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Inside a Prison Cell with Sheikh Ahmed Ashoush

by Shadi Hamid What does it look like to come of age in the Muslim Brotherhood, to find yourself skipping classes and revolting against the state? In an organization that prioritized the principle of “listening and obeying,” how did Muslim

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Inside Egypt’s Rock-Cut Tomb Chapels

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by John Romer For the majority of Westerners, the grand tour of Egypt had started in the 1870s when Thomas Cook & Sons obtained a concession from the Khedive Ismail to run Nile steamboats and dahabiyyas – luxurious sailing boats – from

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