Cairo

A bitter-sweet glimpse into what Jerusalem might have been

Sarah Irving
25 February 2014

Wasif Jawhariyyeh’s memoirs indicate that Jews, Muslims and Christians enjoyed good relations before Israel was established.

30 percent of vital medicines "at zero supply" in Gaza, says released doctor Tarek Loubani

Dr. Tarek Loubani, who was imprisoned in Cairo for two months, describes providing medical care to fellow detainees and the state of Gaza’s medical infrastructure under Israel’s siege.

Freed filmmaker John Greyson: Canada must address responsibility in Egypt

Greyson speaks out about his ordeal in Cairo’s Tora prison, his work focusing on queer issues in Palestine and why he wants to return to Egypt.

Gaza's only exit to outside world is closed — again

Why do we have to suffer for what is happening in neighboring countries?

Why won't Egypt let me go home to Gaza?

Belal Dabour
Amman
15 July 2013

Airlines threatened with fines if they fly Palestinians to Cairo.

Palestinians shouldn't be covered in "blanket of sadness," says poet

Sarah Irving
27 February 2013

Protest and poetry are “inseparable twins,” according to a new Al Jazeera documentary series.

Child survivor of Gaza massacre denied medical treatment by Israel

Rami Almeghari
Gaza City
4 February 2013

Amal Samouni lost both her father and brother when Israel bombed their neighborhood in 2009.

Rafah crossing with Egypt still a prison gate for many Palestinians in Gaza

Rami Almeghari
Gaza Strip
7 December 2012

While attempting to reach Egypt with his wife’s medical records, EI’s Rami Almeghari found the way barred.

From Ramallah to Gaza: Two countries, two continents and finally there

For the first time since September 2005, I finally made it into Gaza by crossing two countries and two continents. For my week long stay, I’ll be keeping a diary recording my experiences upon reuniting with family, meeting new friends, and hearing the stories of other people.

Stuck in limbo between Egypt and Gaza

Rami Almeghari
Gaza Strip
6 September 2012
The Electronic Intifada contributor Rami Almeghari on playing the Palestinian waiting game in Cairo.

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