With Few Healthy Options, Egyptians Often Turn to Fast Food
Egypt has the highest rate of adult obesity in the world, and on-demand delivery by both Western fast food chains and local alternatives is only adding to the epidemic.
Delivering Bread in Cairo Is a Balance of Life and Death
The handmade bread known as aish baladi is Egyptian staple. In Cairo, its ubiquity is made possible by the network of agalati—bread carriers—who risk their safety to deliver bread to restaurants, ful carts, and street stands.
The Canadian Government Won't Help Journalist Mohamed Fahmy Get Out of Egyptian Jail
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.