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Wednesday's papers: Mubarak watched protester killings, alleges fact-finding committee

"Mubarak saw the killing of the protesters during the revolution," privately owned daily Al-Shorouk leads Wednesday's coverage. The attention-grabbing headline...

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Best bites of 2012, our reviewer’s top picks

With so many restaurants reviewed in 2012, it’s hard to pick our favorites, so we’ve decided to cheat! Here are...

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At Maadi’s Cocoon, interiors are striking but food is inconsistent

Slightly hidden from the hustle and bustle of the busy Corniche, a minute away from Maadi’s second entrance, lies Cocoon...

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Wednesday papers: The saga of the prosecutor general

The resignation of the recently-appointed prosecutor general and Tuesday's marches against the constitution referendum occupy the headlines of most government...

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South Africa: The magic of safari

Aside from the busy streets of Cape Town and the hustle and bustle of Johannesburg, South Africa has a different...

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Bridal bootcamp: Our guide to looking and feeling your best on the big day

Preparing for your wedding can consume weeks and even months of your time before the special day. Along with all...

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War of narratives in Ettehadiya

In a mounting war of narratives between the Muslim Brotherhood and the opposition to President Mohamed Morsy, activists exposed incidents of...

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Make me a match: Egypt’s khatba tradition is still going strong

The khatba has made a comeback in the last few years. A modern and polished version of the modestly dressed...

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Tuesday's papers: Tax increases canceled, but referendum underway

  Al-Shorouk writes this morning about the new taxes imposed and frozen by President Mohamed Morsy. The independent newspaper quotes...

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Dokki street food: Brave Ezz el-Menoufi and you won’t be sorry

In Egypt, street food is more than the diet of the poor. It is a passion, an art, and for...

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Thursday's papers: Egypt brokers Israel-Hamas truce, fails to quell violence at home

Developments in Gaza and on the streets of downtown Cairo have kept the local press busy this week. In its...

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Going Thai in Maadi: Yam Yen is an interesting new addition to the food scene

Pad Thai and red curry are among the specialties at Yam Yen Thai Cuisine, a new Thai addition to the...

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Tuesday papers: The Sinai file re-opened

  Tuesday’s edition of the Independent newspaper Al-Shorouk leads with, “The presidency negotiates with jihadis and the military seeks revenge...

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A coastal hideaway: Teremok hotel in Durban, South Africa offers luxury and privacy

Only a few meters from the waves of the Indian Ocean lies Teremok Marine boutique lodge, in Durban, South Africa....

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