Islamic Cairo

Today in 2008: Al-Muizz Street was born

Mon, 22 Feb 2021 - 04:13 GMT

Al-Muizz Street was officially inaugurated on February 22, 2008, to be one of the most beautiful open museums of Islamic antiquities in the world.

International bloggers’ visits to Egyptian archaeological sites aim to promote tourism

Thu, 28 Jan 2021 - 02:53 GMT

The bloggers who visited Egypt enjoy tremendous popularity in their countries, as each of them is followed by at least half a million social media users.

'Investment priced' apartments being built behind Cairo Citadel Aqueduct

Sun, 11 Oct 2020 - 11:06 GMT

Cairenes are enthusiastically waiting for the development of the Cairo Citadel Aqueduct as 60 apartment blocks are being built behind it in place of slums and tanneries.

Limited fire breaks out in 3rd floor of Al-Azhar Mosque in Islamic Cairo

Thu, 08 Oct 2020 - 12:32 GMT

The fire was caused by a short circuit in one of the lamps in an upper flood room used to store some furnishings.

A glimpse on ‘Gates of Cairo’

Mon, 08 Apr 2019 - 04:23 GMT

The Gates of Cairo were gates at portals in the city walls of medieval Islamic Cairo.

Two days off for Khan El-Khalili to celebrate Imam Hussein’s birth

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 - 10:19 GMT

Khan El-Khalili in old Cairo will be closed for two days in celebration of the Imam Hussein’s Birth from January 15 to 17.

Ali Zein El-Abdeen's shrine renovation continues

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 - 07:35 GMT

He also added that the shrine will be reopened in January after finishing the required restoration work which was started in May.

Amr Ibn El Aas Book Fair Opens

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 - 05:15 GMT

Minister of Culture Helmy El Namnam, Minister of Endowments Mohamed Mokhtar Goma'a and Director-General Egyptian Book Organization.

Amr Ibn El Aas Book Fair Opens

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 - 05:15 GMT

Minister of Culture Helmy El Namnam, Minister of Endowments Mohamed Mokhtar Goma'a and Director-General Egyptian Book Organization.

Eid Al-Adha in Islamic Cairo: An American convert’s experience

Sat, 02 Sep 2017 - 08:19 GMT

The sheikh ended his sermon by calling upon us to “spread love, spread peace”.

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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