Friday 20 April 2018

Egypt's top TV star returns with more satire

Egypt's top satirist returned to television on Friday for the first airing of his show since it was pulled three months ago, and he skewered the public and media for lionising the army chief widely expected to be the country's next presi


Saudi author wins Arab prize for palace satire

Saudi novelist Abdo Khal has won the International Prize for Arabic Fiction for "Spewing Sparks as Big as Castles", about the seductive yet destructive allure of the world of the palace. The award, worth $10,000 to each of the six nominees

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