The Epic Adventure of Three Ancient Egyptian Obelisks
Did Egypt Secret Agents Really Kill Cambridge Student?
An Italian doctoral student was found dead near Cairo and several agents have been named as prime suspects. Investigators want to know if his Cambridge adviser may have set him up.
Will There Be a Second Arab Spring?
The Middle East’s youthquake could still have its revolution.
The Best Ancient Christian Sites in Egypt
If you’re a Christian, or just need a break from the hieroglyphics, there’s plenty of biblical history etched into the land of the Pharaohs.
BRICK BY BRICK
The Secret Lives of Cairo’s Embassies
The city’s embassies have come to form a kind of timeline in bricks and mortar for ‘who’s hot’ and ‘who’s not’ in the Arab World.
GROPED AND GRABBED
Sexually Harassed—and Cruelly Arrested—in Egypt
President al-Sisi’s security forces may have wanted to send a message to Fathy’s husband to stop investigating the death of an Italian researcher.
Georges Azzi: My Fight for LGBT Rights in the Middle East
The executive director of the Arab Foundation for Freedoms and Equality reveals how to campaign for LGBT equality in some of the most hostile countries in the world.
Raiders of the Lost Art
ISIS Threatened Ancient Art. 3-D Printing Will Save It.
Wars, tourism, and terrorists have threatened delicate artifacts of the past, but 3-D printing will safeguard it.