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Syrian director banned from Cairo Film Fest over support for Assad

Festival has disqualified the Syrian film 'Al Asheq' from its Human Rights category competition. ... but took this decision when claims were confirmed. Al Asheq was supposed to compete in the Human Rights ... said that the Syrian Film El Asheq (Lover) has been disqualified from the CIFF competition because ...

27/11/2012 - 11:06 - comment 0

Dropouts, no-shows and delays: Is this the end of Cairo's film fest?

have confirmed that the closing ceremony will occur on December 6 as planned. Syrian film Al Asheq has been disqualified from Ciff after it emerged that director Abdul Latif Abdul Hamid was a supporter of President Bashar Al Assad. The withdrawal comes after a number of film personalities ...

29/11/2012 - 11:35 - comment 0

Twelve candidates compete to be interim PM of rebel-run Syria

from Dallas, Texas, to southern Turkey; Osama Kadi, an economist from London, Ontario; Assad Asheq Mustafa, a former Syrian agriculture minister, and Walid Al Zoabi, a Dubai businessman.He said two ...

18/03/2013 - 07:56 - comment 0