Cairo

Cairo’s unified prayer call, not so unified
Egypt

Cairo’s unified prayer call, not so unified

Since 2004, the Ministry of Religious Endowments has been talking of plans to unify the call to prayer among Cairo's…
Giza residents threaten to stage protests over sewage leaks
Environment

Giza residents threaten to stage protests over sewage leaks

Residents of Giza's Faisal district have threatened to stage sit-ins before Giza municipal headquarters if officials failed to solve ongoing…
Cairo Time… Coming to an end?
Opinion

Cairo Time… Coming to an end?

I recently had the pleasure of viewing the splendid film Cairo Time, directed by Ruba Nadda, a young Arab-Canadian.The film…
German passenger plane makes emergency landing at Cairo airport
Egypt

German passenger plane makes emergency landing at Cairo airport

Cairo International Airport on Wednesday announced a brief "state of emergency" when a German passenger plane made an unscheduled landing…
Attaba residents warned of tremors from work on 3rd Metro line
Egypt

Attaba residents warned of tremors from work on 3rd Metro line

The Subway Authority has warned residents of Attaba in downtown Cairo of the possibility of minor tremors resulting from ongoing…
Cairo sees official launch of Gamal Mubarak presidential campaign
Egypt

Cairo sees official launch of Gamal Mubarak presidential campaign

A campaign in support of Gamal Mubarak, son of President Hosni Mubarak and anticipated candidate in next year’s presidential elections,…
The Saft al-Laban Corridor: A solution to Cairo’s acute traffic congestion?
Egypt

The Saft al-Laban Corridor: A solution to Cairo’s acute traffic congestion?

Last Saturday, President Hosni Mubarak--in the presence of Prime Minister Ahmed Nazif and several ministers--inaugurated the new Saft al-Laban corridor…
Work on 3rd Metro line causes sinkhole in Attaba
Egypt

Work on 3rd Metro line causes sinkhole in Attaba

A new digging machine--dubbed the "Nefertari"--has caused a 5-centimeter deep, 2.25-meter long sinkhole on al-Geish Street in the downtown Cairo…
Urban planning expert: Cairo needs another 24,000 hotel rooms
Business

Urban planning expert: Cairo needs another 24,000 hotel rooms

Cairo needs some 24,000 hotel rooms in addition to the existing 36,000 rooms in order to accommodate international events, according…
Neoliberal Cairo: Whose city?
Opinion

Neoliberal Cairo: Whose city?

Behind the growing nostalgia for a once orderly and beautiful Cairo lies an alarming metamorphosis that is scarcely brought up…
Back to top button