Algerian artist Rachid Koraïchi’s Le Chant de l’Ardent Désir

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It’s difficult to describe the phenomenological experience of coming across Algerian artist Rachid Koraïchi’s language. A gateway towards the invisible and divine, his art is as aesthetically breath-taking as it is spiritually moving, and there are notions that Koraïchi’s third US show at New York City’s Aicon Gallery, Le Chant de l’Ardent Désir, perfectly embodies in its presentation of four bodies of work threading on the function of calligraphy and symbolic philology. “Koraïchi’s paintings and sculptures are precise, geometric and hypnotically meditative” The title of the show is also the n… Continue reading “Algerian artist Rachid Koraïchi’s Le Chant de l’Ardent Désir”

10 of the Wildest Locations Bands Have Played Live

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From their inception, rock and metal performers have been dutifully trying to break the mold and push the boundaries of music and counterculture. They thrive on not doing or saying what they’re told or what’s expected of them. If there’s one thing that rock and metal fans know by now, it’s to expect the unexpected from these acts. We all know about the traditional places bands play at —clubs, theaters, arenas, stadiums, festivals— but this article isn’t going to be talking about any of those places. Although they all have their place and time, they’re far too mainstream for these performers. W… Continue reading “10 of the Wildest Locations Bands Have Played Live”

Cairo sends plane to evacuate Egyptians fleeing Ukraine to Romania

Upon directives from President Abdel Fattah El Sisi, an EgyptAir plane will fly on Tuesday afternoon1/3/2022 to Bucharest to evacuate Egyptian students who fled the conflict in Ukraine to Romania, Cabinet Spokesman Ambassador Nader Saad said.

The spokesman said the cabinet issued the orders upon receiving the presidential directives to make all necessary coordination between the Foreign Ministry, the Egyptian embassies in the countries surrounding Ukraine, the Ministry of Emigration and Expatriate Affairs and the Ministry of Civil Affairs. They agreed to send a plane to fly home Egyptian students from Bucharest.



Source: State Information Service Egypt

Sports Minister attends human rights session

Youth and Sports Minister Ashraf Sobhi on Saturday 19/02/2022 took part in a session on human rights within the activities of the fourth edition of the Nile Valley Unity Project “Future Visions” organized by the ministry with the participation of Egyptian, Sudanese and South Sudanese young people.

During the session, President of the National Council for Human Rights Moushira Khattab said the Egyptian political leadership pays great attention to consolidating relations with African countries.

Egyptian diplomats participated in drafting the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Khattab said.

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi’s launch of the national human rights strategy in September 2021 guarantees human rights for all Egyptians, she added.



Source: State Information Service Egypt

NCHR praises Egypt’s steps on protection of human rights

Head of the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) Moushira Khattab has lauded steps taken by Egypt on the protection of human rights.

Khattab did so on Tuesday15/2/2022, when she led a delegation at a meeting of the Senate’s committee of social solidarity and human rights to discuss the national strategy on human rights.

She stressed that Egypt voluntarily launched this strategy in an unprecedented step taken by President Abdel Fattah El Sisi, proving that the state is keen on protecting human rights.

Khattab extended thanks to the Senate and the committee members over holding such discussions to share visions and expertise to promote and enhance the spread of human rights culture.


Source: State Information Service Egypt

Defense minister attends “Sinai 6” drill

Defense Minister Mohamed Zaki onWednesday 16/2/2022 inspected the implementation of the joint strategic mobilization command centers project, “Sinai 6”.

The project is implemented jointly by main branches of the military and lasts for several days.

Attending the exercise was Chief of Staff Osama Askar.

The project included a review of reports by commanders of the different departments.Zaki conveyed best regards of President Abdel Fattah El Sisi to the Armed Forces and his appreciation of their efforts and sacrifices to defend the Egyptian national security



Source: State Information Service Egypt