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In Egypt, This Year's Ramadan Soap Operas Star Conservative Islamists
"Moltaheen - 'people with beards' - are all over TV this Ramadan, the Muslim holy month of fasting, which Egyptians mark by staying up through the night and watching multi-episode soap operas. ... These programs were filmed when Morsi still held power, and they appear to be the cultural establishment's collective protests against extremism." The New Yorker 07/22/13
Posted July 24, 2013 12:52 AM




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