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Alaa al-Aswany: Literature Writes Human History

The role of literature is to raise questions.” In this in-depth interview, the charismatic Egyptian novelist Alaa al-Aswany shares his thoughts on writing about sex, ...

Alaa al-Aswany: Dictatorship is a Disease

Why is dictatorship so hard to get rid of? Best-selling Egyptian novelist, Alaa al-Aswany, here presents us with surprising takes on a continuously hot topic.

Alaa al-Aswany: Tribute to the Woman

Best-selling Egyptian novelist Alaa al-Aswany is at no loss for words when it comes to expressing his high regard for women: “I believe that there are more ...

Top 10 Female Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt

Top 10 Female Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt : Egypt, The land of magic and unknown ancient secrets, decorated with the greatest man-made structure of ancient ...

Flooded Kingdoms of the Ice Age: Graham Hancock

People throughout the world retain the memory of earlier great spiritual civilizations that existed long before our current reckoning of history. Myths of Atlantis and ...

2012 Kwani? Litfest

2012 Kwani? Litfest: Conversations with Writers and Artists from The Horn The fourth edition of our biennial gathering of writers, poets, literary academics and ...

2012 Kwani? Litfest in Eastleigh

2012 Kwani? Litfest: Conversations with Writers and Artists from The Horn The fourth edition of our biennial gathering of writers, poets, literary academics and ...

First female captain in Egypt's navy

More Egyptian women are fighting to make achievements in fields that used to be men-dominant. Here we have the story of the first and the youngest female ...

Literature and the Press - Part 1

The Arabic Cultural Program in the Department of Arab and Islamic Civilizations hosted a symposium titled "Literature and the Press." Speakers included ...

Novelist sets World Record For Longest Live Interview

Defying the stereotype of the tight-lipped Scandinavian, popular Norwegian crime writer Hans Olav Lahlum sets the world record for the longest interview after ...

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44 news items

Ahlul Bayt News Agency (press release)

Ahlul Bayt News Agency (press release)
Sun, 30 Aug 2015 02:51:18 -0700

Prominent Egyptian novelists supports movie “Muhammad: Messenger of God”. August 30, 2015 - 2:19 PM. News Code : 708314; Source : IRNA. Prominent Egyptian novelist Ibrahim Abdul Majid supported Iranian filmmaker's movie “Muhammad (PBUH): ...

Egyptian Streets

Egyptian Streets
Sat, 27 Dec 2014 08:11:38 -0800

We often forget how talented Egyptian novelists are and can be. The list of books below contains books that were shortlisted for prizes, made into a series and even got translated into different languages. These books were successful because they took ...
 
The Millions
Fri, 24 Jun 2011 04:41:44 -0700

In Cairo, in March, the city had a surplus of intellectual energy. Literature, it seemed, might just be at the vanguard of Egypt's social change. Novelists were writing columns for every significant newspaper; the opinions of fiction writers like Alaa ...
 
Ahram Online
Wed, 03 Jun 2015 05:00:00 -0700

Egyptian writer and novelist, Fouad Qandil, winner of the State Appreciation Award, died Wednesday at the age of 71. Qandil is one of the most known Egyptian novelists and a figure from the 1960's literary generation in Egypt, who are collectively ...

Ahlul Bayt News Agency (press release)

Ahlul Bayt News Agency (press release)
Sun, 02 Aug 2015 04:44:39 -0700

Palestinian resistance movement, Islamic Jihad, has called on all factions to more actively pursue anti-Israel struggle in the wake of the recent arson attack by Israeli settlers which killed a Palestinian toddler in the occupied West Bank. Palestinian ...
 
Independent
Tue, 01 Feb 2011 16:00:40 -0800

For the best-selling author and star of a new generation of Egyptian novelists, there is much in common between a revolution and being in love. "When someone is in real love he becomes a better person," says Alaa Al Aswany, the celebrated author of The ...
 
The National
Thu, 06 Jun 2013 06:52:30 -0700

Arguing for the primacy of history writing to the effort of human beings to understand themselves, the great historian of western culture Jacques Barzun writes: "The use of history is for the person. History is formative. Its spectacle of continuity in ...

Ahram Online

Ahram Online
Thu, 27 Jun 2013 03:46:40 -0700

The group included well-known Egyptian novelists, poets, writers, and filmmakers like Bahaa Taher, Mohammed Abdel-Moaati Hegazy, Magdy Ahmed Ali, and others. Other banners demanding that the minister and the president step down from power had ...
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