UPDATE: Egyptian Engineer in Marsa Alam Beaten to Death by Italian Tourist

UPDATE: Egyptian Engineer in Marsa Alam Beaten to Death by Italian Tourist

  This is a sad month for Marsa Allam. Just when we thought the worst thing that could happen is shutting down a beach after a shark attacked a tourist, it seems that things keep getting stranger.   Tarik Al-Henawy, a supervising engineer who was working at a hotel in Marsa Alam, south of the […]

At Least 28 Coptic Christians Killed in Minya Bus Shooting

At Least 28 Coptic Christians Killed in Minya Bus Shooting

  According to The Independent, at least 28 people were killed in Egypt after gunmen opened fire on Coptic Christians.   The gunmen reportedly opened fire on a bus in the city of Minya in Upper Egypt – around 245km south of Cairo.   The bus was heading to Anba Samuel monastery near the southern city […]

GUC Student Dies in Germany in a Hit and Run

GUC Student Dies in Germany in a Hit and Run

  The past few days have been exceptionally difficult for GUC students. News came out on social media two days ago that Engineering student, Shaden Mohamed, has been in an accident in Germany whilst she was preparing for her graduation project.     The Egyptian student was in a hit and run accident that left […]

16 People Killed in Attack on Cairo Restaurant

16 People Killed in Attack on Cairo Restaurant

Cairo is waking up this morning to the news that as many as 16 people have been killed in an attack on a restaurant and bar in Agouza. A Molotov cocktail is reported to have been thrown into the El Sayad nightspot in the city. The venue is located in the basement and it’s reported […]

Maria’s Note: US Ambassador in Libya Killed

The American ambassador to Libya, John Christopher Stevens and three other workers of the American delegation in Benghazi have died during the assault at the hands of a group of alleged Islamic militants. As reported by Al Jazeera the ambassador, who was paying a visit to the Libyan city, died of suffocation in his car […]