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.

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.

Egyptian film battles IS with comedy

Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017 | George Mikhail, Contributor

Egyptians are turning out in droves to see a new Egyptian movie satirizing the Islamic State, which aims to target the terrorist group and extremism from a different perspective.

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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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