MADA MASR

Mada Masr is an independent Egyptian online newspaper, founded in June 2013, with content in Arabic and English.

Egypt

Hunger Games? What's Wrong With Cairo's Prison-Themed Restaurant

The restaurant "Garemt Akl" (eating crime) aims to tap into Hunger Games morbidity and real-life ...

Egypt

Egypt's "Christian-Free" Soccer Traditions

The absence of Christian players at the professional level can be traced to discrimination that b...

Turkey

Erdogan's Global Witch Hunt, With A Little Help From Interpol

-Analysis- Even as the European Union has wavered on whether to let Turkey into its exclusive grouping, Ankara has flexed its muscles within the bloc. It has done so by using a shared tool and ...

Egypt

Cairo's Islanders Denied The Nile They Call Home

CAIRO — Just north of the Egyptian capital, a short ferryboat ride will take you to the southern tip of the Nile island of Warraq. It has patches of agricultural land and scattered houses and ...

Venezuela

Not A Game: Erdogan, Maduro, Trump And The Thirst For Power

The new season of Game of Thrones, which premiered Sunday, will surely be filled with all manner of sabotage, conspiracy, and politicking. The fictional world of author George R. R. Martin is ...

Germany

G20 To Gaza, Conflicts Among And Within Nations

-Analysis- On Sunday, the G20 summit concluded in Hamburg with a lot of hoopla but scant results. Seen by many as an opportunity for Donald Trump to advance his international agenda, the ...

Egypt

Flight Of The Nile, The Pigeon-Keepers Of Cairo

CAIRO — “It’s a hobby, but it’s also more than that,” Ahmed Shaloufa says, as we climb the final ladder to his pigeon coop in the working-class district of Sayeda Zeinab. “It’s a passion.” Once ...

Egypt

Widening Clampdown On Internet News In Egypt

CAIRO — The Egyptian government has blocked access to a total of 21 news and information websites since last Wednesday, including the original publisher of this article, Cairo-based Mada Masr. A ...