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Ali Farag and Nour ElSherbiny Win Back-to-back Titles at the CIB PSA World Squash Championships ...

The Lufkin News 24 May 2022
CAIRO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 24, 2022-- ... The CIB PSA World Squash Championships Cairo 2022 was the richest professional squash tournament in history with US$ 1,100,000 in total player prize compensation, split equally amongst the male and female athletes ... CIB PSA World Squash Championships Cairo 2022.

Immobilia Building: The Legend Behind Egypt’s First Skyscraper

Egyptian Streets 23 May 2022
Downtown Cairo is an area rich in history ... In the hustle and bustle of downtown Cairo, one building stands out ... To welcome the oncoming modernization of Downtown Cairo, Immobilia was designed by French and Italian architects Max Adrei and Gaston Rossis at the behest of the Egyptian government.

How Egypt Can Become a Hub for Spiritual and Religious Tourism

Egyptian Streets 21 May 2022
Mary Coptic Orthodox Church in Zeitun, Cairo, Egypt ... The temple is known to hold a collection of historical documents known as the Cairo Geniza, which outline the history and transactions of Cairo’s Jewish community from the 11th century until the 19th century.

Egypt’s Omar Khairat performs at Cairo International Convention Center on May 20

Egypt Today 21 May 2022
Veteran Egyptian musical Omar Khairat performed at Cairo International Convention Center on May 20 ...  Khairat performed two consecutive concerts at Cairo Opera House on May 15,16 ... Egypt hosted the tournament for the second time in the history in January across four venues in Cairo, 6th of October and Borg El Arab. .

Green Light: Hashish concentrates cannabis

Missoulian 20 May 2022
RACHEL CRISP PHILIPS for the Missoulian. Of the many forms that marijuana can take, hashish is one of the oldest methods of concentrating cannabis plant matter for maximum effect ... The long history of hash began well before the first written record of its use in a pamphlet published in Cairo in 1123 CE ... People are also reading… ... .

British exhibition traces identity of Egyptian workers in Tutankhamun's tomb discovery

Egypt Today 16 May 2022
CAIRO – 16 May 2022. In November 1922, British archaeologists made history when they found the tomb of pharaoh Tutankhamun in Egypt's Valley of the Kings.  .  .  .  . The British did not do this alone. Many skilled Egyptian workers made the discovery possible with their contributions ...  .  .  .   ...   ...  .

Duration of issuing licenses for yachts to enter Egyptian waters reduced to 24 hours

Egypt Today 11 May 2022
CAIRO – 11 May 2022 ... In April, the Independent and the Daily Mail placed Egypt among the top destinations for spring 2022, which combines history, landscape, and incredible beaches ... It recommended a visit to Cairo to see the Pyramids and the Grand Egyptian Museum.

EgyptAir celebrates 90th anniversary of foundation

Egypt Today 07 May 2022
CAIRO – 7 May 2022. Under the slogan “A long history … A bright future,” the Egyptian state-owned company “EgyptAir” celebrated on Saturday its 90th anniversary ... For instance, the first EGYPTAIR flight MS863 took off from Cairo International ...

Cairo Opera Ballet Company to present ‘Carmen and Tango’ ballets at Opera House

Egypt Independent 06 May 2022
Cairo Opera Ballet Company, under the supervision of its artistic director, Armenia Kamel, present Carmen and Tango ballets performances. They will be accompanied by the Cairo Opera Orchestra, led by Maestro Nair Nagy, over four consecutive nights, at 8 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, May 9, 10, 11, and 12 in the Main Hall.

May 4 marks passing anniversary of Egypt's legendary musician Mohammed Abdel Wahab

Egypt Today 04 May 2022
CAIRO – 4 May 2022 ...  .  .  .  . Abdel Wahab was dubbed the "Musician of Generations” and was and still is considered one of the greatest musicians in Arab history.  .  .  . Mohammed Abdel Wahab was born in 1902 in Cairo, Egypt, in Bab El-Sheriyah neighborhood, where there is now a statue of him.   ... .

Slave-Soldiers to Sultans: Reign of the Mamlūks

Egyptian Streets 03 May 2022
Under new masters, they were “manumitted , converted to Islam, and underwent intensive military training,” according to a History Today article by James Waterson ... Many Mamlūk sultans went to great lengths to rid themselves of their histories as slaves, often associating with established dynasties or claiming exalted origins ... History Today.

Champollion's adventures: Revealing the Pharaoh's secrets

The New Arab 28 Apr 2022
This period was called Egyptomania because Napoleon’s interest and his domination of Egypt provoked and enticed the spirits of Europeans and orientalists toward Egypt or its capital Cairo which used to be called Anb-Haj or Kemet in ancient Egypt ... There is a long history between Paris and Cairo.

Blockbuster TV series portrays Egypt president as hero

The Arab Weekly 27 Apr 2022
CAIRO-. As Egyptians mark the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, they are being treated to a blockbuster TV series that has been treating Egypt's turbulent recent history ... Fans hail Al-Ikhtiyar 3 (The Choice 3) for enlightening the masses about Egypt's turbulent recent history ... ‘A history book’ to remember.

Luminous Egyptian Icons: Musician of Generations Mohammed Abdel Wahab

Egypt Today 27 Apr 2022
CAIRO – 27 April 2022 ...  .  .  .  . Abdel Wahab was dubbed the "Musician of Generations” and was and still is considered one of the greatest musicians in Arab history.  .  .  . Mohammed Abdel Wahab was born in 1902 in Cairo, Egypt, in Bab El-Sheriyah neighborhood, where there is now a statue of him.   ... .

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