For young people wanting to have romantic relationships without going against their religion, temporary marriages offer a solution.
Sudanese and Egyptian Nubians share similar traditions, customs and races, making their bi-cultural marriages easier than others.
A young woman fled the Bosnian war in 1992 and moved to Egypt. Marriage, two children and years later she does not regret moving to a place where she still has not mastered the language.
How a persistent Indonesian man finally managed to gain the acceptance of the family of his Egyptian bride.
As an Italian, she needed money. As an Egyptian, he needed citizenship. What started as a deal turned into a marriage with children and a life on two continents.
Fleeing the war in Syria means adapting to different marital customs in order to secure an Egyptian partner.
Young people hoping to marry a foreigner, often meet societal resistance for straying from their religious, racial, or ethnic communities.
In Tunisia, residents protest phosphate pollution, while in Egypt, scientists scramble to find alternative crops that require less water. Across the region, challenges loom over this precious resource.
Despite a flurry of criticism leveled at Morsi for failing to prevent initial construction on Ethiopia’s Renaissance Dam, the Egyptian media seem to have forgotten the qualms with their own politicians and their neighbors’ over River Nile quotas.
Within five years, the Red Sea Governorate will depend entirely on desalinated sea water. Will other governorates follow suit?