The film Eshtebak causes an uproar in Egypt.
Cairo Review No. 27
Palestine’s Century of Conflict
Happenings, speakers, and events at the American University in Cairo in Fall 2017.
Anthropologist Fadwa El Guindi remembers her start at AUC, and how she discovered Nubia.
Q & A
Waheed Hamed is a screenwriter with an anti-Islamist mission. His films, television and radio dramas have tracked the transformation of Egyptian culture and society over the past half-century. He speaks to Cairo Review Associate Editor Nadeen Shaker about the state of Egyptian cinema and television today.
Sectarian violence in the Arab and Muslim worlds is exacerbated by the role foreign powers play in the region, as well as local power rivalries.
How did Putin’s regime of fear and paranoia push Russia toward a new confrontation with the West?
Timeline of the struggle over Jerusalem and its holy sites since 70 AD.