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Six students wounded from Daqahlia school gunfight
Egypt

Six students wounded from Daqahlia school gunfight

Six students were wounded at a secondary school in Daqahlia's city of Mansoura after a gunfight erupted among its students. The…
French Muslim girl banned from class for wearing long skirt
Life & Style

French Muslim girl banned from class for wearing long skirt

The case of a 15-year-old Muslim girl who was banned from class twice for wearing a long black skirt seen…
Final Issue: Lifestyle reporting tends to revolve around class
Life & Style

Final Issue: Lifestyle reporting tends to revolve around class

This piece was written for Egypt Independent’s final weekly print edition, which was banned from going to press. We offer you…
Whatever happened to the Brotherhood?
Opinion

Whatever happened to the Brotherhood?

In elections in late 2011, the Brotherhood secured more than 42% of the parliamentary seats and emerged as the single…
The elitism of ‘thuggery’
Opinion

The elitism of ‘thuggery’

Many studies in political science around the world tell us that the shape of a political system that is formed…
Egypt’s ‘orderly transition’?
Opinion

Egypt’s ‘orderly transition’?

Although press coverage of events in Egypt may have dropped off the front pages, discussion of the post-Mubarak period continues…
London cabs in Cairo
Life & Style

London cabs in Cairo

The landscape of Cairo transportation services has widened in the past couple of years, with yellow cabs and white taxis…
On Marina and Chavez
Opinion

On Marina and Chavez

I have not seen disparity between the rich and poor as much as I did in the South American cities…
The North Coast: The quest for exclusivity
Life & Style

The North Coast: The quest for exclusivity

Reminiscing over the past ten years of frequent trips to the strip of bright blue sea and white sand that…
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