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Ursula Lindsey on the Egyptian comic who's been convicted of "insulting Islam".
May 5, 2012
The Tahrir Square democracy protests that eventually brought down Hosni Mubarak in Egypt didn't spring up out of nowhere. They were built up like some of the unauthorized, makeshift dwellings around Cairo.
May 6, 2011
Since January 25, Cairo has existed in two distinct epochs - Mubarak's present and the future imagined by protesters in Tahrir Square. Who, asks Ursula Lindsey, can bridge the gap?
February 11, 2011
Ibrahim al-Koni's best work invokes the majesty of the desert. Alas, writes Ursula Lindsey, his latest novel loses touch with that world .
December 24, 2010
A decade after it was decommissioned, Casablanca's former slaughterhouse has been repurposed as a centre for the arts, although its future remains uncertain.
October 15, 2010
Interest in English versions of Arabic books is picking up, but still has a long way to go.
February 18, 2010
As the Cairo International Film Festival begins, a number of enthusiastic Egyptian directors talk about the hurdles the well-established Egyptian film industry still faces.
November 10, 2009
With his bid to become the director general of Unesco, the Egyptian culture minister Farouk Hosini has caused another in a string of controversies.
September 7, 2009
A play that two aspiring-actor brothers began performing in their home six months ago has become an underground sensation in Syria.
August 13, 2009
Feature When an ad hoc US Army unit was created to carry out 'culturally sensitive' tasks in Iraq, female soldiers found themselves in battles they weren't prepared for. Lioness documents their story.
November 5, 2008
Books The Egyptian writer Alaa al Aswany has become a mouthpiece of sorts for his country.
July 14, 2008
Six months after its release, Egypt's first graphic novel has been confiscated from bookstores. Ursula Lindsey tracks the drama on and off the page.
June 27, 2008
Coronavirus live: Vaccine trial expands beyond Abu Dhabi
Iran nuclear deal could fade out of existence, US official says
Egypt and Sudan pull out of Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam talks
Oil surges above $45 per barrel amid inventory draw
All UAE airports to accept Covid-19 tests from any reputable overseas lab