"The problem of disconnecting communications is what bothers me most: my studies rely heavily on the Internet, and for security reasons, communication networks and the Internet are cut off during military operations," says Rokaya, 21, a student at the university's media college. Or as a result of the damage to its infrastructure as a result of the terrorist bombings, which doubles the concern of my family at a time until the networks return to be able to reassure me. "We are relying on letters sent to reassure our families, and there are students who ask taxi drivers going out of Sinai to contact their families to reassure them as soon as they are out of the cut-off zone." "I mean if I have a need, my parents can know it after two days."
We have turned to our families before going to the university as if they were soldiers on their way to a battlefield. It does not end up returning us to our homes in peace; the nightmares haunt us
The difficulty of disbursing remittances is of importance to the Kuwaiti expatriate student, but it is not his biggest concern, but to maintaining his security and personal safety in a city that is living under a renewed decision to ban roaming, so he eases his exit to the street. Student accommodation is attached to the university, or goes out to nearby places and early in the day. Faced with the boredom of this and the constant state of tension he is experiencing, Gamaluddin himself owes himself to the fact that he is about to receive his university degree in an exceptional circumstance like that of Sinai now, in a practical and humanitarian experience that he sees as the most important in his life. On all odds, Jamal al-Din appreciates the experience of being close to his Egyptian colleagues who spare no effort to provide him with protection, even with advice, as well as their attempts to help him entertain himself and spend time during the hours of siege.
For security reasons, I can not go home every day, so I have to stay in the university town, although it usually takes only 30 minutes