Tag: Egypt

Ragia and Amany spend up to 8 hours daily on their feet putting the paper together. They are both 31 years old and have been working in papyrus production ever since they married into the family 16 years ago.

Preserving Egypt’s Heritage: The Enduring Skills of Papyrus Making in the Villages of Qaramous

“My wounds are rotting, while nobody from the Yemeni officials answers my calls,” says Khatab Al-Ruaiani, 28, a soldier wounded twice at the battlefield in Taiz, in his back and thigh. “I joined the army because I wanted to serve my country and I never imagined that my country would forget me like this.”

Alone and Forgotten: Injured Yemeni Soldiers Persist in Egypt

The past year has been agony for a group of war-wounded Yemeni soldiers. As part of national medical and financial assistance to wounded soldiers, many were flown out…

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Women Propping up Egypt’s Agricultural Sector

A regular day for the working women of Ezbet Boghdady in Egypt’s Sharqeya governorate starts at sunrise. They wake early to go to the fields, tending to crops…

Photo Essay: Egypt’s Coptic Christians Mourn After Blast