Tag Archives: Egypt

Egyptian Leadership Welcomes Trump Election

By Rana Shenawi Egyptians received news of Donald Trump’s victory on Nov. 9 with mixed reactions, ranging from celebration to disappointment to outrage. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and his supporters welcomed the news of Trump becoming the 45th president of the … Continue reading

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Egyptian MP Wants Women Students to Prove Virginity

By Rana Shenawi An Egyptian lawmaker, Elhamy Agina, called this past month for mandatory virginity tests for women before they could be admitted to a university in Egypt. According to Egyptian Streets, Agina said in an interview that female college … Continue reading

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Veiled TV Presenter and the Power Puzzle in Egypt

by Nagwa Abdallah Fatma Nabil, who wears a headscarf (hijab) while reading the news on Egyptian state television, has been covered intensely not only in the Egyptian media but also in regional and international media. Most headlines were similar to … Continue reading

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Egypt’s State-Sponsored Xenophobia

by Becky Mezzanotte If the Egyptian government was trying to create an image nightmare for itself, it is well on its way to doing a really wonderful job of it. Starting last week, I started to notice my friends who … Continue reading

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Can Journalism Education Teach Journalism Culture?

(Editor’s Note: Some students in the International Media program at American University are now researching their final capstone projects. These projects will take the form of either scholarly papers, or professional and creative projects. We are posting proposals and updates … Continue reading

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