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  • Stand-up Comedian Hamada Sultan dies at 74

    Date: 2015-03-31 10:10:21 GMT - Egypt - Arts - SN:15 - ID:2282657

    Famous stand-up comedian Hamada Sultan died on Tuesday after a long illness. A funeral will be held after noon prayers today. Sultan was famous with his funny Egyptian jokes and he followed the suit of famous Egyptian actor Ismail Yassein. He ....

  • Amitabh Bachchan: Egyptian fans' love 'godsend'

    Date: 2015-03-31 07:40:29 GMT - Egypt - Arts - SN:7 - ID:2281213

    internationally known Indian film star Amitabh Bachchan said that he dreams of making a voyage on the Nile, describing the Egyptian fans' love as a "godsend". Bachchan arrived in Egypt to take part in the "India by the Nile Festival" which kicked ....

  • Tunisia's Rostom says culture best way to combat terror

    Date: 2015-03-21 17:33:45 GMT - Egypt - Arts - SN:38 - ID:2213745

    Tunisia's actor Hicham Rostom thinks culture and arts are the best way to combat terrorism. "They have an important role in promoting emotional development," Rostom told MENA on the sidelines of Luxor African Film Festival, Rostom. He ....

  • American Sniper takes out the box office competition

    Date: 2015-01-27 12:51:27 GMT - United Kingdom - Arts - SN:31 - ID:1835329

    Clint Eastwood's Oscar-nominated American Sniper has taken $200.1 million at the domestic (US and Canadian) box office since its limited release on Christmas Day. The combined domestic box office takings for the other Best Picture nominees is ....

  • Egypt comedian Ahmed Helmy in good health followung tumor surgery - consul

    Date: 2014-11-17 07:52:09 GMT - Egypt - Arts - SN:12 - ID:1347493

    Egyptian comedian Ahmed Helmy is in very good health condition after a benign tumor surgery, Egypt's Consul in California al-Husseini Abdul Wahab said on Sunday. Abdul Wahab told MENA that he met with Helmy and his wife actress Mona Zaki after ....

  • 11 opposition fighters killed in clashes with Syrian army

    Date: 2014-11-16 08:27:40 GMT - Syria - Arts - SN:14 - ID:1341321

    As many as 11 armed Syrian opposition fighters were killed in battles with the Syrian army troops in the strategic city of Daraa, Sky news quoted the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights as saying on Sunday. The clashes synchronized ....

  • Death of Maali Zayed at 61 years

    Date: 2014-11-10 16:39:14 GMT - Egypt - Arts - SN:66 - ID:1306281

    Egyptian Actress Maali Zayed died at the age of 61 after a long struggle with cancer, said Undersecretary of the Egyptian Artists Syndicate Sameh el-Sirity. El-Sirity told MENA on Monday that the funeral will be held after noon prayers, adding ....

  • US actor Tom Hanks to shoot his new movie in Hurghada

    Date: 2014-07-16 16:22:33 GMT - Egypt - Arts - SN:63 - ID:830804

    Hurghada will be the location of famous US actor Tom Hanks' new film "A Hologram for the King". German filmmaker Thomas Sebastian expressed desire to shoot some underwater scenes of the movie in Hurghada as being a great hub containing ....

  • Mail Online apologises to Clooney

    Date: 2014-07-09 18:25:26 GMT - United Kingdom - Arts - SN:59 - ID:819842

    US actor George Clooney has received an apology from the Mail Online website after he accused it of printing an inaccurate story about his forthcoming marriage to Amal Alamuddin. The story, which said the star's potential mother-in-law opposed ....

  • Israel hits 12 targets in Gaza in response to rocket fire, arrest 7 Palestinians

    Date: 2014-06-29 09:46:51 GMT - Israel - Arts - SN:14 - ID:803193

    In second airstrike, Israeli Air Force hits targets in Gaza Strip in response to four rockets into Israel, one of which hit a Sderot factory, setting it ablaze. Meanwhile, the Israeli occupation forces arrested seven Palestinians and raided more ....

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