Tag Egypt


Pray for Blue Nile Refugees

Fatima rushed inside her small mud hut and hurriedly packed a few belongings. Rumours of conflict nearby had the whole refugee camp in a panic, and she was ready to grab her children and flee. Her family is no stranger…

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Pray for Cairo, Egypt

Cairo is one of the fastest growing cities in the world. With a population of around 20 million, it is the largest city in Africa, and about the 6th largest city on the planet. 90{1ef34f8f1cacfdc6c19f5319e487deec2393c82eacea09a13da7feed1a24e305} of the city…

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The Muslim Brotherhood

The Muslim Brotherhood is considered one of the oldest and most influential modern Islamic movements. Founded in 1928 by an Egyptian schoolteacher, the group sees Islam as a means for personal and social improvement and is widely…

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Nubians of Egypt and Sudan

Abu Ali grew up as a traditional Muslim in a Nubian village south of Aswan, Egypt. As he got older, he began to explore Sufiism – a mystical form of Islam in which Muslims pursue deeper understanding…

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Cairo & Arab Films

Day 9 – Cairo and the Arab Film Industry Cairo, the capital of Egypt, is home to a booming film and television industry, earning it the nickname, “The Hollywood of the Arab World.” This is an aspect…

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