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Ziad Bahaa El-Din Al-Shorouk Newspaper Columnist Ziad Bahaa El-Din tackles the issue of the new tax law issued by the Shura Council. “While Egyptians are busy pondering the fate of the kidnapped soldiers, the economic crisis, the blackouts, and preparing for the exams season, the Shura Council is issuing a new tax law. Its purpose …
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One columnist analyses the Tamarod campaign and sees what the Muslim Brotherhood can learn from it, another addresses the recurring blackouts and who to blame, while the third explains why the Shura council is a scandal in itself. Dr Taha Abdel Alim Lessons from Tamarod campaign Al-Ahram Newspaper Dr Taha Abdel Alim extracts some beneficial …
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new exhibition addresses the state of denial and indifference experienced in Arab societies.
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New exhibition forms a connection between the viewer and paintings through various skilful artistic techniques.
One columnist claims that the whole of Sinai is the problem, and discusses how media and political forces failed, and the other discusses the Armed Forces’ role in the current crisis. Fahmy Howeidy It is Sinai that is abducted Al-Shorouk Newspaper Columnist Fahmy Howeidy, who is known for siding with the ruling party, addresses the …
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One columnist recalls an incident in Egyptian history that resembles what happened and is still happening now. The other one is exploring the wheat issue and how Egypt can attain self-sufficiency. In the presence of Al-Gabarty Belal Fadl Al-Shorouk Newspaper “History teaches us that the poor have always been the strongest weapon, to which the …
A documentary shows the lives of some members of Egyptian Royalty before the 1952 coup d’état.
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Artist Shaimaa Sobhy explores the idea of femininity through unconventional creatures.
One columnist addresses the authorities’ control of media apparatus, and the other discusses how people deny the role of Islamists in the revolution. Yasser Abdel Aziz ‘Ikhwanization’ of national media Al-Masry Al-Youm Columnist Yasser Abdel Aziz discusses the penetration of Muslim Brotherhood policies and practices into public media bodies. He recalls that many fellow journalists …
India by the Nile festival ends with an evening of traditional dance.
The evening of classical oriental and western music was organised to benefit Syrian refugees in Egypt.
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One columnist refers to Sayyid Qutb’s writings to highlight how civilization will be destroyed and another comments on Brazil’s path to economic reform. Dr Murad Wahba Either civilisation or the Muslim Brotherhood Al Masry Al Youm Dr Murad Wahba addressed the writings of Sayyid Qutb, who was an Islamic theorist for the Muslim Brotherhood. Dr …
Recently, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women published a report stating that 99.3% of women in Egypt had experienced harassment. This included all forms of sexual harassment: verbal, physical, and via electronic devices and telephones. Women commented that the remaining 0.7% probably never ventured outside their homes. If you …
New photography exhibition in Cairo displays photographs from all over the world, and creates an opportunity for local amateurs.
New exhibition for Hamdi Attia features some interesting pieces.
One columnist addresses what he sees as flaws in the media, and another addresses current economic issues, including reconciliation with businessmen such as Sawiris and Ezz, and the issue of receiving money from Qatar. Four Subjects Dr Ahmed Khaled Tawfik Al-Tahrir newspaper Author Dr Ahmed Khaled Tawfik addressed the state of the media in his …
New documentary shines light on Al-Khiamiah street and its unique artwork.
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