Category Archives: Short Story

Astronaut’s Daughter  

(Chapters 1&2 of 10 ) (1) The emerald green of Kelly’s eyes was so intoxicating that it threatened to reduce the rest of her face to an afterthought. Luckily, for the civilized world and beyond, the rest of her measured … Continue reading

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الحوريه و الدخان

كان صاحبنا، منذ الطفولة، مفكر بطبيعته، عاطفي و عطّاء و حسّاس لدرجة مؤلمة. كان شيء ما بداخله يحرك مشاعر المودة في الأخرين و لكن لعنه القدر برؤية واضحة للأمور منذ السنين الأولي للمراهقة. فهم مبكراً المعني الحقيقي للمقوله الشكسبيرية الشهيرة … Continue reading

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Souls Lost. Souls remembered

The idea forced its way to the surface: whether one person reads this, or 1 million, the soul I mourn must be remembered. Regardless of your beliefs two facts are universal: we are born and at some point in our … Continue reading

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Traffic Tickets and Revolutions

His name was Hani. A young man, MBA holder, and in a nation like Egypt which often makes little sense, he was driving a group of us in a minibus to the cooler environs of Alexanderia. With the serenity of … Continue reading

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Premeditated Murder at Rabaa

I can hear the bullets. The screams pierce my ear drums. The cries will haunt my nightmares tonight. The Human Rights Watch report outlining the systematic murder of Egyptians at Rabaa outlines the biggest national shame in modern Egyptian history-nothing … Continue reading

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Rabaa: HRW , What are you hiding Sisi ?

When I was a young boy my mother taught me, early on, that those who tell the truth have nothing to fear. I strongly suspect strongman Sisi was taught the same by his mother. It is apparant that he hasnt … Continue reading

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Rabaa: The Egyptian Bloodbath

360 days ago Abdel Fatah el Sisi became the biggest killer in modern Egyptian history. Hate him or love him but numbers dont lie. Even as an Egyptian and as a journo who found Muslim Brotherhood rule distastful that day … Continue reading

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