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Amwal Al Ghad English - 2017-08-02 12:30:41
George and Amal Clooney said Monday they would help 3,000 Syrian refugee children go to school in Lebanon this year, where the United Nations says 200,000 children are not receiving an education after fleeing the war in neighboring Syria. The Clooney Foundation for Justice said it has teamed up with Google and HP Inc to help the U.N. children's agency UNICEF and the Lebanese Ministry of Education open seven so-called "second shift" schools for Syrian refugee children. Lebanon has more than 1 million Syrian refugees, including nearly 500,000 children. It is educating Syrian children in public schools through a "second shift" system of additional afternoon classes exclusively for them. "We don't want to lose an entire generation because they had the bad luck of being born in the wrong place at the wrong time," said Oscar-winning actor George Clooney and international human rights lawyer Amal Clooney, who gave birth to twins last month. "Thousands of young Syrian refugees are at risk - the risk of never being a productive part of society," the couple said in a statement. "Formal education can help change that." A $3.25 million donation from the Clooney Foundation for Justice, Google and HP will pay for transportation, school supplies, computers, content, curriculum and teacher training. A spokesman for the Clooneys' foundation, Max Gleischman, said the organization had decided to support education for Syrian refugees through the public school system, instead of investing in private schools operated by SABIS, an international company which has prepared students for college and high school exams. The foundation had announced last year that it would work to enroll thousands of children in SABIS schools. A crackdown by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on pro-democracy protesters in 2011 led to civil war, and Islamic State (IS) militants used the chaos to seize territory in Syria and Iraq. Half of Syria's 22 million people have been uprooted and more than 400,000 killed. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2017-07-13 09:26:16
Arabic pop singer Amr Diab’s latest album ‘Ma’di Al Nas’ became the most popular hashtag on Twitter less than an hour after the album cover art was publicized on Monday. The Egyptian multi-award-winning singer, dubbed ‘al-Hadaba’ (translated: the unbeatable) by fans, graces the cover of his new album, looking anything but 55. Diab’s previous album ‘Ahla w Ahla’, released in April 2016, featured top hits like ‘Ragea’, ‘Rasmaha’ and ‘Malak Qalby’. The singer won the World Music Award for best-selling Middle Eastern Artist seven times between 1998 and 2014. Additionally, Diab ranked in the top slot on iTunes when his 2013 and 2014 albums launched. Guinness World Records listed Diab as the top Arab award-winning musician and the best-selling Middle Eastern musician since 1989. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2017-07-08 10:09:44
The Bibliotheca Alexandrina will open its summer festival on Monday, with the 15th annual summer festival set to be the longest ever in the institution's history at seven weeks. The festival, which runs until 26 August, will feature over 60 artistic events, including concerts, plays, dance performances, film screenings, and family-friendly events. The inauguration programme will take place from Monday to Wednesday and will feature a special programme, “Experience China”, which focuses on China, the guest of honour. The celebration will include an exhibition featuring photos of Xinjiang, an exhibition of Xinjiang’s national musical instruments, three film screenings, and a performance of the Xinjiang national dance. Over the coming weeks, the festival’s music programme will feature several independent local bands such as Cairokee, Black Theama, Massar Egbari, Andromeda, and Wust El Balad. Distinguished stars of Egyptian tarab such as Hany Shaker, Ali El-Haggar, and Hanan Mady will also perform, as will Egyptian musicians including Omar Khairat, Fouad and Mounib, Ahmed Rabie, and Hisham Kharma. Young singers participating in this year’s events include Mohamed Mohsen, Dina El-Wedidi, Ali El-Helbawy, and May Abd El-Aziz. The festival will also feature concerts by Moroccan artist Oum, Tareq Al-Nasser from Jordan, Nasser El-Mizdawi from Libya, and Asia Madani from Sudan. The festival will include a concert by the Bibliotheca Alexandrina Orchestra on 15 July, conducted by maestro Nayer Nagui and featuring Mona Wassef on harp and Israa Abdel Aziz on piano, as well as a variety of light classical works with violin soloist and conductor Khaled Sheweikh on 19 July. The orchestra will showcase young musicians conducted by Shadi Abdel Salam on 17 August and on 21 August, a special programme titled Memories 3 will feature Ahmed Harfoush and Dalia Farid in a concert conducted by Mohamed Saad Basha. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2017-07-03 08:11:43
Thousands of fans hoping to catch the finale of Adele's world tour are missing out after it came to an abrupt end at Wembley Stadium. Wednesday's and Thursday's concerts unexpectedly drew the curtains on an epic global odyssey that has taken her to almost 50 cities in 20 different countries. The "devastated" singer said on Friday night that she had sought medical advice after damaging her vocal cords and could not perform her final two gigs at Wembley on Saturday and Sunday evening. The 29-year-old singer has been on the road since 29 February last year, performing one sold-out gig after another to her adoring legions of fans. There have been plenty of memorable moments along the way- and plenty of bad language too. According to The Sun, her Wembley date earlier this week contained 56 swear words. Here are six classic moments that ensured it wasn't just her vocals that her fans went home remembering.If Adele's fans want to stand up to watch her sing, they can damn well stand up. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2017-07-02 08:50:36
Egypt's popular band Cairokee will perform songs from their latest album A Drop of White in London. Their concert, which will take place Saturday 1 July at the Barbican Centre as part of the Shubbak Festival, is a double bill with Lebanese songwriter and visual artist Tania Saleh. Cairokee is among several Egyptian performers that are included in the festival's line-up running 1-16 July. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2017-06-29 09:01:54
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have unveiled 774 new members invited to join the Oscars organization, bringing the total membership closer to 8,500 -ish.  This is a record number, up from last year’s 683, among them the Egyptian writer and director Mohamed Diab. The invitees come from 57 countries, the organization says in unveiling its list, with the list comprising 39% female and 30% people of color, both numbers increasing overall totals in those categories which has been a focus of AMPAS over the past couple of years. AMPAS now boasts overall female membership to 28%  and poc  to 13%, both marking incremental increases year to year on the Academy’s stated journey to doubling those areas by 2020. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2017-06-10 09:59:27
Traveling to a new place is exciting. But you know what's not exciting? Sitting in a cramped seat on a long flight to your vacation while staring out the window bored to death. And that movie that airline is showing? You've seen it and hated it. But there is a better option. With just a phone, tablet or laptop that you already have, you could put together a robust in-flight entertainment system that will be the envy of other passengers scrambling to pass the time. With this five-step process, you can make a binge-watching machine that will serve you on anything from a short hop to an international flight across the ocean. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2017-06-08 09:45:10
Lebanon's ministry of economy says it has asked the country's security agency to ban the 2017 Wonder Woman movie because its lead actress, Gal Gadot, is an Israeli. A senior security official says no formal request has been received yet, and that the ban would require a recommendation from a six-ministry-member committee. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to talk to reporters.  Posters of the film have appeared on the streets of Beirut. At least one cinema has an advance screening Wednesday, including free popcorn for members. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2017-05-29 07:44:37
They didn’t call her “the star of the masses” or “a box office star” or any other common descriptors. Instead they call Faten Hamama, “the lady of the Arab silver screen.” The iconic Egyptian actress was born on 27 May 1931, and passed away at the age of 84 on 17 January 2015. After all, the masses change and the movie stars change with them. A box office star can’t be such at all artistic stages of his career. In addition, the commercial significance of the star doesn’t necessarily go in line with critics’ viewpoint. But the title “lady of the Arab silver screen” is a permanent and durable title or description that isn’t linked to an artistic stage or a particular age, and is attributed neither to the audience alone nor exclusively to the critics. It is also a title that can’t be withdrawn or stripped from the person to whom it belongs. It is a statement of recognition that all the audience, whether the masses or the critics, gave to this woman, who respected the moniker and bore the responsibilities of this special stature. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2017-05-28 11:23:35
Gregg Allman, whose soulful vocals made the Allman Brothers Band one of rock's top acts in the 1970s with songs such as "Whipping Post," in a career also marred by tragedy and drug abuse, died on Saturday at the age of 69, his official website said. "It is with deep sadness that we announce that Gregg Allman, a founding member of The Allman Brothers Band, passed away peacefully at his home in Savannah, Georgia," it said. Drummer Butch Trucks, another founding member of the band, died aged 60 on January 24. More»