King Farouk

King Farouk’s ‘Royal Diesel’ restored to its glory

Mon, 13 Jun 2022 - 01:15 GMT

The Egyptian Railways Authority completed the restoration of the royal train dating back to the era of King Farouk.

Learn about the history, holdings of Al-Gezira Museum at Egypt’s Opera House

Wed, 02 Feb 2022 - 12:09 GMT

The museum, which has been closed for 32 years, has been redeveloped over the past years, in preparation for its opening in 2022.

Memory of the day: King Farouk of Egypt marries Safinaz Zulfiqar in 1938

Thu, 20 Jan 2022 - 10:14 GMT

In the following lines, ET sheds light on the most important world events that took place on January 20.

Heliopolis Association to celebrate 75th anniversary of Heliopolis Library on Nov. 10

Tue, 09 Nov 2021 - 01:59 GMT

The celebration will include numerous activities, ranging from film screenings, to a photo exhibition and a musical performance.

Memory of the day: King Farouk officially crowned King of Egypt in 1937

Thu, 29 Jul 2021 - 01:03 GMT

On July 29, many important events took place.

Memory of the day: Late Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser nationalizes Suez Canal in 1956

Mon, 26 Jul 2021 - 12:38 GMT

On July 26, many important events took place.

July 26 marks Alexandria’s National Day

Thu, 22 Jul 2021 - 12:43 GMT

It is the day that coincides with the departure of King Farouk on board the "Mahrousa" yacht, on his way to exile in Italy, following the revolution of July 23, 1952.

Memory of the day: King Farouk returns to Egypt from England after becoming king in 1936

Thu, 06 May 2021 - 03:41 GMT

On May 6, many important events took place.

Feb. 17 marks 5th death anniversary of ‘The Professor’ Mohammed Hassanein Heikal

Wed, 17 Feb 2021 - 04:52 GMT

Today marks the fifth death anniversary of “The Professor” Mohammad Hassanein Heikal, one of the most prominent Egyptian journalists of the 20th century.

Memory of the day: British army besieges King Farouk in Abdeen Palace

Thu, 04 Feb 2021 - 03:09 GMT

On February 4, many important events that changed the world map took place.

69 years since the Cairo fire: Who set the capital on fire?

Tue, 26 Jan 2021 - 02:17 GMT

Today marks the 69th anniversary of the Cairo fire, a great fire that broke out on January 26, 1952 in several facilities in Cairo.

Egypt’s 23 Revolution – and beyond: challenges and gains

Thu, 23 Jul 2020 - 02:16 GMT

“Abdel Nasser was a patriot who extremely loved his nation … and his Arab World.”

In Pics: Enjoy a tour inside Fine Arts Museum in Alexandria

Wed, 15 Apr 2020 - 01:00 GMT

A tour inside the corridors of the Fine Arts Museum in Alexandria is presented to the public.

ET commemorates birth anniversary of Samia Gamal

Tue, 05 Mar 2019 - 04:23 GMT

Samir Sabri succeeded in convincing the “butterfly” of the cinema and oriental dance Samia Gamal to return to the dancing scene where she excelled.

ET presents most prominent works portraying late President Sadat

Tue, 25 Dec 2018 - 03:05 GMT

In the centennial of his birth: ET exposes the most prominent dramatic works that portrayed the personality and life of late Egyptian President Sadat.

Book released highlighting first Saudi royal visit to Egypt

Sat, 22 Sep 2018 - 01:54 GMT

King Abdulaziz Foundation has issued a new book on the first Saudi royal visit to Egypt, which was carried out by the late King Abdulaziz bin Abdulrahman Al Saud in 1946.

Trailer, behind-the-scenes of long-awaited ‘Harb Karmooz’

Tue, 01 May 2018 - 12:05 GMT

The company producing the movie “Harb Karmooz” released the official trailer of the movie, which is expected to premiere during the upcoming Eid el Fitr.

Royal Train to become new tourism attraction

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 - 11:12 GMT

The Royal Train will begin to serve tourism from Alexandria to Aswan.

King Farouk’s timepiece sold at new record

Sat, 24 Mar 2018 - 04:45 GMT

King Farouk’s personalized Patek Philippe, Reference 1518 timepiece was auctioned off at the Dubai Watch Auction for $912,500 on Friday.

King Farouk’s timepiece up for auction in Dubai

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 - 07:00 GMT

King Farouk of Egypt’s personalized Patek Philippe, Reference 1518, will be up for auction in Dubai on March 23.