Temperature to drop in Egypt, possible rain in many areas this week: EMA

Egypt is set to experience a drop in temperatures nationwide starting Tuesday with high chances of moderate to heavy rain in many areas, the Egyptian Meteorological Authority (EMA) said on Monday.

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Manssour Bin Mussallam

A new beginning – for education and beyond

January is always a most peculiar month. It marks new beginnings. Still, despite our farewells to December, once the celebrations give way to silence, we never quite seem to completely start anew.
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Mahmoud Mohieldin

Caught in the middle

The world’s middle-income countries and middle classes are being caught in a “middle trap” as a result of the present global changes
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Al-Ahram Weekly Editorial

Before it is too late

President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi took part in intensive discussions with several key Arab leaders over the past week.
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In Photos: Egyptian mission discovers Old Kingdom tombs, 12 statues in Saqqara

An Egyptian archaeological mission unearthed a group of rich fifth and sixth dynasty tombs from the Old Kingdom in the Saqqara necropolis. Signs indicate the site, Gisr Al-Mudir, comprised a large ancient Egyptian cemetery.

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In Photos: Egypt takes part in Islamic Arts biennale in Saudi Arabia with collection of artefacts

Egypt is taking part in the three-month long Awal Beit (First House) Islamic arts biennale which was inaugurated Sunday at the Western Pilgrims Hall at King Abdul Aziz International Airport in Jedda with 18 Islamic-era artefacts from Egyptian museums.

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In Photos: CT scans reveal secrets of a golden mummy stored in the Egyptian Museum for over a century

Computed tomography (CT) scans and 3D printing have revealed the secrets of the 2,300-year-old “Mummy of the Golden Boy,” enabling it to be displayed at the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir for the first time in more than a century.

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In Photos: A group of 37 columns of Karnak Temples’ Great Hypostyle Hall in Luxor completed

Egypt has completed the restoration of 37 columns as part of the Karnak Temples’ Great Hypostyle Hall restoration project.

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INTERVIEW: Fayrouz Karawya decrypts trends of 19th, 20th century Egyptian songs

Fayrouz Karawya spoke to Ahram Online, talking about her first critical narrative book, Kol Dah Kan Leih? (“What Was All That For?”), reveals a spiral way of reading the musical history of the late 19th and 20th century Egypt.

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VIDEO: Sayeda Nafisa, the story of the throne of truth and secrets

Egypt celebrated the Moulid of Sayeda Nafisa on 28 December in El-Khalifa district, Cairo.

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'A Garden for the Immortals:' Latest idea to move Cairo's historic cemeteries faces pushback

For the past few weeks, Cairo's historic cemeteries have been in the limelight after an idea was floated in local media to rebury iconic Egyptian figures in a new site to be called “A Garden for the Immortals” has received pushback from affected communities.

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VIDEO: Sayeda Sakina's Moulid celebrated in Historic Cairo

Sayeda Sakina's Moulid celebration was held on 21 December in her mausoleum at Al-Khalifa district in the heart of historic Cairo.

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Al-Ahram Weekly and Ahram Online journalist receives Cairo Climate Talks journalism award

German Ambassador to Egypt Frank Hartmann honoured on Sunday the winners of the Cairo Climate Talks (CCT) competition for outstanding environmental journalism, including Al-Ahram Weekly and Ahram Online journalist Ahmed Kotb.

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Three years on, WHO says Covid still global emergency

Three years to the day after the World Health Organization sounded the highest level of global alert over Covid-19, it said on Monday the pandemic remains an international emergency.

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China's Sichuan province to scrap three-child limit as birth rates drop

Southwest China's Sichuan province will lift its three-child birth limit and remove restrictions on single parents as the world's most populous nation faces a looming demographic crisis.

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Unique Russian participation in the 54th Cairo International Book Fair

This year's edition of Cairo International Book Fair will witness special and "distinct" participation by Russia's delegation, according to Marat Gatin, Director of the Russian Cultural Centres in Egypt.

His name is Mohamed Salaheddin Ahmed, but he is known as Salah Jahine. In the minds of the people, he is associated with many things, but most prominently the Quartets.

Afandina (Our Sire) by Mohsen Al-Ghamry, Arwaqa Institution for Studies, Translation and Publishing, Cairo 2021, pp. 368.

To mark 130 years since it first came out in 1892, the Dar Al-Helal monthly magazine put out a special issue reprinting articles and pictures that have appeared on its pages for over a century, charting the great debates that have shaped the country’s intellectual history.

Al-Antiquekhana (The Egyptian Museum) by Nasser Iraq, Dar El-Shorouk Publishing, Cairo 2022. pp.255