New airstrikes hit capital of Ethiopia's Tigray region

Ethiopia's government says it has again carried out airstrikes in the capital of the country's Tigray region. It's the fourth time this week as a nearly year-long war intensifies.

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Byzantine-era artifacts uncovered under Andraos Palace in Luxor: Supreme Council of Antiquities

A collection of amphoras and lamps from the Byzantine era have been uncovered over the past month under the Tawfiq Andraos palace.

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In Photos: The Kings of the Sun artefacts return to Egyptian Museum from Prague

The artefacts of The Kings of the Sun exhibition arrived in Egypt on Thursday and is now at the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir, a year after being on display in the Czech capital Prague.

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In Photos: Restoration underway on ram heads discovered at Karnak Temple

Egyptian restorers are currently busy restoring the three ram heads unearthed at the Euergetes’ gate in the southern part of Karnak Temple in Luxor.

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Grand Egyptian Museum receives Tutankhamun's 2nd shrine

A few months after receiving the fourth and third shrines of Tutankhamun, the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) received the second shrine and placed it in its permanent location at the boy king’s gallery.

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VIDEO: Moulid El-Nabi dolls manufactured and decorated at Bab Al-Bahr

At one of the oldest workshops in the area, Abdu Al Dahsuri has been crafting and decorating Moulid El-Nabi dolls for the past 35 years.

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14th edition of the Sama'a International Festival kicks off at the Citadel

The brainchild of director Intesar Abdel-Fattah, the Sama'a International Festival is a very important artistic manifestation of how music uplifts the soul, unites humanity, and fosters peace

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Cairo: Of People and Stones - The untold history of the Conquering City

On Sunday night, at the ancient premises of Prince Taz palace, tens of people flocked to attend the second of a series of lectures titled: Cairo: Of People and Stones.

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National Organisation of Urban Harmony explores history of Garden City in new book

In its latest publication in the book series titled Memory of The City, the National Organisation of Urban Harmony (NOUH) has released the second book titled Garden City: The City of Gardens... Literal and Figurative.

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'Stop Counting, Keep Living': Campaign raises awareness on people living with ITP

Imagine a child as young as four or five years old, unable to walk and play, suffering from continuous bruising and bleeding, forced by his condition into a state of obligatory rest and inactivity.

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Alzheimer’s first new drug in 20 years finds questions, skepticism

It is the first is drug that slows the progress of the fatal brain-destroying disease instead of just managing its symptoms.

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Three AUC researchers on COVID-19 receive best presentation awards at NCBMB

Three researchers from the biotechnology graduate programme and chemistry department at The American University in Cairo (AUC) received on Thursday best presentation awards for young researchers at the 17th Annual Conference of the National Committee of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (NCBMB).

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Widely used chemical linked to 100,000 US deaths per year: Study

The chemical can be found in hundreds of products such as toys, clothing and shampoo.

From the thick volumes of history on the Napoleonic campaign in Egypt that have consumed years of his academic work, historian Mohamed Afifi decided to dig out the story of the historical figure Mu’allem Yacoub Hana (General Y’acoub) for his first novel, titled ‘Ya’coub’ (Jacob).

Tanzanian writer Abdulrazak Gurnah was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature on Thursday for works that explore the legacies of imperialism on uprooted individuals.

on Saturday 9 October, AlKotob Khan bookstore in Maadi Salwa ElHamamsy will launch the third edition of “Tales of the Nile – Modern Egyptian Short Stories” which just came out a few weeks ago

The following is an excerpt from the first novel of literary critic and author Mahmoud AbdelShakour, Habiba Kama Rawaha Nadim ("Habiba as Recollected by Nadim").