Society
City Club: Investing in provincial middle-class dreams
Mohamed Ramadan | The main driver of increasingly distinct class enclaves in Egypt has been expanding privatization
The pandemic and the search for medical care while pregnant
Azza Moghazy | Hospitals, once the safest place to give birth, have become highly dangerous
Video | The sky’s the limit
Roger Anis | "Better to stay at home and fly a kite, than go outside and risk your health and might."
Video | From Kafr al-Sheikh to London in 4 seconds
Ahmed Moghazy | As he gains command of his senses, he realizes that he’s in London under full lockdown.
Refugees in Egypt: ‘Hunger at home, coronavirus on the streets’
Hadeer El-Mahdawy | Most refugees have seen their substandard health and economic conditions turn into a crisis
Losing touch
Osman El Sharnoubi | Now, I sense danger in everything I touch, and I am strangely, excessively aware of my hands
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Paramedics on the frontline
Mohamed Ashraf Abu Emaira | The hours are grueling, and they often go with little sleep on long drives to and from hospitals.
Mental health and coronavirus: Negotiating isolation and fear
Mostafa Mohie | “The second wave of coronavirus casualties will be primarily psychological."
 
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