• Eltet, an Egyptian belly dance channel. Photo: youtube user Eltetchennel.
    The Belly Dance

    In this week’s From Egypt column, writer Hamdy el Gazzar discusses the use of belly dancing as a form of propaganda by politicians desperate to regain power.

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    Revolution Egypt

    Egyptian writer Hamdy El-Gazzar introduces From Egypt, a new Sampsonia Way column with which the author will attempt to draw a cultural map of Egypt and the Arab world by profiling the artistic, literary, and political issues that affect the region.

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    The 10 Most Dangerous Places for Journalists

    Reporters Without Borders has this year, for the first time, compiled a list of the world’s 10 most dangerous places for the media – the 10 cities, districts, squares, provinces, or regions where journalists and netizens were particularly exposed to violence and where freedom of information was flouted.

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