Ahdaf Soueif

Ahdaf Soueif resigns in protest from British Museum trustees board
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Ahdaf Soueif resigns in protest from British Museum trustees board

Renowned Egyptian novelist Ahdaf Soueif resigned from The British Museum board of trustees in protest of the museum’s “immovability” regarding…
In other words: The things a word carries
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In other words: The things a word carries

“Muslim” and “Moslem” are nothing more than “two different spellings of the same word,” according to the US-based Center for…
Soueif’s ‘Cairo: My City’ spins stories within stories to keep a revolution alive
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Soueif’s ‘Cairo: My City’ spins stories within stories to keep a revolution alive

  Ahdaf Soueif’s “Cairo: My City, Our Revolution” is an addition to the blossoming genre of “revolution diary” literature. It…
‘Reflections on Islamic Art’: A new way to talk about Islam, and art
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‘Reflections on Islamic Art’: A new way to talk about Islam, and art

“Reflections on Islamic Art,” edited by Ahdaf Soueif, appears at a time when Islamic art is surging back into fashion.…
‘Cairo: My City, Our Revolution’ goes to Sharjah
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‘Cairo: My City, Our Revolution’ goes to Sharjah

During a brief visit to the 30th Sharjah International Book Fair, acclaimed Egyptian novelist Ahdaf Soueif gave a first public…
PalFest 2011: ‘A literary bridgemaker’
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PalFest 2011: ‘A literary bridgemaker’

The opening of the 2011 Palestine Festival of Literature, popularly known as PalFest, was overshadowed this year both by the…
‘In the Face of Canons’: Ahdaf Soueif on Palestine
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‘In the Face of Canons’: Ahdaf Soueif on Palestine

Dar al-Shorouk recently republished Ahdaf Soueif’s book “Fe Mowagahat al-Madafei: Re’la Felestinia” (“In the Face of Canons: A Palestinian Trip”).…
Rights group demands judicial oversight in election process
Egypt

Rights group demands judicial oversight in election process

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) criticized the National Democratic Party’s (NDP) refusal to make any changes to the…
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