TOPIC 2015 year enders
Practice review: a year of producing, surviving and learning
It’s been another year of fighting many woes at Mada. The obvious one aside – namely an unprecedented
A year of cracks in the love apparatus
Lina Attalah | In 2014, this was Andeel’s reflection on the state of the people in the wake of the military’s grip
A year in critical culture writing
From poetry and criticism to interviews and explainers, and from Suez and translation to cinematic nudity
A year of Sisi’s highs and lows
Passant Rabie | We have seen the many faces of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi throughout the year, from absolute glee
A year of animals making headlines
Jano Charbel | Animals proved to be veritable news-makers in Egypt in 2015: From monkey antics on the streets of Nasr
A year of trying to deal with things going wrong for the economy
Isabel Esterman | The year 2015 witnessed some major triumphs for President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and his economic
The year the FM spokesperson stepped into the ring
Dalia Rabie | Having only assumed his duties as the Foreign Ministry spokesperson this August, Ahmed Abu Zeid did not
A year of grey zones: Egypt’s foreign friends and foes
Omar Said | Egypt’s foreign policy and diplomacy throughout 2015 arguably fell in some sort of grey zone, with
Big ups, big downs in this year’s A-Z of arts phenomena in Egypt
An essential culture alphabet, from molokheya through Iman Mersal to comix.
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