Egyptian signer Mohammad Foad announced that he intends on
refraining from holding live performances outside of Egypt for the time being
and until Egypt is able to stand up on its own two feet once more. Mohammad called
on all singers to keep their topics for songs related to the revolution, which
overthrew the government of ousted President Husni Mubarak.
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According to the internet website MBC.net, Mohammad
expressed his despair regarding the recent events, which led to the death of
eight people, that occurred in front of the Egyptian Prime Ministry after the
second round of parliamentary elections ended and were considered a step
forward towards democracy.
Mohammad revealed that he had turned down numerous offers to
hold concerts outside of Egypt, stressing that in the meantime he wants to
minimize his concerts to be held in Egypt until conditions are more stable.