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Mahmoud Mohieldin

1 per cent for 1.5 °C

Financing for climate action and development needs is falling short, and the world must look for new solutions, writes Mahmoud Mohieldin
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Tarek Osman

Modern Egypt — (IX) The liberation of women

Tarek Osman continues his series on the makers of modern Egyptian culture by looking at the career of social reformer Qassem Amin
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Abdel-Moneim Said

Sharm to Doha

Abdel-Moneim Said flits across the region
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In Photos: Egyptian mission unearths mummies with golden tongues in Quweisna necropolis

An Egyptian archaeological mission has unearthed a new part of the Quweisna necropolis in Menoufiya governorate that is replete in mummies with golden tongues.

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In Photos: Large Ptolemaic funerary structure unearthed in Fayoum

The Egyptian archaeological mission at the Garza archaeological site in Egypt's Fayoum city uncovered on Thursday a large funerary building/structure dating back to the Ptolemaic and Roman eras.

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In Photos: Egyptian mission uncovers remains of colonnades hall of 26th Dynasty Butu Temple

Remains of the colonnades hall of Butu Temple were uncovered during excavations carried out by an Egyptian archaeological mission at Tel Al-Farayeen, Kafr El-Sheikh in the northern Nile Delta.

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Grand Egyptian Museum to host events and group visits in a test phase

The Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) will host limited events and group visits to some areas in the GEM complex to test site readiness and the visitor experience ahead of an operational trial phase that will be announced in due course.

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Egypt enlists Journey of the Holy Family festivals on UNESCO List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

“Festivities and celebrations affiliated with the Journey of the Holy Family in Egypt are now on UNESCO’s Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity,” professor Nahla Imam, heritage consultant at the Egyptian Ministry of Culture and country representative of Egypt at the 2003 Convention of Safeguarding the Intangible Heritage of UNESCO, told Ahram Online on Wednesday

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Meet Professor Essam Safi El-Din: An Egyptian architect and tutor

As he submitted the final maquettes (small-scale models) of Egypt's folk architecture to the soon-to-open Museum of Folk Arts, Ahram Online spoke to the master himself about the merits and grace of architecture.

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iCulture: Meet Egypt's latest platform to enhance cultural and heritage creative industries

With the slogan "empowering creative minds," the platform empowers young independent Egyptian and Arab talents to be part of the realm of creative industry.

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Reviving the flame: El-Warsha, Egypt’s first independent theatre troupe, turns 35

On Thursday El-Warsha, Egypt’s first independent theatre troupe, celebrated 35 years of safeguarding intangible cultural heritage with a performance at Rawabet Theatre in the heart of downtown Cairo.

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Alzheimer's drug data shows results but also risks

Experts hailed full data Wednesday showing a new drug can slow cognitive decline in Alzheimer's patients, but warned improvements were comparatively small and the treatment can have serious side effects.

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China by the kilo: An ‘out-of-the-box’ idea helps to keep tableware affordable

In the midst of an economic crunch, exceptional offers at special fairs – including porcelain sold by the kilo – are keeping tableware and cutlery within reach of shoppers with small and medium budgets.

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Egypt studying legislation to allow individuals to donate organs after death

The Egyptian Liver Transplant Society (ELTS) held first congress in Cairo last week under the slogan “Connecting East and West,” showcasing promising breakthroughs, including government efforts to expand the number of organ donors in the country.

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WHO renames monkeypox as mpox, citing racism concerns

The World Health Organization has renamed monkeypox as mpox, citing concerns the original name of the decades-old animal disease could be construed as discriminatory and racist.

The late prominent Egyptian cartoonist Ahmed Toughan shares his testimony on major events in the history of the country and the world in the second half of the 20th century as well as his take on the big political choices of late presidents Nasser and Sadat in his captivating autobiography.

Famous Egyptian author and translator Bahaa Taher passed away on Thursday after a long struggle with illness.

Naas men El-Minya (People from Minya) by: Mostafa Bayoumi, (Cairo: Magaz Cultural Foundation), 2019.

Ghorbet El-Manazel ('Estranged Houses') by Ezzat El-Kamhawi, Cairo: Al-Dar Al-Masriah Al-Lubnaniah, 2022.