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World - Region
3/13/2022 2:00:00 PM
Iran has decided to temporarily suspend its secret Baghdad-brokered talks aimed at defusing yearslong tensions with regional rival Saudi Arabia, Iranian state-linked media reported Sunday, a day after Saudi Arabia carried out its largest known mass execution in its modern history.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Special
2/22/2022 8:11:38 PM
The widespread interest in the centenary of Britain’s 28 February 1922 Statement on Egypt is another sign of growing interest in Egypt’s modern history, writes Dina Ezzat

Al-Ahram Weekly - Features
2/19/2022 4:49:00 PM
More must be done to document Egypt’s modern history by preserving archival material and making it available to the public, historian Emad Abou-Ghazi tells Al-Ahram Weekly.

World - International
9/8/2021 11:01:57 AM
The biggest trial in France's modern history begins on Wednesday with 20 suspects accused over attacks in Paris that saw 130 people killed in November 2015, an expected nine months of hearings set to reopen still raw wounds

World - Region
6/13/2021 5:56:06 PM
Lebanon is in the throes of a deep economic meltdown that is threatening its stability. The World Bank has called it one of the deepest depressions of modern history

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 - Reviews
10/30/2020 1:14:04 PM
Hassan Hend’s latest novel gives interesting insight into Egypt in the early 20th century, but falls flat when it comes to contemporary comparisons

World - International
7/27/2020 11:20:56 AM
It is rare for severe storms to make landfall in Hawaii and if Douglas does so it will be only the third in modern history after Dot in 1959 and Iniki in 1992

Opinion -
7/15/2020 1:12:00 PM
The decision to turn Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia museum into a mosque is a direct assault on religious pluralism and Turkey’s modern history

Books -
7/5/2020 5:36:10 PM
The Egyptian periodicals that will go digital include works on the country’s modern history, on heritage, and on children’s literature

Egypt - Politics
6/1/2018 9:58:01 AM
President Sisi is set to swear the oath for a second term before parliament on Saturday; Ahram Online recounts the swearing in of past presidents and kings of Egypt

Books - Reviews
12/10/2017 4:47:37 PM
Sayed Owais (1913-1988) pioneered the discipline of sociology in Egypt, pioneering in its practice — contributions revealed in the reprint of his autobiography

Egypt - Politics
1/29/2017 9:20:00 PM
Lack of access to official state documents leaves significant gaps in the understanding of Egypt's modern history, the 'Cairo Fire' of 26 January 1952 being a prominent example, says historian Khaled Fahmy

Multimedia -
3/6/2016 5:35:18 PM
Directed and choreographed by Tarek Hassan, the dance performance revisited an important historical moment in Egypt's modern history

Multimedia -
7/25/2015 3:22:24 PM
Suez Canal, set to be expanded by new government plans, proved to be central to Egypt's modern history, politics, economy and wars; Ahram Online republishes a look in pictures at 150 years of the canal - first compiled in 2014

World - International
1/16/2015 5:44:45 PM

Books - Reviews
11/11/2014 4:38:58 PM
Sherif Younis shows how Islam and nationalism have fought for the hearts of Egyptians over the last 70 years

Opinion -
8/21/2014 10:43:30 AM
The capturing the Iraqi city of Mosul by ISIL inaugurated a new bloody chapter in the modern history of the Arab Orient, one that could end with the redrawing of national boundaries in the heart of the Arab region

Egypt - Politics
3/24/2014 6:03:13 PM
How does Monday's mass death sentence for 529 people fit into the country's modern history of the death penalty?

Egypt - Politics
3/24/2014 9:51:08 AM
In the largest set of death sentences handed to defendants in the modern history of Egypt, court orders capital punishment for 529 supporters of ousted president Morsi over murder of police officer

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