence that the ancient Egyptian queen Nefertiti is buried behind the walls of the tomb of Tutankhamun.

Arts & Culture - Stage & Street
7/30/2023 8:16:31 PM
In a riot of colour, music and dance, thousands of Tuareg have flocked to the Sebeiba festival that marks the end of an ancient tribal feud and which once a year transforms an oasis town deep in the Algerian Sahara.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
7/25/2023 8:38:18 PM
According to modern Egyptologists, women in ancient Egypt had many rights and privileges, writes Mai Samih

Heritage - Walks
7/22/2023 12:03:00 PM
Ahram Online camped in one of Egypt's most beautiful protectorates, in a first of a series to explore the Red Land. Guided by a seasoned expert in desert and sea exploration, this expedition promises to unveil the secrets of the land and its people, taking readers on a historical tour like no other.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
7/18/2023 4:36:47 PM
A piece of ancient Chinese wisdom may hold the key to understanding the role that China aims to play in the world today, writes Mohamed Ibrahim Al-Dessouki

Antiquities - Museums
7/17/2023 12:57:47 PM
The Egyptian Museum in Tahrir is hosting a temporary exhibition that sheds light on the archaeological excavations of the ancient city of Pi-Ramesses, which served as the capital during the reign of King Ramses II, in the eastern Nile Delta.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
7/11/2023 6:38:40 PM
Germany repatriated 40 Ancient Egyptian statuettes to Egypt on Monday after they had been stolen and illegally smuggled out of the country, in the first step to returning them home.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
7/4/2023 3:12:58 PM
More than 30 years after its theft, Switzerland handed back to Egypt on Monday a fragment of a 3,400-year-old statue of the ancient Egyptian pharaoh Ramses II.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
7/2/2023 8:32:12 PM
From a display of Egyptian handicrafts to the permanent home of the ancient Egyptian royal mummies, the National Museum of Egyptian Civilisation has quite a story to tell on its second anniversary, writes Nevine El-Aref

World - Region
6/27/2023 5:09:09 PM
Three Palestinian shepherds, including a child, were injured today in an attack by Israeli settlers northwest of the ancient city of Jericho, in the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian News Agency WAFA reported.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
6/23/2023 12:29:28 AM
The sacred archaeological site of Abydos in Upper Egypt is one of the most fascinating sites in the country- rich in its ancient ruins spanning the entire Ancient Egyptian era.

Multimedia - In Pictures
6/19/2023 3:34:56 PM

World - International
6/13/2023 2:05:37 PM
Two climate protesters who glued themselves to the base of an ancient sculpture in the Vatican Museums have been ordered to pay damages of 28,000 euros ($30,250), activists said Tuesday.

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