Originally published on the front page of The Guardian A portrait of Professor Ali Mohamed Zaki in his office in CAIRO, EGYPT on March 15 . Dr. Zaki diagnosed the first patient with a strain of the Corona virus in Saudi Arabia. He was then fired for announcing it himself, but the information was later [...]
On the edge of Dahshur Egypt new holes have been made by artifact thieves, digging beside the archeological sites of Sneferu’s Pyramids. These include Sneferu’s Red Pyramid, and Sneferu’s Bent Pyramid. Since the revolution the Egyptian security forces haven’t been guarding archeological sites as much as in the past. Making independent archeological exploration easier. Dahshur [...]
Origionally published in The National: Cracking the mysteries of the Egyptian revolution proves elusive Mohsin Bahnasi is a human rights lawyer involved with a special committee called by Morsi to find the truth of what happened since the start of the revolution in Cairo, Egypt on January 17. He rests his hand on the summary [...]
The flat water and strong winds make the El Gouna beach an ideal place for kitesurfing. A few companies including “Red Zone” have set up businesses teaching and renting equipment to mainly European tourists.
Flat6Labs, the start-up incubator based in Egypt, is planning to expand to other countries in the Arabian Gulf and Middle East, and is in talks with potential partners in the UAE. The Cairo-based incubator, a partnership between the American University of Cairo and the venture capital firm Sarwari Ventures, was founded at the start of [...]
Bassem Youssef is the host of the satirical Egyptian news program Al Bernameg. He has been compared to American comedian Jon Stewart, whose satire program The Daily Show inspired Youssef to begin his career. Youssef began his first satirical show in response to the Egyptian Revolution, the program was uploaded to YouTube and gained millions [...]
“My host, the 37-year-old Bedouin tribal leader Sheikh Ahmed Hashem, had served me so many glasses of sweet tea that I had lost count. It was a hot afternoon in early July, and we were sitting on the floor of his compound in Wadi Feiran, a remote village deep within Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula.” – Sarah [...]
Thousands marched at the funeral procession of Gaber Salah, a member of the April 6 movement known by his nickname “Jika”, who was critically injured in clashes near Cairo’s Tahrir Square last week and died overnight.
The majority of these portraits are thanks to Moustafa and Mohamad Hassan who raise some amazingly beautiful birds at Venus Loft. Their knowledge and collection have really helped me understand the current state of the hobby in Egypt. Related works: A Photo-essay on neighborhood pigeon wars | A short film on Cairo’s pigeon market. I created [...]