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Eyes on Farida Osman with chance of Egyptian swimming medal still tantalizing

Early on Sunday, Egyptian sprint-swimming sensation, Farida Osman finished 12th in the semi-final heats for the women’s 100m butterfly at...

Kamal Tabikha Kamal Tabikha 5 years ago

Egypt reacts angrily as Erdogan slams 'undemocratic' Sisi

Egypt has reacted angrily to statements on Wednesday by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan criticizing Egypt’s president for his lack...

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Egyptian to climb the 'roof of Africa' — to buy roofs for the poor

Egyptian adventurer Galal Zekri Chatila has set out on his latest and boldest journey — to climb the highest peak...

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Divorced and happy, but still suffering stigma

Earlier this year, the Layan publishing house announced a project to gather and publish the personal stories of Egyptian women...

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Ikon Chiba: the evolution of a genre-free experimental artist

In a world that has been reshaped by the internet, yet still remains in the clutches of institutionalized aesthetics, artist...

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Strong anti-burqa sentiment in the sleepy Swiss canton of Ticino

On July 1, Switzerland's southernmost canton of Ticino enforced a law banning the wearing of the burqa (traditional Islamic headdress...

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Life after Ramadan: how to eat, sleep and exercise like normal

Ramadan is coming to a close. We powered through the fasting, then ate our weight in good food and celebrated...

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Ma3ana — Getting Cairo's homeless back on their feet

A very large number of people live in Cairo. Some live in large luxury homes, others in small, practical apartments,...

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Government buy-local ads poke fun at Egypt's 'foreigner complex'

The Trade and Industry Ministry has launched a new advertising campaign aimed at encouraging Egyptians to have more confidence in...

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A festival of fun: Islamic Cairo comes alive at Ramadan

In Cairo the essence of Ramadan is tangible in the air and it seems that the rhythm of the city...

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Ramadan lanterns: the good, the bad and the downright ugly

In the run up to Ramadan, Cairo’s streets are always alive with Muslims making preparations for the holy month and...

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It's a salad, it's a creative space — no, it's downtown Cairo eatery Eish + Malh

Located on Adly Street in the heart of downtown Cairo, Eish + Malh (in English, "Bread and Salt") has not...

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INTERVIEW: Omar Samra's long journey into outer space

Egyptian explorer Omar Samra has bagged a number of high-profile feats of endurance in his short but glittering career, in...

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Ahmed Farid, Egyptian scientist-astronaut with far-reaching vision

Flying the flag for Egypt in the arena of space operations — a field that Egypt has scarcely participated in...

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