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Dispatches From Cairo: Bragging About Gang Rape


AP/Khalil Hamra

He couldn’t have been more than 19. His clothes were cheap and his sparse yet unshaven facial hair was indistinguishable from the dirt on his cheeks. He was with another kid on the other side of a kiosk and couldn’t see that I was listening.

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Dispatches From Cairo: All Children Go to Heaven


AP/Hatem Moussa

“Is this the work of a God-fearing people?” screamed our neighborhood imam over the loudspeakers during Friday’s passionate sermon. The innate hostility in regard to Israel tilts toward hatred.

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Dispatches From Cairo: Morsi’s First 100 Days


AP/ David Karp

The new president has kept only five of his 64 promises. From his campaign slogan of “Freedom, bread and justice,” only bread has been delivered so far. Egyptians gather in Tahrir Square to express their frustration.

Posted on Oct 16, 2012 READ MORE
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Dispatches From Cairo: Brother, Can You Spare a Breeze?


AP/Enric Marti

Rolling blackouts turn up the heat and turn off the lights; on the political front, Morsi feels heat of a different sort.

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Dispatches From Cairo: Clinton’s Clumsy Visit


AP/Brendan Smialowski

The top U.S. diplomat wooed Egypt’s new government but wowed very few among a proud people determined to find their own way as a democracy.

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Dispatches From Cairo: New President, New Hope


AP/Fredrik Persson

As the days pass, Egyptians seem more and more relaxed, and there is an emerging hope that displays itself in voices less strident, faces less stressed, more smiling, despite the stifling heat. Perhaps the storms of the Arab Spring have finished and now will come the flowering.

Posted on Jun 28, 2012 READ MORE

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Dispatches From Cairo: Ms. Clinton, Kindly Butt Out


AP/Fredrik Persson

Egyptians, beset by a heat wave and overheated politics, resent American meddling in their contested presidential election.

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Lauren Unger-Geoffroy
Lauren Unger-Geoffroy

Lauren Unger-Geoffroy is an international artist who lives in Cairo. In addition to being a writer and contributor to Truthdig, she is a singer, composer, actress, producer and artist. Unger-Geoffory currently works as a casting agent for Global Authentic Casting and Training and is the founder and director of Cairo Acting Studios.

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