The Old Cataract Hotel has played grand host to the likes of Churchill, Mitterrand and Agatha Christie—but in the wake of Egypt’s revolution, it’s facing a slow death on the Nile.
Lauren E. Bohn is a 2010-2011 Fulbright fellow and multimedia journalist. She's a Pulitzer Center grantee and a 2012 Overseas Press Foundation fellow with the Associated Press in Jerusalem. She has reported from Egypt, Syria, Israel, the Palestinian Territories, Bahrain, Tunisia, Turkey, and the United Arab Emirates. You can follow her at @LaurenBohn.
Egyptian entrepreneurs are trying to propel the country forward despite its troubled economy.
As lawmakers attempt to reckon with the nation’s protracted political problems, the Egyptian education system is festering on the sidelines.
As the election nears and the acrimony mounts, Tahrir Square and the Arab Spring seem very far away, writes Lauren E. Bohn.