“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.
Azza Fahmy has built up a unique line of jewelry coming out of Egypt using the symbols of the the middle east. Now her business runs around her and her two daughters are helping with the design and business.
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In Cairo Egypt friends gather in Al-Azhar park overlooking the city to break their fast. They came on a trip sponsored by their employer the electricity ministry. Ramadan is a monthlong celebration marked by daily fasts from sunrise to sunset.
I use a pretty simple camera system, but when I need something special I really need it, and I need it fast, so I’ve compiled this list of places to buy and sell cameras in Cairo. It can be easy to find the low-end and mid-range equipment in the small import shops scattered around the [...]
Photos from Matareya as the results of the Egypt Elections were announced.
Abdel Moneim Aboul Fotouh is a former member of the Muslim Brotherhood, but he is now running as an independent candidate for president. Aboul Fatouh gives a speech at a small town outside Mansoura in the Nile delta.