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Um Kulthum's composer is honored at Arab music awards

Sattar and the talented young musician Ahmed Hussein Elsheik on Qanun. The festival honours ...

12/11/2012 - 12:45 - comment 0

Go, Cairo! Check out the three Egyptian films competing at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival

El-Batout and starring Amr Waked, Um Ghayeb (Mother of the Unborn, 2014) directed by Nadine Salib, and I Exist (2014) directed by Ahmed Abdel-Naser, will take part in three competitive sections of the festival. El Ott, which will run in the Narrative Competition section and Um Ghayeb in the Documentary ...

01/10/2014 - 13:22 - comment 0

Egyptian Censors Give Green Light to ‘Kawkab Al Sharq’

light to screening the film Kawkab Al Sharq (Um Kulthoum) directed by Mohammed Fadel and starring ... to screening the film Kawkab Al Sharq (Um Kulthoum) directed by Mohammed Fadel and starring Fardous Abdel ... explores very private aspects in the life of the late Egyptian singer Um Kulthoum including her romantic ...

01/08/2010 - 19:54 - comment 0

Recap: 'Arabs Got Talent' Season 3 Premiere

were anxious to see how the latest addition to the judging panel, comedian Ahmed Helmy, will hold up and fit in with the other judges. But it seems like Ahmed was a good addition to the mix , as he ... with his unbelievable vocals. Asayel sang “Inta Omri” by the legendary classic Egyptian singer Um Kulthum.  ...

16/09/2013 - 13:14 - comment 0

تويتر السعودية: حملة الكترونية تطالب بوقف اقفال المحلات وقت الصلاة!

بدعة !  هو تنظيم يساعد الناس على آداء عبادتهم البدعة تتعلق بالعبادة ! @um__mohd99   من كان قلبه ... لمصالح الناس @Ahmed_Farea   قد تكون بدعة لكنها بدعه حسنة،، و اذا ماكان اقفالها اجباري فبعض اصحاب ...

Blogs Roundup - 25/05/2014 - 06:00 - comment 0

Sheikh Imam.. Creator of Modern Arabic Political Song

musician Zakariya Ahmed, who composed the music for most of Um Kulthoum's hits until he died in 1961. Imam Eissa, or "Sheikh Imam" as people called him, joined up with Ahmed's orchestra, ... Imam did not last long with Zakariya Ahmed's batana. Um Kulthoum complained to Ahmed that some ...

01/08/2010 - 19:54 - comment 0

The expensive price of humanitarianism: Jordan needs $850 million for Syrian refugees

disease and starvation each day and all we can do is watch,” said Ahmed Al Saad, an activist ... the Jordanian-Syrian border Wednesday and Thursday evenings, with residents of the northern Jordanian villages of Um Al ...

30/09/2013 - 09:40 - comment 0

Syrians heading to Egypt to find of work face uphill struggle

businesses usually try to reopen similar ones in Cairo," said Fard Foundation head Um Abdallah, who ... Um Abdallah says that, for example, Egypt's Nile Delta city of Damietta has a large Syrian ... However, Um Abdallah said that some Syrians face tensions with their Egyptian peers when working ...

04/04/2013 - 13:09 - comment 0

Samira Abdel Aziz: Wicked Wife on Stage, Loving Mother on Screen

mother on small screen.  Abdel Aziz who played the role of Um Kulthoum’s mother in the TV series, who ... and costarring Ahmed Rateb (Sultan), Samirah Abdel Aziz (Sultana), Zein Nassar, Khalil Murci, Yousef Ragaei ...

01/08/2010 - 19:50 - comment 0

Two Arab Israelis Died of Gunshot Wounds from Clashes

declared dead on Monday, medical sources said.  Ahmed Ibrahim Jabarin, 20, died in hospital in Haifa ... northeast of Nazareth, the largest Arab town in Israel.  There were more violent confrontations in Um ...

19/05/2010 - 10:54 - comment 0