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The legends of Andraus Pasha

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The legends of Andraus Pasha

Andrew Leber explores the forgotten stories and legends of the notable Andraus Pasha family, whose secrets live on in the family's homestead in Upper Egypt.

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Ask for me tomorrow and you shall find me a grave man

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Ask for me tomorrow and you shall find me a grave man

Memorial and commemoration have always been an integral part of Egyptian history, says Raphael Cormack, and nothing encapsulates this more than a visit to the tomb of the Sufi saint Umar ibn al-Farid two years after the revolution.

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Preserving Egypt’s past, for the future

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Preserving Egypt’s past, for the future

With Egypt in a state of flux, it is more important now than ever to ensure that the country's past is recorded and preserved in a way that bears testament to the legacy of today's changes. Sarah Zakzouk visits the Bibliotheca Alexandrina to find out more about their digital archiving project.

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Coptic Saturdays: The Monastery of St Bishoy

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Coptic Saturdays: The Monastery of St Bishoy

Catriona Knapman explores the situation of Copts in post-revolutionary Egypt by paying a visit to the last resting place of the late Pope Shenouda III in the Monastery of St. Bishoy.

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Chateau Ksara: An oasis in a turbulent region

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Chateau Ksara: An oasis in a turbulent region

Lebanon's oldest vineyard, located in the heart of Hezbollah territory, provides a fascinating reminder of the richness of Lebanese culture and the diversity and tolerance of its society to all forms of endeavor.

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