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In images: Six years of the Syrian war

On March 15, 2011, protesters took to the streets in “a day of rage” demonstrations against the Syrian regime. Six years and more than 300,000 deaths later, Bashar al-Assad is still in power and the country is in ruins. Exactly …

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(D-CAF) Festival begins 17 March till 8 April

Ashraf AboArafe The Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival (D-CAF), Egypt’s only international multi-disciplinary contemporary arts festival, is taking place this year between 17 March and 8 April, with its exciting array of local, regional and international music, theater, dance, visual arts, …

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Flecks of Extraterrestrial Dust, All Over the Roof

After decades of failures and misunderstandings, scientists have solved a cosmic riddle — what happens to the tons of dust particles that hit the Earth every day but seldom if ever get discovered in the places that humans know best, …

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The Week in Quotes

Ashraf AboArafe “When I woke up, I wasn’t sure if it hadn’t all been a dream. I didn’t see a thing until the ball went in. I could see that (Gerard) Pique hadn’t reached it and I threw everything at it. …

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Freeing the hero of “century trial”, what’s next?

Ashraf AboAraf After the Court of Cassation acquitted him on Thursday in his retrial on charges of killing protesters during the 25 January Revolution, Egypt’s former strongman Hosni Mubarak is now able to walk free. “The 88-year-old ousted president has …

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The Week in Quotes..

Nourhan Hisham “It was a nice collective play that I was able to finish with my left foot, while my right boot was coming off. When I run to celebrate the goal with my team-mates, the boot was already off… …

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