Tag: Egypt

What’s love got to do with it?

By Osama Diab For Egyptian marriage offices, the search for profit has replaced the search for a perfect union. June 2009 It was a story of would-be love gone horribly wrong. Alaa El Din Mahmoud went to Al-Alamiya marriage office…

Tainted honour

By Khaled Diab The taboo surrounding the cruel murder of family members in the name of honour is slowly being broken. May 2009 Though relatively rare, killing a family member in the name of honour should be a cause for…