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World - War in Ukraine
10/9/2022 1:27:20 PM
The exquisite golden tiara, inlaid with precious stones by master craftsmen some 1,500 years ago, was one of the world's most valuable artifacts from the blood-letting rule of Attila the Hun, who rampaged with horseback warriors deep into Europe in the 5th century.

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

Sports - World
9/9/2022 6:35:09 PM
The Spanish league has significantly raised Barcelona's spending limit for this season, but only after the Catalan club sold off part of its television rights for the next quarter century and other assets to balance its finances this summer.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Culture
9/6/2022 4:09:24 PM
One of the few European philosophers to have written at length on Egypt, the 17th-century German philosopher Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz also drew up plans for its invasion, writes David Tresilian in an occasional series on books by visitors to Egypt

Arts & Culture - Screens
9/6/2022 12:22:00 PM
Prominent Egyptian film actor Fouad El-Mohandes, who was born on 6 September 1924, was one of Egypt’s most popular film and theatre stars during the latter half of the 20th century.

Sports - Omni sports
9/3/2022 11:32:12 AM
Over a career which stretched to more than a quarter of a century, Serena Williams's on-court outfits were often as eye-catching as her tennis.

World - International
8/31/2022 11:57:04 AM
The La Nina weather phenomenon is likely to last until at least the end of the year, the United Nations forecast Wednesday, becoming the first "triple-dip" La Nina this century occurring three years consecutively.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Culture
8/30/2022 9:23:29 PM
The emir Abdel-Qader, leader of the resistance to the 19th-century French conquest of Algeria, is the subject of a new exhibition in the French port city of Marseilles, writes David Tresilian

Al-Ahram Weekly - Culture
8/16/2022 9:20:21 PM
A new book examines the 19th-century “Eastern Question” that wracked the brains of European statesmen when thinking about the Middle East, writes David Tresilian

World - International
8/15/2022 12:07:41 PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi pledged to raise millions out of poverty and turn India into a developed country in the next quarter-century as he marked 75 years since independence from British rule.

World - Region
8/9/2022 10:44:35 AM
Shia Muslims in Iraq and Lebanon chanted, paraded and beat their chests on Tuesday as they marked Ashoura, one of the most important dates on the religious calendar, commemorating the 7th century martyrdom of the Prophet Muhammad's grandson Hussein.

World - Region
8/8/2022 4:00:55 PM
Millions of Shia Muslims - from Iran to Afghanistan and Pakistan - were marking the festival of Ashoura on Monday, one of the most emotional occasions in their religious calendar, commemorating the 7th century martyrdom of the Prophet Muhammad's grandson Hussein.

World - Region
7/24/2022 6:39:40 PM
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday criticized Greece for allegedly violating a settlement that has governed relations between the rivals for nearly a century.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
7/19/2022 8:45:47 PM
Cairo was one of the world’s most glamorous cities in the early 20th century, the result of policies carried out over previous generations by members of the Mohamed Ali Dynasty, writes Tarek Osman

Heritage - Folk Arts
7/8/2022 1:03:30 PM
Under the steady hum of a ceiling fan, Ahmed Othman weaves golden threads through black fabric, creating Koranic verses, a century after his grandfather's work adorned the Kaaba in Mecca's Grand Mosque.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
7/7/2022 5:51:06 PM
Tarek Osman continues his series on members of Egypt’s former ruling Mohamed Ali Dynasty with the 19th-century ruler Ismail Pasha.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Exhibitions
6/28/2022 8:18:59 PM

War in Ukraine - Economy
6/28/2022 4:00:36 PM
Russia has defaulted on its foreign debt for the first time since the Bolshevik Revolution more than a century ago, further alienating the country from the global financial system following sanctions imposed over its war in Ukraine.

War in Ukraine - Economy
6/28/2022 11:25:10 AM
Moody's ratings agency has confirmed that Russia defaulted on its foreign debt for the first time in a century, after bond holders did not receive $100 million in interest payments.

World - International
6/25/2022 12:24:00 PM
The Supreme Court on Friday stripped away women’s constitutional protections for abortion, a fundamental and deeply personal change for Americans’ lives after nearly a half-century under Roe v. Wade. The court’s overturning of the landmark court ruling is likely to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states.

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