An afternoon with Egypt’s Zahi Hawass

June 13, 2009 No Comments

Meet Dr. Zahi Hawass, the head of Egypt’s Supreme Council for Antiquities. We talk about his discoveries, his life, and his controversial plan to copyright the Pyramids of Giza.  Story originally published by Daily News Egypt on June 5, 2009.

Pigeon Breeder in Cairo

June 11, 2009 No Comments

Despite the rise of bird flu cases in Egypt over the past year, urban pigeon “farming” on apartment roofs in Cairo is taking off – breeding pigeons in towers is one of the most popular hobbies in the city.  Originally published by Daily News Egypt on June 11, 2009.