Tuesday,20 February, 2018
Current issue | Issue 1381, (15 - 21 February 2018)
Tuesday,20 February, 2018
Issue 1381, (15 - 21 February 2018)

Ahram Weekly

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Aug 1 2017 11:04PM

The Institut français d’archéologie orientale has been publishing works in Cairo for over 100 years, as is recorded at the institute’s print shop in Mounira, writes Mathieu Gousse with photographs by Sherif Sonbol

Jun 20 2017 6:34PM

In the closing days of Ramadan it is time to visit the Cairo district of Al-Hussein, once the home of Egyptian Nobel laureate Naguib Mahfouz, as writer Dina Ezzat and photographer Sherif Sonbol discover

Jun 13 2017 11:56PM

With its fading architectural beauty and elusive spiritual splendour, the Al-Sayeda Zeinab neighbourhood of Cairo can provide visitors with both joy and heartache, as writer Dina Ezzat and photographer Sherif Sonbol found out

Jun 6 2017 8:16PM

The dates market takes place all this month at the Road Al-Farag Market by the banks of the Nile in Cairo, visited by Dina Ezzat and photographer Sherif Sonbol

May 30 2017 10:18PM

Strong smells and eye-catching piles of colourful spices fill the Tarbiaat Al-Attarin, the spice-sellers’ market in Islamic Cairo, writes Dina Ezzat accompanied by photographer Sherif Sonbol

May 30 2017 6:41PM

Mai Samih goes shopping for a Ramadan lantern and finds a variety of homemade products all using the tentmakers’ fabric khayameya

May 23 2017 8:14PM

Colourful lanterns announce the advent of the holy month of Ramadan, as writer Dina Ezzat and photographer Sherif Sonbol found on a walk through the streets of Cairo

May 2 2017 11:31PM

Photographer Sherif Sonbol contemplates the work of Ulla Gerdes

contemplating Al-Ahram photographer Sherif Sonbol’s quest for the cool

Nov 15 2016 4:35PM

Photographer Sherif Sonbol is introduced to Siwa’s Tourism and Dates Festival, which included neither tourists nor dates

Jul 12 2016 7:20PM

Photographer Sherif Sonbol clears up some misconceptions about Egypt’s traditional Tuesday markets

May 10 2016 11:19AM

Photographer Sherif Sonbol meets the head of the famous Hassaballah Troupe, the heart and soul of Egypt’s folkloric music

Jan 6 2016 12:07AM

Sherif Sonbol talks to a Coptic artist at work on frescos in the churches of Wadi Al-Natroun

Oct 6 2015 7:55PM

Dina Ezzat and photographer Sherif Sonbol discover some old and new ways to embrace traditional crafts and jewellery

Jun 3 2015 2:19AM

Photographer Sherif Sonbol remembers a visit to the hometown of the late poet Abdel-Rahman Al-Abnoudi

Aug 6 2014 2:31PM

Sherif Sonbol realises there can be far more to tea than the casual sip

Jul 16 2014 11:47AM

A painting of Saint Macarius has been uncovered at the Deir Al-Surian Monastery in Wadi Al-Natroun, reports Sherif Sonbol

Jun 18 2014 9:22PM

Sherif Sonbol revisits some of his oldest haunts

May 21 2014 5:34PM

Sherif Sonbol attended and photographed a remarkable exhibition

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