Menna A. Farouk

A view of Gebel Elba, Egypt's largest nature reserve, Egypt. Posted Feb. 3, 2013. (photo by Facebook/Egyptdaysvisit)

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Egypt launches initiative to save nature reserves

Monday, Jun. 19, 2017 | Menna A. Farouk, Contributor

An Egyptian NGO is set to take the lead in protecting the country's nature reserves and failing tourism industry.

Chinatown thrives in heart of Cairo

Thursday, Jun. 15, 2017 | Menna A. Farouk, Contributor

A Chinese district close to Al-Azhar University reflects the growth in Egypt's Chinese community over the past 10 to 15 years.

Egypt takes fight against illegal migration to the airwaves

Sunday, Jun. 11, 2017 | Menna A. Farouk, Contributor

In its latest effort to stem the flow of illegally emigrating young people, the Egyptian government is airing educational ads and programs on the radio.

Egypt launches initiative to keep farmers from bailing on their land

Friday, Jun. 2, 2017 | Menna A. Farouk, Contributor

Many of Egypt's farmers are abandoning agriculture and moving to the cities to find employment, but an initiative by the Union of Producers and Exporters of Horticultural Crops is trying to encourage farmers to stay put.

Egypt may impose hefty fines on tourist harassers

Monday, May. 22, 2017 | Menna A. Farouk, Contributor

A draft law that would impose fines on vendors who harass tourists in Egypt also hopes to curtail the sexual harassment of visitors to the country.

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Menna A. Farouk

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Menna A. Farouk is an Egyptian journalist who has been writing about social, political and cultural issues in Egypt since 2013. She is an editor at The Egyptian Gazette newspaper. Farouk has covered stories about the unrest that followed the January 2011 revolution, press freedom, immigration and religious reforms. On Twitter: @MennaFarouk91

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