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Amid increasing censorship, Georges Bahgory reflects on bygone artistic era

“I feel like I am one of the last remaining people of an Egypt that will soon be dead forever,”...

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Is fracking responsible for the flooding of an Upper Egyptian village?

The village of Fares, located about 75km north of the city of Aswan near Kom Ombo, is currently being destroyed...

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Traditional Egyptian food in Zamalek: 3am Hawawshy worth a try

In a little alley off of Shagaret al-Dor Street in Zamalek, a new hawawshy chain has just opened its first...

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Artist Ramy Dozy returns with playful exhibit

Visual artist Ramy Dozy is featuring his latest collection of work in the exhibit “Alia’s Drinks: Fruit Paradise — Mustache...

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Dahshour antiquities site threatened as residents, authorities fight to settle scores

The Dahshour antiquities site south of Sakkara finds itself in a difficult situation as residents, antiquity authorities and conservationists fight...

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Amidst political turmoil, bird hunters trespass wetland protectorates’ boundaries

As winter bird hunting season continues, many environmentalists are at a loss for words as to how to prevent yet...

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Beef, lamb or halloumi? With several takes on the classic dish, Gourmet Burger lives up to its name

It’s not quite clear why or what exactly is happening, but over the past year or so, dozens of entrepreneurs...

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Icecairo aspires to pioneer green technology market in Egypt

A new eco-hub, called icecairo, opened its doors to environmentalists, innovators, and entrepreneurs Monday evening for a soft launch event...

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Egyptian 'Soul' through the eyes of Shayma Kamel

There is something particularly luring about the artwork of 32-year-old Shayma Kamel. It is difficult to pinpoint what exactly it...

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As garbage piles up in canals, residents take matters into their own hands

Although the Nile is generally praised as the country’s lifeblood, many people actually rely on its irrigation canals. But when...

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Dropping seed bombs

Environmentalists, activists and bystanders gathered Saturday at various locations around Cairo and Alexandria to join a seed bombing campaign known...

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Chomsky slams US foreign policy, praises Egyptian fight for freedom

Widely considered a man who needs no introduction, world-renowned MIT linguist and leftist intellectual, Noam Chomsky, who is famous for...

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Are oil and gas companies fracking up Egypt’s environment?

It might sound like a swear word, but “fracking” isn’t causing a stir because of its sound. It’s a drilling...

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A tour in the bulls’ tombs

Saqqara is renowned for being one of Greater Cairo’s most alluring locations for archaeologists and tourists alike. One of the...

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