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Uncovering the legacy of Egypt's mystic poet Omar Ibn El-Farid

Omar Ibn El-Farid. Ibn El-Farid, son of El-Farid in Arabic, or Sidi Omar as known locally, is one ... every year on Ibn El-Farid’s birthday, when he recites Sidi Omar’s poems. On these occasions ... Omar Ibn El-Farid. ...

21/02/2013 - 14:31 - comment 0

Step aside Bassem Youssef, there's a new talent in town

Mohammad Salem is the latest Egyptian comedian to take the region by storm. Look out for Mohammad Salem, because chances are you’re going ... birthday celebrations, Salem will be headlining Comedia 3al Wagef along with Ali Al Sayed and Jamil Abu ...

29/03/2013 - 07:01 - comment 0

du announces support of Asian Zonal Chess Championship 2011

of HH Shaikh Abdullah bin Salem Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, and in the presence of Sheikh Sultan ... Naser Al-Sayed, UAE Grandmaster and Arab Champion 2009 Salem Abdulrahman, among other contestants from ... and Women’s tournaments.”  Representing the UAE are UAE Champion Salem Abdulrahman and UAE President Cup ...

Press Release - 06/07/2011 - 14:50 - comment 0

Palestinian film has fans and award nominations but no money to complete

filmmaker and producer of the annual Palestine Festival of Literature Omar Robert Hamilton , the film features Paradise Now star Kais Nahif. In his director's statement, Omar Robert Hamilton, who ...

16/01/2013 - 13:32 - comment 0

Nine years, nine moments: The best of DIFF

ease. Omar Sharif throws a hissy fit (2009) Hollywood hunk Gerard Butler charmed the pants ... down the moment Omar Sharif hit the red carpet. Insiders told us Sharif was in a nasty mood, ...

09/12/2012 - 09:11 - comment 0

WIth a little help from its fans, Palestinian film is a hit with critics

and directed by Omar Robert Hamilton, an independent filmmaker and producer of the annual Palestine Festival ... his director's statement, Omar Robert Hamilton, who is also a co-founder of the Egyptian media ...

03/02/2013 - 16:05 - comment 0

Here's what's crackalacking in Cairo this week

Rehab Omar and her band.   Cairo Jazz Club 197, 26th July St, Agouza. Tel 3345 9939 ...   Salaheddin Citadel Complex Salah Salem Rd, Tel 2512 1735 *Al-Mahka I ...

23/08/2014 - 05:48 - comment 0

Art goes digital in Egypt

the galleries in the two cities. Hackerspace member Tarek Ahmed Omar, explains, “The fan and the light bulbs ... was walking with you, but in Egypt,” explains Omar. When one of the gallery visitors knocked over a piece of equipment, Omar smiles. He says they have been living in the gallery for the past two days, troubleshooting ...

06/03/2013 - 16:32 - comment 0

EQUATE sponsors NUKS USA 2011

On this occasion, EQUATE Senior Executive for Administration & Corporate Services Abeer Al-Omar said, “As ... emerging private sector.”  Al-Omar added, “With Kuwaitis forming over 50% of its workforce, EQUATE’s ... the efforts of dedicated Kuwaitis.”  Al-Omar explained, “In support of Kuwaiti youth, EQUATE has forged ...

Press Release - 04/12/2011 - 06:42 - comment 0

Top Arab expatriate scientists to convene for Annual Research Forum

designed to benefit Qatar and the region. These scientists, including field leaders such as Dr. Omar Yaghi ... on nanoscience, Dr. Omar Yaghi, is also lending his considerable expertise to Qatar while serving as Director ... was created in the first place, said AES Network Director Dr. Nabeel Al-Salem. “Not only do our members commit ...

Press Release - 14/08/2012 - 08:17 - comment 0