Alaa al-Aswany (Arabic: علاء الأسواني) (born 1957) is an Egyptian writer, and a founding member of the political movement Kefaya.
Life and works
Mohamed Hassanein Heikal (Arabic: محمد حسنين هيكل, born 23 September 1923) is a leading Egyptian journalist. For 17 years (1957–1974) he was editor-in-chief of the Cairo newspaper Al-Ahram and has been a respected commentator on Arab affairs for more than 50 years.
Background and Books
Heikal articulated the thoughts of President Gamal Abdel Nasser earlier in his career. The reasons for his fall with president Anwar El-Sadat, who succeeded Nasser, remain under great speculation. Heikal has been a member of the Central Committee of the Arab Socialist Union.
Abdel Rahman el-Abnudi (Arabic: عبد الرحمن الأبنودى) (born 1938) is a popular Egyptian poet, and more recently a children's books writer. He is one of a generation of poets who wrote their work in the Egyptian dialect rather than in Classical Arabic, the standard literary language. This literary stance was associated with a militant political engagement: Abnudi and other writers of this school sought to make their literary production part of the process of development and movement towards popular democracy in Egypt.
Mohammad Salah Eldin Bahgat Helmy, known as "Salah Jaheen" or "Salah Jahin" (Arabic: صلاح جاهين, December 25, 1930 – April 21, 1986) was a leading Egyptian poet, lyricist, playwright and cartoonist.
Life and career
Jaheen was born in Shobra district, Cairo on 1930 to a middle-class family. He studied law in Cairo University. In 1955, he started working for the Egyptian weekly magazine "Rose al-Yousef" as a cartoonist. A year later, he moved to the new magazine "Sabah el-Khair" for which he became the editor-in-chief, then he joined Al-Ahram.
Ahmed Orabi (April 1, 1841 - September 21, 1911), (Arabic: أحمد عرابي); also known as Orabi Pasha, was an Egyptian army officer and later an army general who revolted against the khedive and European domination of Egypt in 1879 in what has become known as the Urabi Revolt. He was the first Egyptian national political and military leader to rise from the Fellahin.
Talaat Harb Pasha is one of the great men in Egyptian history. He dedicated all of his life to set the Egyptian economy on the right track. He founded Bank Misr which was the first truly national bank in Egypt. Through Bank Misr, several successful industrial and commercial projects had been established. As a result of Mr.
Alexandria Montessori Preschool & Nursery is the first Montessori school, in Alexandria, Egypt. Established in 2009, the school serves grades preschool through 5.
Alexandria Montessori Preschool & Nursery
The school's mission statement reads, "The mission of Alexandria Montessori Preschool & Nursery is to inspire children to reach their human potential — academically, emotionally, socially — in an authentic Montessori environment."
Egypt produces the most popular cinema in the Middle East. The Egyptian Filmmakers have produced masterpieces since 1920s. Now all these films are in great danger. Egypt has no film preservation facilities to preserve these great movies. It is estimated that 99% of all silent filmsand 50% of all sound films ever made have been lost forever.
New Web Company Announces Innovative Media Website for Movies information in Egypt
December 1, 2009 -- Joe Milad today unveiled egycinemas.com, an innovative portal specially designed by Internet Marketing Professionals, for providing theaters contact information and what's currently showing in Egyptian Cinemas,
20 years ago, on November 17th 1989, in a year that saw the fall of the Berlin wall and the beginning of the end of the Soviet Union, Egypt and Algeria battled on the grounds of Cairo's stadium for a spot in the 1990 W