Heba Afify
 
Heba Afify, known in journalistic circles as H, is a news reporter who traveled between working for local and international newspapers. She covers a variety of topics from high to street politics and finds interest in both hanging out on read more
 
Opinion
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Blog: The case against social obligations
As Ramadan approaches each year, I begin to get nervous about a phenomenon that is as characteristic
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30 hours of train trauma
As I hop on the Wednesday night Upper Egypt train from Cairo, I hear a newbie ask when we will get to
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When home is lost
In 2012, I met 67-year-old Ahmed Abdallah, a Nubian man who was among those displaced in 1963 to allow
 
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features
Magdy’s square
Heba Afify | As his world shrunk to the size of a house, Madgy’s memories became a source of comfort and distress
Sectarian borders
Heba Afify | In some villages in Minya, Christians and Muslims are confined to separate districts
On Warraq Island, popular democracy defies secret state plans
Heba Afify | The state’s strategy regarding Warraq has seen several stages: violence, negotiation, and legal persecution
To count by the book: Who can say what happened beside the Wahat Road?
Heba Afify and Omar Said | The Wahat Road attack has ignited debate around the state's role in reporting on events
Battle over the Nile
Heba Afify | Residents face relocation as Warraq targeted in ongoing campaign to reclaim "illegally" occupied land
Copts, analysts dismiss church claims they can move freely in Sinai
Heba Afify and Karoline Kamel | Church representatives claim Copts can move freely in Sinai, contrary to reports on the ground
 
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News
AUC attempts to placate student anger, but still bans the niqab
Unprecedented civil action in Arish after security forces announce killing of 10 local youths
Law passed to protect parliament from dissolution
Sinai: States of fear
 
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