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VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Egypt, Indian museum, Ghost, Tutankhamun

Voices from Beyond: Does a mummy’s curse haunt the Indian Museum?

Everyone who handled artefacts belonging to King Tut's tomb died under mysterious circumstances. The Indian Museum in Kolkata has a small Egyptian collection.

HUMOUR

 |  3-minute read
Change org, Millennials, Sarcophagus, Egypt

Why more than 35,000 people want to drink a red liquid found in a 2000-year-old tomb

The elixir of life? Nah.

ART & CULTURE

 |  4-minute read
Middle East, Egypt, Kushari

How I fell in love with kushari — Egypt's khichdi — in Cairo

A rather unusual choice for a national dish in a country full of eateries serving kababs, koftas and, ahem, grilled pigeons stuffed with rice.

LIFE

 |  7-minute read
Pyramids, Conmen, Tourists, Egypt

Great cons of Cairo: Don't ever fall for 'hello, my friend'

Behind every friendly face, behind every smile, there is a motive.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Islamic Terror, ISIS, Egypt

Stop Egypt from becoming another radicalised Arab state

There is no sympathy for either radical Islamism or its practitioners. But there is growing concern that rights and liberties are now at a discount.