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Egypt’s metal scene is still small but here to stay.
Lately, Sufis have been one of the vital cards utilised in Egyptian parliamentary and presidential elections. Being supportive of the “civil state” camp and against political Islam added more to the long list of misconceptions about Sufis. Not only are they depicted as indulgers in folkloric celebrations, poetic recitals and religious chants, but also as allies of secularism, a precondition to be bashed by their rival religious group, the Salafis. Daily News Egypt explores the meaning of Sufism through the eyes of its adherents, the insightful explanations of some Sufi sheikhs about the long rivalry against Wahhabism and the current Sufi involvement in politics.
Salafi MPs have excluded an article from the draft constitution by claiming human trafficking does not exist, the evidence suggests otherwise
Racism and discrimination has long been a problem in Egypt, particularly for Sudanese who have come to Egypt seeking a better life.
The 25 January revolution gave everyone hope for change, and the Baha’i hope for acceptance.
Daily News Egypt investigates women who depend on khula and those who are fighting for its existence
A closer look at the massacre, and the unserved justice
Amid a crackdown on houses of worship, incidents of persecution, accusations of contempt of religion and the rejection of their political party, Egyptian Shi’as are no longer a forgotten community in Egypt. After the 25 January Revolution, Egyptian Shi’as sought to have more freedom in the new era. Hence, they were brought under scrutiny. Daily News Egypt investigates the Egyptian Shi’as file; their quest for more freedom, their attempts to enter the political arena, their demands for the new constitution, and Al-Azhar’s response to their activities
A tour inside the Metro stations of Egypt
A documentation of some organisations dealing with the injured
How Post Traumatic Stress Disorder changed the lives of some Egyptians after the revolution
The injured and their families have been going back and forth between NCCMFI and other stakeholders to ask for better treatment
The long history of Jews in the Nile Valley
Assiut university hosts volunteers from around the world for an educational and surgical mission
People, parties and powers are fighting to win the argument over the future shape of Egypt’s media sector
Egyptian women share their domestic violence experiences with DNE
Egyptian public zoos suffer severe mismanagement; Daily News Egypt probes their current conditions
An overview of Morsy’s behaviour towards media
As Egypt’s new government grapples with the country’s ongoing traffic woes, the Daily News asks experts about how they would solve the crisis
Despite being Cairo fastest mean of transportation, the Metro has its own problems
Daily News Egypt speaks to female revolutionaries
Daily News Egypt speaks to Syada Greiss, former MP and chairperson of the Association of the Protection of the Environment
Daily News Egypt investigates the “Clean Homeland” campaign and its impact on Al-Zabaleen community
Movements created to help military detainees work together
“The Sudanese who chose to come to Egypt had certain expectations that this country that had long historical and cultural bonds with Sudan would be a better refuge for them. The question remains, have their expectations been fulfilled?”
El-Hawat talks about her rise from playing in the streets to representing and coaching women’s professional football in Egypt
Women’s football in Egypt is challenging social and sporting attitudes
As a result of the instability during the Egyptian revolution, UNHCR closed their offices and the Sudanese community suffered from a lack of financial assistance and protection services throughout that period
Despite, or perhaps because of, the prevalence of recreational drug use in Egypt, especially with regards to hashish and marihuana, there seems to be a ‘blind-eye’ approach to the presence of the country’s underlying and more problematic drug culture
A trend that is sure to continue, as the Egyptian government carries on its track record of endowing its visitors more rights than its own citizens