December 2, 2015 /
The ancient Nile camel trade is crumbling, and with it the livelihoods of thousands of Egyptians and Sudanese. Climate change has claimed many of the grazing lands; war has also exacted a deadly cost...
December 15, 2013 /
The Daily Beast
The Old Cataract Hotel in Aswan has played grand host to the likes of Churchill, Mitterrand and Agatha Christie—but in the wake of Egypt’s revolution, it’s facing a slow death on the Nile.
December 8, 2013 /
For Egypt's youth, saving enough money for marriage is one of the generation's biggest challenges. For many, it is simply impossible.
August 26, 2013 /
Seen as supporting the military's ouster of Mohamed Morsi, Egypt's Christians are finding their churches burned and cars ablaze.
August 14, 2013 /
Egypt, struggling through an epically dysfunctional transition to democracy, faces another suspect distinction: some of the region's most hazardous driving conditions.
August 12, 2013 /
The world's roads are still a place of carnage, with hair-raising instances of risky practices, unenforced laws and shoddy data. This quick survey of country facts also shows that progress is real.
July 18, 2013
Grantee Lauren Bohn offers her take on the post-Morsi turmoil in Egypt.
July 1, 2013
This week, millions of demonstrators poured into streets of cities and towns across Egypt to protest the many shortcomings of the country’s first democratically elected government.
June 25, 2013 /
With a broken education system and unemployment at staggering levels, Egypt has a highly combustible pool of frustrated youth in danger of becoming a lost generation.
June 5, 2013 /
Nubian Egypt, which stretches about 200 miles from the Sudanese border north to the city of Aswan, still carries with it distinct customs and a language that is slowly becoming extinct.