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    Egypt through the eyes of a postman

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    With an intimate knowledge of our neighbourhoods, postmen and women are often the first to notice the changes occurring on the streets.

    Egyptian Ashraf Zareef Ibrahim has been delivering mail in downtown Cairo for more than half his life.

    He continued to do so every day during the protests that shook up his country for the first time in decades.

    He tells his story, in his own words.