Egypt's parliament deliberates draft law on protecting the Arabic language

Sat, 18 Dec 2021 - 03:42 GMT

The parliament has been deliberating a draft law to protect and develop Arabic in the face of an increasing interest in foreign languages at the expense of the official language.

Spanish Cultural Center in Cairo to honor Egyptian translator Khaled Salem on Sept. 5

Sun, 05 Sep 2021 - 01:11 GMT

Salem translated about forty titles in a long journey that he started while studying for his BA and PhD in Comparative Literature at the Universidad de Madrid Autonoma.

Twitter introduces Arabic Feminine as new language setting

Tue, 15 Jun 2021 - 01:32 GMT

In parallel, Twitter launched a campaign titled #FeminineArabic (أتحدث_بالمؤنث#) in partnership with organizations and brands across the region

World celebrates International Mother Language Day on Feb. 21

Sun, 21 Feb 2021 - 03:34 GMT

It is the annual celebration that takes place worldwide to enhance awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism.

Language sharing , what happens next?

Sat, 21 Dec 2019 - 03:02 GMT

On the "World Arabic Language Day" on December 18th, the employees of China state Construction Engrg.Corp.Ltd (Egypt) gathered to exchange activity in Arabic.

Min. of Antiquities launched second phase of documenting inscriptions in Sinai

Wed, 09 Jan 2019 - 01:15 GMT

The Ministry of Antiquities began the work of the second phase of the project of documenting the rock inscriptions in the ancient area of South of Sinai.

BA organizes advanced course in Arabic manuscript cataloging

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 - 11:46 GMT

The Bibliotheca Alexandrina Manuscripts Center will organize an advanced course on Arabic manuscript cataloging from 22 to 26 July 2018.

‘Malika’ series to air on Netflix this Ramadan

Mon, 28 May 2018 - 02:40 GMT

Netflix decided to air its second Egyptian TV series, “Malika”.

Saudi Arabia launches Arab drama channel in Ramadan

Sun, 29 Apr 2018 - 10:10 GMT

Arabia is planning to launch a specialized channel dedicated solely for Arabic drama this Ramadan, titled the Saudi Broadcasting Corporation (SBC) Channel.

What's coming at Abu Dhabi International Book Fair 2018

Fri, 27 Apr 2018 - 01:09 GMT

Egypt Today looks at some of the fun things planned for this year's Abu Dhabi International Book Fair.

10 famous Egyptian novels that have received adaptations

Fri, 27 Apr 2018 - 10:17 GMT

Egypt Today looks at 10 Egyptian novels which have received film/TV adaptations.

‘Grand Hotel’ becomes first Arabic series on Netflix

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 - 04:38 GMT

The Egyptian series "Grand Hotel" has just become the first Arabic series to ever be featured on Netflix.

Looking for Oum Kulthum screening at Zamalek Cinema

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 - 10:57 GMT

The 2017 drama film "Looking for Oum Kulthum" will be screening at Zamalek Cinema on Monday, April 23.

Creators of 'Seventh Neighbour' to hold talk at Cimatheque

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 - 03:02 GMT

The creators of the Egyptian TV series, "Seventh Neighbour", will be hosting a talk at Cimatheque on Friday, April 27.

Muscat Film Festival features 6 films

Sat, 31 Mar 2018 - 08:59 GMT

The Muscat Film Festival, running from Mar. 26 until Mar. 31, features six Arab films distributed by MAD Solutions.

Yousry Nasrallah's Mercedes to screen at Cimatheque

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 - 09:00 GMT

Yousry Nasrallah's bizarre comedy film 'Mercedes' will screen at Cimatheque on Sunday March 18 and again on Tuesday, March 20

‘My Father is Still a Communist’ to screen at NVICinema

Sun, 04 Mar 2018 - 08:00 GMT

The 2011 intimate documentary “My Father is Still a Communist, Intimate Secrets to be Published” by Ahmad Ghossein will screen at NVICinema on March 18

Mona Iraqi defends her show, reveals being raped in childhood

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 - 01:33 GMT

Controversial anchor Mona Iraqi told BBC that she was rapped when she was only 10 years old.

Eight nominations at Lebanese Movie Awards for MAD Solutions

Mon, 29 Jan 2018 - 08:11 GMT

Three films by MAD Solutions will compete for eight awards at the upcoming 5th edition of the Lebanese Movie Awards.