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The Cosmo Modern Citizen as a Man of Media

The Cosmo Modern Citizen as a Man of Media

The “Red Danger” is not limited to a certain political ear. While this referred to the fear of Communism in the late 40s and 50s, the “Red Danger” was challenged in the United States by the Republican Senator Joseph P. McCarthy of Wisconsin who spent almost five years trying to expose communists and other left-wing […]

Arabian “Sex” Nights in the Gulf States

Arabian “Sex” Nights in the Gulf States

Until recent years, a special religious force, known with a long phrase entitled “The Authority to Call for Good Deeds, and Ask for not Doing Sins,” used to be seen in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s streets chasing women not wearing veils and punishing men who refused to close their shops to enroll themselves in […]

To Be or Not to Be a President!

To Be or Not to Be a President!

In every continent, there was a certain time when one country – at least – was facing a presidential crisis. Actually, 2016 showed us that we need to redefine the process to elect a person for presidency, then ask him / or her, to step down. Asia was not an exception. To begin, look at […]

The New World Literary Voice from Nigeria

The New World Literary Voice from Nigeria

Interviewed by: Ashraf Aboul-Yazid (Dali) Abubakar Adam Ibrahim is a Nigerian writer and journalist. He is the author of the novel Season of Crimson Blossoms (published by Cassava Republic Press, London in 2016 and Parresia Publishers, Lagos, 2015), which recent won the Nigeria Prize for Literature, one of the richest literary prizes in the world. […]

El-Burullos Symposium for Painting Walls and Boats: The Asian Touch

El-Burullos Symposium for Painting Walls and Boats: The Asian Touch

Five hours long northward was the journey time from Cairo to El-Burullos city, on the banks of a huge lake with the same name, connected with the Mediterranean Sea. The lands were green farms, mixed with waves of palm trees under the magic blue – white carpet of the autumn season. I was eager to […]

A joint statement between the China Writers Association and the Moroccan Writers Union

A joint statement between the China Writers Association and the Moroccan Writers Union

As part of an agreement signed between the China Writers Association and the Moroccan Writers Union, a high-level delegation representing the Chinese organisation has paid a cultural visit to Morocco, which falls within the scope of strengthening the ties of friendly relations and cultural cooperation between the two Parties. During their stay, members of the […]

War, Peace and Cartoons on the Korean Peninsula

War, Peace and Cartoons on the Korean Peninsula

One of the weapons of Cold War is, humiliating the enemy with and through different forms of expression and media. Satire in caricatures is the most effective one in this respect. A cartoonist could spoil any image by repeating the comic insults continuously in various frames. Nowadays, one of the world famous “victims” of political […]

Samsung – Creating Smiles for Tomorrow

Samsung – Creating Smiles for Tomorrow

I belong to a generation when meanings were symbolized by icons. For us, peaceful resistance was named after Gandhi, black liberation meant Martin Luther King, fighting for independence was called Nasser. It was the same when we were talking about items we use in daily life. Kodak for the world of photos, fridge for refrigerators, […]

The World of Valentina

The World of Valentina

There is no doubt that I passed the town of Canosa di Canosa di Puglia when I headed to Bisceglle to participate in the Art Festival peoples of the Mediterranean  a few years ago, as both towns are the daughters of the Italian south. When I saw the pictures of Canosa di Canosa I remembered […]

Mecca: Seasons of Pilgrimage and Anger

Mecca: Seasons of Pilgrimage and Anger

Two years after the end of the Ottoman Empire, in the wake of the First World War and the establishment of the secular Turkish Republic, the Arab region clamored for a revival of the caliphate. On 3 March 1926, delegates from Muslim countries, including Egypt, accepted an invitation from King Abdel-Aziz Al-Saud to discuss the […]

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