After days of warning, Egypt's interim government finally moved to clear protest camps filled with supporters of the deposed president.
Mohammed Abd El-Zaher's bookshop has been binding books by hand since 1936, building a gilded reputation and withstanding the rise and fall of many a regime.
The end of Ramadan this week marks a good time for Muslims to consider Turkey's new, modern version of the Hadith – which records the sayings and customs of the prophet Muhammad. The multi-volume set moves away from literal interpretation and embraces the inspired meaning.
Armed with generosity, German cleaning products, and biweekly meetings to discuss politics, Hebba Bakri has trained her staff to run a tight ship.
While Egypt wages grandiose battles, like what defines democracy, some in the beleaguered country are fighting merely for personal safety.
Voices from the 'other Egypt' show why the country is so riven – and what its next leaders face.