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Final Issue: Lifestyle reporting tends to revolve around class

This piece was written for Egypt Independent’s final weekly print edition, which was banned from going to press. We offer you...

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‘Dogs Don’t Eat Chocolate’ offers little beyond catchy name

Only a few months after the launch of “The Time of Beautiful Melancholy,” author Omar Taher graced his avid readers with...

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Power up: Electric generator sales are on the rise

With news about future power cuts mounting and rumors of three- and four-hour-long power cuts in Cairo this summer, electric...

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WWI epic arises out of dirt and creativity

As part of the Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival (D-CAF), Dutch theater company Hotel Modern, along with composer Arthur Sauer, gave...

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Tuesday's papers: The next chapter of the Mubarak trial

Privately owned Al-Shorouk writes, “Mubarak imprisoned until further notice.” Cairo Criminal Court yesterday ordered the release of former President Mohamed...

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Delano disappointment

The white walls, the Picasso prints and the faux crystal appliques give Delano an air of trendy class and elegance....

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Wednesday's papers: Where the finger points for sectarian violence

For the third consecutive day, headlines on the Sunday attack on St. Mark's Cathedral occupy the front pages of most...

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Wednesday's papers: Exploding canisters, expired chicken

Privately owned newspaper Al-Shorouk leads this morning with, “Angry cylinders explode in the government’s face.” In a swift act of...

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Just sip and relax: Koy Lounge & Restaurant offers chill atmosphere — and drinks

If you are looking for a comfortable space to relax and perhaps watch a game, Koy Lounge & Restaurant may...

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Azza Fahmy launches design studio

In a simple and chic event at Darb 1718 in Fustat, renowned jewelry design company Azza Fahmy celebrated the official...

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Tuesday's papers: After the clashes, the summons

“The prosecutor general summons five political activists,” leads state-run Al-Ahram this morning. The paper reports that the activists are also...

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Style Treasure celebrates Mother’s Day

Last Saturday, a team from the online boutique Style Treasure celebrated Mother’s Day at Sofitel Cairo El Gezira Hotel with...

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Cart food, off the cart: Nicely packaged street food makes it to Mohandiseen

In an attempt to catch up with its trendy neighboring district, Zamalek, Mohandiseen has recently welcomed its first “street food”...

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Tuesday's papers: Power of arrest and police arms

Privately owned newspaper al-Shorouk leads this morning with “ … and the era of public police starts.” The newspaper says...

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