Hospital Attacked After Shooting of Copts in Minya

January 13, 2011 No Comments

Doctors, staff, and eyewitnesses at the Good Shepherd Hospital in Samalout say security forces shot tear gas inside the hospital when clashes erupted between Christians and police following a shooting of several Copts this week.  Story originally published by Daily News Egypt on January 13, 2011.

Cosmopolitan Cairo

January 1, 2011 No Comments

Old is new again in the ancient Egyptian city of Cairo. Jon Jensen navigates the streets of the ever-evolving metropolis, which is embracing the trappings of the modern world even as it seeks to preserve its past.

Bomb hits Alexandria church, 21 dead

January 1, 2011 No Comments

A bomb blast outside the All Saints Church in Alexandria killed 21 people today. Egypt’s government said the explosion was the result of a suicide bomb attack.  Story originally published by Daily News Egypt on January 1, 2010.

Weekend Away: Cairo

December 24, 2010 No Comments

Ancient and modern worlds converge in Cairo, the largest city in both Africa and the Middle East. Experience old-world charm and cosmopolitan chic along the banks of the Nile River.