Culture
Nabih Sarhan/Joseph Samir: Egyptian poet, Voice of Israel broadcaster
Mohamad Yahia | "I am an Egyptian, but I will never, in any way, be an Arab.”
In conversation: Lara Khaldi on earth, artists’ books and Sharjah Biennial 13
Mai Elwakil | "Every two years Sharjah becomes a center of sorts for Arab artistic production"
The impossibility of a life in the in-betweens: The Diaries of Waguih Ghali
Lara El Gibaly | A look at Volume 1 of Waguih Ghali's diary ahead of the 2nd installation's release
Poem: For Young Arab Lovers*
Jehan Bseiso | *This title recalls and subverts the Western gaze
State TV ad campaigns and the natural evolution of the ‘good citizen’
Leila Arman | From being asked to not be burdensome to being told to kill our dissident self with our own hands
Beyond beautiful design: Why I loved Haza al-Masaa
Andeel | Why are we so not okay with the normality of our lives?
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A TV series helping us see beyond the surface of reality: Heza al-Masaa
Mohamed Hamdy | It saved a dull Ramadan TV season that was full of outdated notions from being a total wipe-out
Tips from the culture desk: Zawya returns and history takes the front seat
Two events this week prompt us to look back into history, while a concert in Alexandria looks promising
 
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An analytical daily overview of the Arabic-language press translated into English. The Digest unpacks Egypt's complex political, economic and social conditions as represented by local media.

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