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  • Netflix, in first major film deal, acquires documentary 'The Square'

    Netflix, in first major film deal, acquires documentary 'The Square'
    Netflix has acquired "The Square," an original documentary that chronicles the Egyptian revolution that began with dramatic protests in Tahrir Square in Cairo. The film, from director/producer Jehane Noujaim, won this year's Toronto International Film...
  • Exclusive: Netflix gets into original-film game with 'The Square'

    Exclusive: Netflix gets into original-film game with 'The Square'
    Fresh off his controversial speech about disruptive plans for the movie business, Ted Sarandos and Netflix are looking to make a splash with an original film released under the Netflix banner. The online entertainment company is in final negotiations...
  • Review: 'The Square' bears witness to Egyptian revolution

     Review: 'The Square' bears witness to Egyptian revolution
    "The Square" bears witness to history in an articulate, thoughtful and intensely dramatic way. A compelling inside look at the cascading series of revolutions and counter-revolutions that have shaken Egypt since the beginning of 2011, it wouldn't exist...
  • 'The Square' is the rare, up-to-the-moment documentary

    'The Square' is the rare, up-to-the-moment documentary
    It's hard enough making one movie from the belly of a revolution. But two? "I'm not sure we would recommend doing it this way," Jehane Noujaim, director of the new Egyptian-uprising documentary, "The Square," says dryly. After filming anti-Hosni...
  • Egypt takes aim at protests, bans unapproved gatherings

    Egypt takes aim at protests, bans unapproved gatherings
    CAIRO — Egypt's interim president on Sunday banned public gatherings of more than 10 people without prior government approval, imposing hefty fines and prison terms for violators in a bid to stifle the near-constant protests roiling the country....
  • Egypt police fire water cannons on protesters testing new law

    Egypt police fire water cannons on protesters testing new law
    CAIRO -- Egypt’s tough new anti-protest law got its first major test Tuesday when dozens of demonstrators gathered in the capital to protest harsh police tactics -- and were met with drenching water-cannon blasts. The anti-protest measure, which...
  • Egypt panel votes on constitutional reforms

    Egypt panel votes on constitutional reforms
    CAIRO — A 50-member panel on Saturday began a bellwether vote on Egypt’s draft constitution, a process that should yield key clues about the country’s envisioned post-coup transition to democracy. The voting coincides with fresh...
  • Ahmed Fouad Negm dies at 84; Egypt's inspiring 'poet of the people'

    Ahmed Fouad Negm dies at 84; Egypt's inspiring 'poet of the people'
    CAIRO — Ahmed Fouad Negm, Egypt's "poet of the people" whose sharply political verses in colloquial Arabic skewered the country's leaders and inspired protesters from the 1970s through the current uprisings, has died. He was 84. Negm died...
  • Egyptian poet Ahmed Fouad Negm, voice of a nation, dies at 84

    Egyptian poet Ahmed Fouad Negm, voice of a nation, dies at 84
    CAIRO -- His verses spoke of the sufferings of ordinary people. And they struck a powerful chord. Egyptian poet Ahmed Fouad Negm, beloved as a colloquial but eloquent voice of the nation for more than four decades, died Tuesday at age 84, his...
  • Rights groups demand investigation into killings of Egypt protesters

    Rights groups demand investigation into killings of Egypt protesters
    CAIRO -- It’s been nearly four months but the bloody events of mid-August still haunt many Egyptians. On Tuesday, a consortium of human rights groups called for an official probe of the slayings then of nearly 1,000 Islamist protesters by security...
  • As Morsi trial nears in Egypt, Muslim Brotherhood's roots hold tight

    As Morsi trial nears in Egypt, Muslim Brotherhood's roots hold tight
    CAIRO — As the Muslim call to prayer rang out from minarets across Egypt's capital, the bearded men entering a nondescript building on a dusty back street were preparing to engage not only in an act of worship, but an act of defiance. Hole-in-the-...