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In Pictures: Egyptians ask for intercession on Mulid Al-Hussein

  A giant whirl of people from across Egypt and the world circling the Al-Hussein mosque, square and neighbourhood, is the distinguished mark of one of Cairo’s most special nights. On the last Tuesday of the Islamic month of Rabi’ Al-Thani, Sufis and Shi’as celebrate in Egypt the memory of the burial of the Prophet …

Mahmoud Mostafa

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In Pictures: Families of kidnapped Egyptians demand action

    The families of 21 Coptic Christian Egyptians kidnapped by the self-proclaimed ‘Islamic State’ (ISIS) in Libya held a protest outside the Press Syndicate demanding Egyptian state intervention on Friday. The families stated that the presidency, the foreign ministry, and Minya governor did nothing in response to the kidnapping and added that they fear …

Jihad Abaza

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2 February: Who let the camels out?

  Egypt’s 25 January Revolution left Egypt’s modern history with many unanswered questions. Who opened the prisons and released scores of prisoners? Who torched police stations? Where did the police go on the night of 28 January? Who were the thousands of armed men who attacked protesters in Tahrir Square on 2 February, 2011? Or, …

Adham Youssef

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Port Said massacre: The day the Away fans never came back

  On 1 February 2012, 74 Al-Ahly supporters belonging to the club’s biggest fan base Ultras Ahlawy were killed following a football match in the Port Said stadium in what became commonly known as the “Port Said massacre”. Al-Masry fans stormed the pitch and attacked Al-Ahly players and fans. Clashes broke out between the two …

Nourhan Fahmy

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In Pictures: Families of Sinai attack victims attend military funeral at Almaza military airport in Cairo

  Militant group ‘State of Sinai’ claimed the most recent North Sinai attack that took place Thursday evening, targeting military and interior ministry facilities, in a Friday statement providing details about the implementation of the attack. High profile officials gathered at the Almaza military airport Friday to attend the funeral of a number of the deceased. Daily New Egypt documented some moments …

Adham Youssef

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28 January 2011: Egypt’s Bastille Day

  28 January 2011 marked a turning point in Egyptian history. On that day, anti-Mubarak demonstrations escalated their protests, engaging in violent confrontations with police forces all over the country. Protesters surrounded police stations, and police forces opened fire, killing many. Reports mentioning deaths only reinvigorated the demonstrations, leading protesters to directly attack police stations …

Jihad Abaza

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In Pictures: Shaimaa Al-Sabbagh shot in protest

During a small protest of the Socialist Popular Alliance in downtown Cairo on Saturday 24 January, 31-year-old Shaimaa Al-Sabbagh was shot with birdshot in the back. She was taken to the hospital, where she died later that day. According to the photographer and numerous eyewitnesses, it was the security forces firing the bullets that killed Al-Sabbagh. …

Daily News Egypt

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In Pictures: Memories of the 25 January Revolution

At this time four years ago, hundreds of thousands Egyptians took to the streets with various demands; an end to police brutality, bread, freedom, social justice, and eventually the fall of the regime. On 11 February, people celebrated in Tahrir Square after former president Hosni Mubarak stepped down. Four years later, Mubarak and the top …

Jihad Abaza

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Clover : From field to cattle in Ismailia

  By Mohamed Abdel Monsef and Ahmed Salama Pivot irrigation systems allow the cultivation of 150 acres of clover in one day, while the same amount takes a month to cultivate using traditional means. Harvesting can be completed in record time, under 2-3 days, by using clover mowing and gathering machinery and using new transportation …

Daily News Egypt

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Al-Zahraa Stud hosts the 16th International Arabian Horse Championships

The European Conference of Arab Horse Organizations (ECAHO) organised a B-Show in Al-Zahraa Stud at Cairo last week, as a part of the 16th International Arabian Horse Championships. The show is one of the “qualifiers” for major international shows (A-shows). Out of 400 participating horses, Prince Saud Bin Sultan Bin Saud Al-Saud’s Horse of Al-Mamlaka …

Daily News Egypt

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Second-hand market offers Cairenes weekly bargains

  Cars and busses dust the people as they rummage through the piled up products. Framed by broken wooden bars, sales partitions are buried in a narrow alley of one of Cairo’s cemeteries. In Souq Al-Gomaa (The Friday Market), a variety of second-hand products are sold, ranging from toys, books, cassette tapes and antiques to …

Marwa Morgan

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Photographing the blind people of Egypt

  At least 800,000 Egyptians are blind, according to a report by the Egyptian Ministry of Health published in partnership with the World Health Organization. In an attempt to document blind people’s lives in Egypt, photojournalist Mostafa Darwish has been working on his multimedia project “Light and Dark,” since April 2013. In addition to a …

Daily News Egypt

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In Pictures: World leaders gather in Cairo for permanent Gaza solution

International community representatives at the Gaza Reconstruction Conference in Cairo called Sunday for a lasting solution to the Gaza conflict to avoid another turn in the cycle of destructive conflict. President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi reiterated Egypt’s support for Palestine as he opened the conference, emphasising to Israel that it is “time to end the conflict”. …

Aya Nader

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In Pictures: Riot police surround universities as students clash with private security company

  Students in university campuses across Egypt held protests Sunday condemning the arrest of fellow students, clashing with members of private security company Falcon. The company’s personnel retreated from their positions as they were chased by students. In Cairo University, security forces intervened, blocking the roads leading to campus and troops from the Central Security …

Adham Youssef

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In Pictures: Judge adjourns Mubarak’s case to 29 November

  Judge Mahmoud Kamel Al-Rashidy adjourned on Saturday the retrial session of ousted president Hosni Mubarak, who is accused of ordering the killing of peaceful protesters during the 25 January Revolution as well as corruption charges. Mubarak’s sons Alaa and Gamal, former interior minister Habib Al-Adly and six of his aides, and fugitive businessman Hussein …

Marwa Al-A'sar

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In Pictures: Feeding Egypt

  The number of Egyptians who cannot afford “enough nutritious food” is increasing, one in five Egyptians suffers from food insecurity, according to a new report from international research institute Future Directions.  Another study by the World Food Programme and the Egyptian government found food insecurity has increased to 17.2 % (13.7 million people) in …

Marwa Morgan