Cairo

Egyptian activists mark the 62 Nakba Day
Egypt

Egyptian activists mark the 62 Nakba Day

Nearly one hundred Egyptian activists protested Saturday to mark the 62nd Nakba Day in downtown Cairo, voicing criticism to their…
Mubarak reviews traffic crisis for second time
Egypt

Mubarak reviews traffic crisis for second time

President Hosni Mubarak held a ministerial meeting yesterday to follow up on projects that are intended to alleviate congestion on…
Serving the public interest in Cairo’s urban development
Opinion

Serving the public interest in Cairo’s urban development

Cairo faces many pressing urban challenges that are common to major cities in the developing world. As with many cities…
Cairo’s pedestrian heaven
Life & Style

Cairo’s pedestrian heaven

As our streets become more crowded, suffocating and aggressive, there is a need for calmer and friendlier hideaways. Armed with…
Imagining Downtown differently: The Ismaelia consortium’s urban regeneration project
Egypt

Imagining Downtown differently: The Ismaelia consortium’s urban regeneration project

After hearing rumors about “the company that is buying out Downtown Cairo” and questions about the fate of the area,…
All happens here first: Downtown Cairo’s coffeehouses
Life & Style

All happens here first: Downtown Cairo’s coffeehouses

In a country where freedom of expression is more of a myth than a birthright, the simplest social gathering can…
Managing Cairo’s solid waste: We need to get our hands dirty too
Environment

Managing Cairo’s solid waste: We need to get our hands dirty too

Cairo alone hosts 17 million people. Seventeen million people purchasing and consuming, and, according to official figures, producing every day…
Cairo Gov: Collapsed buildings were slated for demolition
Egypt

Cairo Gov: Collapsed buildings were slated for demolition

Ninety-nine percent of collapsed buildings in Cairo had demolition orders that were not implemented due to owners' negligence, said Governor…
Govt mulls removal of 35,000 graves from Cairo cemetery
Archaeology

Govt mulls removal of 35,000 graves from Cairo cemetery

The Egyptian Cabinet will meet in a few days to discuss an Urban Planning Authority (UPA) development project for the…
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