Shoukry voices Egypt's deep concern over Israeli escalations

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry voiced Thursday Egypt's deep concern over the current Israeli escalations and the adverse impact they are having on their ongoing efforts to maintain the Palestinian-Israeli truce and revive the moribund Middle East peace process.

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Shoukry voices Egypt's deep concern over Israeli escalations
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Al-Ahram Weekly Editorial

Missing issues at UNGA

Perhaps predictably, the escalating war between Russia and Ukraine overwhelmed the annual United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) meetings, the 77th session of which opened last week.
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Abdel-Moneim Said

Samarkand

Abdel-Moneim Said registers the phenomenon of developments that defy reason
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Hussein Haridy

Multilateralism in a politicised world

This month’s 77th session of the UN General Assembly turned into a battleground of declarations, writes Hussein Haridy
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Music

Cairokee returns to top with a dreamy album Roma

Popular Egyptian indie rock band Cairokee has been topping the music streaming services in Egypt since last Friday after the release of their latest album titled “Roma” which features famous young rapper Marwan Pablo.

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Entertainment

Netflix showcases 11 short films celebrating emerging Saudi talents

The world’s leading streaming platform Netflix released a collection of 11 short films on Thursday as part of their New Saudi Voices initiative to celebrate emerging Saudi filmmakers.

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Sarcophagus of King Ramses II’s head of treasury unearthed in Saqqara, Giza

To the south of the causeway of King Unas in Saqqara necropolis, the archaeological mission of the Faculty of Archaeology, Cairo University, headed by Ola El-Aguizy, stumbled upon the sarcophagus of Ptahemwia from the reign of King Ramses II, whose tomb was discovered last year in Saqqara.

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Egypt repatriates ancient artefact from Switzerland: Foreign ministry

The Egyptian embassy in Switzerland has recovered a smuggled ancient Egyptian statue, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on Tuesday.

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Israeli archaeologists unearth burial site from Ramses II era

A burial site from ancient Egypt’s Ramses II era filled with dozens of pottery pieces and bronze artefacts has been unearthed on a beach in Israel, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) announced on Sunday according to AFP.

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Egypt repatriates two ancient Egyptian statues from Belgium

Egypt has recovered on Sunday two ancient Egyptian statues that were smuggled to Belgium, as the country continues intensive efforts to retrieve thousands of artefacts found in the unlawful possession of museums and individuals around the world.

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Stabene: Preserving the rich history of Port Said

If you truly wish to find someone you have known and who travels, there are two points on the globe you have but to sit and wait, sooner or later your man will come there: the docks of London and Port Said - Kipling

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El-Warsha performs at closing ceremony of Sard camp for female writers

El-Warsha performed at the closing ceremony on 15 September of the Sard Creative Camp, a joint project between Netflix 'Because She Created' programme and Sard screenwriter’s hub to train women in creative writing and develop their storytelling.

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Al-Athar Lina to celebrate 10th anniversary with a walk thru Al-Khalifa Friday

Historic Cairo will celebrate on friday the 10th anniversary of Al-Athar Lina (The Monument is Ours) - one of the most successful and inspiring community engagement initiatives, with a heritage walk through the historic Al-Khalifa neighbourhood.

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Open courtyards in ancient and modern Egypt

Last week, Egyptologist Fatma Keshk gave a lecture at the French Institute for Oriental Archaeology (IFAO) in Cairo on courtyards in ancient Egypt.

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Cher appears at Balmain finale at Paris Fashion Week

Paris Fashion Week roared into full gear with a star-studded charity concert featuring the latest fashions, members of the public and performances. That included a finale walk from none other than Cher.

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British embassy celebrates the 'Red Dress' and Egypt Fashion Awards

The British embassy in Cairo hosted ‘The Red Dress and Egypt Fashion Awards’ exhibition on 26 September, celebrating British-Egyptian collaborations in the fashion industry.

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3 knives every cook needs. And some they might just want

There is likely no kitchen tool purchase as important as your cooking knives. And it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the variety of styles, prices, sizes and materials.

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Alzheimer's drug shows promise in early results of study

Shares of Biogen and other drugmakers researching Alzheimer's disease soared early Wednesday after Japan's Eisai Co. said its potential treatment appeared to slow the fatal disease in a late-stage study.

In his semi-memoire, Hekayat Taeir AlTabashir (“Stories of the Bird on the Chalkboard”), cartoonist and illustrator Ahmed Ezzalaarab shares recollections of and views on people and politics – with the 1970s figuring high in his stream of consciousness.

The wave of attempted book banning and restrictions continues to intensify, the American Library Association reported Friday. Numbers for 2022 already approach last year's totals, which were the highest in decades.

A biography of the late George Floyd and poetry by Pulitzer Prize winner Sharon Olds were among the works included Thursday on long lists for the National Book Awards.

Ahmed Sabry Aboul-Fottouh tells the personal histories of Egypt's feudal masters and servants alike in his newest novel, Another History of Sadness.