• 2015-03-25 23:54

    The murder of political activist Shaimaa al-Sabbagh seems to have had a ripple effect on the Egyptian state, an effect that might not always be seen, but the traces of which will never fade. Despite the clamor associated with the case, which reached...
  • 2015-03-25 09:25

    I stand bemused in Shorouk bookstore . Dozens of recent publications by fresh talents are lined up neatly together and I don't know what to choose. Eve ntually an intriguing and slightly sordid cover catches my eye — a hairy, grubby toe resting on...
  • 2015-03-24 14:34

    The fourth run of the Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival (D-CAF) kicked off last Thursday. For three weeks, on an annual basis, the city center is transformed into a network of spaces presenting multidisciplinary arts from various corners of the...


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