Photo exhibition by Sinai slaves

Three Ethiopian women kidnapped and sold into slavery in the Sinai desert have used photography to portray their ordeals. Zenebech Zeleke, a Christian, said: “There are many ways to tell my story to other people, to tell about these types of journeys, and if we can do it using photography, . . . Read More

Monastery closure hits Sinai economy

Residents of the Sinai city of St. Catherine have complained they are struggling to survive following the closure of the city’s 1,500-year-old monastery two months ago, reports Al-Monitor. Egypt’s government ordered the monastery shut in early July after suspicions it was to be attacked. This is only the third time . . . Read More