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World - War in Ukraine
7/23/2023 10:48:14 PM
UNESCO on Sunday condemned Russia's "brazen" attack on Ukraine's Odesa, which hit several sites in the port city's World Heritage centre.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
7/22/2023 9:29:00 AM
The Marshes of southern Iraq, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, are being turned into desert by ongoing drought. Report from Chibayish in the Dhi Qar Province of Iraq

Life & Style - City Lights
7/20/2023 2:02:41 PM
Ambassador of Belarus in Egypt Sergei Terentiev, while celebrating his country’s National Day in Cairo, called Egypt the cradle of world civilization and highlighted how preserving cultural heritage unites the two countries.

World - Region
7/19/2023 10:25:56 AM
For three centuries, the al-Siraji Mosque, with its minaret fashioned from weathered bricks and its pinnacle inlaid with blue ceramic tiles, was a distinctive feature of the city of Basra in southern Iraq.

Heritage - Heritage special
7/17/2023 5:41:08 PM
A new cultural initiative, named Medad El-Imamien (Continuation of the Two Imams), is reconnecting the residents of the Imam Al-Shafii neighbourhood with their cultural heritage through arts and handicrafts.

Heritage - Heritage special
7/11/2023 5:40:18 PM
Egypt and the UN’s Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) will co-organize a series of events celebrating 20 years since the adoption of the 2003 Convention of Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage.

Arts & Culture - Visual Art
6/30/2023 12:24:59 PM
Many masterpieces of Iraqi painting were looted or destroyed during the years of war, but now the country's artistic heritage faces another threat: rampant counterfeiting and illicit trafficking.

Egypt - Urban & Transport
6/24/2023 2:05:39 PM
The new tombs, ordered by President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi to be built for historic figures, will serve as a much-needed substitute for those of Cairo's Salah Salem, said Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly on Saturday.

Heritage - Heritage special
6/22/2023 11:58:02 AM
Ala El-Nar (Something's Cooking) is a new series exploring Egyptian heritage food, crops, and traditions.

Heritage - Heritage special
6/20/2023 10:36:53 PM
The new national cemetery, which is set to be a new burial ground for the most iconic figures of Egypt, heralds a new page in a rich history based on respect to those who left us and meticulous attention to details in visiting the places where their souls rest..

Heritage - Heritage special
6/20/2023 4:24:00 PM
The hajj pilgrimage holds a profound place in the hearts of Egyptians, representing far more than a mere religious obligation.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
6/13/2023 9:17:58 PM
Africa has always been at the forefront of actions to promote culture and cultural heritage, as the international campaign to save the Nubian Monuments in the 1960s showed, writes Gihane Zaki

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
6/3/2023 2:12:32 PM
US First Lady Jill Biden embarked on a captivating tour of Egypt's rich cultural heritage, exploring Cairo's thousand year old Al-Azhar Mosque and the Great Pyramids of Giza, during her ongoing two-day visit to the country.

Arts & Culture - Visual Art
6/2/2023 12:57:51 PM
From an ancient Middle Eastern limestone elephant to seventh century Chinese sculptures, New York prosecutors have seized hundreds of priceless artefacts looted from around the globe that have earned it the reputation as a key global hub for art trafficking.

Heritage - Heritage special
5/31/2023 9:43:40 PM
At one of El-Warsha's recent performances, the audience sang along with Naima Al Masrya's classic tune "Ya Aziz Eini Ana Awez Arawah Balady" (O The Apple of My eye, I want to go back home) and participated in the troupe's group singing session and educational presentation on Egypt's social history.

Heritage - Heritage special
5/30/2023 4:45:15 PM
Masters of the Craft series is created in collaboration with Fair-Trade Egypt.

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.

Arts & Culture - Visual Art
5/21/2023 12:40:31 PM
The Bibliotheca Alexandrina hosted an art exhibition titled "Contemporary Inscriptions," which came to a close on May 21st. The exhibition featured 24 high-end works of art that combined fine art with the aesthetics of crafts. It showcased calligraphic paintings, ceramic works, and marble formations that highlighted artistic visions varying between modernity and originality, between contemporary and heritage preservation, and development.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Features
5/20/2023 8:13:00 PM
Egyptian miniaturist Abeer Saadeddin blends the art of miniature making with Egypt’s rural and other traditions, writes Mai Samih

Heritage - Heritage special
5/17/2023 6:06:53 PM
Egypt's High Institute for Folk Arts celebrated Folk Games Day for the first time on Tuesday with close to 100 games, including hopscotch, pull the rope, and stick art.

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