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  • Cairo bombing
    Car bombing rips through Cairo killing six
    Cairo Egyptian security officials onThursday confirmed a large bomb tore through a national security building in the Shubra neighborhood of Cairo. They have not reported any deaths from the explosion but did wound at least six people. For blocks...
  • Flamenco Dancer
    "Dance of the Spanish Rose": Golden Tulip Flamenco Hotel & the Flamenco Dancer
    Seduction of Spanish twirls bring their gaze towards those intrigued enough to enter. A space where caresses from Spanish guitars and flamenco heartbeats find harmony with the Ankh's waters when she breathes at night. The spirit of those...
  • Cairo cat five years
    Cairo cat spent five years behind subway wall: Facebook surge for 'Biso' the cat
    The cat is out of the bag – or wall in this case. For five years, a Cairo cat has been living behind a wall at a metro train station in Cairo, Egypt. Thanks to an elderly gentleman who made it his personal cause to feed the cat each day for...
  • Cat in Cairo wall five years is finally free
    Cat in Cairo stuck five years in subway wall: Cat fed through hole now free
    A cat stuck behind a wall for five long years at a train station has been freed, thanks to a campaign on Facebook that worked to help the cat. Five years ago when the cat was a kitten, it would hide in a hole in the wall when bigger cats came near...
  • Violence in Egyptian soccer match kills 19
    Violence in Egyptian soccer match kills 19
    As many as 19 people died on Sunday at an Egyptian soccer match in Cairo. The disruption started before the game commenced as spectators attempted to enter the game without tickets causing the authorities to take action.It was reportedon Monday...
  • Intriguing Tomb of Previously Unknown Egyptian Queen Is Discovered
    Intriguing Tomb of Previously Unknown Egyptian Queen Is Discovered
    A tomb dating back to the Fifth Dynasty of the Egyptian Pharaohs – approximately 4,500 years ago – was recently unearthed at the necropolis of Abu-Sir, just southwest of Cairo. The team that made the discovery was comprised of Czech...
  • Screenshot from 'Creepers on the Bridge'
    'The People's Girls' creators speak out against sexual harassment in Egypt
    According to The Huffington Post via research from U.N. Women, in 2013, 99.3 percent of Egyptian girls and women were reported to have experienced sexual harassment over their lifetimes. The Smithsonian recently reported that despite moves of the...
  • Cai.ro
    Toronto band Cai.ro return to NXNE
    On stage the indie-orchestral rock band Cai.ro are clearly impressive starting with the rich vocals of lead singer Nate Daniels and combination of Matt Sullivan (Drums/Percussion), Caitlin Grieve (Strings/Vocals), Dante Berardi Jr (Guitar/Vocals...
  • Egypt protests
    Egypt state security detains, interrogates four journalists for 'false news'
    As journalist, we put our credibility on the line with every story we tell. We are required to tell the truth and to not take a stance on any particular issue. In the U.S., jobs have been lost and reputations ruined for those journalists who have...
  • Cairo winter clouds
    More Interviews to Come!
    Typically its a very easy thing to convince an Egyptian to share their opinions. Lately however, this too has changed. I've been attempting to bring you interviews with locals so that you'd be able to hear about what's happening here...
  • Egyptian security forces raid esteemed Islamic university
    Egypt: Security forces raid esteemed Islamic university
    Egyptian police stormed the prestigious Al-Azhar University in Cairo on Wednesday after masked anti-regime demonstrators began ransacking the main administration building.Dozens of baton-wielding police and armored vehicles reportedly entered the...
  • John Greyson freed:  Gay Canadian filmmaker released from imprisonment
    John Greyson freed: Gay Canadian filmmaker released from imprisonment
    According to a report by the Hollywood Reporter on October 6, Sunday was a liberating day for Canadian filmmaker John Greyson and physician Dr. Tarek Loubani as both was released from their imprisonment in Cairo. The duo has been held in a Cairo...
  • Mona Hamdi
    Interview with an Egyptian: Mona Hamdi (part 1)
    Mona Hamdi is an Egyptian citizen who wants you to hear her voice. An ambivalent observer of politics until a few years ago, she has adamant opinions now and is eager to share them with you. Born to Egyptian parents who were living in Kuwait, her...
  • Egypt's military solidifies its power
    Egypt's military solidifies its power
    What shouldn’t surprise many scholars of recent Egyptian history is the recednt arrests of more than 1,000 Islamists. Their next act as the standing military government is legally dissolving the Muslim Brotherhood. This is the very same...
  • Holy Family
    Egypt was refuge for Joseph Mary and Jesus now Christians Flee fearing death...
    ...Do you know your Mother? Throughout the world, billions of Catholic’s will be going to Mass in honor of the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. August 15 is a Holy Day of Obligation. In other words, Catholics must attend...
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