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World - International
1/26/2023 9:22:51 PM
A Middle Eastern and North African category could be added to U.S. federal surveys and censuses, and changes could be made to how Hispanics are able to self-identify, under preliminary recommendations released Thursday by the Biden administration in what would be the first update to race and ethnicity standards in a quarter century.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
1/24/2023 1:25:59 PM
Computed tomography (CT) scans and 3D printing have revealed the secrets of the 2,300-year-old “Mummy of the Golden Boy,” enabling it to be displayed at the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir for the first time in more than a century.

Heritage - Heritage special
1/22/2023 2:45:58 PM
Fayrouz Karawya spoke to Ahram Online, talking about her first critical narrative book, Kol Dah Kan Leih? (“What Was All That For?”), reveals a spiral way of reading the musical history of the late 19th and 20th century Egypt.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Focus
1/17/2023 7:31:45 PM
An Alexandria exhibition follows in the footsteps of Brazilian emperor Dom Pedro II, who travelled to Egypt in the 19th century and brought two distant worlds together.

World - International
1/5/2023 9:36:57 PM
The world’s glaciers are shrinking and disappearing faster than scientists thought, with two-thirds of them projected to melt out of existence by the end of the century at current climate change trends, according to a new study.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
1/3/2023 9:40:37 PM
Zahi Hawass reviews the route taken by the Holy Family in Egypt after they fled the persecution of king Herod in the early years of the first century CE

Sports - World
12/30/2022 10:55:46 AM
FIFA said Pele was simply "immortal" after the Brazil legend, named by world football's governing body as the greatest player of the 20th century, died on Thursday aged 82.

Sports - World
12/29/2022 10:10:00 PM
Pele, the Brazilian king of soccer who won a record three World Cups and became one of the most commanding sports figures of the last century, died Thursday. He was 82.

World - International
12/28/2022 9:51:20 AM
The monster storm that killed dozens in the United States over the Christmas weekend continued to inflict misery on New York state and air travelers nationwide Tuesday, as stories emerged of families trapped for days during the "blizzard of the century."

World - International
12/26/2022 5:22:31 PM
Emergency crews in New York were scrambling Monday to rescue marooned residents from what authorities called the "blizzard of the century," a relentless storm that has left at least 25 dead in the state and is causing US Christmas travel chaos.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
12/13/2022 9:29:37 PM
Tarek Osman considers the contribution of the 20th-century thinker Taha Hussein to theorising cultural life in Egypt in his series on the makers of modern Egyptian culture

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
12/6/2022 11:24:42 PM
Tarek Osman writes on the uncomfortable message delivered by the early 20th-century thinker Ahmed Lotfi Al-Sayed in his series of articles on modern Egyptian culture

World Cup 2022 - News
11/29/2022 11:09:26 PM
Christian Pulisic scored while crashing headfirst into the goalkeeper in the 38th minute and the United States advanced to the knockout round of the World Cup with a 1-0 win over Iran on Tuesday in a politically charged rematch of their famous meeting a quarter-century ago.

Books - Reviews
11/24/2022 10:22:13 PM
The late prominent Egyptian cartoonist Ahmed Toughan shares his testimony on major events in the history of the country and the world in the second half of the 20th century.

World - Region
11/23/2022 5:46:11 PM
The Kurds are a non-Arab ethnic group of between 25 and 35 million people whose dreams of an independent homeland were brutally quashed throughout the 20th century.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
10/27/2022 8:40:27 PM
Tarek Osman describes the career of the late 19th-century Islamic scholar Jamaluddin Al-Afghani as part of his series of articles on the makers of modern Egypt

COP27 - To Know
10/25/2022 2:19:17 PM
After nearly a century of geopolitical tension over access to oil, experts worry that the global transition to clean energy is creating new dependencies on the critical minerals needed for solar panels, wind turbines and electric vehicle batteries.

Arts & Culture - Music
10/22/2022 6:33:23 PM
Egyptian composer Nancy Mounir is launching a tour in Europe to present her latest project ‘Nozhet El-Nofous’, which revives rare oldies from the Egyptian early 20th century.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
10/19/2022 8:27:04 PM
Tarek Osman writes on the transformation of education under the 19th-century ruler Mohamed Ali in his series of articles on the foundations of modern Egypt

World - International
10/9/2022 3:15:55 PM
Pope Francis on Sunday denounced Europe's indifference toward migrants risking their lives to cross the Mediterranean Sea as he elevated to sainthood an Italian bishop and Italian-born missionary whose work and life paths illustrated the difficulties faced by 19th Century Italian emigrants.

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