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World - Region
4/20/2023 10:48:55 PM
Saudi Arabia, home to Islam's holiest shrines, and other Sunni Muslim countries announced Thursday the holiday of Eid al-Fitr marking the end of the Ramadan fast will begin on Friday.

Egypt - Tourism
12/20/2022 6:00:00 PM
Egypt will witness on Wednesday five remarkable astronomical phenomena, including the annual solar alignments on the holy shrines at Luxor’s Karnak Temple and Fayoum's Qasr Qaroun Temple to mark the beginning of winter solstice.

Antiquities - Museums
7/9/2022 1:53:27 PM
A few months after receiving the fourth, third and second shrines of Tutankhamun, the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) received the first and biggest shrine and placed it in its permanent location at the boy king’s gallery.

Egypt - Society
5/6/2022 2:38:06 PM
Egypt’s Ministry of Endowments announced that starting from Sunday, all mosques and shrines will be open and will operate normally nationwide after two years of coronavirus restrictions.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Focus
4/12/2022 9:22:41 PM
Farah El-Akkad takes a tour around Alexandria’s most memorable Islamic mosques and shrines

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
3/3/2022 2:30:32 PM
Kyiv, bracing for a potentially catastrophic Russian attack, is the spiritual heart of Ukraine.

World - International
12/19/2021 10:33:40 AM
A man was beaten to death in the northern Indian city of Amritsar after he allegedly attempted to commit a sacrilegious act inside the historic Golden Temple, one of Sikhs' most revered shrines.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
10/11/2021 2:43:42 PM
A few months after receiving the fourth and third shrines of Tutankhamun, the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) received the second shrine and placed it in its permanent location at the boy king’s gallery.

Life & Style - City Lights
6/29/2021 8:42:02 PM
Cervantes announces winners of a photo contest on Alexandria's mosques and shrines of Andalusian sheikhs

Life & Style - City Lights
5/19/2021 3:32:28 PM
The photo competition comes within a series of cultural activities organised by the Cervantes Institute in Alexandria to shed light on Andalusian history

World - Region
10/6/2020 10:23:37 PM
The violence was sparked when a group of pilgrims from other parts of southern Iraq entered the visitation area separating the Imam Hussein and Imam Abbas shrines

Antiquities - Islamic
5/17/2019 9:33:19 PM
Dina Ezzat continues her walks with historian and guide Youssef Osama, this week through the graves of Sufi saints in Cairo

Antiquities - Islamic
2/28/2016 4:29:36 PM

Antiquities - Islamic
1/24/2016 4:26:55 PM
Four medieval mosques and shrines in Al-Khalifa street have been restored

World - Region
6/23/2015 6:54:00 PM

World - Region
6/28/2014 2:56:20 PM
The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant stands accused, according to eyewitness accounts, of destroying Shia shrines around Mosul and Tel Afar and kidnapping scores of 60 Shia Turkmen

World - Region
6/18/2014 11:51:37 AM

World - Region
11/14/2013 5:52:00 PM
Violence across Iraq against Shiite kills at least 43 and injures dozens despite intensified security measures

Egypt - Politics
8/5/2013 12:40:02 AM
Unknown assailants destroy shrines in restive Sinai Peninsula, which has seen rise in attacks against security forces since Morsi ouster

Egypt - Politics
4/1/2013 10:25:53 AM
Popular committees will be formed to protect Sufi shrines and mosques after spate of attacks blamed on 'radical Salafists'

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