Cairo

Traffic jam victims
Life & Style

Traffic jam victims

Cairo traffic is a traumatic experience that Cairenes are subject to on a daily basis, but today was quite exceptional…
Lost at sea
Life & Style

Lost at sea

“Hail in Cairo! What fun,” I remember thinking cheerfully as the tiny pellets bounced off the taxi’s windshield. Looking out…
From neighborhood to museum?
Archaeology

From neighborhood to museum?

A few meters away from the entrance of Wekalat Oda Pasha two men sit around a small campfire made from…
Gaza Freedom March perseveres
Egypt

Gaza Freedom March perseveres

The Gaza Freedom March (GFM) made its presence known in Downtown Cairo Yesterday. A group of around 700 activists, reportedly…
1000s flock to alleged Virgin Mary sightings
Egypt

1000s flock to alleged Virgin Mary sightings

Thousands of Copts and Muslims spent Tuesday night in the streets waiting for the Virgin Mary to appear in the…
Conservation conflicts
Books

Conservation conflicts

Although Ahmed Sedky’s book features charts and graphs, an extended bibliography, and copious footnotes, its target is not a university…
Eleven downtown cafés raided by police
Egypt

Eleven downtown cafés raided by police

In a formal complaint submitted to the attorney general, 11 café owners in Cairo's Abdin district called on President Hosni…
A sad state of affairs
Egypt

A sad state of affairs

The platform is full. People have been waiting a long time for the train. Some are sitting on the floor…
Carlton Hotel

Carlton Hotel

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