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Egyptian actor dies following World Cup match


Egyptian actor Maher Essam died of a stroke after suffering a cerebral artery hemorrhage following Egypt’s defeat in their first Russia World Cup match against Uruguay, Essam, 38, died on Sunday morning after being in a coma since the airing of the match on Friday afternoon.

Egypt’s Actors Syndicate announced that the actor was rushed to Imbaba Hospital following the incident on Friday, and was later moved to another specialized hospital when his condition got worse.

Egyptian actor Sherif Idris said that Essam’s artery erupted due to his heightened reaction to the World Cup match, Essam suffered a similar incident in April 2014, and stayed in a coma for weeks.

The actor made appearances in films with people like Adel Imam and Athar al-Hakim, Essam’s funeral will be held on Sunday.




Dolores O’Riordan: Police say death is not suspicious


The death of Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan is not being treated as suspicious by the Metropolitan Police, Police also confirmed a report was being compiled ready to hand to the coroner’s office to investigate the causes of O’Riordan’s death. The Irish musician, originally from Limerick, died in London suddenly on Monday, aged 46.The Cranberries enjoyed international success in the 1990s with singles including Linger, Ode to my Family and Zombie.

Veteran Egyptian singer & actress Shadia dies at 86


Egyptian legend, actress and singer, Shadia passed away just minutes ago after being in a hospital for a few weeks, At the age of 86, During the 40 years of her artistic career, Shadia starred in over 112 films, radio shows and drama plays, She is one of the most prominent Egyptian film stars, who had a broad fan base among the Arab public ever since the booming of Egyptian cinema in the 60s.