Leaping uncontrollably through history, Khairy Shalaby creates a time lapse of Cairo through words, covering thousands of years of history. He writes in short chapters telling a fantastical story of power struggle, of emir’s, sultan’s, revenge, death, and of kingdoms rising and falling. What most surprised me though is the main character, Ibn Shalaby, the […]

I haven’t posted in a while because I didn’t have something to write. Having put so much effort to writing in other areas of my life, the forum didn’t make sense to me. Until tonight. I am going to post a series of #dailyupdate’s, a place where I will share thoughts I’ve had throughout the […]

Strong Tribes

February 17, 2015 To our people in Sinai: All of you have seen the crimes committed by the Egyptian army in Sinai, killing Muslims and burning their bodies, tearing down mosques and homes. You all saw the army bombing safe homes day and night, and destroying farms and wells. We remind of this knowing that […]

المادة الاولى مع عدم الاخلال بدون القوات المسلحة في حماية البلاد وسلامة اراضيها وامنها، تتولى القوات المسلحة معاونة اجهزة الشرطة والتنسيق الكامل معها في تامين وحماية المنشآت العامة  والحيوية بما في ذلك محطات وشبكات ابراج الكهرباء وخطوط الغاز وحقرل البترول وخطوط السكك الحديدية وشبكات الطرق والكباري وغيرها من المنشآت والموافق والممتلكات العامة وما يدخل في […]

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Every year remembering Maspero becomes more important. Impunity continues fiercely and sectarianism robs citizens of property, family members, safety, and their basic right to life. This anniversary remembers a massacre in Egypt, but I cannot help but think of Syria, Iraq, and each and every country in our region that is caving under the hatred […]

Originally published on EgyptSource on September 30, 2014. More than a year has passed since the burning and looting of over forty churches and other Christian property around the country on August 14, 2013. It has also been over a year since a promise was made to rebuild the churches that were damaged or fully destroyed, […]

This was originally published on EgyptSource. The nuanced, complicated-nature, and symbolic defeat of a theological state that came with June 30 has left most Christians in Egypt ironically and dangerously excited, hopeful, and confident in the current government and more precisely, Field Marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. Seven months ago, on August 14, Egyptian Christians fell […]

Amy D Robinson

Living a Writing Life

Restoring Shalom

Listen pilgrim, there are no roads. Roads are made by walking.

Egyptian Streets

Independent Media

LightBox

From the photo editors of TIME

Street Girls - بنات شوارع

Notes from my research on female street children in Egypt

A stranger everywhere

For stories without a home

EgyConstitution

Documenting Egypt's Constitution-Drafting Process

Operation Egypt

Global solidarity with the people of Egypt

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