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16 panel discussions to be held Dec. 15-16 in WYF 2019

Tue, 10 Dec 2019 - 05:11 GMT

The following are the details, the date and time of each panel discussion.

Bulgarian Mutafova, one of world's oldest actresses, dies at 97

Fri, 06 Dec 2019 - 11:01 GMT

Dubbed the queen of Bulgarian comedy, Mutafova began performing in 1945.

Presentation chooses Hosny to perform at U-30 AFCON closing

Fri, 22 Nov 2019 - 01:07 GMT

Presentation chose Hosny because not only is he one of the most popular singers in the Arab world, but he also serves as an ambassador for Egyptian art.

Singer Robbie Williams to release first ever Christmas album

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 - 12:33 GMT

British singer Robbie Williams is getting into the festive cheer, announcing on Friday he would release his first ever Christmas album this holiday season.

K-Movie Nights to be launched on Sep. 15 in Cairo, Port Said

Sun, 08 Sep 2019 - 01:44 GMT

Ambassador of Korea to Egypt Yoon Yeocheol and famed Egyptian director Khaled Galal will inaugurate the Korean Movie Nights on September 15 at El-Hanager Cinema.

Taylor Swift's 'Lover' album breaks new record in China

Sat, 31 Aug 2019 - 09:12 GMT

The combined total makes it China’s most-consumed full-length international album ever in such a short space of time.

K-Pop's BTS goes on holiday, asks fans for privacy

Tue, 13 Aug 2019 - 10:39 GMT

South Korean boy band, BTS, will take their first long holiday in six years after a series of global hits.

Iran prevents fans from paying tribute to renowned poet

Thu, 25 Jul 2019 - 01:49 GMT

Iranian security authorities have prevented a commemoration session to pay tribute to Iran’s renowned modern poet Ahmad Shamlou.

Netflix's new Arabic original 'Dollar' to launch Aug.8

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 - 11:54 GMT

The series stars Adel Karam and Amal Bouchoucha.

Fathy Abdel Wahab: A Master of Versatility

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 - 12:40 GMT

Versatile actor Fathy Abdel-Wahab has made a name for himself performing complex roles on both screens. After his brilliant turns this Ramadan as two very different characters on the series Lams Aktaf and Li Akher Nafas, we chat with the veteran actor abo

Hany Salama: A Dramatic Turn

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 - 12:56 GMT

Acclaimed actor Hany Salama tells all about his successful turn in QamarHady and looks forward to an upcoming “milestone” in his movie career.

Biblical bad guys the ancient Philistines came from Europe, DNA shows

Thu, 04 Jul 2019 - 09:50 GMT

The ancient Philistines, the Biblical villains whose origins have puzzled scholars for decades, came to the Middle East from southern Europe more than 3,000 years ago.

U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky arrested in Sweden after brawl: prosecutor

Wed, 03 Jul 2019 - 12:30 GMT

U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky was arrested early on Wednesday on suspicion of serious assault after a brawl in Sweden’s capital, prosecutors said.

Acropolis Museum opens ancient Athens neighborhood site below its base

Sat, 22 Jun 2019 - 09:22 GMT

Greece’s Acropolis Museum opened an excavation site underneath its modern building on Friday.

All you need to know about State Awards

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 - 03:25 GMT

The Supreme Council of Culture will hold the annual meeting to announce the winners of the State Awards on Sunday, June 23.

Google celebrates birthday of Ahmed Khaled Tawfik

Mon, 10 Jun 2019 - 03:37 GMT

Google is celebrating on Monday the birthday of late writer Ahmed Khaled Tawfik.

Game of Thrones reaches its end, with one or two shocks left

Mon, 20 May 2019 - 10:35 GMT

After eight seasons and 73 episodes, HBO’s long-running smash series, “Game of Thrones”, wrapped up on Sunday.

Cannes idol Gomez says social media 'terrible' for her generation

Sat, 18 May 2019 - 10:57 GMT

US pop icon-turned-actress Selena Gomez warned Wednesday that social media had been "terrible" for her generation.

Jeff Koons 'Rabbit' sculpture sets $91.1 million record for a living artist

Thu, 16 May 2019 - 09:27 GMT

A 1986 “Rabbit” sculpture by American pop artist Jeff Koons sold for $91.1 million in New York.

Chile's Valparaiso, an open air graffiti and mural art gallery

Tue, 07 May 2019 - 10:00 GMT

Creating colorful pictures of surreal human faces, marine animals or even huge owls.

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