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The ancient tradition of Cairo’s bath houses

By Abdel-Rahman Sherief Bath houses have been part of Cairo’s heritage since medieval times. The bath houses, or Hammam as they are called in Arabic, were first founded by the Fatimid caliph Al-‘Aziz Bellah. The bath houses of Cairo, built to be Egypt’s capital by his father, the Fatimid Caliph Al- Moez, used to be …

Daily News Egypt

Autopsy report says Boulaq victim suffered internal bleeding, broken bones

By Mai Shams El-Din CAIRO: Internal bleeding and broken bones were declared the cause of death of a man said to have been tortured by a police officer last month, according to an autopsy report released by Egypt’s coroner and published by independent daily Al-Shorouk on Monday. Ramzy Salah El-Din Mohamed died May 24 following an …


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