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.

A Pharaonic fish tale from Cairo

April 5, 2010 No Comments

Sham el Nessim, or ‘smelling the breezes’ is a holiday from pharaonic times, ushering in the first day of spring. But every year, one popular custom creates quite a stink. Originally published by Global Post on April 5, 2010.

Pharaonic Porn?

March 22, 2010 No Comments

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.