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    '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...
  • Protests
    Violence And Order
    It is hard not to be shocked or even outraged at the death tolls in Egypt. The excessive use of force to disperse the "camps" of Pro-Morsi supporters had drawn widespread condemnation. The world watches as the hope for a peaceful...
  • Egypt declares state of emergency after pro- Mohammed Morsi protest raided
    Egypt declares state of emergency after pro- Mohammed Morsi protests raided
    Egypt will be under a month long state of emergency after hundreds of people were killed and injured Wednesday when security forces attempted to break up protest camps.In a report from Al Jazeera on August 14, Egypt’s interim president Adly...
  • Violence has erupted in Egypt
    Violence has erupted in Egypt
    Calm in their country has become an elusive concept for the troubled Egyptians. In the July 6, 2013 edition of Al Jazeera it has been reported, Clashes erupt near Cairo's Tahrir Square. There have been brutal street battles in Egypt between...
  • Anti Morsi protestors
    Protests in Egypt largest in human history
    Combined protests in Cairo and across Egypt on Sunday June 30, against Pres. Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood, have drawn millions of supporters in what is being reported by the Britain’s BBC as the largest protest event in the human...
  • Hagel Egypt
    Egypt protests prompt US travel warning
    The U.S. State Department has issued a new travel warning for Egypt, urging Americans not to travel to the northeast African nation in the wake of violent protests between opponents and supporters of Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi.The travel...
  • Kristi Bergamini in Cairo
    Interview Series: An Expat's Perspective on Egypt (4)
    Multiple perspectives are always a good thing. This article is the fourth in a series dedicated to presenting the perspectives of expats who have lived in Egypt for many years. People who choose to establish a life in a country other than their...