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  • Dubai To Fete Egyptian Film Critic Samir Farid With Lifetime Achievement Award

    ROME - The Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) will honour Egyptian film critic Samir Farid with a Lifetime Achievement Award, in recognition of his longstanding passion and support for Arab cinema. Farid, who reviewed films for Variety out of Cairo...
  • In Egypt, ex-President Morsi calls his trial illegitimate

    In Egypt, ex-President Morsi calls his trial illegitimate
    CAIRO — The chaotic scenes and defiant shouts that marked the opening of Mohamed Morsi's trial Monday suggest that Egypt's military-backed government may face a long struggle to bring the deposed Islamist president and his Muslim Brotherhood to...
  • Family of Egypt's deposed leader Mohamed Morsi visit him in prison

    CAIRO — The family of Egypt's deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi was allowed to visit him in prison this week for the first time since he was ousted in a military coup this summer. Morsi's wife, Naglaa Ali Mahmoud, told the Associated...
  • Film Review: 'Cairo Drive'

    Anyone who's spent time amid the energizing chaos of Cairo knows there's a set of rules for driving, chief of which is, "if there is space, occupy it." Sherief Elkatsha's boisterous docu "Cairo Drive" is a bitingly comical portrait of the capital as...
  • State of emergency canceled in Egypt

    State of emergency canceled in Egypt
    CAIRO — Egypt declared an end to its state of emergency Tuesday, nearly three months after it was imposed in the midst of nationwide protests that followed the ouster of Islamist President Mohamed Morsi. The government announcement came after an...
  • Netflix enters Oscar race with move into original documentaries

    Can "The Square" put Netflix in Oscar circles? That's one of several questions raised by the company's decision to move into original documentaries with "The Square," filmmaker Jehane Noujaim's nonfiction feature about the Egyptian revolution. On...
  • Cairo Hookah opening this weekend

    Cairo Hookah opening this weekend
    International Drive has no shortage of cosmopolitan restaurants, and now we can add a little more of that flavor to their nightlife mix: Cairo Hookah welcomes guests at their official grand opening tonight (Nov. 14). If you're looking for a particularly...
  • 'The Square' is the rare, up-to-the-moment documentary

    'The Square' is the rare, up-to-the-moment documentary
    It's hard enough making one movie from the belly of a revolution. But two? "I'm not sure we would recommend doing it this way," Jehane Noujaim, director of the new Egyptian-uprising documentary, "The Square," says dryly. After filming anti-Hosni...
  • Egypt beefs up security after deadly attack

    Egypt beefs up security after deadly attack
    CAIRO -- Egyptian security forces have again bolstered their presence in the restive Sinai Peninsula as the country mourns 11 soldiers killed in a suicide car bombing Wednesday. A battle in Sinai between security forces and Islamic militants sympathetic...
  • Morsi supporters and opponents clash in Egypt, leaving two dead

    Morsi supporters and opponents clash in Egypt, leaving two dead
    CAIRO -- A 10-year-old boy was killed Friday during clashes in the Egyptian city of Suez, health officials said, as supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi held demonstrations to mark the 100th day since security forces dispersed two protest...
  • Egypt takes aim at protests, bans unapproved gatherings

    CAIRO — Egypt's interim president on Sunday banned public gatherings of more than 10 people without prior government approval, imposing hefty fines and prison terms for violators in a bid to stifle the near-constant protests roiling the country....
  • New unrest hits Cairo as protesters denounce student killing

    CAIRO -- Thousands of protesting university students took to the streets of Cairo on Sunday, underscoring the growing role of college campuses as a hotbed of anti-government sentiment. The protesters were denouncing the death of a student in a...