George Mikhail


A view of the High Court of Justice in Cairo, Egypt, Jan. 21, 2016. (photo by REUTERS/Staff)

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65 years later, fight to get female judges on Egypt's State Council continues

Thursday, Mar. 23, 2017 | George Mikhail, Contributor

For decades, Egyptian women have been banned from serving as judges on the country's State Council, but a recent parliamentary initiative gives them a glimmer of hope.

Can American PR companies improve Egypt's image in US?

Thursday, Mar. 30, 2017 | George Mikhail, Contributor

Egypt's intelligence agency has contracted with US public relations and lobbying firms to improve the Egyptian government's image in the United States, but will simple window dressing be enough?

The chick flick that's shaken up Egypt

Wednesday, Mar. 8, 2017 | George Mikhail, Contributor

A film about a woman in search of a sperm donor has shocked Egyptian society.

Egypt's underwater antiquities travel the world

Friday, Mar. 3, 2017 | George Mikhail, Contributor

Egyptian antiquities discovered in the now sunken city of Heracleion and nearby towns are being displayed in exhibits worldwide in a bid to revive Egypt's declining tourism sector.

Pint-sized tour guides take lead in Egyptian museums

Monday, Feb. 20, 2017 | George Mikhail, Contributor

Egypt's new Young Guide program educates and trains children to guide tours at several archaeological locations, leaving them with an enhanced sense of respect, appreciation and responsibility for their nation's treasures.

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George Mikhail is a freelance journalist who specializes in minority and political issues. He graduated from Cairo University in 2009 and has worked for a number of Egyptian newspapers.

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