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Match Made in Cairo

Three women huddle around the couple. Two of the women are likely to be their mothers; the third in this …

Turning the Clocks Back

Following a decision by the government this May, Egyptians are adjusting their watches, clocks, phones and computers an hour backward …

The Water’s Edge

In Saudi Arabia, the “desert kingdom,” Prince Mohammed Al-Faisal was a pioneer in the quest for new sources of water. …

The Power of Words

Mohamed Aly Talibab—he predominantly uses the name “Aly” in honor of his late father—is commonly described as a twenty-two-year-old musician …

Winning Back the Sinai

The interim government that replaced Mohamed Mursi in July 2013 has built its legitimacy on “rescuing” Egypt from Mursi’s mismanagement, …

Code of Honor

Egypt is a country with many faces and a country that continually finds itself at the center of attention. One …