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Egypt's Virginity Tests and the Revolution's Hymen

Egypt's Virginity Tests and the Revolution's Hymen

What if Samira Ibrahim was not a virgin? This question might seem way too personal, but as a matter of fact it is closely related…

Egyptian Civil Servants Preach Islam To Women Removing the Hijab

Egyptian Civil Servants Preach Islam To Women Removing the Hijab

Numerous Egyptian girls have faced an uphill struggle to take off the veil. Tens of young women have stopped wearing the Islamic headscarf either silently…

Harmonica: an Egyptian Mobile Application to Find a Spouse the Halal Way

Harmonica: an Egyptian Mobile Application to Find a Spouse the Halal Way

Thirty-six-year-old Hossam decided to divorce his wife because they were "incompatible with each other", realizing that selecting her as his partner was not suitable to…

When Egypt Was a Safe Haven for Europeans

When Egypt Was a Safe Haven for Europeans

The atrocities of World War II (1939-1945) pushed Europeans to flee their countries, looking for a safe haven until the fighting is over. A country…

"It's all about Sex": Why Egypt's Abla Fahita Is in Hot Water

"It's all about Sex": Why Egypt's Abla Fahita Is in Hot Water

Human Rights Watch (HRW) last month issued a report that included a host of accusations against Egypt's government, including attempting to silence dissidents ahead of…

The Lavon Affair, Mossad's First Operation in Egypt

The Lavon Affair, Mossad's First Operation in Egypt

The scorching sun in the summer of 1954 was emblematic of the highly tense Egyptian political scene. Negotiations over the departure of the British from…

Egypt Falling Out With World Media: New Realities?

Egypt Falling Out With World Media: New Realities?

A BBC report published on 23 February claims an Egyptian woman named Zubeida fell victim to forced disappearance ten months ago, quoting her mother who…

Beaten, Burned and Confined: the Misery of an Intersex Girl in Egypt

Beaten, Burned and Confined: the Misery of an Intersex Girl in Egypt

"With both hands she pulled me towards her and hugged me, as I have always wished to be held. She reassured me that everything would…

Egypt's Vice Police: Advocates Privately Upholding Moral Values

Egypt's Vice Police: Advocates Privately Upholding Moral Values

A few days after the 2007 launch of OTV, then owned by tycoon Naguib Sawiris, the Egyptian satellite channel aired the uncut version of American…

The Inhumane Conditions Egyptian Workers Experience in Jordan

The Inhumane Conditions Egyptian Workers Experience in Jordan

Last month, an Egyptian worker was killed and his colleague injured when the ceiling of their wretched residence, located in a farm north of Jordan,…