In a city where they didn’t see but themselves, They fought for equality, only, when asked to pay taxes for having white wives.
If one had been following the scene in Egypt since the commencement of the revolution, one would have read a lot about Khalid Saied; the young Alexandrian man who was brutally beaten to death by police informants in 2010, an incident that sparked the youth across the nation to take it to the streets and […]
Few days ago it hit me why I have been acting this way lately, for few months and regardless of all the really good things that have been happening to me, I have been feeling numb towards life, I am never really sad or really happy, all sorts of emotions have been downgraded tremendously, first was […]
The floor, I Sit on the floor of what used to be our playground, having a bottle of what used to be our companion and the witness of our times; the good and the bad, dimming the light as you liked it, dimming the light as I loathed it, the light as we perceived it. […]
As published in “Your Middle East.com” Will the children who woke up one day to find their own army attacking their home ever be able to forgive a regime that terrorized them, asks Egyptian writer Zeyad Salem. Qorsaya Island, located near the west bank of the Nile around 10 kilometers from central Cairo, is a […]
Waking up this morning felt as weird as sleeping for a total of nine hours without nightmares or the constant beeping of his phone announcing someone who got arrested, tortured, raped or even killed and for once he felt this lightness of soul that he hadn’t experienced in at least two years. He put on his cloths, […]
Shadows intersecting buildings, buildings intersecting space, space converging an existence that redefines nothingness. smoke of an ailing cigarette in the luscious lips of an eighteen years old looking above, blaming him for not listening. A tear splitting into infinite droplets of sorrow and the clicking of a glass interrupting a laughter from a far.
I’ve always had this weird relationship with Adele songs, I listen to them, I find them bland and monotonous then they got stuck in my head for days and sometimes weeks until I finally realize how brilliant they are and start listening to them every single day, admiring the geniality of the lyrics, it all […]
I wonder if this is how he felt before the six days of creation, if HIM also was laying on his bed, looking through different media of creativity in hopes to get moved by them all or one of them, or may be just to justify his urge to create and what justification to creativity […]
January 19th, 2013 Mahmoud is nine years old and he is a Korasaya resident. , The army attacked their land, shoot at them, killed one and arrested around 24 of Mahmoud’s people who are facing now a military trial for defending their own land. The Egyptian army wants to strip the Korasaya people off their […]