Egypt Independent

Joanna Mikhail
Joanna Mikhail 0 | Articles

With forensic report inconclusive, accusations fly over journalist's death

It has been more three months since Al-Fagr journalist Al-Husseini Abu Deif was shot and killed in clashes between the...

Joanna Mikhail Joanna Mikhail 7 years ago

Stores dress up for Ramadan

"When people are fasting, they feel like they want to eat the whole world,” says Ayman al-Gameel, who owns a...

Joanna Mikhail Joanna Mikhail 7 years ago

Sinai nights: Nuweiba’s nightlife has a do-it-yourself magic

Between the time when the sun disappears behind the mountain ranges to the west and reappears over the sea’s horizon...

Joanna Mikhail Joanna Mikhail 7 years ago

The camel diaries

The day begins before dawn for most camels. In fact, many of them barely sleep. The journey from Daraw camel...

Joanna Mikhail Joanna Mikhail 7 years ago

Cogs in the wheel: A day in the life a taxi driver

Egypt is a massive living organism — a web of ticking clocks, each set to a slightly different millisecond. With...

Joanna Mikhail Joanna Mikhail 7 years ago

Castle Zaman

On the winding coastal road between Taba and Nuweiba something unusual will meet your eye as you scan the landscape....

Joanna Mikhail Joanna Mikhail 7 years ago

Zooba: More koshary in Zamalek

Twinkling brightly on the bustling 26th of July thoroughfare in Zamalek is a new restaurant called Zooba. Zooba is a...

Joanna Mikhail Joanna Mikhail 7 years ago

The fragrances of Arabian Nights: Perfume shopping in Khan al-Khalili

Mamdouh pours his perfume with worshipful concentration. “In the name of God, the most gracious and merciful.” The translucent white...

Joanna Mikhail Joanna Mikhail 8 years ago