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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.
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.
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 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.
A picture may be worth a thousand words, but many Egyptians are speechless over an image that recently hit the streets here. Can a new impotence warning dent the manhood of Egypt’s smokers? Originally published by Global Post on February 17, 2010.
In a country of smokers that shuns talk of sex, anti-tobacco warnings highlighting impotence draw fire.
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.