Why Egypt Needs to Stop Fighting Terrorists, and Start Fighting Terrorism

Why Egypt Needs to Stop Fighting Terrorists, and Start Fighting Terrorism

  A few days have passed since the horrific church bombings that took place in Egypt’s Tanta governorate and Alexandria governorate. Accordingly, it is now time for a sober reflection on the question of fighting terrorists. This question is one that Egypt has been asked and forced to answer.   Firstly, there seems to be […]

Father Boules George Sends Incredibly Humane Message to Terrorists

Father Boules George Sends Incredibly Humane Message to Terrorists

Just when Egypt started to feel like a safe place for citizens and tourists again, tragedy struck on Palm Sunday. A hideous act of terrorism in Tanta and Alexandria left 44 Egyptians dead, more than a 100 injured and families mourning.   You’d think that Christians would be scared to get near any of the churches; fearing […]

The Mother of Tanta’s ‘Youngest Victim’ Denies His Death After Photo Goes Viral

The Mother of Tanta’s ‘Youngest Victim’ Denies His Death After Photo Goes Viral

  Today has been a very sad day for every Egyptian. Two bombs detonated in Saint Mark’s Cathedral in Alexandria and Saint George’s Coptic Church in Tanta. Tens of worshipers lost their lives on Palm Sunday and everyone has been left heartbroken.   During the social media frenzy that followed the explosions, a photo of […]

Remembering the Victims of Tanta and Alexandria Bombings

Remembering the Victims of Tanta and Alexandria Bombings

Today, Egypt witnessed two inhumane terrorist attacks in two different churches; Church of Saint George in Tanta and Saint Mark’s Cathedral in Alexandria. The attacks targeted the churches during the Palm Sunday celebrations and killed a huge number of citizens and police officers.   Our thoughts and prayers go out to their families and loves […]

Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland Lift Egypt Travel Ban

Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland Lift Egypt Travel Ban

  Following the tragic incident of the Russian passenger jet in October 2015, the South Sinai governorate of Egypt has been declared unsafe for tourists in European countries. Last Thursday, the travel ban has been lifted from Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland.   According to Egypt Independent, Mohamed al-Hassanein, Federation of Egyptian Chambers of Commerce’s member, said […]

US-based Artist Captures Powerful Portraits Of Refugee Children

US-based Artist Captures Powerful Portraits Of Refugee Children

by Salma Hossam

  United States President Donald Trump, 24: Legacy, Islamophobics and others have painted refugees as the bad guys. In reality, they’re people, just like every single one of us, fleeing desperate situations in their home countries.   A new exhibit, titled “Refuge,” brings this juxtaposition to light by showcasing the refugee children who stand to lose […]

Palestinian American Organizer for #WomensMarch Faces Islamophobic Attacks

Palestinian American Organizer for #WomensMarch Faces Islamophobic Attacks

  Women have been uniting like never before in the United States this past week. Following President Donald Trump’s inauguration, every woman has left the comfort of her home, took to the streets to protect her basic rights. The Women’s March  has been a huge inspiration for females all over the world, yet amidst one of the […]

Abou Trika Listed on Egypt’s Terror List and Fans React

Abou Trika Listed on Egypt’s Terror List and Fans React

  Just when Egyptians thought last night’s football match is the only disappointment they will be subjected to, the country had a new surprise for them. Mohamed Abou Trika, former international football player, was just added to Egypt’s terror list due to his alleged links to the banned Muslim Brotherhood organization.   Egypt’s favorite football player has publicly supported former president […]

You Won’t Believe What ‘The Raw Story’ Did with This Journalist’s Photo

You Won’t Believe What ‘The Raw Story’ Did with This Journalist’s Photo

  In a stunningly bad misstep, news website ‘The Raw Story’ used a picture of journalist Noor Tagouri as the featured image in an article titled, “Wife of Pulse nightclub killer Omar Mateen arrested.”   Tagouri is not Mateen’s wife.     It seems the website thought any old image of a Muslim-looking woman would […]

An Open Letter to the Terrorist I’m Living with

An Open Letter to the Terrorist I’m Living with

By Rana ElHawary

  She looked at herself in her the mirror of her bathroom’s vanity. She remembered how Virginia Woolf once said that if a woman wanted to write she must have “money and a room of her own.” She had always been fascinated by the foresight of that statement, by its relevance to her, and to […]