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Witnessing illegal bird hunting on the North Coast

With fall hunting season in full swing, another year of unregulated bird hunting is plaguing the North Coast. As birds...

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On UN World Habitat Day, urban planners reflect on Cairo's potential

On a day designated for ideas and discussions about towns and cities, urban planners discussed ways of improving Cairo at...

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Artist Mina Farouk explores nature through negative space

Upon entering Unloaded, Mina Farouk’s first solo exhibition, one is instantly drawn into the artist’s world. The intricate patterns of...

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A year after announcing he had HIV, Maged El Rabeiy is fighting on

In June last year, during an anti-stigma conference, Maged El Rabeiy announced that he had HIV, the virus that causes...

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Sushi fantastic: Authentic Japanese food comes to Zamalek

Tucked away in the bottom left corner of the Hilton Hotel — formerly the Safir Hotel — in Zamalek is...

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Abandoned by the system, Egypt’s farmers suffer discrimination, violence and poverty

On 11September, Egypt celebrated Farmer’s Day. But the dire straits in which many farmers find themselves call for anything but...

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Local environmental festival brings recycling groups closer together

A group of activists from the Middle East and Denmark attempted to bridge gaps between environmental organizations and the public...

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Troubled waters: Monufiya's contaminated water and low supply

Residents of Sansaft, a village in Monufiya Governorate, are suffering from an epidemic of severely contaminated local water supplies. Reports...

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Conflicting stories of a man’s death aboard EgyptAir

On Sunday morning, an elderly man aboard a direct MS986 EgyptAir flight from New York to Cairo died, allegedly due...

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Two travelers take a journey through the new Egypt by felucca

Just under a year ago, two Americans, Will Raynolds and Josh Maricich, embarked on a long journey across Egypt from...

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Jazz it up: Musical society seeks to revive a forgotten musical genre

Many people are not aware of Egypt’s internationally recognized Free Jazz Ensemble, which was active during most of the second...

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With hot August temperatures, Red Sea corals are at risk of bleaching

A Hurghada-based environmental association has received warnings of an increased risk of coral bleaching in the Red Sea caused by...

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Zabaleen sidelined by Morsy’s 'clean homeland' campaign

According to the most recent statistics compiled by the Egyptian Environment Agency and published in 2009, Cairo produces up to...

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Rural irrigation canals are afflicted by water shortages and contaminated water

After a month of severe water cuts, with little to no water running through the canals of Abu Sir and...

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