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On 5th July, Johan Snel delivered a lecture discussing freedom of expression and freedom of religion. Johan’s lecture focused primarily on the current dialogue of freedom of expression and religion in Dutch journalism, and the divisive effects they caused across the Islamic world and wider...
Women’s issues and gender disparities have recently come to light on the screens, as movies fearlessly deal with a variety of issues that previously were silenced. These issues are found amid society and deserve to be discussed, treated, and highlighted. The film “I want a divorce” [Urīd Khulʿān]...
An episode of the Egyptian Ramadan television series “The Choice 2 [al-Ikhtiyār 2]” has sparked controversy across Arabic media over its depiction of the break-up of the Rābiʿa al-ʿAdawiyya Mosque sit-in in Cairo in 2013.
TV Presenter Lamīs al-Ḥadīdī commented the martyrdom of Coptic man, Nabīl Ḥabsha Salāma, who was killed at the hands of terrorist groups in Sinai, explaining that he is a Coptic Egyptian citizen, and that terrorist groups have published a video witnessing his fierce assassination. This has left us...
The history of the late Waḥīd Ḥāmid’s works shows that he was a role model for artists and creative types.  He knew, according to the title of his early film “Man Only Lives Once” (1981) that the intellectual’s intense struggle with power would bring an end to the stable life that he had wanted to...
Author and screenwriter Waḥīd Ḥāmid passed away at the age of 77 on January 2. He is considered one of the most important and prominent people in Egyptian Cinema with regards to countering terrorism and the extremism of political Islam.
Shaykh Ramaḍān ʿAbd al-Muʿiz in al-Azhar garb sat among some men of the armed forces, telling them about the moderate nature of Islam and exonerating Ibn Taymiyya from the takfiris’ usage of his fatwas [fatwā].  The scene came in episode 20 of the television series “The Choice,” which tells the...
Egyptian actor and singer Muḥammad Ramaḍān sparked controversy, after a picture of him seemingly embracing Israeli singer Omer Adam, while on a trip to the UAE was posted online.  Egyptian and Arab intellectuals and actors criticized Ramaḍān, stressing that normalization is a disgrace and betrayal...
Yesterday evening, Pope Tawāḍrūs II of Alexandria and the See of St Mark concluded the second day of the “Second Media Meeting” along with representatives of the Coptic Orthodox Church’s magazine al-Karāza and four Coptic TV channels, Aghapy TV [Aghābī], ME sat, CTV and Koogi [Kūjī], alongside the...
Al-Rīmās Film Production Company has completed all its preparations for the film "The Pope" including preparing costumes for characters, building appropriate sets, and obtaining all the approvals and permits for filming from the necessary authorities. The film is based on the life of Pope Shinūda...

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