March 3, 2010, 12pm PST
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.
Inter Press Service News Agency (IPS)
June 21, 2009, 5am PDT
Dense Cairo has few sanctioned public spaces. So residents make do wherever they can.
The New York Times
July 16, 2008, 10am PDT
<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>
May 7, 2008, 9am PDT
<p>Cairo's first new green space in more than 100 years has opened -- on top of a 500-year old garbage dump.</p>
April 15, 2008, 10am PDT
<p>Cairo, Egypt is becoming increasingly noisy.</p>
The New York Times