A Nation ReinventedOn January 8, 2020 by Mona Abouissa
An essay about the search for identity that starts at the Suez Canal. From myth to reality, how the Canal played a role in Egypt’s mutation from 19th century orientalism to today’s neo-nationalism.
Men of FaithOn January 16, 2017 by Mona Abouissa
Exploring the thread linking men rooted in religion, political ideology and the military, done in an experimental format.
Between Landmines and ApplesOn January 7, 2009 by Mona Abouissa
The strongest coffee and an ongoing cold war keeps the Golan Druze in a perpetual state of hope and despair.
The Memoirs of a PrisonerOn January 3, 2009 by Mona Abouissa
“Prison was a school of life,” says Bisher, 44, who spent more than half of his life in Israeli prisons. Above him is a photo of him with his brother, smiling, with a background of waterfall wallpaper taken by an Israeli prison photographer.
In a Transit CountryOn January 2, 2009 by Mona Abouissa
An investigation into the Iraqi refugee community in Cairo, never able to trust Egypt or return home, stuck in transit at the mercy of NGOs.