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The 44th Cairo International Film Festival: Miscellaneous returns

As the Cairo International Film Festival draws to a close, Al-Ahram Weekly shares some of its favourite highlights.

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The 44th Cairo International Film Festival: Miscellaneous returns

October is a fest

It has never been considered an exciting month. October was an ordinary, eventless even boring month, except for the ...

Tawfik Al-Hakim: The dramatist

Sunday 9 October marked the birth anniversary of the late Egyptian author Tawfik Al-Hakim (1898-1987), one of the ...

Rumours are flying

Faster than the wind, rumours fly north, south, east, and west around the globe, thrilling us to the core. Why do ...