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These African heritage sites are under threat from rising seas, but there’s still time to save them
World

These African heritage sites are under threat from rising seas, but there’s still time to save them

(CNN) — On the shores of North Africa, ancient cities have stood for millennia. The columns of Carthage, in modern-day…
Photos – Gezira House: first building in Zamalek to restore its splendor after 111 years
Egypt

Photos – Gezira House: first building in Zamalek to restore its splendor after 111 years

In the heart of the island of Zamalek, with its urban features linked to one of Egypt’s architectural renaissance periods,…
1,500 small project owners to participate in ‘Turathna’ exhibition: minister
Egypt

1,500 small project owners to participate in ‘Turathna’ exhibition: minister

The “Turathna” (Our Heritage) exhibition for handicrafts and heritage will witness the participation of 1,500 owners of small projects specialized…
Bibliotheca Alexandria organizes virtual lecture on heritage
Culture

Bibliotheca Alexandria organizes virtual lecture on heritage

The Bibliotheca Alexandria Cultural Communication Sector is organizing a virtual lecture via Zoom on Egyptian heritage, in cooperation with the…
Wakala al-Sultan Qaytbay complex to become heritage hotel at LE100 mn cost
Archaeology

Wakala al-Sultan Qaytbay complex to become heritage hotel at LE100 mn cost

The Tourism and Antiquities Ministry’s Historic Cairo General Directorate has announced the first restoration project for Wakala al-Sultan Qaytbay complex…
Egypt’s government extends Torathena Exhibition through October 17
Egypt

Egypt’s government extends Torathena Exhibition through October 17

The Egyptian government on Wednesday decided to extend the second edition of the Torathena (Our Heritage) Exhibition for Handicrafts and…
Egypt opens Eliyahu Hanavi Synagogue after LE65 million restoration
Archaeology

Egypt opens Eliyahu Hanavi Synagogue after LE65 million restoration

Egypt’s Tourism and Antiquities Minister Khaled al-Anany inaugurated the Eliyahu Hanavi Synagogue in Alexandria on January 10, following intensive two-year…
Race on to cover Notre-Dame as rainclouds gather over Paris
World

Race on to cover Notre-Dame as rainclouds gather over Paris

Climbers were brought in Tuesday to unfurl tarpaulins over Notre-Dame to protect it from expected rain after the iconic cathedral…
France launches global contest to design new Notre-Dame spire
Art news

France launches global contest to design new Notre-Dame spire

France will invite architects from around the world to submit designs for rebuilding the spire of Notre-Dame cathedral that was…
Sisi expresses solidarity with France over Notre-Dame Cathedral fire
Egypt

Sisi expresses solidarity with France over Notre-Dame Cathedral fire

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi announced his solidarity with France, following the massive fire on Monday at the roof of the…
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