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.
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Treating Luxor’s Work Animals
In Luxor, veterinarians from the Brooke Hospital for Animals scramble to help a young donkey with a gushing wound.
Fire Destroys Cairo’s Friday Market
On June 22nd, a fire ripped through Cairo’s Souq el-Gomma, destroying shops, merchandise, and livelihoods. Story originally published July 1, 2010 by Daily New Egypt.
Solar Power in the Slums
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.
Shoura Council Voters in Helwan Allege Fraud
Voters in the Helwan constituency alleged electoral fraud during the Shoura Council elections held Tuesday. Originally produced for Daily News Egypt on June 1, 2010.
Mohamed ElBaradei Tours Old Cairo
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
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
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.
At the famous Luxor Temple on the Nile River, tourists come to touch a wall relief of Min, the ancient God of Fertility, in the hopes that some of his luck will rub off. But now the Pharaonic relief is in danger of destruction. Originally published by Daily News Egypt on March 22, 2010.
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
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.
Omar Sharif on acting, religion, and the future
In this 2008 interview, Daily News Egypt speaks with Egyptian actor Omar Sharif on his career, religion, and his life spent on the road. Story originally published by Daily News Egypt on February 2, 2010.