History, Middle East, Egypt
History of the Coptic Orthodox People and the Church of Egypt
by Robert Morgan
Egypt was trampled by almost every great power in the world. Greeks, Romans, Arabs, Persians, Turks, French, and English. Each came with their own agenda, greed and avarice. looting and pillaging the riches of Egypt, In many instances the proud ...
A Bar on Adly Street
An Egyptian Memoir by Medhat M Ghabrial
It's 1971. Egypt is still reeling from the sudden death of its “benevolent” tyrant Nasser and teeters on the precipice of Sadat’s era of unrelenting Islamization. Ghabrial is an engineering graduate student and a TA, moonlighting in an office that ...
To Abu Simbel and Back
Cruising on the Nile and Discovering Ancient Egypt by Otto Schmalz
In November 2001, mere months after the deadly attacks in New York on 9/11, Otto Schmalz and his wife embarked on a journey to Egypt. With security being more stringent and fewer travellers venturing outside of their homelands, tourism in Egypt was ...
The first two years of Egypt’s Revolution 2011-2013 by Azza Radwan Sedky
Three 20th century Egyptian leaders—Nasser, Sadat, and Mubarak—shaped today’s Egypt, but their regimes left much to be desired politically, socially, and economically. In 2011, the January 25 Revolution promised a better future calling for “Bread, ...