Ottoman Empire

Memory of the day: First elections for the Consultative Council [Al-Shura] are held in Egypt in 1980

Sun, 26 Sep 2021 - 02:07 GMT

On September 26, many important events took place.

Memory of the day:- Soviet astronaut Yuri Gagarin makes 1st human flight into space in 1961

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 - 02:07 GMT

On April 12, many important events that changed the world map took place.

Memory of the day: UN issues resolution calling on Israel to withdraw from Egyptian territories

Tue, 02 Feb 2021 - 03:06 GMT

On February 2, many important events that changed the world map took place.

'Mamalek el-Nar' portrays blood-thirsty Turkish agendas

Tue, 19 Nov 2019 - 02:00 GMT

Egyptian writer Mohamed Suleiman Abdel Malik combined historical accuracy and fiction in many of the screenplay’s situations and events.

Why Egypt is concerned over Sudan-Turkey's Suakin deal

Sat, 06 Jan 2018 - 03:45 GMT

Al-Bashir signed a decree on handing over Suakin Island to Turkey

Analysis: Turkey lost between Erdogan’s ‘Caliphate’, Europe

Tue, 26 Dec 2017 - 06:57 GMT

Erdogan’s dream of re-establishing the Ottoman Empire and an Islamic caliphate pushed him to seize more powers than any Turkish ruler has in recent history.

Exhibition showcasing aspects of Ottoman Empire to open in August

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 - 01:07 GMT

A temporarily exhibition showcasing Ottoman costumes is to open at historic Mohamed Ali Basha Palace in Manial on August 28.

Book examines Bulgaria's Ottoman-era Mosques

Wed, 02 Aug 2017 - 08:26 GMT

A recent book released by a Bulgarian professor provides an in-depth look 88 Ottoman-era mosques.

How an Ottoman Sultan helped Ireland during the Great Famine

Mon, 03 Jul 2017 - 08:37 GMT

Ottoman sultan Abdülmecid I went out of his way to help the Irish people during the Great Famine of 1845-1852.

Muslim pioneers of aviation: 17th century flight in Istanbul

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 - 09:30 GMT

One of the most enduring (and incorrect) accusations made about the Ottoman Empire is that it was intellectually stagnant.

At World’s End: Islam’s Long Journey to Japan

Tue, 30 May 2017 - 07:32 GMT

Although Islam spread to China for centuries, it wasn’t until the late 19th century, that the Muslims and Japanese expressed any real interest in each other.

Arab League against “Shiite tide”, says Aboul Gheit

Tue, 02 May 2017 - 08:54 GMT

A call for the unification of Arab states has been issued by Arab League Secretary General Ahmed Aboul Gheit.