Fatemah Farag's Articles

The Museum of Civilization and the Grand Egyptian Museum are valuable additions, but what happens to the old institutions as we enthusiastically herald in the new?

This year, trees have been brought down and much green space was lost, however, Egypt remains in possession of a great history of plants — reminders that our identity is one of green, water, and beauty

As Egyptians celebrate the holy month of Ramadan, our traditions of hymnody captivate the heart and speak the secrets of love and the creator

The percentage of girls aged 15 to 17, who have had the procedure, has dropped from 74 percent in 2008 to 61 percent in 2014, and the government is targeting to bring the number down by another 15 percent

Across the country, instances of urban heritage plunder are being reported at alarming rates. A myriad of complex factors seem to conspire to bring down what is left of our cities as we know them

The history of the women’s movement in Egypt goes back to at least the late 1800s, yet that legacy struggles to propel us forward as evidenced by the latest debate on the proposed new personal status law

The intertwined histories of an antiquities-registered palace and an artistic community with roots that go as far back as 1936 are the source of heated debate

Does the narrative of Western media coverage of Egypt contribute to the sense that the country is being maligned intentionally? Politics aside, the answer also lies in the way foreign coverage comes to being

Journalism in its most pure form speaks truth to power. But should the price be a journalist’s life?

Again, Egyptians have proven to Western pundits that their readymade theories and conclusions are void. Will the latter listen and learn this time?

Although 'local journalists' in Egypt often risk life and limb to cover events, they seldom enjoy the institutional protections afforded their mainstream counterparts