UNESCO’s World Heritage list consecrates sites or areas of cultural significance. The Arab world’s foundational role in human civilisation has meant the region is awash with protected sites, however, a lot of these sites are now at risk of collapse.
Egyptian authorities jeopardising St Catherine’s nature reserve and indigenous population with tourism project…
Ptah-em-uya was ‘a high-ranking official’ in 13th century BC.
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After two decades on the UNESCO World Heritage List in Danger, the Abu Mena restoration project should now lead to the site’s removal, writes Nevine El-Aref.
Several Egyptian architects believe that the renovation project of Al-Hussein Mosque in Cairo’s historic district has ruined the area’s heritage and architectural aspect.
A group of architects, historians and other heritage enthusiasts have launched a campaign to safeguard the City of the Dead in the face of the government’s new infrastructure plans.
Bedded in the sands of Al-Fayoum is a different understanding of Egyptian history; here, there are no temple tracks and incense, no inked Coptic and no anthan.
Neon lights bring alive the eyes of statues, and the opaque shadow of a column falls over the dancefloor. It’s a grand sight, perhaps for all the wrong reasons: drinks are half-melted at the base of a limestone ram, a bored child picks their nail into the crevices of an already worn set of hieroglyphs, and a once grand place of worship is reduced to little more than a glorified rave site.
Located on the east bank of the Nile the Luxor Temple provides a glimpse into the history of ancient Egypt.
The Egyptian government is reviving Historic Cairo to make a unique tourist attraction.
A timeless treasure, nearly lost forever. Without the UNESCO‘s unprecedented rescue operation, future generations might have only seen the stunning temples of Ramses II and Cleopatra in the pages of history books.
Egypt on Tuesday showcased an ancient tomb structure belonging to the cemetery complex of King Djoser, a pharaoh who lived more than 4,500 years ago, following extensive restorations of the site.
Founded in the 10th century, Historic Cairo is one of the world oldest Islamic cities, boasting renowned mosques, old markets and streets, and monuments.
Egypt is home to some of the world’s most important historical, cultural and natural heritage.
Five sabils and a hammam in Historic Cairo have received much-needed facelifts, reports Nevine El-Aref…
At a length of 34 kilometres, the construction of Wadi Al-Hitan’s green road will rely on recycling and utilise a special emulsion that mixes with soil to cut down on heat emissions.