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Feb
13
The shortlist included Palestinian novelist, Atef Abu Saif, Lebanese Jana Elhassan, Syrian Lina Huyan Elhassan, Tunisian writer Shukri al-Mabkhout, Moroccan writer Ahmed al-Madeeni and the Sudanese writer Hammour Ziada  (more...)

Feb
11
The recipient of the 2006 Nobel Prize for Literature will inaugurate the first edition of the Cairo Literature Festival on 14 February   (more...)

Feb
11
Egyptian Hisham El-Gakh causes controversy over expected poetry reading in Nazareth, within occupied territories, on Wednesday   (more...)

Feb
5
Renowned Syrian poet Adonis lectured a large audience at the Cairo Book Fair on the way towards a new religious discourse  (more...)

Jan
31
Four years after leading Friday prayers in Tahrir Square after the ouster of Hosni Mubarak, visitors to the Cairo International Book Fair ask that cleric Youssef Al-Qaradawi's books be removed from display  (more...)

Jan
27
The complete works of Gamal El-Ghitani, one of Egypt's most celebrated writers, has been released by the state book organisation   (more...)

Jan
27
Cairo International Book Fair begins tomorrow with a cultural programme influenced by calls to renew religious discourse   (more...)

Jan
24
Friend of the writer's recounts his memories of Mahfouz from the 1980s onwards  (more...)

Jan
21
Cairo International Book Fair will be open on 28 January with participation by 850 publishers, and a books database for the first time   (more...)

Jan
20
Study explores the possible role of the parliament in the democratisation process in Egypt   (more...)