Telling our stories
In Cairo last week as part of a whistle-stop visit to Egypt, Indian film director Mira Nair spoke to David Tresilian about life after Monsoon Wedding and the "stories that get under your skin"
In progress: Sand and sea
John O'Carroll, artist, has been working in Egypt for two decades...
My interest in the Irish literary movement and comparative studies led me to attend the defence of a PhD thesis with the title "A march to freedom: A cultural study of Egyptian-Irish patriotic struggles from the beginning of the previous century till the twenties."..
The space business
Visual arts, singing and a dervish on roller skates: Tarek Aboul-Fetouh tells Youssef Rakha about life's ever-changing configurations
A line from a song popular in Britain in the 1920s: "I danced with a man who danced with a girl who danced with the Prince of Wales."..
Palestinian poet Samih Al-Qasem had a narrow escape this week after a car accident in Nazareth. Suffering fractures, Al-Qasem is now recuperating at home...