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Egypt's water ministry prepares for Nile boat house demolition campaign amid public outcry

The National 26 Jun 2022
Concern grows for boat houses which are viewed as an important cultural symbol of Cairo’s history ....
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Acquaint yourself with history of Egypt’s Al-Azhar Mosque

Egypt Today 23 Jun 2022
CAIRO – 23 June 2022. Al-Azhar Mosque is one of the oldest and most important mosques in Egypt and the Arab world ...  .  .  . The cornerstone of Al-Azhar Mosque was laid on Ramadan 14, 359 AH - 970 AD ...  .   ... Jawhar al-Saqli was the most important and famous leader in Fatimid history, as he was the founder of the city of Cairo ... .
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How Rifa’a Al-Tahtawi Pioneered the Egyptian Intellectual Awakening

Egyptian Streets 22 Jun 2022
image via Sada El-Balad ... Author Kaj Ohrnberg describes him as, “.” ... Following his time in Paris, Al-Tahtawi became the head of the new School of Languages in Cairo in 1836. In 1841, he became in charge of a translation bureau, where he handled the translation of many books on history, geography, and military sciences ... image via Historia Factory ... ....
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In pics: Business of recovering antique doors in Egypt

Egypt Today 18 Jun 2022
CAIRO – 18 June 2022. It is believed that Egypt is full of treasures in every inch of it, that is not limited to archaeological discoveries.  . Old districts in Cairo, like Sabtya district, is one of few areas where there are lots of exciting tales of history in its roads and alleys ...   ...   ... Upper Egypt, Alexandria and Beheira.   ... .
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Sednaoui El-Khazendar: Egypt’s Galeries Lafayette

Egyptian Streets 16 Jun 2022
Although the initial Sednaoui El-Khazendar stood as a testament to Egypt’s rich history and architectural splendor of the 19th and 20th century cosmopolitan Cairo, it was overshadowed by the prolific existence of street vendors who surrounded the building, contributing to a chaotic setting.
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“First of Its Kind” 2600-BC King Khufu Evidence Found In Cairo!

Ancient Origins 15 Jun 2022
Artifacts belonging to the era of King Khufu (also known as Cheops), who ruled sometime in the 26th century BC or nearly 4,500 years ago, have been discovered in Cairo’s Ayn-Shams neighborhood by the joint German-Egyptian Archaeological Mission ... Egyptian-German mission discovers blocks from Khufu's reign in Cairo’s Matariya .
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Pitso Mosimane’s success at Al Ahly wasn’t enough for his detractors

Independent online (SA) 15 Jun 2022
A depleted Al Ahly side won 1-0 ... Sadly Mosimane, who made history on several fronts during his 20-month stint with the Cairo-based club, will never be seen in the Red Devils' technical area again. ALSO READ ... The history books will show he guided Al Ahly to back-to-back Champions League titles and followed this up with a runner-up slot ... ALSO READ.
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Alexander the Great, the military genius

Egypt Today 14 Jun 2022
CAIRO – 14 June 2022. History website shed light on the death of Alexander the Great, saying, "The young Macedonian military genius who formed an empire stretching from the eastern Mediterranean to India, passed away in Babylonia [Iraq] at the age of 33.”.
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Khedive Cairo, the essence of European architecture

Egypt Independent 08 Jun 2022
Here is the heart of Khedive Cairo, the soul of European architecture in the capital of the East ... Alfy Street is considered one of the largest streets in downtown Cairo ... Although Alfy Street is not long, it witnessed many historical events that represented a milestone in Egyptian history, like the French campaign in Egypt and the Cairo Fire in 1952.
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Photos: Khedive Cairo, the essence of European architecture

Egypt Independent 08 Jun 2022
Here is the heart of Khedive Cairo, the soul of European architecture in the capital of the East ... Alfy Street is considered one of the largest streets in downtown Cairo ... Although Alfy Street is not long, it witnessed many historical events that represented a milestone in Egyptian history, like the French campaign in Egypt and the Cairo Fire in 1952.
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A History of Egypt’s Opera ‘Aida’: the Captivating and Controversial

Egyptian Streets 08 Jun 2022
Based on a story penned by French Egyptologist Auguste Mariette, it was composed by Verdi as a celebratory hymn inaugurating the Khedival Opera House in Cairo; unfortunately, ‘Aida’ would not be ready in time ... Impresario Neveen Allouba describes ‘Aida’ as a representation of Egypt’s past, “it’s our history.”.
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CEO of Egypt’s General Authority for Tourism Promotion convenes with officials of 24 Mexican tourism companies

Egypt Today 06 Jun 2022
CAIRO – 6 June 2022 ... Mexico to Cairo ... For their part, the members of the delegation expressed their love and admiration of Egypt, its people and its ancient history, stressing that they enjoyed their visit to the various tourist destinations in Greater Cairo, Luxor and Aswan.
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Suez Canal revenues jump 23% to $657 million in May 2022

Egypt Today 02 Jun 2022
CAIRO - 2 June 2022. The Suez Canal achieved the highest monthly revenue in its history during May, marking an increase of 23 percent on a year on year basis, to reach $657 million, according to  head of the Suez Canal Authority, Osama Rabie ... the history of the Canal.
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Platte Valley takes fourth at state tournament

Maryville Daily Forum 01 Jun 2022
Platte Valley (18-4) looked like it might do better than its fourth-place finish oil Tuesday as they battled Northeast (Cairo) for third place ... Cairo was able to add another run in the bottom of the third for a 4-2 margin ... For Cairo, third is the second-highest placing in team history behind a state runner-up finish in 2014.
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A Night of Anarchy: Black Friday and the 1952 Cairo Fire

Egyptian Streets 01 Jun 2022
Cairo Fire ... Currents of smoke rise into Cairo, and a fire that begins in the heart expands into the streets ... Shepherd Hotel in Cairo on 25 January and 26 January ... Great Cairo Fire of 1952 ... This one incident—a flurry of violence and wilful destruction—marked a moment in Cairo’s history wherein the past was vilified in favor of a newfound nationalism.
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