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Memory of the day: Egypt’s National University opens in 1908

Tue, 21 Dec 2021 - 12:31 GMT

In the following lines, ET sheds light on the most important world events that took place on December 21.

Memory of the day: Mamluk Tumanbay becomes Sultan of Egypt in 1516

Mon, 11 Oct 2021 - 12:48 GMT

In the following lines, ET sheds light on the most important world events that took place on October 11.

Memory of the day: Egyptian revolutionist Mohammad Karim executed by Napoleon Bonaparte in 1798

Mon, 06 Sep 2021 - 01:16 GMT

On September 6, many important events took place.

Memory of the day: Abolition of slavery in English colonies in 1833

Mon, 23 Aug 2021 - 12:12 GMT

On August 23, many important events took place.

Memory of the day: Jerusalem falls to Crusaders during First Crusade in 1099

Thu, 15 Jul 2021 - 01:18 GMT

On July 15, many important events took place.

Memory of the day: Ottoman Sultan Abdul Majid I issues the ‘Egyptian Firman’ in 1841

Mon, 24 May 2021 - 09:29 GMT

On May 24, many important events took place.

Memory of the day: UK recognizes sovereignty of King Abdul Aziz bin Saud over Kingdom of Hejaz, Nejd in 1927

Thu, 20 May 2021 - 06:55 GMT

On May 20, many important events took place.

Sykes-Picot, a dangerous agreement that divided the Arab world

Sun, 16 May 2021 - 02:14 GMT

May 16, 1916, is an important date because of the Sykes-Picot Agreement and the disasters that resulted from it that resulted in the division of the Arab region into several countries.

Memory of the day: Omar Makram leads popular revolution against Ottoman ruler Khorshid Pasha in 1805

Thu, 13 May 2021 - 02:25 GMT

On May 13, many important events took place.

Memory of the day: Italian sailor Amerigo Vespucci discovers America in 1497

Mon, 10 May 2021 - 01:25 GMT

On May 10, many important events took place.

Islamic artifacts sold in international auctions

Sun, 09 May 2021 - 02:26 GMT

London’s Sotheby's exhibited two pieces of linear sandstone tiles from India, probably Delhi, dating back to the 13th century, in an auction titled "Arts of the Islamic World & India, Including Fine Carpets."

Jan. 24 marks 221st anniversary of signing El-Arish Agreement

Sun, 24 Jan 2021 - 03:05 GMT

Today marks the 221st anniversary of the signing of El-Arish Agreement between General Kleber and the Ottomans regarding the evacuation of the French from Egypt.

Egyptian Moulouya Sufi Band to perform on May 27

Sun, 26 May 2019 - 11:40 GMT

The Opera House, headed by Magdy Saber, concludes its Ramadan program with an evening for the Egyptian Moulouya band, led by vocalist/reciter Amer el-Touny.

Demand to omit names of MB leaders off streets in Egypt raised

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 - 07:00 GMT

Another call for changing street names in Egypt was raised, demanding to omit all the names of former Muslim Brotherhood leaders.

Erdogan assumes new presidential powers, tightening control over Turkey

Mon, 09 Jul 2018 - 02:30 GMT

Turkey's Tayyip Erdogan will fulfil a long-held ambition on Monday when he is sworn in as president with sweeping new powers over the country.

Ottoman-era Sabil-Kuttab catches fire

Wed, 06 Jun 2018 - 09:52 GMT

Fire broke out on Tuesday in a residential building behind the Ottoman-era Sabil-Kuttab of Um Mohamed Ali al-Saghir.

Armenian opposition leader says 'ready to lead' country

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 - 10:40 GMT

Nikol Pashinyan on Tuesday said he was ready to lead the country after the shock resignation of Prime Minister Serzh Sarkisian.

After Cairo omitted his name from a street, who is Selim I?

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 - 08:00 GMT

Cairo has omitted the name of Sultan Selim I from a Cairo street to distinguish between people who treasured Egypt and others who violated the country.

Sudan hands over Suakin to Turkey temporarily

Tue, 26 Dec 2017 - 08:44 GMT

Sudan agreed to hand over Suakin to Turkey to reconstruct the town for an undetermined period of time.

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