Ahmad Abdalla's follow-up to "Microphone" is a nihilistic look at the poorest strata of Egyptian society in the throes of the 2011 Revolution.
The Arab world's film festival landscape is undergoing changes, partly due to the disruptive impact of post-Arab Spring turmoil in such countries as Egypt but mostly prompted by a concerted effort…
As violence escalates in Egypt, confusion reigns supreme in politics, in economics and even in media. Among the concerns: a media clampdown by security forces reportedly trying to muzzle Al Jazeera…
ROME — Calm returned to Cairo on Thursday after a night of dancing in the streets in Egypt and celebrations over the ouster of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, who has been replaced by the chief…
Al Jazeera’s Cairo offices were raided by security forces on Wednesday hours after the army overthrew Islamist President Mohamed Mursi. “Reports from our correspondents say this happened during a…
News crews throughout the world scrambled in the fast-moving chain of events in Egypt as the military overthrew the administration of Mohamed Morsi, replacing the president with the chief justice of…
ROME — James Gandolfini died of a heart attack with no evidence of substance abuse, the autopsy performed on his body at Rome's Umberto I Hospital has confirmed. The late actor's funeral will be held…
Country singer Slim Whitman, the high-pitched yodeler who sold millions of records through ever-present TV ads in the 1980s and 1990s and whose song saved the world in the film comedy "Mars…
Egypt's Ismailia Intl. Film Festival is launching the first co-production mart dedicated exclusively to documentaries in the Middle East and North Africa. It's the first move made by its new topper…
Egyptian auteur Ibrahim El Batout ("Winter of Discontent") will this week start shooting Cairo-set action thriller "The Cat," about human organ trafficking in Egypt, with Amr Waked ("Salmon Fishing…
Much less transfixing than its predecessor, this sequel takes far too long getting to its slender amusements.
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