Mohammed Saad's Articles

Egyptian historian Qassem Abdo Qassem, who spent his life researching Islamic and Medieval History and the Crusades, passed away on Sunday in Cairo at the age of 79.

The six shortlisted novels explore life, memory, and trauma in the wake of various events and phenomena

The fair is offering many incentives to publishers and exhibitors to participate in the fair, including offering them a 50 percent discount on their booth fees and bearing the cost of shipping their books on their behalf

This year's edition features 1,218 participating Egyptian, Arab, and foreign publishers

This year features a digital tickets platform, where visitors can book their tickets for free beforehand, to more evenly distribute the number of visitors allowed each day

Saadi Youssef has published more than 40 collections of poetry, the most important of which are Qasai’d Mari’iyah (Visible Poems) published in 1969

The winners were announced after a digital vote took place at the Cairo Opera House, with attendees adhering to social distancing measures

The novel is set in Jordan and Moscow between 1947 and 2019 and tells the story of Ibrahim, a bookseller and voracious reader, who loses his shop and finds himself on the street

This year's Edition has the largest number of submissions in various fields

The new book looks at ancient Egyptian myths around the Nile, the historical lifeline of Egypt and the current water conflict over the Ethiopian Dam

Winners of the 2021 Sheikh Zayed Book Awards will receive a gold medal, a certificate of merit and a prize of AED 750,000 each ($204,000)

Minister of Education Tarek Shawki said that the project targeted 54,000 public and private schools, of which 18,901 took part in the project — i.e., 35 percent of all schools across the country

Taibaoui won for his novel Ikhtifa’ Al-Sayyed La Ahad (The Disappearance of Mr. Nobody)

Each of the six shortlisted authors will receive $10,000, with the winner receiving an additional $50,000

El-Saadawi was the founder and president of the Arab Women’s Solidarity Association and co-founder of the Arab Association for Human Rights

The 15th edition of the Sheikh Zayed Book Award is the largest in its history in terms of the number of nominations, with the award receiving a total of 2,349 across its nine categories this year

The longlist included one Egyptian author this year, Mansoura Ezz Eldin, who was nominated for her novel The Orchards of Basra

Barghouti died in Amman on 14 February at the age of 76

The shortlist includes three Egyptian writers along with an Algerian, Syrian and a Yemeni writer

The complete works brought to the reader by Alaa El-Din Mahmoud, the editor of the book, introduces the reader to forgotten works of El-Nadeem, some of which were never known before

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