Amr Waked

Omar Sharif: The Egyptian who conquered Hollywood

Omar Sharif: The Egyptian who conquered Hollywood

  • For this week’s edition of our series on Arab icons, we profile the legendary actor who became Arab cinema’s first major crossover star in 1962
  • ‘His presence was unlike any other,’ says one of his directors of the Arab world’s most famous actor of all time
By William Mullally ·

Lessons from exile: Amr Waked is ‘calmer and wiser’

Lessons from exile: Amr Waked is ‘calmer and wiser’

By William Mullally ·

Actors union expels two stars for criticizing Egypt in US

Actors union expels two stars for criticizing Egypt in US

By Mohammed El-Shammaa ·