Al-Ittihad Al-Misrati Club has opened "Bassam Mohamed Suleiman Cultural Center” in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture. Bassam Mohamed Suleiman was a table tennis player at the club who was killed in the revolution of February 17, 2011. Al-Ittihad Al-Misrati Club was established on August 15, 1965. The club seeks through the center to increase work in the cultural aspect and involve members of the club in cultural activities. At the end of the 1960s and early 1970s, the club had a theater, music and folklore troupe that was among the most prominent in Libya.