The bestselling author of "The Yacoubian Building" has faced bans, backlash and now, a lawsuit in his homeland of Egypt.
Prominent British-Lebanese TV presenter Liliane Daoud was arrested and deported out of Egypt this week. She says her deportation is the latest in a long series of crackdowns on vocal journalists in Egypt.
Mohammed Morsi, one of the leaders of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood and the country’s first democratically elected president — is in prison and facing the death penalty. What does that say about Egypt’s future?
Afropop is pleased to unveil a new series of guest posts, offering coverage of music scenes by writers who know them best. Our latest installment comes from Cairo, Egypt. Ferida Jawad, who teaches Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies at the Netherlands ...<a class="meta-nav" href="http://www.afropop.org/wp/18897/mahraganat-the-establishment-of-a-genre/"> Read more »</a>