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Radwan Adam
In 1965, international revolutionary figure Ernesto “Che” Guevara, accompanied by late Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser, made a stop in Kamshish...
Thursday, February 2, 2012
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Kamel Jaber
Shortly after this master of Arabic script became known for his trade the advent of the computer began to phase out what had been a sought-after...
Thursday, February 2, 2012
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Mohammad Khawly
As one of the leaders of the Egyptian April 6 Movement, Ahman Maher is proud of what activists have achieved so far, but insists that the revolution...
Monday, January 30, 2012
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Amal Khalil
Eight years ago this week, Lebanon’s Anwar Yassine was freed after 17 years of captivity as part of a prisoner exchange deal between Israel and...
Sunday, January 29, 2012
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Saeed Khutaibi
French-Moroccan actor and director Rushdie Zam has a long list of controversial films to his name, some of which have gotten him in trouble with the...
Friday, January 27, 2012
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Antoine Fleyfel
Georges Corm (b. 1940) is a Lebanese economist and financial expert who specializes in the Middle East and Mediterranean countries. He studied...
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
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Elie Abdo
Longtime resident of Beirut, Tahar Labib quickly returned to his home country when the Ben Ali regime fell. The overly optimistic Tunisian writer...
Tuesday, January 24, 2012
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Jahida Ramadani
A collection of letters between Algerian authors Zoulaikha al-Saoudi and Taher Wattar offers a glimpse into their relationship and into claims that...
Tuesday, January 24, 2012
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Ahmad Zaatari
Shahram Nazeri’s musical experimentation faced challenges in Iran before and after the 1979 revolution. His 1984 collaboration record revitalized...
Friday, January 20, 2012
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