ElBaradei and the Facebook ‘Smear’

September 8, 2010 No Comments

Leila, daughter of pro-reform activist Mohamed ElBaradei, made headlines this week when an anonymous Facebook user uploaded her private pictures to the social networking site.  Story originally published September 8, 2010 by Daily News Egypt.

Solar Power in the Slums

June 19, 2010 1 Comment

Hussein Soliman Farag built homemade solar panel collectors on his roof to save money on gas and to help the environment in Cairo.  Story originally published June 19, 2010 by Daily News Egypt.

Mohamed ElBaradei Tours Old Cairo

May 30, 2010 No Comments

Mohamed ElBaradei went on a walking tour of Coptic Cairo today. Supporters said ElBaradei’s visit was meant to bring awareness for his movement of change in Egypt.  Originally produced for Daily News Egypt on May 30, 2010.

Protests Surround Egypt’s Parliament

April 10, 2010 No Comments

Today, opposition members demanded answers over the call by several Egyptian MP to allow police violence – including live ammunition – to break up demonstrations. Originally published by Daily News Egypt on April 10, 2010.

Egyptian Police Violently Disperse Protest

April 6, 2010 No Comments

Security forces quelled demonstrations today, in some cases using violence. Journalists were barred from covering the protest, but DNE was able to discreetly record these images using a pocket camcorder.  Originally published by Daily News Egypt on April 6, 2010.

Oriental Jazz

March 10, 2010 No Comments

At the first annual Cairo Jazz Festival, local musicians are fusing sounds from East and West.  Story originally published by Daily News Egypt on March 10, 2010.

Tentmaker in Cairo

February 8, 2010 No Comments

For more than 150 years, craftsmen in Cairo’s tentmaking market have passed the hand-made, needle skills on from father to son. But not everyone wants to continue the cycle. Story originally published by Daily News Egypt on February 8, 2010.

Backstory: Reporting in Gaza

January 3, 2010 No Comments

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.