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Realist director Mohamed Khan dies at 73

Prominent director Mohamed Khan passed away at the age of 73 in Al-Andalus hospital in Cairo during the early hours of Tuesday. His funeral will be held at noon on Tuesday, followed by the burial ceremony. Khan was a leading figure of the 1980s realist wave of filmmaking in Egypt, marking a significant period in …

Adham Youssef

Mohammed Nosseir

Is Egyptian society a truly religious one?

A helicopter view of our society would certainly show that Egyptians are apparently strongly attached to their religions. Hundreds of visible mosques and churches, many of them built over 1,000 years ago, have earned Cairo the name of ‘the city of a thousand minarets’. There is no doubt that the practice of religion in Egypt …

Mohammed Nosseir

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The real tragedy of ignoring conflict

The three-year-old boy the world has come to know as Aylan Kurdi is now buried with his older brother and mother in his hometown of Kobani in Syria. It’s hard to imagine a tragedy so profound and so heart wrenching as the sight of his lifeless body lying face down on a beach in Turkey, …

Daily News Egypt