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Arts & Culture - Film
3/12/2013 10:24:37 PM
According to film's producer, Egypt's National Security apparatus has delayed the premiere of Amir Ramses' much-anticipated documentary 'Jews of Egypt,' initially slated for release in local theaters Wednesday

Arts & Culture - Music
3/12/2013 11:57:23 AM
World-renowned dissident artist Ai Weiwei continues to defy censorship in China, this time through a subversive heavy metal album

Books -
3/11/2013 5:49:05 PM
With masterpieces of Arab written heritage such as 'One Thousand and One Nights' at risk of censorship by Islamist conservatives, Egyptian former culture minister Gaber Asfour comes to the defence in his new book

World - Region
2/28/2013 1:53:10 PM
Women in the Kingdom, as well as men will be permitted to attend next week's Riyadh book fair, says the head of Saudi Arabia's religious police

Arts & Culture - Film
2/20/2013 2:14:53 PM
Iran culture ministry and cinema organisation outraged at prize for dissident director Jafar Panahi

Egypt - Politics
2/14/2013 7:46:14 PM
The Egyptian telecom regulator appeals against YouTube ban court order due to the difficulty in implementation and economic losses the ban entails

World - Region
2/14/2013 2:15:20 PM
Saudi Arabia's minister of media and culture says observing the interactions of three million Saudis on Twitter is becoming difficult, calls for public involvement

Arts & Culture - Stage & Street
1/22/2013 3:36:56 PM
London based X-Index announces conference 'Taking the Offensive,' on censorship and threats to artistic freedom of expression to be held on 29 January

Arts & Culture - Visual Art
1/19/2013 10:43:52 AM
Defendants linked with an art exhibit in Tunisia regarded as offensive to Islam receive a one-month jail term but get off on more serious charges

Arts & Culture - Visual Art
1/7/2013 5:41:27 PM
Cairo's most prominent cultural centre says it will display caricatures of President Morsi and Islamists, denies they were censored to please Muslim Brotherhood and Salafists

Books - World
1/6/2013 1:30:48 PM
Marx's Communist Manifesto as well as writings by Soviet strongman Joseph Stalin were among the banned books

Arts & Culture - Visual Art
12/20/2012 12:45:00 PM
Paintings of nude figures have been removed by officials from an exhibition by Turkish artist Emin Guloren at the State Fine Arts Gallery, a move condemned as censorship by trade union activists

Arts & Culture - Stage & Street
12/10/2012 3:04:55 PM
Access to internet sites, particularly social media, is restricted in Iran, where around half the population has internet access

Egypt - Politics
12/7/2012 4:10:10 PM
Opposition figure Hamdeen Sabbahi claims he was barred from appearing on private CBC channel due to pressure from authorities; ElBaradei denounces Morsi's 'fascistic' controls on media

Arts & Culture - Film
11/22/2012 2:54:42 PM
The Cairo film festival, which was last held in 2010, will return with an ambitious programme of Arab, African and international films, plus workshops and seminars

Arts & Culture - Visual Art
11/2/2012 11:10:22 AM
Ai Weiwei says he has started returning money to supporters who had sent him $1.3 million over the past months

Books -
10/22/2012 11:59:06 AM
Poet Paul Shaoul ends four-day visit to Egypt with discussion about his collection 'Packet of Cigarette Papers' which the Freedom and Justice Party’s newspaper has condemned for ‘promoting’ cigarettes

Arts & Culture - Film
10/9/2012 6:30:26 PM
Signapore banned a 47-minute independent movie, by first-time director Ken Kwek, claiming it "unsuitable for public exhibition"

Arts & Culture - Film
10/5/2012 6:42:18 PM
Amr Salama says his film script was rejected because its lead character is Coptic

Arts & Culture - Visual Art
9/27/2012 11:17:43 AM
Court upholds $2.4 million tax evasion fine against China's most famous dissident Ai Weiwei, he risks jail if he does not pay

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