Last week, 150 refugees were found dead on the shores of the Greek coast. As hundreds leave the coasts of Egypt daily, Valentina Primo delves into the story of a Syrian refugee to uncover what happens inside those boats, drifting in the Mediterranean, before they reach the European shore.
Stories of heroin addiction and its horrors are often told, but what is equally important is the other side of it: the success stories of those who recovered. We speak to seven addicts to uncover the tales of how they kicked the habit, and got clean and sober.
Nestled on a small Aswan island, Agilika Eco-Lodge employs an unusual and refreshing concept; you determine how much you will be paying for your stay. Ahmed Samy speaks to the man behind unique idea, Timur El-Hadidi, about its founding, his philosophy, and the challenges he's faced along the way.
Who are these Egyptian women who abandon tradition and move out, free from the patriarchal home-structure that's so embedded in our culture, and what can we learn from them? May Mansour interviews five ladies who live alone to find out more about one of our society's big taboos... more