I had the good fortune to meet the President of Egyptian Society for Science Fiction Dr. Hosam El-Zembely and its member Emad Aysha in Nasr City (a suburb of Cairo) at their headquarters last week. The Egyptian Society for Science Fiction (جمعية المصرية لأدب الخيال العلمي) is a Science Fiction
By Emad El-Din Aysha, PhD The Egyptian science fiction novel The Great Space Saga: The Half-Humans, penned and published originally in 2001, is being dusted off for a contemporary and international audience with an English translation. The author, Dr. Hosam Abd Al-Hamid El-Zembely, is an avowed fan of Star Wars.
We are starting a new regular feature on Islam and Sci-Fi: Alternate History Tuesdays. Every other Wednesday we will be posting an alternate history scenario, piece of art, story etc. This is inaugural post. Please let us know what you think about this series so that we can evolve this feature over
EMAD EL-DIN AYSHA is an academic, journalist and translator, currently stationed in Cairo, Egypt. While an Arab and Muslim he was born in the United Kingdom and is a native speaker of both English and Arabic. He completed his undergraduate and post-graduate education in England (BA, MA, PhD) and has
Jim Lee (Image Source: The Daily News Egypt) The creator of the “X-Men” series and “All Star Batman and Robin,” Jim Lee was recently in Egypt celebrating his wedding anniversary with his wife. Lee also hinted that he might be working on the acclaimed Muslim comic “The 99” in the