Film show: Egyptian feature on chicken magic trick ruffles feathers
10 April 2022 | 12:45 pm
Film critic Lisa Nesselson speaks to Eve Jackson about the week's film news, including first-time director Omar El Zohairy's award-winning Egyptian feature "Plumes", or "Feathers". They also discuss iconic French director Cedric Klapisch’s ballet drama "En Corps", or "Rise", as well as Belgian director Fabrice Du Welz’s "Inexorable" and Jean Renoir's restored 1939 classic "The Rules of the Game".
21 Dec 2018
Bodybuilder Dina Abdel Maksoud has become one of the first Egyptian women to win a gold trophy in a European championship.
4 Feb 2019
The human and animal mummies of different genders and ages were found in Minya, south of Cairo. Several other objects discovered inside the tomb have helped researchers narrow down the burial date.
17 Apr 2019
FRANCE 24 meets Amr Waked, the Egyptian actor who dared to speak out.
22 Apr 2019
Egyptian expats are voting on constitutional changes that could allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi stay in power till 2030. Critics see the amendments as a move back toward authoritarianism.
19 Jun 2019
Egyptian security forces block access to the cemetery where Egypt's former president Mohamed Morsi is buried, the day after he collapsed in court and died.
3 Jul 2019
Dozens attended prayers and the burial of famed Egyptian actor Ezzat Abu Auf who died early Monday morning.
17 Sep 2019
Farouk Soussa, vice president for MENA economics research at Goldman Sachs Group Inc., talks about Middle East economies' dependence on oil, the governments' policies, and Egyptian bonds. He speaks with Tracy Alloway and Manus Cranny on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Middle East."
23 Dec 2019
Egypt's ancient writing system remains a mystery to many. One museum in Jerusalem is hoping to change that by introducing emojis to increase understanding of hieroglyphs in the digital age.
16 Apr 2020
In a number of countries across the Middle East, reporting on the coronavirus has become increasingly challenging. Among them is Egypt, where the infection rate continues to climb among the 100 million-strong population. The country has also come under fire for stepping up late and not imposing strict enough measures to tackle the spread of the virus. For more on the situation, we speak to Egyptian journalist and author Khaled Diab.
8 Dec 2020
After a lavish welcoming ceremony at the Hôtel des Invalides, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi arrives at the Elysée Palace where he is welcomed by French President Emmanuel Macron. The heads of state are set to discuss major regional crises but also the human rights situation in Egypt.
28 Dec 2020
Egypt is wary of Turkey's continued support for the internationally recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) and continued instability in the region.
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Up until now, international members of the LGBTQ community living in the United Arab Emirates have managed to keep a low profile in a country where being queer is illegal. But is that all about to change?
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Tayor Swift has a song called 'Midnight Rain' on her forthcoming album.
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Men leave Russia to avoid being called up to fight in Ukraine. Kazakhstan and Georgia are reporting tens of thousands of arrivals. DW's Maria Katamadze travelled to a checkpoint on the border between Georgia and Russia to witness the mass crossing.
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On 21 August 2022, the Ministry of Health (MoH) of the Democratic Republic of the Congo announced that a new laboratory-confirmed case of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) had been detected in a 46-year-old woman living in the city of Beni, in the province of North Kivu.
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Kenneth Branagh plays UK leader Boris Johnson in Michael Winterbottom's six-part TV series. But despite all the backroom political drama, the result is 'oddly superficial' says Scott Roxborough.
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Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz has named his son and heir Prince Mohammed bin Salman as the kingdom's prime minister and his second son Prince Khalid as defense minister in a Cabinet reshuffle.