Culture

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Nabil Farouk

Nabil Farouk (Arabic: نبيل فاروق‎) (born on February 9, 1956) is an Egyptian novelist, best known for his books in the Rewayāt Masreyya Lel Gēb (Egyptian Pocket Novels) series.

He was born in the Egyptian city of Tanta, and first showed an interest in reading at a very young age. With the encouragement of his parents he made his first attempts at writing at the age of about thirteen, and in high school joined journalism, photography, and theatre workgroups.

Alaa Al Aswany

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

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.[1]

Background and Books
Heikal articulated the thoughts of President Gamal Abdel Nasser earlier in his career.[2] 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.

Talaat Harb Pasha

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.

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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,

Ahdaf Soueif

Ahdaf Soueif (Arabic: أهداف سويف‎) (born March 23, 1950) is an Egyptian short story writer, novelist and political and cultural commentator.

Abdel-Wahab Elmessiri

Abdel-Wahab Elmessiri (Arabic: عبد الوهاب المسيري‎, 1938-July 2, 2008) was an Egyptian scholar, author and general coordinator of the opposition organization Kefaya.

Zahi Hawass

Zahi Hawass(Arabic: زاهي حواس‎) (born 28 May 1947 in Damietta, Egypt) is an Egyptian archaeologist and Egyptologist and the current Secretary General of the Egyptian Supreme Council of Antiquities. He has also worked at archaeological sites in the Nile Delta, the Western Desert, and the Upper Nile Valley.

Career

Gamal el-Ghitani

Gamal el-Ghitani, (Arabic: جمال الغيطانى) (born May 9, 1945) is an Egyptian author of historical novels and cultural and political commentaries and is the current editor-in-chief of the literary periodical Akhbar Al-Adab ("Cultural News").

Biography

Hassan Fathy

Hassan Fathy (1900 – 1989, Arabic: حسن فتحي) is a noted Egyptian architect who pioneered appropriate technology for building in Egypt, especially by working to re-establish the use of mud brick (or adobe) and traditional as opposed to western building designs and lay-outs.