In December 2009, a flash of light appeared over a church in Cairo. Was it the Virgin Mary or just a hoax? GP’s Jon Jensen visits the church and speaks with witnesses. Originally published by Global Post on January 7, 2010.
Revenge killing of at least seven points to tensions between Muslims and Coptic Christians.
Daily News Egypt’s Jon Jensen discusses the challenges of reporting in the Gaza Strip. Story originally published by Daily News Egypt on January 3, 2010.
On the shore of Gaza City, a large building lays as a casualty of the years of conflict. Story originally published by Daily News Egypt on December 15, 2009.
Early morning in the harbor off Gaza City and fishermen are busy hauling in the day’s catch. But see why scenes like this one are becoming more and more rare in Gaza. Originally published by Global Post on December 7, 2009.
On Cairo’s Mohamed Ali Street, craftsmen build traditional musical instruments by hand. Several small factories make the oud, a popular string instrument in the Middle East. Originally published by Daily News Egypt on October 19, 2009.
In a tiny shack on the outskirts of Cairo, 8-year-old Abenoub is set to undergo a unique right of passage. This young Christian is about to get his first tattoo – a Coptic cross. Originally published by Global Post on October 14, 2009.
In 2008, Susan Sarandon, Charlize Theron, Kurt Russell, Alicia Silverstone and other Hollywood celebrities came to Cairo to celebrate the art of film. Join Daily News Egypt on the red carpet of the 2008 Cairo International Film Festival. Story originally published by Daily News Egypt on September 30, 2008.
Officials are hoping that Egypt will take the fans’ breaths away as it hosts its first under-20 World Cup. But that’s the problem – it very well might. Jon Jensen investigates Cairo’s infamous ‘black cloud’. Originally published by Global Post on September 28, 2009.
Journey to Birqash, a small village north of Cairo and home to Egypt’s largest camel market. Story originally published by Daily News Egypt on September 9, 2009.
With the FIFA U-20 World Cup in Egypt this month, Daily News Egypt goes behind-the-scenes at the volunteer headquarters. Follow us as we look into what it takes to pull off such a massive event. Originally produced for Daily News Egypt on September 12, 2009.
A 10-meter wide section of Cairo’s Geish Street in Abaseyya collapsed Thursday due to work on the new underground metro line in the area.