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Egypt feminist writer Nawal Al-Saadawi dies at 90
Egypt

Egypt feminist writer Nawal Al-Saadawi dies at 90

Egyptian feminist author Nawal al-Saadawi has passed away on Sunday at age 90 after struggling with illness. Saadawi had made…
Nobel laureate Toni Morrison dead at 88
World

Nobel laureate Toni Morrison dead at 88

NEW YORK (AP) — Nobel laureate Toni Morrison, a pioneer and reigning giant of modern literature whose imaginative power in…
Daughter of Naguib Mahfouz donates his coat to Naguib Mahfouz Museum
Culture

Daughter of Naguib Mahfouz donates his coat to Naguib Mahfouz Museum

Om Kalthoum Naguib Mahfouz presented her father’s coat as a gift to Egypt’s Culture Ministry which will be showcased in…
Google celebrates birthday of famed author Ahmed Khaled Tawfik
Culture

Google celebrates birthday of famed author Ahmed Khaled Tawfik

To celebrate his 57th birthday on Monday, 10 June, Google has honored late Egyptian author and physician Ahmed Khaled Tawfik…
Omani writer Jokha Alharthi wins 2019 Man Booker International Prize
Middle East

Omani writer Jokha Alharthi wins 2019 Man Booker International Prize

Omani writer Jokha Alharthi won the 2019 Man Booker International Prize for her novel “Celestial Bodies” in which she talks…
Museum displaying belongings of Naguib Mahfouz ready March 30
Culture

Museum displaying belongings of Naguib Mahfouz ready March 30

Fathy Abdel Wahab, head of the cultural development fund, announced that the Naguib Mahfouz museum at the Muhammed Bek Abu…
Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee dead at 95: US media
Culture

Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee dead at 95: US media

  Marvel legend Stan Lee, who revolutionized pop culture as the co-creator of iconic superheroes like Spider-Man and The Hulk…
Egyptian police arrest writer for publishing false book on Egypt’s economy
Egypt

Egyptian police arrest writer for publishing false book on Egypt’s economy

  The Supreme State Security Prosecution on Monday began interrogating writer and economist Abdel Khalek Farouk for publishing false information…
World leaders ignore rights in China: censored author Yan
Culture

World leaders ignore rights in China: censored author Yan

  Chinese author Yan Lianke, whose works are banned in his heavily censored homeland, has urged world leaders not to…
Egyptian Novelist Nawal al-Saadawi may be charged with contempt of religion
Egypt

Egyptian Novelist Nawal al-Saadawi may be charged with contempt of religion

  Egyptian lawyer Samir Sabry filed a complain on Tuesday to the Prosecutor General against acclaimed feminist author Nawal al-Saadawi,…
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