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Amanda Figueras

Amanda Figueras


Amanda Figueras

Amanda Figueras is a journalist, multimedia reporter, United Nations Alliance of Civilizations fellow, and founder of a European News website. After a decade in the Spanish El Mundo (print and website. Economy, Breaking News, International) she is now living between Madrid and Cairo. Follow her @AmandaFigueras



ARTICLES BY AMANDA FIGUERAS


Egypt, Increasingly Poor

Egypt, Increasingly Poor

Written by Amanda Figueras and Aitor Hdez. Morales The deteriorating economic situation in Egypt — noted especiall
Breaking the adoption taboo in Dubai

Breaking the adoption taboo in Dubai

DUBAI—Aysha Albusmait likes to be called Umm Reem — “Reem’s mother” in Arabic — alth
Egypt’s “Best Mother” wears men’s clothes

Egypt’s “Best Mother” wears men’s clothes

Luxor, Egypt — Her house is little more than a nude brick building. It has three floors and an open roof that
Saudi Samar’s Activist Struggle: Samar Badawi

Saudi Samar’s Activist Struggle: Samar Badawi

The black ‘abaya’ wrapping her body makes her look smaller and accentuates her pallor appearance. But Saudi
Living amongst the dead in Cairo: Egyptian life at cemeteries

Living amongst the dead in Cairo: Egyptian life at cemeteries

Eman was elated. She was engaged and everything was ready for the wedding. Her family approved.  The groom was good