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.
The Friday Market story I produced for Global Post was picked up by PBS’ world affairs news program World Focus. Check it out online and on your local PBS television station.
Every Friday in the capital of Egypt, Cairo, there is a sprawling market where you can find just about anything — as long as you don’t mind that it may have been used. Originally published by Global Post (and later PBS World Focus) on July 8, 2009.