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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.

Is the Gezira Club Still the "In" Place in Cairo?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 10.01.2013 | World
Magda Abu-Fadil

With all the political, security, religious, and social turmoil in Egypt today it's easy to forget former stomping grounds with a special historical f...

WATCH: Violent Fans Rush Soccer Field, Attack Players

Posted 06.04.2011 | Sports

Hundreds of Zamalek fans stormed the field after a goal was disallowed late in Saturday's African Champions League match against Tunisia's Club Africa...

In Egypt, Something Rare and Remarkable

Katherine Gustafson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Katherine Gustafson

On Saturday, January 29, I watched from the balcony of my Cairo apartment as a mob of young men with crude weapons smashed and looted the Radio Shack next door. This was when I realized things were deadly serious in Egypt.

"Welcome to Egypt!"

Scott MacLeod | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Scott MacLeod

The violent, pro-regime gangs unleashed on protesters Wednesday may be a sign of worse to come. But as a longtime resident of Cairo, I have no hesitation whatsoever about staying put.

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.

Inshaallah Twitter

Parvez Sharma | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Parvez Sharma

While it is still too early to call the protests in Egypt a revolution, Cairo has been under siege for 48 hours. The three-decade long rule of a despot -- and the country's role as an American ally -- is being challenged.