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Heritage - Walks
5/1/2024 5:36:00 PM
Sham El-Nessim has been celebrated by Egyptians since ancient times, regardless of religious background or social status. Ahram Online republishes this short history of the holiday

Arts & Culture - Screens
1/2/2024 10:39:39 AM
For decades, Tele Liban has been a mainstay of Lebanese living rooms. Now the country is seeking UNESCO recognition for the archives of its pioneering Arab broadcaster.

Life & Style - Style
6/29/2023 9:57:17 PM
The world’s first lipstick. The first modern perfume. A pivoting toothbrush. The original Nivea cream and serum. Not to mention the intimate secrets of Queen Elizabeth II. These are some of the treasures held in Guerlain’s first archive, which brings stories from the iconic French cosmetic company’s sensational past to life.

World - Region
6/8/2023 12:46:06 PM
The United Nations will soon launch central archives containing millions of digitized documents that it says provide proof of crimes committed by the Islamic State group in Iraq, an official said Wednesday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
5/23/2023 8:04:24 PM
An exhibition of archival material relating to the discovery of the tomb of the ancient Egyptian boy king Tutankhamun is being held at the the British Embassy in Cairo

Heritage - Heritage special
5/22/2023 3:00:15 PM
In the heart of Islamic Cairo, at the premises of the House of Egyptian Architecture, Palestinian house keys, photographs, and letters were celebrated at the kickoff event of Palestinian Stories, a digital archive for Palestinian families.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Nakba remembered
5/21/2023 10:29:00 AM

Heritage - Heritage special
3/14/2023 2:08:59 PM
Last week, the grounds of the Supreme Council of Culture hosted the 7th Cairo International Forum for Intangible Cultural Heritage.

World - Region
2/27/2023 6:03:31 PM
A server containing photographs documenting Lebanon since 1961 has been stolen from the state news agency's headquarters in a crime "of national proportions", Information Minister Ziad Makari said on Monday.

Heritage - Walks
11/2/2022 8:44:31 PM
In our second article on documenting the social history of historic districts of Egypt, Ahram Online walks with Mina Ibrahim, anthropology researcher, and founder of SARD Shubra Archive, a nonprofit initiative to document the oral history of the neighbourhood before it all fades out due to fast transformations of the urban fabric of the ancient district.

Heritage - Heritage special
10/21/2022 8:06:35 PM
Old tram tickets, images of old cinemas and theatres, origins of churches and palaces and other priceless stories from history of the district of Shubra in north Cairo are being documented and shared with the public, with a lot of passion and much love.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Culture
9/20/2022 10:48:49 PM
Alvaro Iranzo Gutierrez, ambassador of Spain in Egypt, and Ahmed Ghoneim, director of the NMEC, introduce the archive of the 19th-century Egyptologist Eduard Toda

Arts & Culture - Visual Art
9/20/2022 7:11:11 PM
In a war-scarred Beirut heritage house turned museum, archives of Lebanon's troubled past fuse with artistic depictions of its grim present to portray a country seemingly in perpetual turmoil.

Arts & Culture - Screens
5/8/2022 9:37:34 PM
Previously-unseen home movies from Queen Elizabeth II's personal archive - including footage capturing the monarch as a young mother and her beaming at her engagement ring - will be shown in a new documentary, the BBC said Sunday.

Multimedia -
4/25/2022 12:53:00 PM
Egypt commemorates on Tuesday the 48th anniversary of its victory against Israel in the 1973 October war. Take a look at Ahram's iconic photos of the remarkable day.

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.

Heritage - Heritage special
8/15/2021 12:53:00 PM
Every year Egypt paid tribute to the Nile (Wafaa Al Nil); adopting the same gesture of gratitude, Ahram Online reviews what, why, and how such a celebration was conducted using archived Ahram newspapers

Arts & Culture - Screens
5/17/2021 8:59:10 PM
When they began in 2008, he and editor Laure Marchaut had only planned to spend a few months tidying up Gance's archives in the basement of the Cinematheque Francaise in Paris.

World - International
3/23/2021 7:50:37 PM
The United States has the world's highest rate of civilian gun ownership, RAND Corp research shows. There were more than 43,000 U.S. gun deaths last year, according to the Gun Violence Archive

Arts & Culture - Visual Art
1/24/2021 8:29:37 PM
The Gypsum Online Viewing Room showcases Sharkawy's 'series of digital collage images composed of elements taken from the artist’s large archive of photographs documenting Cairo’s architecture'

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