Egypt stresses supporting Iraq in war on terrorism and stability

During his meeting with Iraqi PM Mohamed Shia El-Sudani on Thursday, President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi said that Egypt insists on aiding and supporting Iraq and the Iraqi people in their war on terrorism and their struggle to restore stability and peace.

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Hany Ghoraba

Iranian women changing history

Iran’s women have risen up in revolt against the rule of the clerics in Iran, indicating that they are no longer willing to be ruled by a set of archaic laws.
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Al-Ahram Weekly Editorial

International protection for Palestinians

A 38-second video makes for a new reminder of what Israel’s racist occupation is about. It shows the cold-blooded execution on Friday of 22-year-old Palestinian Ammar Mefleh by an Israeli occupation soldier in the West Bank town of Hawara.
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Nourhan Moussa

A proper approach to human rights

A proper approach to human rights is one that prioritises the rights of the overall population and the need to preserve national peace and security, writes Nourhan Moussa
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UK warns British Museum over Parthenon Marbles

The UK government Monday stressed the British Museum is legally forbidden from breaking up its vast collection, after a report said it could possibly hand the Parthenon Marbles back to Greece.

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In Photos: Egyptian mission unearths mummies with golden tongues in Quweisna necropolis

An Egyptian archaeological mission has unearthed a new part of the Quweisna necropolis in Menoufiya governorate that is replete in mummies with golden tongues.

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UK, Greece in 'secret talks' on Parthenon Marbles: Report

The British Museum and the Greek prime minister are in the "advanced stage" of "secret talks" over the "possible return" of the Parthenon Marbles, local media reported on Saturday.

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In Photos: Large Ptolemaic funerary structure unearthed in Fayoum

The Egyptian archaeological mission at the Garza archaeological site in Egypt's Fayoum city uncovered on Thursday a large funerary building/structure dating back to the Ptolemaic and Roman eras.

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Marked for Demolition: Documenting the legacy of Cairo's cemeteries 

Marked for Demolition, an art exhibition held at downtown's Cairo Atelier from 4 to 10 December, is the culmination of efforts by a group of artists to showcase the artistic grandeur and priceless cultural value of the historical cemeteries of the Egyptian capital.

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Egypt enlists Journey of the Holy Family festivals on UNESCO List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

“Festivities and celebrations affiliated with the Journey of the Holy Family in Egypt are now on UNESCO’s Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity,” professor Nahla Imam, heritage consultant at the Egyptian Ministry of Culture and country representative of Egypt at the 2003 Convention of Safeguarding the Intangible Heritage of UNESCO, told Ahram Online on Wednesday

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Meet Professor Essam Safi El-Din: An Egyptian architect and tutor

As he submitted the final maquettes (small-scale models) of Egypt's folk architecture to the soon-to-open Museum of Folk Arts, Ahram Online spoke to the master himself about the merits and grace of architecture.

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iCulture: Meet Egypt's latest platform to enhance cultural and heritage creative industries

With the slogan "empowering creative minds," the platform empowers young independent Egyptian and Arab talents to be part of the realm of creative industry.

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Bee therapy: From venom to drug

Apitherapy, also known as Bee venom therapy or (BVT), is a type of alternative medicine that relies on the use of honeybee venom for the treatment of many medical conditions.

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Rawya Mansour first Egyptian woman awarded Prince Albert’s Planetary Health Pledge Club membership

The Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation awarded the membership of the distinguished Planetary Health Pledge Club to outstanding Egyptian entrepreneur Rawya Mansour, CEO of Ramsco Egypt and Oasis Technologies Monaco, earlier this week.

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Egypt's culture minister discusses cultural exchange with Iraqi ambassador

Minister of Culture Nevine El-Kilany met with Ambassador of Iraq to Egypt Ahmed Nayef Rashid Saleh on Thursday to discuss reinforcing cultural and artistic cooperation as well as Egypt's participation in the sixth edition of the Ancient Civilisations Forum in Baghdad from 4 to 6 December.

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In Photos: Dior showcases fashion in shadow of Egypt's pyramids

French fashion house Dior on Saturday held its first show at Egypt's ancient Giza pyramids, presenting its 2023 fall men's collection in the shadow of the millennia-old tombs.

A reprint of a volume on the Balfour Declaration, The Conspiracy Pact, revisits the international context that led to the partition of Palestine and the eventual and unending plight of Palestinian diaspora.

Famous Egyptian author and translator Bahaa Taher passed away on Thursday after a long struggle with illness.

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 as well as his take on the big political choices of late presidents Nasser and Sadat in his captivating autobiography.

Naas men El-Minya (People from Minya) by: Mostafa Bayoumi, (Cairo: Magaz Cultural Foundation), 2019.