Author Archives: Expat Cairo

Mubarak’s trial postponed

The trial of former president Hosni Mubarak resumed in its sixth session on Sunday amid the presence of the defendants, to be postponed until 14 September. Mubarak is accused – alongside his two sons Gamal and Alaa, former minister of … read more

Egypt’s Christians Caught in Cross Fire

Drenched in sweat and covered in ash, 24-year-old Miriam Nagi has spent the past eight days mopping soot inside St. George’s Church.She’s cleaning up after a fire raged there last week, turning a once gleaming Egyptian spiritual center into a … read more

Egypt arrests former youth minister

The Egyptian authorities arrested Muslim Brotherhood leader and former Youth Minister Osama Yassin on Monday, reported the state-owned news agency. The security forces also arrested Mohamed Hafez, secretary of Brotherhood’s Khairat al-Shater. A security source confirmed that the arrests came … read more