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The Visa

The Visa

In compliance with Executive Order 13769, signed by President Donald Trump six days into his presidency, dozens of individuals from seven predominantly Muslim countries were prevented…

Mending Broken Dreams While Fighting With Taxi Drivers

Mending Broken Dreams While Fighting With Taxi Drivers

The smug ego is also the defeated ego. It’s the reflection of a self whose dreams have been crushed. It knows that it must be sacrificed at the altar of inner peace, yet it stays on and fights its small, superfluous battles.

The Nubians of Egypt: A History Obscured By Stereotypes

The Nubians of Egypt: A History Obscured By Stereotypes

Dark skin, colorful houses, vibrant clothes, a doorman, a house waiter. These are the images associated with Nubians in the collective Arab and Egyptian conscience—one…

Lovers, Activists, LGBTQ, or Drunks: One Place to Bind Them All

Lovers, Activists, LGBTQ, or Drunks: One Place to Bind Them All

Leila*, a young Lebanese woman, about 20, needs no more than half an hour to get ready for her evening in Mezyan. Mezyan is a…

Swimming in Sewage: Gambling on the Lives of Egypt's Sanitation Workers

Swimming in Sewage: Gambling on the Lives of Egypt's Sanitation Workers

Before he submerges into the sewers, Mustafa El-Sayed, 55, takes off his shoes so that they won’t disintegrate in the filth down below, choosing instead…

A City of Gardens, Greeks and Turks: the City of Sanaa in the 19th Century

A City of Gardens, Greeks and Turks: the City of Sanaa in the 19th Century

"The city is very beautiful, the houses are large and wonderful, fully built with cut stones and brownish-red bricks. Roads are wide and clean, people…

Eat and Don’t Pay: How Egyptians Deal With Rising Prices

Eat and Don’t Pay: How Egyptians Deal With Rising Prices

In a large store frequented by Egypt’s middle and upper-middle class, the decline in customers was noticeable. A woman, clutching her son in-hand, attempts to…

Your Comprehensive Guide to the Disputed Territories of the Arab World

Your Comprehensive Guide to the Disputed Territories of the Arab World

Although Palestine is the only land in the Arab world that most Arabs agree on labeling as an occupied territory, there are many territorial disputes…

Egypt’s Divorced Mothers Struggle for Their Rights

Egypt’s Divorced Mothers Struggle for Their Rights

When Iman objected to her husband’s decision to take a second wife, he threw her out of the house with their two children. She knocked…