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Egypt’s Ayyubid era: 81 years of successful military state

Tue, 18 Jan 2022 - 12:28 GMT

The Ayyubid state was established by Salah al-Din al-Ayyubi, who defeated the Fatimids and expelled them from Egypt in 567 AH / 1174 AD.

Egypt's PM starts tour of development projects in Historic Cairo

Sat, 08 Jan 2022 - 11:18 GMT

The premier is accompanied by a number of ministers along with the Cairo governor.

Historic Cairo is the largest, most important heritage city in the world

Tue, 14 Dec 2021 - 12:32 GMT

It is a lively city characterized by the richness of its urban fabric.

Al-Sennari House celebrates one-year anniversary of establishment of “Cairo Biography” Initiative on October 17

Sun, 17 Oct 2021 - 02:07 GMT

The program of the celebration includes various artistic segments, a screening of a short film about the history of the city of Cairo, and a heritage panorama [Culturama].

Developing Historic Cairo to restore its cultural splendor

Wed, 25 Aug 2021 - 02:38 GMT

The President instructed to provide full support for these projects.

Sisi praises Indian Bohra community’s role in restoring Islamic sites in Historic Cairo

Sun, 20 Jun 2021 - 08:39 GMT

President Sisi also thanked the Sultan and the community for their charitable activities in Egypt, besides their support for Egypt’s sovereign fund “Long Live Egypt.”

Al-Hakim Mosque’s surrounding area within development works of Historic Cairo

Tue, 01 Jun 2021 - 01:27 GMT

Historic Cairo is one of the most important and largest heritage cities in the world.

Implementation of new entry ticket prices for foreigners to Egypt’s archaeological sites, museums postponed until May 2022

Thu, 27 May 2021 - 09:22 GMT

The decision came as a continuation of the ministry's policy to support cultural tourism and encourage one-day trips from Red Sea cities to the Nile Valley.

Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities launches restoration works of Prince Sheikho’s Sabil in Al-Hataba

Wed, 17 Feb 2021 - 12:35 GMT

The Supreme Council of Antiquities has begun the restoration of Prince Sheikho’s Sabil in Al-Hataba, close to Salah El-Din Citadel.

Video: Cairo Citadel Aqueduct turns into a tourist attraction

Thu, 24 Dec 2020 - 02:24 GMT

The Egyptian state pays great attention to the development of archaeological areas and museums, which bear the fragrance of the ancient Egyptian history. Among those sites is the development of Cairo Citadel Aqueduct or Mamluk Aqueduct.

Modernizing of Al-Muizz night-lighting system implemented using safe lighting fixtures

Tue, 08 Dec 2020 - 01:20 GMT

The first phase of the project included the complete installation and modernization of the lighting systems of the historic street.

Egypt’s president urges scaling up efforts to develop unsafe slums, ensure decent life for dwellers

Sun, 20 Sep 2020 - 06:37 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Sunday urged continuous state efforts and projects to develop unsafe slums in the capital, Cairo, to secure appropriate housing units for citizens, the Egyptian Presidency said.

Three archaeological sites opened after restoration

Wed, 12 Jul 2017 - 01:50 GMT

Minister of Antiquities Khaled El-Enany opened three archaeological sites on Al-Moez Street on Tuesday.

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