Aya Nader

An armed policeman secures the Coptic church that was bombed April 9 in Tanta, Egypt, April 10, 2017. (photo by REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany)

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Church bombings leave many Egyptians questioning Sisi's 'war on terror'

Monday, Apr. 10, 2017 | Aya Nader, Contributor

Despite failing to prevent terrorist attacks so far, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has made more promises to increase security in the wake of attacks on two Coptic churches on Palm Sunday.

Library projects in Egypt bring stories to life

Tuesday, Apr. 11, 2017 | Aya Nader, Contributor

Bookmobiles, book-exchange projects and even living "books" are serving Egyptians without access to libraries.

Colossus discovery highlights difficulties of preserving Egypt’s heritage

Thursday, Mar. 30, 2017 | Aya Nader, Contributor

Without the proper funds and equipment to excavate its archaeological discoveries, Egypt risks losing monumental finds to exploitation.

Breathing new life into Egypt's Nubian heritage

Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017 | Aya Nader, Contributor

The Egyptian government is working to direct Nubians' attention away from the controversial displacement issue, pouring investments into Nasr al-Nuba village.

Court sinks Egyptian-Saudi island deal

Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017 | Aya Nader, Contributor

A court ruling supposedly has ended Egypt’s attempt to hand over two strategic Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, but the government hasn’t necessarily given up.

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Aya Nader is an independent journalist based in Egypt, published in Open Democracy, The National and Daily News Egypt, among others. She is an MA candidate in International Relations at the American University in Cairo. On Twitter: @AyaNaderM

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