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Mada Masr is an independent Egyptian online newspaper, founded in June 2013, with content in Arabic and English.

Egypt

The Pandemic Has Been Merciless On Refugees In Egypt

Life was difficult enough for refugees even before the coronavirus outbreak. But with the lockdow...

Egypt

Tingling And Numbness: What A Pandemic Does To Human Touch

A reflection from Egypt, where a culture of warmth and feeling is suddenly shut down.

Egypt

The Pandemic's Lose-Lose Impact On Egypt's Private Schools

Egyptian students won't attend in-person classes again until September. In the case of most priva...

Egypt

Exposed And Expendable: Tough Times For Egypt's Delivery Drivers

CAIRO — Like many other laborers, delivery workers are not able to practice social distancing during the novel coronavirus pandemic. At the same time, the service they provide helps protect ...

Mexico

Coronavirus — Global Brief: My Apartment Gets Smaller As The Virus Gets Closer

The insidious path of COVID-19 across the planet is a blunt reminder of how small the world has become. For the coming weeks, Worldcrunch will be delivering daily updates on this crisis from the ...

Italy

Coronavirus — Global Brief: Why Are So Many Doctors Dying?

For the coming weeks, Worldcrunch will be delivering daily updates on the coronavirus global pandemic. The insidious path of COVID-19 across the planet is a blunt reminder of how small the world ...

Syria

The Fall Of Idlib, No Safe Place Left In Syria

The camera pans across families waiting around with their luggage and children. Men stand with rifles slung over their shoulders, ready to board the evacuation buses north. Migrating birds ...

Egypt

Hosni Mubarak, From Egyptian Strongman To Arab Spring Target

Egypt's longest-serving president, ruling from 1981 until 2011, has died at the age of 91. From h...