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A Squash Mystery in Egypt: Is There Something in the Nile?

A Squash Mystery in Egypt: Is There Something in the Nile?

As the women’s world championships unfolded next to the Great Pyramid of Giza, it was time to figure out how one country came to dominate squash.
A Squash Mystery in Egypt: Is There Something in the Nile?

A Squash Mystery in Egypt: Is There Something in the Nile?

As the women’s world championships unfolded next to the Great Pyramid of Giza, it was time to figure out how one country came to dominate squash.
Egypt’s Harsh Crackdown Quashes Protest Movement

Egypt’s Harsh Crackdown Quashes Protest Movement

One of the largest waves of arrests in decades has overcrowded Egyptian jails and put President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi back in control. For now.
Egypt’s Harsh Crackdown Quashes Protest Movement

Egypt’s Harsh Crackdown Quashes Protest Movement

One of the largest waves of arrests in decades has overcrowded Egyptian jails and put President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi back in control. For now.
In Egypt, Scattered Protests Break Out for Second Week

In Egypt, Scattered Protests Break Out for Second Week

Given the risks of dissent in Egypt, where President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has jailed thousands, the protests represent a stunning challenge to his authority.
In Egypt, Scattered Protests Break Out for Second Week

In Egypt, Scattered Protests Break Out for Second Week

The protests against President el-Sisi’s authoritarian rule were smaller than last week’s, but given the risks of dissent in Egypt, they still represented a stunning challenge to his authority.
Security Tightens Over Protests in Egypt

Security Tightens Over Protests in Egypt

Several small anti-government protests broke out in Egypt, despite a pre-emptive crackdown in which nearly 2,000 Egyptians were arrested.
Egypt on Edge as Security Tightens Over Protests

Egypt on Edge as Security Tightens Over Protests

Several small anti-government protests broke out in Egypt, despite a pre-emptive crackdown in which nearly 2,000 Egyptians were arrested.
The Story Behind the Times Correspondent Who Faced Arrest in Cairo

The Story Behind the Times Correspondent Who Faced Arrest in Cairo

Times journalists have long relied on the U.S. government to intervene when danger arises abroad. That may no longer be the case.
Rare Protests Against Egypt’s Leader Erupt in Cairo and Elsewhere

Rare Protests Against Egypt’s Leader Erupt in Cairo and Elsewhere

Hundreds of young people, responding to online calls for demonstrations against President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, chanted “Down with Sisi” and “Leave now.”
Rare Protests Against Egypt’s Leader Erupt in Cairo and Elsewhere

Rare Protests Against Egypt’s Leader Erupt in Cairo and Elsewhere

Hundreds of young people, responding to online calls for demonstrations against President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, chanted “Down with Sisi” and “Leave now.”

Blackface, Staple of Arab Comedy, Faces Surge of Criticism

The racist comedy trope, unacceptable in the West, is alive and well in mainstream Arab media.

Blackface, Staple of Arab Comedy, Faces Surge of Criticism

The racist comedy trope, unacceptable in the West, is alive and well in mainstream Arab media.
Egypt Ties Deadly Car Explosion to Terrorism

Egypt Ties Deadly Car Explosion to Terrorism

A vehicle packed with explosives that was driven against traffic in Cairo crashed into three cars and exploded, killing at least 20 people.
British Airways Resumes Cairo Flights After Security Review

British Airways Resumes Cairo Flights After Security Review

The airline suspended travel to the Egyptian capital six days ago, after the British government warned of a heightened risk of terrorist attacks.
British Airways Resumes Cairo Flights After Security Review

British Airways Resumes Cairo Flights After Security Review

The airline suspended travel to the Egyptian capital six days ago, after the British government warned of a heightened risk of terrorist attacks.
British Airways Suspends Flights to Cairo, Citing Security Risks

British Airways Suspends Flights to Cairo, Citing Security Risks

The suspensions came a day after the British government warned of “a heightened risk of terrorism against aviation.”
British Airways Suspends Flights to Cairo, Citing Security Risks

British Airways Suspends Flights to Cairo, Citing Security Risks

The suspensions came a day after the British government warned of “a heightened risk of terrorism against aviation.”
British Airways Suspends Flights to Cairo, Citing Security Risks

British Airways Suspends Flights to Cairo, Citing Security Risks

The suspensions came a day after the British government warned of “a heightened risk of terrorism against aviation.”
Can an Outsider Tell the Story of Post-Revolution Egypt?

Can an Outsider Tell the Story of Post-Revolution Egypt?

In “The Buried” Peter Hessler, the New Yorker writer, weaves together stories from his experience of living in Cairo for the past five years.