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Books -
7/13/2020 9:13:33 AM
The 1919 anti-colonial revolution was a key moment in modern Egyptian history and a defining reference point in Egyptian culture across the subsequent century

Books -
7/2/2020 6:33:08 PM
In a highly enjoyable novel of magical realism, Sameh El-Gabbas connects the past and the present, detailing aspects of the consciousness of modern Egypt

Al-Ahram Weekly - Exhibitions
2/4/2020 9:09:33 PM

Books -
1/23/2020 1:05:38 PM
With the inauguration of the Cairo International Book Fair (22 January-4 February), Ahram Online offers a series of recommendations for avid readers

Opinion -
11/15/2019 10:35:29 AM
Much of the modern Egyptian sense of humour has its roots in ancient times, writes Zahi Hawass

Arts & Culture - Visual Art
10/1/2019 5:42:23 PM
‘Apres la Pluie' and ‘Eid Al-Adha’ will be part of an auction featuring a number of Middle Eastern artists later this month

Opinion -
7/24/2019 10:06:14 PM
Every year at about this time, many people’s thoughts turn to former president Gamal Abdel-Nasser and the revolution that founded the modern Egyptian state

Arts & Culture - Screens
6/9/2019 3:40:12 PM
Amr Bayoumi’s 60-min documentary Where Did Ramses Go? won the best long documentary award at the 21th Ismailia International Film Festival for Documentaries and Shorts

Books - Reviews
4/6/2019 1:00:00 PM
Khaled Fahmy, In Quest of Justice: Islamic Law and Forensic Medicine in Modern Egypt, Oakland: University of California Press, 2018. Reviewed by Adam Sabra

Books -
3/31/2019 1:48:45 PM
The annual history seminar of the Department of Arab and Islamic Civilisations of the American University in Cairo will focus on the centenary of the 1919 Revolution

Books -
2/11/2019 12:34:07 PM
The writer chose two parallel time lines to express his views and re-write a true history from his point of view backed up by historical events narration, journalistic reports and extracts from politicians’ memoirs

Egypt - Politics
12/13/2018 8:45:50 PM

Books -
9/20/2018 4:43:08 PM
Nubar Pacha's memoirs take the reader into the mind of a master statesman and his reflections on Mohamed Ali's grand vision to bring Egypt into the modern era.

Opinion -
6/9/2018 11:48:37 AM
The government has announced ambitious plans to modernise Egyptian education with Japanese help

Egypt - Nasser: a lasting legacy
1/15/2018 3:33:02 PM
The demands of the 2011 revolutionaries reiterated the objectives of the 23 July Revolution and the principles of its leader, Gamal Abdel-Nasser

Business - Economy
10/28/2017 8:27:30 PM

Travel - News
9/7/2017 9:57:49 AM

Arts & Culture - Stage & Street
10/13/2016 1:00:12 PM
An installation in Kodak Passageway will display objects from the last century and feature talks on the topic

Multimedia -
7/23/2016 1:41:00 PM
On the 64th anniversary of the 1952 revolution, Ahram Online republishes a series of photos that capture one of the most important periods of modern Egyptian history.

Books - Reviews
11/28/2015 10:44:49 AM
Translated by Lamees Al-Naqqash, Leila Dous's autobiography is not simply a precise retelling of a well-lived life, but is a history of modern Egypt

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