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58 Frenetic Hours in Cairo

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 11.15.2014 | Travel
Magda Abu-Fadil

Cairo under the best of circumstances is frenetic, so 58 hours in the Egyptian capital proved an exhausting undertaking requiring a hardy stamina and lots of patience.

100,000 Egyptians Demonstrate Outside Presidential Palace In Cairo

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI and AYA BATRAWY | Posted 12.05.2014 | World

CAIRO — More than 100,000 Egyptians protested outside the presidential palace in Cairo on Tuesday, fueling tensions over Islamist leader Mohammed Mo...

Egypt Is Burning, and It Is Not a Facebook or Twitter Event

Parvez Sharma | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Parvez Sharma

The majority of the 80 million people of Egypt live in abject poverty. They go to kiosks to make calls. A substantial number have never used the internet. They are not twittering -- they are out on the streets giving vent to three decades of anger.

This "Revolution" Will Not Be Twittered?

Parvez Sharma | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Parvez Sharma

My conversation with my friend Negma is fragmented and she lets out a torrent of words -- she knows that she might be cut off any minute.