Added on 28/05/2012
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RAMZY BAROUD: Euphoria has given way to hard truth throughout the Arab world. It’s difficult to generalise but there are certain commonalities
Added on 30/04/2012
Al Ahram , Al Ahram Weekly , Cairo , Egypt , Farouk , Gamal al-Ghitani , Literature , Naguib Mahfouz , Novelist , Paris , Tawfiq al-Hakim
M. LYNX-QUALEY: It may be Cairo’s oldest book market but heritage is no protector from increasing development
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MOHAMED EL-SAYED, CGNEWS: A very unlikely relationship indeed is beginning to take shape.
Added on 20/12/2011
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M.LYNX-QUALEY: At a press conference today, award-winning author Mohamed Hashem was the target of accusations by the SCAF’s General Adel Emara.
Added on 07/12/2011
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Al Ahram Weekly , Army , Democracy , Egypt , Egypt Protests , Food and Drink , Journalist , Manufacturing , Mohamed el Sayed , Mubarak , Salafist Al Nour party , Tahrir Square , the Al Ahram Weekly
MOHAMED EL SAYED, CGNEWS: The huge turnout showed that Egyptians are hungry for democracy. Whoever comes to power, though, has three ‘top priority’ issues to address.
Added on 24/06/2011
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RAMZY BAROUD: It has endured some punishing attacks but the democratic experience in Turkey is presented as a model for the region to follow. How useful is it, however?
Added on 21/04/2011
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M. LYNX-QUALEY: The Arab Writers Union has listed the Top 100 Arabic novels. Puzzling, annoying, lists such as this are nevertheless fun.
Added on 02/04/2011
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M. LYNX-QUALEY: With many of the ‘red lines’ now swept away novelists throughout the Arab world are free to touch on subjects hitherto out of bounds.
Added on 28/02/2011
Al Ahram Weekly , Al Masry Al Youm , Cairo University , Censorship , Democracy , Egypt , Khaled al-Berry , London , Novelist
M. LYNX-QUALEY: Victory was met with hopes that red lines had been blown away and a new era of artistic freedoms had begun. But the red lines may take a bit more rolling.
Added on 29/11/2010
Al Ahram , Al Ahram Weekly , Egypt , Egyptian government , Literature , Mary Mourad , Online media
M. LYNX-QUALEY: The Arab world’s highest circulating daily newspaper goes live with a beta version of its new English portal. There’s a strong focus on ‘the intellectual arena’.