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Interview with Sonallah Ibrahim: The Writer of Modern Arab Life

Interview with Sonallah Ibrahim: The Writer of Modern Arab Life

In 2003, novelist Sonallah Ibrahim refused to receive the Arab Novel Award granted by the Egyptian government. That year, during the ceremony, he took to…

A Look at the Spectacular First Color Photographs of the Arab World

A Look at the Spectacular First Color Photographs of the Arab World

The first color photographs of the Arab world date back to the end of the 19th century. Published by The Telegraph, they were produced using…

How Sex Toys Find Their Way into Children's Stores in Egypt

How Sex Toys Find Their Way into Children's Stores in Egypt

The journey begins in Port Said, at 6:00 am. A layer of fog hangs over the harbor, concealing the secret smuggling deals conducted from the…

On the Most Unfortunate Profession in Sinai

On the Most Unfortunate Profession in Sinai

It should only take about four hours to drive from Cairo to North Sinai, but our recent trip to the north of the peninsula, 381…

Clot Bey Street: Cairo’s Prostitution Hub During the British Occupation

Clot Bey Street: Cairo’s Prostitution Hub During the British Occupation

How did Cairo’s most notorious street for prostitution come to be filled with mobile and electronics stores? What hidden tales are concealed behind the dilapidated walls…

FGM Survivors Share Their Experiences

FGM Survivors Share Their Experiences

It has been 17 years since she was “circumcised”, yet Egyptian feminist activist Shaimaa Tantawy who is now 27, has been unable to openly broach…

An Intimate Exchange With Cairo’s Cabaret Girls

An Intimate Exchange With Cairo’s Cabaret Girls

As the clock struck midnight, announcing the start of a new day in Cairo, I quickened my pace as I headed to my next destination.…

‘Castrate Them’: Unusual Solutions for Egypt’s Sexual Harassment Epidemic

‘Castrate Them’: Unusual Solutions for Egypt’s Sexual Harassment Epidemic

Recently, Egyptian MP Zeinab Salem suggested a somewhat extreme solution for an epidemic that Egypt has been chin-deep in for decades: “Castrate sexual harassers!” she…

What Would Ancient Egyptian Music Sound Like, If We Could Hear It?

What Would Ancient Egyptian Music Sound Like, If We Could Hear It?

Though there has been no historical evidence, as yet, of Ancient Egyptian musical notes, recently, a project has been undertaken by a university professor to…

Tanta After the Bombing: The Quiet City is No More

Tanta After the Bombing: The Quiet City is No More

Medhat Moussa, 63, woke up early on the morning of Palm Sunday. He quickly got dressed and set off to find a front-row seat at…