Author Archives: Expat Cairo

US embassy to reopen in Cairo

After having been intermittently closed over the past two weeks against the backdrop of growing political unrest in Egypt, the US embassy in Cairo will reopen Monday.   The embassy announced the resumption of routine US citizen services on its … read more

In Egypt’s Sinai, militants intensify attacks

Military attack helicopters rattle over the impoverished desert towns of northern Sinai and the sound of gunfire erupts nightly, raising fears among residents of a looming confrontation between Egypt’s military and Islamic militants who have intensified attacks since the ouster … read more