Mariya Petkova

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The Turkish example: A dazzling success or a pitfall?

  Last week Recep Erdogan showed up at the right place at the right time, just as always in his political career. As the Israeli Embassy fiasco unrolled preceded and followed by threats from the government and ruling military council to suppress protests and the press, Egyptians hungered for the charisma of a popular freedom …

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A single woman in Cairo: The new challenge

CAIRO: “People don’t consider that you are a human being, says 31-year-old Layla, beginning her ordeal of being a single female professional living on her own in Cairo. Since she graduated from the Faculty of Arts, she has been working in the development sector, commuting everyday from a small town close to Cairo. “This is …

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