Egypt

Egypt

Mohamed Salah, The Soccer Star Inspiring Egypt's Youth

CAIRO — In the year of Mohamed Salah’s rise to fame as one of the world’s best soccer players, his every move and success has been well documented across the globe, no more so than in his native ...

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Low Pay, Limited Freedom: Dark Days For Egypt's Journalists

Low wages, government censorship and even arbitrary detentions. Practicing journalism has become ...

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Not Exactly Free, A Filipina Domestic Worker's Life In Cairo

CAIRO — On a hot summer day in 2012, two smartly clad Filipina women arrived at the JW Marriott Hotel on Cairo’s ring road, toting handbags in the crooks of their arms as they had often observed ...

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Elections, A Favorite Prop For Strongmen

Even the most anti-democratic election can reveal much about the system.

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Why Al-Azhar Is Resisting Sisi's Religious Reforms For Egypt

The president thinks it's time to "revolutionize" Islam. But to do so, he needs help from the...

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Speak Sisi: Tracking Egypt's President Evolution Through His Words

Set for a second term, Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has evolved in tone and substan...

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Egyptian Election: Yes, There Is Another Candidate

CAIRO — Over the course of the past two months, since Ghad Party head Moussa Mostafa Moussa decided to run for president, the party and its relatively unknown candidate have found themselves ...

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Egypt v. BBC? Press Freedom Threatened Ahead Of Elections

CAIRO — There are “forces of evil” that control Egypt’s media outlets, according to a statement issued last week by Public Prosecutor Nabil Sadek. To protect “national security” and prevent ...