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Naguib Mahfouz

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Dubai Abulhoul: Changing the way the Arabic language is taught in our schools

Gulf Today
Every time I open a book by Khalil Gibran or Naguib Mahfouz, I stand in awe of the beauty of their words. Why aren't thought-provoking Arabic texts, that do the language justice, being taught in schools? What we need is an Arabic language curriculum ...

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A Sculptor's Dream: Interview with Lebanese director Walid Aouni

Ya Libnan
This allowed me to create works such as Coma (1995) based on Naguib Mahfouz's trilogy The Last Encounter (1996), inspired by renowned painter Tahia Halim, and The Desert (or The World) of Shady Abdel Salam (1997), which honoured the renowned ...

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Cairo's Soviet-Style Silencing

Foreign Policy (blog)
The first Arab Nobel literature laureate, Naguib Mahfouz, was a lifelong Cairene. The director Youssef Chahine has been hailed as a giant of world cinema; the songs of Umm Kulthum have brought tears to the eyes of people across the Arab world for the ...

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Tunisia is learning the hard way that democracy isn't easy

Tech Insider (blog)
Ed. note: Remember the Arab Spring? Once seen as a progressive leap forward, the wave of protests that began in 2010 have fallen flat in many countries. A rare bright spot has been newly democratic Tunisia, the place where it all began. Even there ...

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