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A Walk To Remember With Aya Mustafa

Aya Mustafa is an Egyptian singer who seems to be influenced by half a dozen female entertainers of the world. Her flow and her guitar reminds me of the likes of Joni Mitchel. The ballad as told by nostalgic Aya in her quest for love  is telling. This ...

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Mc Dahab + Sir MeDo Drop Dead Song

Mc Dahab found a partner in his assault on the new dictatorship in Egypt, he is now been paired up with Sir MeDo, an equally enraged Egyptian rap. Frustration in Egypt is hard to miss, the youth feel that their revolutions is being bastardized by the politicians and the army. What many have died ...

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مشروع كورال Carol And Choir Of The Youth in Egypt and Arabia

Some of the best, the brightest and most driven artists in Egypt are youth. Since they are all new comers and since they take on complicated and sometimes provocative matters, few music labels would sing them. That act allows the ...

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A Political Song About Teddy Bears

There are many kinds of bears, they cuddly ones we all grew up playing with is not the subject of this song. The bears of politics who sit in the dark plotting a comeback to power as they have been ...

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Yusuf Islam, The Man, The Legend And His Faith

No one seems to have a clear answer why few years ago America did not let in the guy who sang “The Peace Train” into the States. Just look at this incredible footage of his appearance in South Africa for ...

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Women Rights In Egypt Shouldn’t Be A Privilege

The women of Egypt are drumming up support to their causes and their standing in the upcoming Egypt, they want a bigger role and a presence in the political arena. Luckily, the constitutions afford them that right, but reality tells ...

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Jenin Jenin, The Movie That Rocked Israel

Israeli soldier murder Palestinian often, and few of those murders get reported. But in April 2002, the game has changed as visionary Palestinian director Mohammed Bakri set his camera on the aftermath of the brutal massacre where Israel was not ...

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Bashar Al-Sheikh Brings Back The All Palestinian “Yooya”

He is Jordanian and he cares for Palestine! But what is intriguing about this young singer his deep knowledge of old Palestinian classics. Yooya, is an All Palestinian song kids in the camps used to sing it as far as ...

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Yara Nseir From Theater To Calling For Freedom

Yara Nseir is a Syrian activitst who was detained for handing out political leflets. She was jiled for 18 days and she was only released becasue she is Christian. She is a member of the oppostion and now she is ...

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O’ Egypt by Shady From Yorka Band

The audio is not perfect, but this is strikes me as a heartfelt song from a fresh Egyptian voice. Current events in today’s Egypt gave a lot of people reasons to be worried, but Egypt has always been fine, it ...

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