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Egypt bans popular ‘Mahraganat’ songs drawing mixed reactions

Egypt bans popular ‘Mahraganat’ songs, a style of electric folk music that originally started out in some of Egypt’s most impoverished districts.

The ban has caused some controversy online.
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