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Metro al-Madina: Inside Beirut’s underground time machine
Mariam Kirollos | Located in the heart of Beirut’s vibrant Hamra Street, an area that served as a hub for intellectuals
Detox: Issue 03
This week, we introduce our monthly playlist Tafneeta, curated by our own Ahmed El Sabbagh.
In Other Words | The Ways of the Lord by Shady Lewis
Shady Lewis | In Other Words is a new series of translated excerpts from contemporary Arabic literature.
Detox: Issue 02
Our weekly guide to help you unwind during the weekend.
Detox: Issue 01
WHAT’S UP? For Detox’s new weekly segment, Chit-chat, we have a guest! Make sure you keep reading
Cairo, Coltrane and a fictional village
Sherif Abdel Samad | I delved into Nool’s first three titles in an attempt to get a feel for the direction they’re taking
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Detox: Issue 00
Our suggestions are meant to urge you to sit back, relax and reflect — detox, if you will.
What Egyptians watch: A quest for the most-watched films since 2011
Abdelrahman Iyad and Islam Salah al-Din | In the face of scarce official data, how can we really tell who's breaking box office records?
 
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An analytical daily overview of the Arabic-language press translated into English. The Digest unpacks Egypt's complex political, economic and social conditions as represented by local media.

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A more-or-less weekly series in which film enthusiasts write a response — whether personal or scholarly or both — to a movie they love.

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