Artists in Egypt work in a tense atmosphere
The Muslim Brotherhood and Salafis give artists cause for concern. Their work reflects the country's uneasy mood and conflicts. CAIRO — The Muslim women in Marwa Adel's photographs are shadows, repressed by custom, religion, marriage and regret. While nude, the figures are obscured by sepia scrims, scrawled upon with stifling words — as if their true selves may never be known.
Egypt street art vents anger at president after whitewashing
CAIRO (Reuters) - No sooner had Egyptian authorities painted over a wall of revolutionary graffiti near Tahrir Square this week than the street artists were back with spray cans and a new target:...
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Egypt tourist arrivals rise, not back to pre-revolt levels
CAIRO (Reuters) - The number of tourists visiting Egypt rose in the first four months of 2012, the cabinet said on Tuesday, but analysts say the sector is still suffering from the aftermath of the...
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Egypt's border with Gaza stays closed as protest continues
Nearly 170 demonstrators participate in a sit-in after the kidnapping of seven Egyptian soldiers last week in the Sinai Peninsula. CAIRO — Egypt's border with the Gaza Strip remained closed Sunday as the families and colleagues of seven Egyptian soldiers who were kidnapped in the northern Sinai Peninsula last week continued a sit-in.
Egypt security forces clash with protesters
Hundreds of President Mohammed Morsi's opponents rallied peacefully in the streets of Cairo denouncing his rule.