Arts & Culture

Young Egyptian artists reflect social problems through their lens

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A visitor explores some of the artwork at "Cairographie," which aims to create awareness of contemporary issues, Cairo, Egypt. Posted Nov. 6, 2017. "Art belongs to everybody and nobody. Art belongs to all time and no time," said award-winning British writer Julian Barnes in his novel “The Noise of Time.” This...

Life

Lifestyle: Five Moroccan Fashion Bloggers to Follow

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By Hajar Elkahlaoui Rabat – Increasingly active on social media, fashion bloggers in Morocco are now a part of the fashion establishment, seen in the front rows of fashion events and starring on magazine covers. Some have even launched lucrative businesses. Morocco World News zoom in on five dynamic women ruling the Moroccan blogosphere,...

First Draft

Painting a vibrant and lush portrait of the 16th-century Ottoman Empire

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By Bruce Holsinger Elif Shafak has emerged as one of Turkey’s most influential contemporary writers, with an array of fiction and nonfiction that straddles the Bosporus, one foot in Europe, one in Asia, while attuned to broad currents of transnational culture. In 2006, “The Bastard of Istanbul” ignited fierce controversy and legal action...

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