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.
Feds Accused of Profiling Muslim Americans in Pre-Election Terrorism Probe
Muslims from eight states said they were interviewed by the FBI about possible connections to al Qaeda in response to unconfirmed terror threats in the lead-up to Election Day.
Despite High Meat Prices, Cairo's Streets Still Run Red on Eid
During Eid al-Adha, freelance butchers spring up on every street and slit the throats of cows, goats, and sheep with production-line efficiency. But this year the butchers are also figures of resentment among Egyptians, thanks to sky-high meat prices.
Drinking Alcohol Is Always an Open Secret in Egypt
Egypt has been brewing beer for 3,000 years, but the highly religious country still has an under-the-table relationship with alcohol. Even some members of the Muslim Brotherhood buy booze on the down-low.