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In December 2013, Sayed Abdullah lay asleep in his bed. He didn't know that in the adjacent street, in an apartment carrying the same number as his own, lived a wanted member of the Muslim Brotherhood.

Neither did the police van...

After three spells of imprisonment since the start of the revolution, Alaa Abd El Fattah has declared that he is starting a hunger strike. Alaa is one of 25 people who were sentenced to 15 years in prison for attending/organizing a protest in...

Misr gas station in Cairo, Shutterstock

KarTag, a mobile phone application designed to help people organize carpools through their networks of Facebook friends, was launched in May 2013, but initially did not receive much success. A little over a year later, the government announced...

Scrolling through pictures on the Internet the other day in the middle of Israel’s bombardment of Gaza, two struck me as incongruous. One photograph was of UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon saluting the honor guard of the Palestinian Authority...

Twenty kilometers separate the city of Dir Mouass, the district’s capital, and the village of Delga, which gained notoriety during the second half of last year.

During the half hour on the road, winding through agricultural land, I...

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