Tahrir Square

July 6 marks 1049 years since establishment of Cairo: Egypt’s ancient city

Tue, 06 Jul 2021 - 02:08 GMT

Throughout the years, Cairo's features changed; its ancient streets became crowded, and modern architecture overshadowed the beauty of its Islamic architecture.

In Pics: Tahrir Square upon its development, competes with most beautiful squares worldwide

Mon, 15 Feb 2021 - 02:36 GMT

A Pharaonic obelisk and four rams were placed in the square, and green areas were increased.

Al-Kebbash Road in Luxor: “The Path of God” for Ancient Egyptians

Mon, 04 Jan 2021 - 10:18 GMT

The Karnak Temples area witnessed the largest national project to save 29 statues of rams inside the Karnak temples, after completing the restoration of the statues and protecting them from destruction.

In Pics: Final phase of Tahrir Square's lighting system project

Fri, 05 Jun 2020 - 10:14 GMT

This comes in the framework of the directives of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi to develop Khedive Cairo.

Mogamma el-Tahrir: Renovated landmark in Tahrir Square shines like Paris

Mon, 18 May 2020 - 12:40 GMT

The iconic Tahrir Square was originally constructed in 1865 in the French style of the time because Khedive Ismail loved Paris. After a lot of renovation work in 2020, the Khedive’s wish is today closest to reality.

In Pics: Latest development work in Central Cairo's Tahrir Square

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 - 02:52 GMT

The obelisk installed in Tahrir Square spans back to the era of Ramses II. It was previously located in San el-Hagar area in Sharqiyah Governorate.

Profile: Egypt's fourth president Hosni Mubarak dies at 91

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 - 12:20 GMT

Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak passed away at the age of 91 on Tuesday after a struggle with illness.

Ramses II obelisk installed in Tahrir Square

Tue, 18 Feb 2020 - 01:53 GMT

The obelisk installed in Tahrir Square spans back to the era of Ramses II. It was previously located in San el-Hagar area in Sharqiyah Governorate.

Foundation of Ramses II Obelisk installed in Tahrir Square

Sun, 02 Feb 2020 - 02:24 GMT

ET reveals a number of photos of Ramses II obelisk after being installed in Tahrir Square, one of the most famous squares in Egypt and the world.

Min. takes needed security measures while transporting artifacts to Tahrir Square

Tue, 31 Dec 2019 - 04:46 GMT

The Ministry of Antiquities currently focuses on restoring and documenting monuments.

All you need to know about renovating Tahrir Square

Mon, 30 Dec 2019 - 04:06 GMT

ET reveals information about the Tahrir Square development project and transferring the Luxor rams to their new location.

Iconic Tahrir Square to be turned into ‘tourist destination’

Fri, 18 Oct 2019 - 01:07 GMT

A pharaonic obelisk will be transferred to the square.

Egypt arrests 6 foreigners charged of espionage in Tahrir Square

Wed, 25 Sep 2019 - 04:16 GMT

They were assuming tasks related to the protests due to take place on Friday, September 20 upon the calls of Spain-based contractor Mohamed Ali.

PM unveils plan to renovate Cairo's historic Tahrir square

Sun, 18 Aug 2019 - 03:41 GMT

Prime Minister Madbouli instructed officials to start developing Tahrir Square in downtown Cairo, as part of the ongoing renovation efforts targeting Historic Cairo.

Photos deny outlawed Muslim Brotherhood rumors of protests at Tahrir Square

Wed, 27 Feb 2019 - 08:57 GMT

Outlawed Muslim Brotherhood electronic militias circulated rumors on Social Media platforms that thousands of citizens are protesting at Tahrir Square.

€ 3 million to develop the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square

Sat, 12 Jan 2019 - 11:11 GMT

The Egyptian minister of Antiquities Khaled Anany announced that the Ministry received an international grant of € 3 million to develop the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square.

Ibrahim Eissa exposes details about his second novel 'El-Deif'

Tue, 25 Dec 2018 - 02:27 GMT

The film is the second cinematic experience for the veteran writer after the great success he achieved in his previous controversial film “Mawlana”.

Tahrir’s Egyptian Museum receives guests for free on Tuesday

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 - 11:39 GMT

Minister of Antiquities Khaled al-Anani announced opening of the Egyptian Museum to the public for free on Tuesday for locals and foreigners residing in Egypt, marking the 116th anniversary of the museum's opening.

Min. of Antiquities to celebrate 116th anniversary of Egyptian Museum

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 - 07:00 GMT

Ministry of Antiquities is set to organize a ceremony marking the 116th anniversary of the establishment of the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir square on November 19.

614 artifacts transferred from Egyptian Museum to GEM

Tue, 06 Nov 2018 - 11:57 GMT

On Monday, November 5, 614 artifacts were transferred from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square to the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM).