Many of my family and friends look back on the region's cultural glory days of the 50s and 60s with longing—but that era also contained the seeds of terror, war, and sectarianism.
Saadawi is the author of 56 books and has been imprisoned for her writing, which condemns how women have and continue to be treated in the Middle East. We talked religion, capitalism, and the state of Egyptian politics.
From China to Saudi Arabia to the US, the UK's allies have engaged in some pretty shady behavior over the years.
The Conservatives have long been criticized for dragging their heels in the journalist's case.
He's got everything from Mr. T figurines to an actual mummified hand.
Fahmy is still facing a trial in Egypt but is preparing a civil lawsuit against his former employer.
Exploring why more and more porn studios have started to make films featuring the headscarf.
Toboni headed to Egypt to investigate the recent plundering of ancient Egyptian artifacts and their sale on the black market.
This week we head to Egypt to investigate the looting of priceless antiquities and then travel to China, where millionaires pay big bucks to bring white guys to their parties.
The Magnum photographer got to know the small towns of Russia and the United States—one stranger's couch at a time.
We talked to two photographers from the Rawiya collective about Western misconceptions and the challenges of working as a female photographer in Egypt and elsewhere.
In a country with stringent gender norms, women are discouraged from playing sports and even Olympic-level female athletes are expected to retire when they become mothers.
According to Fahmy's Canadian lawyer, "Canada has imposed a condition that the Egyptian authorities themselves haven't imposed."
They want it to house five million people, have a green space twice the size of Central Park, an amusement park four times the size of Disneyland, and an airport as big as Heathrow. Oh, and they'd like it to be finished in seven years, please.
How do people—especially women—learn about sex in a country where sex is taboo?
When I revealed my diagnosis to my mother, she told me to go to Cairo, convinced that I'd be healed there.
Photographer Jade Cantwell traveled through Syria, Lebanon, Israel, and Egypt in the months before the Arab Spring. Several years later, her photos are reminders of the lives behind the news reports.
His family says Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper "failed us miserably" as Fahmy's imprisonment in Egypt drags on.
The 32-year-old Egyptian artist's first New York solo show takes on police brutality and the crimes committed by the American government.
A Canadian journalist imprisoned in Egypt has called out the Canadian Prime Minister after a visit by Foreign Minister John Baird failed to end his more than year-long nightmare.
Ottawa is exporting less military aid overall but upping shipments to India, Egypt, and Tunisia, as well as other non-NATO allies with questionable moral records.
The government is cracking down on fans in what many believe is a campaign of revenge led by the state security forces that dominated Egypt before the revolution.
In Egypt the school year began with a wave of arrests, violent protests, and clashes between young people and police that left one demonstrater dead from a head wound.
Born from working-class Egyptian DJs, electro chaabi—a combination of electronic beats, traditional chaabi music, and revolutionary undertones—blows most new music out of the water.