The war for Libya is not what it seems

by Rashmee

Posted on July 15, 2020 / The Focus


The war for Libya is getting hot again. The country’s eastern-based parliament has said it …

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Shed a tear or two for the funny business underway in El Sisi’s Egypt

by Rashmee

Posted on February 16, 2019


It’s funny (in a profoundly sad way) how little the world is talking about the …

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Will New New Cairo be a case of Pharaonic overreach by Mr El Sisi?

by Rashmee

Posted on August 11, 2015


Those who’ve been to Old Cairo and New Cairo know the gargantuan problems that might …

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Hype or not, El Sisi’s Egypt has a problem with do-nothing govt officials

by Rashmee

Posted on August 10, 2015


Never mind the hype, Egypt has a decided problem with its do-little, progress-nothing, take-a-lot bureaucratic …

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Egypt’s all-night Tahrir Sq party: Right now, it’s all about highs, not headaches

by Rashmee

Posted on August 9, 2015


We zipped through Tahrir Square at 5 o’clock on Friday morning (August 7) on our …

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK