Close by, Al-Azhar Park offers a desperately needed oasis of greenery. Funded by the Aga Khan Foundation for Culture, this park with its beautifully kept gardens full of surprisingly beautiful sculptures…
LinkedIn Pulse / By Shaheen Murji – Quality and Accredtation Manager, ASDP, Om Habibeh Foundation, Aga Khan Foundation, Egypt
In 909, the Ismaili Imamat established the Fatimid state in present-day Tunisia. Sixty years later,…
EGYPT’s Ministry of Antiquities signed a memorandum of understanding with the Aga Khan Trust for…
Named after the Prophet’s daughter, the Fatimids established their empire in 909 in North Africa…
The play first premiered in February 2014 and takes elements from circus arts and theatre
The school, which aims to provide neighbourhood children with an arts education to help in securing future jobs, was founded by an NGO, the Culture Resource (Al-Mawred Al-Thaqafy) in cooperation with Aga Khan Music Initiative – Aga Khan Development Network.
Ḵel’at or khil’at, meaning ‘robe of honour’ is an Arabic term to refer to gifts in general, but in particular to a robe of honour given by the ruler to a subordinate.
In addition to the pilgrimage to Mecca, visitations to the tombs (ziyarat) of great Muslim saints (awliya-i Allah) have formed an important aspect of religious life in various Islamic cultures
Qadi al-Nu‘man, passed away on March 27, 974 in Cairo
The Dar al-Ilm (House of Knowledge) was inaugurated on March 24, 1005
Nasir Khusraw left his job and set out for a pilgrimage to Mecca on March 5, 1046
Named after the Prophet’s daughter, the reign of the Fatimid Caliph-Imams (909-1171) is often referred to as a ‘golden age’ in Ismaili history.
Named after the Prophet’s daughter, the Fatimids established their empire in 909 in North Africa.
Imam Sultan Mahomed Shah with Mata Salamat and Prince Aly Khan at the Platinum Jubilee commemoration in Cairo
The city of Mahdiyya, founded by the Fatimid-Caliph Imam al-Mahdi, was inaugurated on February 20, 921.
His Highness the Aga Khan will deliver the Keynote Address at the Africa 2016 – Business for Africa, Egypt and the World conference.
Mawlana Hazar Imam will be making a keynote address at the Africa 2016 – Business for Africa, Egypt and the World Summit on Sunday 21st February 2016
Poetry has always been central to the spiritual life of Islam, particularly among the Sufis and other esoteric traditions of the faith.
Al-Mu’ayyad was eventually granted an audience with the Fatimid Caliph-Imam al Mustansir bi’llah (r. 1036-1094) on February 18, 1048 in Cairo.
The Fatimid Caliph-Imam al-Hakim bi Amr Allah was succeeded to the Imamat by his sixteen-year old son, al-Zahir li-I’zaz Din Allah, on February 13, 1021
Discussion on provenance behind the seven known Fatimid rock crystal ewers from Egypt.
After the Fatimids moved to Egypt in the year 973 the palace in Cairo acquired a library unmatched anywhere in the contemporary world.
Islamic parks and gardens have long been treasured as havens of tranquillity in a busy…
December 28, 2015: A brief summary of few selected posts made at Ismailimail. On 2nd…