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CAIRO – Lee’s Palace, Toronto – February 20th, 2015

Review and Photo By Pia Cabrera

Friday the 20th of February at Lee’s Palace was a night of incredible loud music! I had the privilege of attending the CD Release Party for… 243 more words


19 people injured after massive fire breaks out at Cairo convention centre

CAIRO – A massive fire broke out at Cairo’s main convention centre on Wednesday, injuring 19 people, Egyptian officials said.

The fire, which was extinguished, appeared to have started by accident, security officials said. 129 more words


Teaching in Egypt: Our 9-5...err, 6-6

We work for the American International School of Egypt. That’s right, I said we. Becca started working there back in October after she long-term subbed at another local school. 710 more words


Cairo’s Metropolitan Landscape: Segregation Extreme

The following is an excerpt from Abdelbaseer Mohamed’s “Cairo’s Metropolitan Landscape: Segregation Extreme” article. Follow the link below the text for the full article.

The urban growth patterns of the Cairo metropolitan area reveal a fragmented city of heterogeneous parts. 377 more words


Bomb Blast in Downtown Cairo Kills 1, Wounds 10 People

(CAIRO) — A midday bomb blast in a boulevard in downtown Cairo killed one person and wounded 10 on Monday, the health ministry said. Shortly afterward, a little-known group claimed responsibility for the attack. 321 more words

How Islamic is Islamic State group? Not very, experts say

CAIRO — Three British schoolgirls believed to have gone to Syria to become “jihadi” brides. Three young men charged in New York with plotting to join the Islamic State group and carry out attacks on American soil. 1,411 more words


Misguided U.S. foreign policy fueled terrorism

They were young and largely impoverished. To find work, they had migrated from their native Egypt to a mid-coastal city in Libya, an unstable country that in recent years has become extremely attractive to agents of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, more commonly known as ISIS or ISIL, a group of murderers masquerading as Muslims. 873 more words