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Exhibitions

eL Seed brings his brand of contemporary calligraphy to London for first UK show

French-Tunisian artist’s 'tabula rasa' paintings at Lazinc will challenge “deep-seated preconceptions” about Arabic script

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Interviews

Interview with His Highness the Aga Khan on Al-Azhar Park and the importance of architecture

In a rare interview, the Aga Khan describes his global approach to helping Islamic communities help themselves, while also restoring their past heritage

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Urban design

Cairo’s five centuries of rubbish now a park, thanks to the Aga Khan

This vast landscaping and urban renewal project has also uncovered Saladin’s walls

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Unesco

Over 150 ancient and Medieval Egyptian sites hit by October earthquake

Unesco is coordinating a restoration programme for buildings from the Pyramid of Cheops to the Blue Mosque