In a world that has been reshaped by the internet, yet still remains in the clutches of institutionalized aesthetics, artist Ikon Chiba’s experimental style unpacks an aesthetic experience that is at once erratic...
Mahatat for Contemporary Art, a mobile art initiative, is trying to revive the art form in public spaces by hosting artistic projects in streets and touring throughout the country.
Stretching back into history, the streets of Egyptian towns and cities have often been filled with the sounds and colors of street performance — from the dynamic Islamic street celebrations known as "moulids...
Members of the public and gallery staff examine an Egyptian painted limestone statue of Sekhemka, Inspector of the Scribes, for sale by the Northampton Museum at Christie's auction house in central London on June 13, 2014. 
After a year of controversy, April 2016 saw the temporary export ban lifted on the 4500-year-old ancient Egyptian statue, "Sekhemka", sold in 2014 for £15.76m sterling to an anonymous Qatari Millionaire...
Ballerinas of Cairo explores the hidden beauty of the city
Inspired by the Dane Shitagi ballerina project, two young Egyptian directors-cum-amateur photographers have published a series of portraits of ballerinas on the streets of Cairo. It is a photo collection that depicts...
The Israeli newspaper Yediot Aharonot announced the recent printing of Alaa al-Aswany's "The Yacoubian Building" in Hebrew. The celebrated novel, written by the 58 year old writer and dentist, will now be...


Abdullah Mohamed Hani Zaher, 23, hopes for a fair trail as state prosecutors build their case...

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The Egyptian embassy in London received on Monday eight wooden strips belonging...
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Filmmaker Mohamed Khan
Filmmaker Mohamed Khan has passed away at Andalus Hospital in the Cairo...
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Jasmine Tooke's summery highlights are seen in this selfie posted on her Instragram account. — Picture courtesy of Jasmine Tooke's Instagram account
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Beyonce’s Formation World Tour continues its success, with US$123 million...
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