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Shousha passed away Friday morning following a splendid career in advocating the Arabic language and poetry
Some people’s lives are marked by their concern for others. That is the case for my friend Janet Brof, whom I have known for many years. She is the equivalent of any heroine from old times. In her, there is an ingrained love for those less favoured in life, an unbending urge for justice and …
Video by Ahmed Hendawy and Asmaa Gamal Editing by Omar Korashi
“My goal is to get young writers in Egypt published, because you need to see your by-line somewhere, and if your story is good and authentic it will get there,” says founder
Art is generally an expression of pain, because man seeks eternity and continuity and life is mortal, says poet
“They tried to silence me since my childhood. But I will talk whenever I can out loud and no one will be able to silence me.”
By Cesar Chelala I am returning home from a memorial to an old and dear friend, Marijke Velzeboer Salcedo. Marijke was a remarkable woman on many counts: a wonderful mother, wife and friend. She was a talented and energetic woman whose work on behalf of women for United Nations agencies contributed to the improvement in …
The Italian Cultural Institute celebrates poetry in a four-day festival that takes place all around Cairo
The Kalam le-l-Shabab, Words of Youth, project is open for submissions until 31 May.
A new website detailing the connection between Persian poet Hafiz and German poet Goethe.
Residents’ conference in South Rafah rejects the armed forces’ decision to prevent citizens from owning land in East Sinai
Though much has changed from the days where Arabic was a dominant language across the Mediterranean, its legacy endures