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.
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.
Egypt, a partner with Israel in the crippling Gaza siege, bows to international pressure.
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 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.
Egyptians find meat — once a staple — increasingly out of their reach.
Concern over health of President Hosni Mubarak and discontent over the state of the economy spark clashes.
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.
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.
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.
Why rumors of Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak’s illness, death and even mummification are running rampant.
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.