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Al-Ahram Weekly - Focus
5/9/2023 8:35:07 PM
David Tresilian reports on a trip to the Mediterranean island of Sicily, once part of the mediaeval Fatimid Caliphate and still retaining traces of its Arab heritage today.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Culture
5/8/2023 9:22:00 AM
Reem Bassiouney, Al Halawani: The Fatimid Trilogy (The Sicilian, the Armenian, the Kurd), Cairo: Dar Nahdet Masr: November, 2022. pp671

Books - Reviews
3/20/2023 3:00:15 PM
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.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Lectures
1/8/2020 3:15:10 PM

Heritage - Walks
8/21/2018 4:27:52 PM
Dina Ezzat and photographer Sherif Sonbol explore 1,000 years of Al-Qahira's Islamic history

Books - Reviews
7/14/2018 11:00:00 AM
A recent book examines Alexandria’s fabled cosmopolitanism, reviewed by Dina Ezzat

World - Region
3/3/2018 12:58:37 PM
Regime flags are now flying in the northern Syrian city of Afrin, ostensibly under Kurdish militia control

Antiquities - Islamic
2/28/2018 6:33:50 PM
A collection of Fatimid artefacts arrived safely in Canada for a temporary exhibition at the Aga Khan Museum

Arts & Culture - Music
6/13/2017 12:29:09 PM
The quartet will perform at AlRabaa cultural centre in Fatimid Cairo

Multimedia -
4/22/2017 4:58:43 PM
Participants from some 23 countries in traditional costumes participate in fifth round of The International Festival for Drums and Traditional Arts in El-Moez street in historical Fatimid Cairo, Egypt, Friday, 21 April, 2017.

Antiquities - Islamic
9/2/2015 10:26:54 PM
Studies will confirm whether the brickwork dates back to the Fatimid Caliphate

Arts & Culture - Music
6/27/2015 9:14:48 PM
On 21 June, Awtar Quartet played excerpts from Korsakov’s famed Scheherazade as well as classical Arabic songs at the Ottoman building that houses Alrabaa cultural centre

Arts & Culture - Stage & Street
6/20/2015 3:57:28 PM
Cairo and Alexandria brace for a rich cultural week that will include Ramadan evenings in the unique setting of Fatimid Cairo, World Music Day celebrations, concerts by Egyptian and regional musicians, theatre plays and more

Arts & Culture - Music
6/15/2015 5:26:37 PM
Awtar Quartet will play excerpts from Scheherazade and known compositions from the Arabic music repertoire at Al-Rabaa Cultural Centre

Multimedia -
3/27/2015 6:26:59 PM
A Friday Moez Street Folkloric Carnival took place at one of the oldest streets in Egypt's capital, founded by the fourth Fatimid caliph

Arts & Culture - Music
3/12/2015 6:01:38 PM
Awtar Quartet will bring Arabic and Western classical music to an event at AlRab3 cultural centre

Antiquities - Islamic
2/10/2015 5:14:28 PM
Fatimid dome of Al-Maadawi in Aswan was severely damaged when a crane collapsed on it on Tuesday

Multimedia -
4/5/2014 1:52:11 PM
Ahram Online walks through El-Moez Street, one of the oldest streets in Egypt's capital, founded by Al–Moez Li-din Allah, the fourth Fatimid caliph.

Heritage - Folk Arts
1/13/2014 8:06:29 AM
As Egypt celebrates the Prophet Mohammed's birthday, Ahram Online remembers the one and only moulid doll — a fixture in childhood memories for generations

Folk - Street Smart
7/13/2013 3:19:00 AM
The Ramadan lantern, or fanous, is a time-honoured decoration that started on Ramadan to welcome a Fatimid Caliph in the year 968

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