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In loving memory of Dalia Suleiman: Cultural worker, friend and cat lover
“So much of what the culture scene is today was built through the efforts of people like her.”
Remembering Hani Shukrallah, the activist-journalist
Memories from four different generations touching on the life and work of Hani Shukrallah
Samir Farid remembered by the filmmakers and critics he affected
Rowan El Shimi | Filmmakers and fellow critics tell us their memories of the renowned film writer
On the life of the late Robert Mabro (1934-2016)
Reem Saad | Alexandria-born academic and leading analyst in the oil sector Robert Mabro died at 81 on the Greek island
Mohamed Khan: In your face, sadness
Andeel | Andeel writes that the sadness of Egyptian reality defined the cinema of a director who indulged in the
Feyrouz, child prodigy forever
Randa Ali | The Armenian-Egyptian child star passed away last week, leaving a son, a daughter and 10 films.
Good-bye, Bassem
Lina Attalah and Mohamed Elmeshad | It was around this time of the year, in 2011, that we met Bassem Mohsen. A battle between protesters
Remembering Ali Shaath
Lina Attalah, Maysara Abdulhaq, Sherene Seikaly and Sherene Seikaly | In 1994, Ali Shaath and three of his colleagues, Sa’id al-Qidra, Mustafa Harara, and Majd al-Khalidi
Subhi Hadidi
15 years after Edward Said: A model and an adversary
On the impossibility of neutrality over Edward Said
Mariam Kirollos
Diaspora stories: Ya Rayah
An ode to Rachid Taha, our generation’s voice for “ya rayah,” who traveled from this world yesterday
Lara Deeb, Maya Mikdashi and Samuli Schielke
On Saba Mahmood
3 scholars share their thoughts on Saba Mahmood's scholarship and her passing
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Celebrated Tunisian activist Lina Ben Mhenni, who documented revolution and fought for freedoms, dies after long illness
Obituary: In memory of prominent labor activist Seoud Omar
Nobel prize winning scientist Ahmed Zewail dies at age of 70
Sameh Seif al-Yazal, head of Parliament majority bloc, dies at 70
Iconic journalist Mohamed Hassanein Heikal dies at 92
Obituary: Egyptian ‘Disney’ artist Hani El-Masri dies at 64
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