Egypt

Michael Kimmelman examines the race to rebuild and redefine post-revolutionary Cairo, where residents are recreating the city and civic society, and reclaiming public spaces, from the bottom-up.
Apr 29, 2013   The New York Times
Egypt runs on the Nile's water. But with a growing population, Egypt's Ministry of Irrigation expects that the Nile will barely be able to meet the country's water needs by 2017. Its neighbors are increasingly angry about its overuse.
Sep 27, 2010   The New York Times
Real estate investment is expected to rise sharply in the greater Cairo region. Some fear this will bring about American-style suburban sprawl.
Jul 31, 2010   Global Real Estate Monitor
Despite flowing through ten different nations, the Nile's water is only technically the property of Egypt and Sudan. The other eight nations are trying to change that. But as the debate heats up, the river's ecosystem may be caught in the cross-fire.
Jul 27, 2010   Yale Environment 360
Radar imaging has revealed the layout of a now-underground ancient Egyptian city named Avaris.
Jun 22, 2010   Guardian
Developers in Egypt are looking to bring mixed-use developments to Cairo's sprawling suburbs.
May 2, 2010   Zawya
The temple of Luxor is a must-see on the Egyptian tourism route, and city officials are clearing homes of locals out of the way to uncover an ancient parade route. Locals say the government is creating an excuse to clear low-income residents.
Mar 3, 2010   Inter Press Service News Agency (IPS)
Dense Cairo has few sanctioned public spaces. So residents make do wherever they can.
Jun 21, 2009   The New York Times
<p>Downtown Cairo has undergone a steady decline in recent years, with more slums developing and more beggars filling the streets. This article from <em>Bloomberg</em> says there are many reasons for the decline.</p>
Jul 16, 2008   Bloomberg
<p>Cairo's first new green space in more than 100 years has opened -- on top of a 500-year old garbage dump.</p>
May 7, 2008   NPR
<p>Cairo, Egypt is becoming increasingly noisy.</p>
Apr 15, 2008   The New York Times