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    Missing French Tourist in Egypt Reappears Year Later

    French tourist Yann Bourdon, who was the subject of a mysterious year-long disappearance since 10 August...

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    REVIEW: ‘Between Two Seas’ as a Theatre of Realism

    A child rests her head against her father’s reassurances; the nurse takes a scalpel to her...

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    Did Mohamed Salah Donate EGP 3 Million to Egypt Church Fire Victims?

    Reports on Monday evening suggested that Egypt and Liverpool’s iconic footballer Mohamed Salah donated EGP 3...

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    Ruby Red: How Karkade Became a Signature Egyptian Tea

    A sail of red colors the oblong tablecloth, and karkade is served in a small, crystal...

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    Egypt Mourns Abu Sefein Church Fire Victims, Army Steps in for Repair

    The death toll of the Abu Sefein Church fire stands at 41, including 18 children, and...

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    From Beauty Salons to Online Views: Egyptian Women and the Labor of Beauty

    Aesthetic labor for women has always been hidden behind the closed doors of bathrooms or a...

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    In Photos: Voyaging Across Egypt’s Main Sea Ports

    The seaports are places of oceangoing ships ,where the land and the open sea meet to...

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    41+ Killed in Egypt Abu Sefein Church Fire

    The Coptic Orthodox Church announced that a massive fire broke out at Abu Sefein Church in...

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    Japanese Anime Meets Egyptian Mythology in These 4 Shows

    The occult world of Egyptian mythology has inspired creators around the world for decades, from one...

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    Egypt Announces Cabinet Reshuffle Introducing 13 New Ministers

    The Egyptian Government announced a cabinet reshuffle on the morning of  Saturday, 13 August, introducing 13...

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    Egypt’s Long-Serving Minister Nabila Makram Replaced in Cabinet Reshuffle

    Egypt’s Minister of Emigration and Egyptian Expatriate Affairs Nabila Makram is set to be replaced in...

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    Egypt Executes Two Men for Killing Woman in Maadi

    After 20 months since the court ruling, the death sentence was carried out on Thursday, August...

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    El-Tahrir’s Mugamma to Transform into ‘World Class’ Hotel

    Egypt’s ‘most hated building’ is soon to undergo a transfiguration, much to the surprise of the...

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    A Spiral of ‘What Ifs’ One Month Before My Wedding

    It’s past 2 AM. I’m scrolling aimlessly through my phone, and I notice that my countdown...

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    Witnessing Cairo: How the Lions of Qasr al-Nil Saw it All

    Bronze refracts the sunset, and the lions glare forward into Cairene traffic. Lovers stand hand in...

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    Behman: a Leading Psychiatric Hospital in a Society of Shame and Disgrace

    A nation-wide survey conducted by Egypt’s Ministry of Health in 2018 revealed that 25 percent of...

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    Saudi Egyptian Investment Co. Invests USD 1.3 Billion in State-Owned Egyptian Companies

    The newly-established Saudi Egyptian Investment Co. (SEIC), owned by Saudi Arabia’s state-owned Public Investment Fund (PIF),...

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    Egypt to Impose Energy Use Restrictions

    Egypt’s Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly announced on Tuesday 9 August the government’s plan to rationalise energy...

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    Sharqia Girl Salma Bahgat Stabbed to Death for Ending Relationship

    Twenty-year-old Salma Bahgat was deliberately stabbed to death, on the morning of Tuesday 9 August, 2022...

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    Review: Legleisah Bedouin Cuisine Brings a Mouthful of Generosity in Every Bite

    If all of the months in the calendar were like a whole family, August would be...

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    How This Self-Taught Cairo-Based Fiber Artist is Using Embroidery as a Meditative Practice

    At the age of 13 years old, Mariam Satour’s passion for the arts became her gateway...

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    Discovered Anew: Abya Farid, the Trailblazer Cinematographer

    Abya Farid stood in a movie-set full of men, worried if she would ever make a...

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    IOM: Egypt Home to More Than 9 Million International Migrants

    Egypt homes over nine million international migrants and refugees from 133 countries, reveals the International Organization...

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    How Hobos Magazine Hopes to Usher Egypt’s New Generation of Children Comics

    Spreading a fascination with culture, instilling a passion for adventure, and embracing diversity: these are the...

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    Ahead of COP27 Egypt to Receive €4 Million from EU to Support Environmental Protection

    The European Union (EU) is providing Egypt with a EUR 4 million grant to encourage environmental...

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    Survival of the Fittest: Rating Ride-hailing Apps in Egypt

    “Roxy yasta?” “Tahrir yasta?” “Yasta” or “Osta” is the title given to drivers in Egypt. For...

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    Egypt Brokers Ceasefire in Gaza as 31 Palestinians Killed in Israeli Strikes

    The Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) organization and Israel have agreed to a ceasefire in Gaza brokered...

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    Between Cultural Norms and Gender Stereotypes: Do Egyptian Men Hide Their Emotions?

    “Estargel.” (Man up.) “Enshaf.” (Be tough.) “Mat’ayatsh.” (Don’t cry.) These are all expressions that most men...

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    New Saudi Egyptian Investment Company to Attract $10 Billion Investments

    The Sovereign Fund of Egypt signed a draft agreement with Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund to...

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    Israel Launches Airstrikes, Killing 10 and Injuring 75 Palestinians

    Israel launched airstrikes on numerous sites in the Gaza Strip on Friday, 5 August, killing at...

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    Why Egypt’s Lack of Children’s Media Alienates Youth

    Translated books sit on street corners gathering curb-side dust, their vacuum-sealed plastic wraps starting to tear....

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    Explore Marsa Alam’s Dolphin Swimming Spots to Improve Mood and Reduce Anxiety

    The silence and stillness of the ocean conceals the spirited and rich lives of sea animals,...

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    Book Review: ‘The Men Who Swallowed the Sun’ Brings New Meaning to Being “Terrified of Poverty, Living in it”

    “We were told not to look beyond the wall and the Libyan Auxiliary Police made the...

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    Jazz Giants Who Pioneered Soul Music in Egypt

    Jazz music: hearts beat for its lively tunes and feet tap to its pulsating rhythms. An...

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    Many Cities in One: Is Cairo’s Sprawling Expansion Affecting Social Bonds?

    In one of its star-studded advertising campaigns, real estate development company Zed showcases its two flagship...

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    More Than Just a Religious Leader: The Life of Pope Shenouda III

    “Egypt is not a country we live in, but a country that lives within us.” This...

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    In Photos: An Affordable Summer Getaway at the Heart of Fayoum

    While many travel to the North Coast and El Gouna to enjoy the luxurious beaches and...

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    Why Mohamed Mounir is the ‘King’ of Egyptian Music

    Tender in voice and powerful in impact is Mohamed Mounir; when he enters the stage with...

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    US Kills Al-Qaeda Leader Ayman Al-Zawahiri in Drone Strike

    A United States drone strike has killed the leader of al-Qaeda, Ayman Al-Zawahiri, in Afghanistan, confirmed...

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    “Midaq alley: Does Mahfouz’s Exploration of Identity Loss Still Hold True Today?

    “Her connections with the past were now cut forever, so why should she retain her name?”...

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    On a Neighbor’s Balcony: the Colorful Identity of the Egyptian Balcony

    A man taps his cigarette against the balcony railing, balances his qahwa turki along sparse wood....

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    Hamdy Abdelwahab Becomes First-Ever Egyptian to win UFC

    The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) announced Egypt’s Hamdy Abdelwahab’s victory over America’s Don’Tale Mayes on Sunday,...

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    10 Years Later: Growing Egyptian Streets from a Blog to Egypt’s Leading English Voice

    “Start your website” flashed on my laptop’s screen, inviting me to explore the world of blogging...

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    ‘Walk Like an Egyptian’ Highlights Positive Representations of Egyptians in Media

    Ever since Disney Plus’s Moon Knight offered what they perceived as an accurate image of their...

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    In Photos: Seeing Africa’s Climate Crisis Through the Camera Lens

    Holding a vintage 1933 photograph of Alexandria’s Stanley beach beside a modern 2019 photograph of the...

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    Egypt Submits Formal Rejection of Ethiopia’s Dam Filling to UN

    The Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs revealed in a press release on Friday, July 29, 2022,...

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    Hidden Histories: 3 Famous Coptic Christian Neighborhoods in Cairo

    Etched into Egypt’s history is its Coptic Christian community. In its pure form, the word ‘Copt’...

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    Egypt’s Public Prosecution Denies Activist Alaa Abdel Fattah’s Mistreatment in Prison

    The Egyptian Public Prosecution issued a statement on Thursday, 28 July, dismissing the allegations of mistreatment...

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    Visiting Heritage: Respectful Ways to Explore Touristic Sites in Egypt

    Walking past the swollen belly of Rome’s Pantheon, living in the trailing outskirts of Athens, or...

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    Indian Company to Build $8 Billion Green Hydrogen Factory in Egypt

    Egypt has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with an Indian company, Indian ReNew Power Private...