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2009-06-25 16:27:22

The death sentences of two men convicted in the slaying of Lebanese pop star Suzanne Tamim have been upheld by an Egyptian court, officials said. Prosecutors said business tycoon Hisham Talaat Moustafa, a parliament member of the ruling National Democratic Party, paid former police officer Muhsen el Sukkari $2 million to kill Tamim, who was Moustafa's ex-girlfriend. El Sukkari was convicted of stabbing Tamim and slashing her throat at her apartment in the United Arab Emirates last year....

2009-05-21 18:27:08

An Egyptian real-estate mogul and ex-member of Parliament has been found guilty of ordering the slaying of his ex-girlfriend, Lebanese pop singer Suzanne Tamim. Tamim's career reportedly began when she won a gold medal on Lebanon's Studio al-Fann talent show in 1996. She became famous for her beauty, as well as her ability to sing both pop songs and classical Arabic melodies. CNN reported Hisham Talaat Moustafa and former police officer Muhsen el Sukkari were found guilty Thursday in the...

2008-10-19 03:00:09

An Egyptian businessman and member of parliament pleaded not guilty Saturday to paying for the killing of a Lebanese pop star. Suzanne Tamim was stabbed in July in her apartment in Dubai. The killer allegedly gained entrance by posing as a building worker. Both businessman Hisham Talaat Moustafa and the alleged killer, Muhsin Sukkari, entered not guilty pleas in an Egyptian court, the BBC reported. Moustafa, a member of the ruling National Party, allegedly paid Sukkari $2 million. The...

2008-10-07 12:00:35

According to a report published in an Egyptian newspaper several female movie stars are competing to play the role of the late Lebanese artist Suzan Tamim in a few different films about her life story. The young Egyptian actress Mina Shalabi has been nominated to star in one of the films, "Qitah Wa Arbait Thiab" (A Cat And Four Wolves). Another fillm called "Afrit Suzan" (Suzan's Devil) depicts Suzan and her relationship with the famous Egyptian businessman Hisham Talat Mustafa. There are...

2008-09-16 12:00:25

The young Egyptian actress Mina Shalabi will play the role of the late Lebanese artist Suzan Tamim in the new film "Qitah wa Arbaa Thiab" (A Cat and Four Wolves). The film portrays the late artist's life. Mina said that the story still needs to be approved by the sensors. Mina also said that the film ends with Suzan's death in her Dubai apartment. On other grounds the music channel 'Mazika' is getting ready to launch two new video clips for the late Lebanese artist Suzan. The airing...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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