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Simin Behbahani, who was a longstanding champion of women's rights, opponent of death penalty and nominated for Nobel literature prize had always feared dying abroad, chose not to emigrate
Alef Bookstore in Maadi will host Egyptian writer Ashraf El-Khamaysi on 15 August at 7:00pm to discuss his new novel Shard Deviation
Minister of Culture Gaber Asfour's ongoing fight against Islamism this time provides Egypt's youths with the ministry's publications for their enlightenment
Ammar Ali Hassan's 6th novel draws on the struggle between progressive and regressive religious ideas in Egyptian society over the past few decades
The Supreme Council for Culture will launch Kamal Moghith's new book, Chants of the Egyptian Revolution, on Tuesday, 15 July at 9:30pm
The author and journalist says he will push for greater awareness of Egypt's heritage, as well as making state institutions hand over documents for the archives
Batman was born in May 1939, the creation of artist Bob Kane and writer Bill Finger, who were tasked by DC Comics with creating a new superhero in the wake of the success of Superman
Art critic Ezz El-Din Naguib offers new insights into the life and work of Egypt’s greatest sculptor, Abdel-Hadi El-Wishahi
Agreement signed between Egypt and India aims to increase partnership in both countries' book fairs, as well as boost cultural relations
The author says that free Internet porn is "like taking heroin," while online cheating websites can also lead to sex addiction
The owner of the comic books that dates back to the 1940's collected them over the past three decades
Salameh Kaileh provides a Marxist account of the Syrian revolution, arguing that international interests have undermined the people's struggle

Hala Halim examines the long and cosmopolitan history of Alexandria

Samih Al-Qasim, a Palestinian Druze poet known across the Arab world for his nationalist writing, died last week after a long battle with cancer

Qasim died in Safed hospital in northern Israel after suffering from cancer of the liver for the past three years

After eight years, author Mahmoud Abdel Wahab releases a new novel where he delves deeper into his artistic practice, refining his tools and the language of loss

In his new book, the artist and writer recalls the melancholy of three short jail terms, focusing on his cell mates, prison life and the images that kept him company

Prime minister appoints new members of council responsible for setting and organising policies of culture ministry

Tariq El-Bishri's new book highlights his loyalty to a hypothesis that understanding Muhammad Ali comes within the context of the renewal and revival of the Ottoman Empire

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