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Egyptian artist wins UNESCO-Sharjah Prize Paris - Egyptian artist Bahia Shehab on Tuesday received the award of 14th Edition of the UNESCO-Sharjah Prize for Arab Culture, Egyptian MENA reported today. The prize was awarded during a ... Wednesday 19-04-2017 01:44 PM Salafi leader risks suspension for religious fundamentalism Cairo — The tug of the ideological war between the Salafis and the Ministry of Religious Endowments and Affairs (al-Awqaf) has been reignited once again. On a number of satellite channels, Sheikh ... Wednesday 19-04-2017 04:30 AM Ancient tomb discovered in Luxor, Egypt Cairo - Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered more than 1,000 statues and 10 sarcophagi in an ancient noble’s tomb on the west bank of the Nile River in Luxor. The tomb, discovered in the Draa Abul ... Tuesday 18-04-2017 03:43 PM 'Al Halal' play tours Egypt’s governorates to combat extremism Chairperson of Egypt’s Art House of Theatre Ismail Mukhtar decided to re-present the theatrical performance “Al Halal” during a tour inside a number of Egyptian governorates, including Port Said, ... Monday 17-04-2017 08:43 PM Intellectuals call for reforming Egypt’s Al-Azhar Cairo - Egyptian Islamic researcher Ahmed Abdou Maher blamed different state bodies, including Al-Azhar for the current increasing extremism witnessed in the country. Maher ... Monday 17-04-2017 09:54 AM ‘Are you a spinster?’: A poster campaign stirs controversy in Egypt Cairo - Susan El-Keliny, Chairperson of the media committee of the National Council for Women and Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Ain Shams University, has criticized a dubious campaign called, "Are ... Friday 14-04-2017 05:08 PM Al-Azhar University to allow mixed-gender classes Cairo - For the first time since its establishment, Al-Azhar University has announced it is set to be allowing mixed-gender classrooms in some university classes due to space and facility ... Thursday 30-03-2017 11:20 AM Al-Bawaba hounours Egypt's mothers Cairo - Al-Bawaba News Portal celebrated the country’s Mothers Day. In a big party took place in one of Cairo prestigious hotels, Abdul Rahim Ali, MP and founder of Al-Bawaba celebrated what ... Wednesday 29-03-2017 12:15 AM Al-Azhar among oldest Arab universities founded 1000 years ago Cairo - With regards to characterizing Arab colleges in respect of their dates of foundation, aspects may vary. Some say that the Cairo University is the oldest, as it was established in 1908. ... Tuesday 28-03-2017 11:45 PM Including Egypt: Record number of countries join Earth Hour Cairo - An unusual 187 countries and regions met up for WWFs Earth Hour on Saturday 25 March to make a platform for climate action. More than 3,000 historical locations turned off their lights and ... Tuesday 28-03-2017 11:41 PM Al-Azhar hosts first intellectual salon on East-West dialogue Cairo - Within the framework of Al-Azhar’s initiative to promote a culture of dialogue between civilizations, Al-Azhar University’s Foreign Languages Hall ( Al-Rowaq Al-Azhari) organized last ... Monday 27-03-2017 07:04 PM Indian ambassador to tourists worldwide: Come visit Egypt CAIRO - Indias Ambassador to Egypt Sanjay Bhattacharyya called on tourists worldwide to come visit Egypt to sightsee its multi-colored history and enjoy an ideal touristic atmosphere found ... Saturday 25-03-2017 11:34 AM Festival of India in Egypt kicks off Cairo - The activities of the festival of India in Egypt which is organized by the Indian embassy in cooperation with the Ministry of Tourism started on Wednesday 22/3/2017. Sami Mahmoud, advisor to ... Thursday 23-03-2017 04:00 PM Two EgyptAir flights take off with all-female crew CAIRO - Egypts Minister of Civil Aviation, Sherif Fathi witnessed two EgyptAir flights taking off with all-female crew for the first time in Egypt’s history. One flight flew from Cairo to ... Thursday 23-03-2017 02:31 PM Egyptian Priest: No good reason against women as priests Cairo - An Catholic Priest serving in Egypt said that he welcomes women in clergy. Camille William Simon, a Coptic Catholic priest, who served as a pastor in several villages in Upper Egypt ... Thursday 23-03-2017 11:23 AM