King Farouk

Photos: Alexandria’s Tea Pavilion opens its doors for first time in 84 years
Life & Style

Photos: Alexandria’s Tea Pavilion opens its doors for first time in 84 years

After 84 years, life returns to King Farouk’s Tea Pavilion in Alexandria after it officially reopened to the public on…
Royal Vehicle Museum to open in September
Egypt

Royal Vehicle Museum to open in September

Waed Abul Ela, head of the Projects Sector at the Ministry of Antiquities, declared in an official statement that the…
Princess Fawzia to tie the knot on Saturday
Egypt

Princess Fawzia to tie the knot on Saturday

Princess Fawzia, daughter of King Ahmed Fouad II, is set to get married on Saturday, January 19 at the residence…
Borg al-Arab Airport authorities thwart smuggling attempt of archaeological coins
Egypt

Borg al-Arab Airport authorities thwart smuggling attempt of archaeological coins

Borg al-Arab Airport customs authorities thwarted an attempt to smuggle archaeological coins of different sizes and forms, dating back to…
King Farouk watch to be auctioned off in Dubai Friday
Fashion

King Farouk watch to be auctioned off in Dubai Friday

The British Christie’s Auction House is expected to auction off a rare gold watch once owned by Egypt’s King Farouk…
King Farouk’s watch to auction in Dubai, estimated value $400,000-800,000
Fashion

King Farouk’s watch to auction in Dubai, estimated value $400,000-800,000

King Farouk’s stunning personalized Patek Philippe wristwatch will be stealing the spotlight at Christie’s Dubai auction in March, with a…
Video: Egyptian King Farouk’s stolen bedroom put up for sale at $1 million in US
Egypt

Video: Egyptian King Farouk’s stolen bedroom put up for sale at $1 million in US

In 2013, agricultural ministry officials were left baffled by the disappearance of King Farouk’s bedroom, which went missing from the former-king’s royal guesthouse…
Temporary exhibition to be held at King Farouk Museum Wednesday
Culture

Temporary exhibition to be held at King Farouk Museum Wednesday

On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of its establishment, the King Farouk Corner Museum in Helwan will hold a…
In Search of ‘Oil and Sand’ recreates an old royal home movie
Cinema/TV

In Search of ‘Oil and Sand’ recreates an old royal home movie

On a warm summer evening in 1952, Cairo’s aristocracy gathered for a soiree at a palace belonging to King Farouk’s…
Biopics in the Arab world: History entangled with subjectivity
Art news

Biopics in the Arab world: History entangled with subjectivity

Two films about Egypt’s second president - “Nasser 56” (a 1996 Egyptian production) and “Gamal Abdel Nasser” (a 1999 Syrian…
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