Yassin Gaber
Yassin Gaber

Yassin Gaber is a Cairo-based journalist and the former managing editor of Egypt Independent. He has written for the New Statesman, Foreign Policy, and more.

Roads & Kingdoms
May 9 2014 5:05 PMTea and Guns in Upper EgyptThe country’s southern rural stretches are said to be awash in guns and drugs. But if you go looking, what you will find is something far older and more entrenched.
  Slate Plus
Plus Roundups
March 5 2015 11:29 AM What We Like Right Now Our favorite picks for the week of March 2, curated by Slate writers and editors.
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
March 6 2015 8:08 AM The Man Who Discovered Thiamin Today, we take vitamin B1 for granted. But it took a horrible, wasting disease—and lots and lots of chickens—for scientists to discover it.