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Egypt culture chief’s tightrope walk between arts and Islamists

Mohamed El Sawy’s job will be to strike a balance between the views of the country’s newly empowered Islamists and those of the artists, writers and filmmakers who make up one of the region’s most vibrant cultural scenes. [Published in The National UAE, Photo credits: Dana Smillie] CAIRO // Depending on how you look at […]