The Origins and Results of the Bombardment of Alexandria

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After weeks of building tension marked by a threatening European naval presence in the waters just outside Alexandria and violent civilian riots, Britain brought an end to the Urabi Revolt. In the early morning, a fleet of British ironclad ships in the port of Alexandria started furiously unleashing their artillery on armed fortifications in the […]

The Plight of Syrian Refugees in Egypt

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  Whether as a final destination or as a means to continue on to Europe, Syrian refugees have been flowing into Egypt in great numbers since the start of their homeland’s civil war in 2011.  For the first two years of the crisis, most of these Syrians fared well in Egypt.  The Egyptian people were […]