Note: The following is an interview between Bilal Ghalib and Omar El-Safty conducted at the Fab Lab Egypt in Cairo about the very first Maker Faire in Egypt. The event is happening this weekend, March 7, 2015. Go to the Cairo Mini Maker Faire website for more information. […] Read more on MAKE
While strife-weary Middle Eastern grandes dames Beirut, Cairo, and Tehran have all seen better days, Sharjah—glitzy Dubai’s demure neighbor in the United Arab Emirates—is a cultural doyenne with a vision.
For centuries, tourists have flocked to Cairo to behold the Pyramids of Giza firsthand. The 4,500-year-old monuments are one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, but they feel just as modern as any piece of contemporary architecture.
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Two civilians were killed after a bomb blast in central Cairo on Monday, according to the health ministry.
Egypt's National Authority for Tunnels (NAT) has signed two contracts with Alstom-led consortiums for the delivery of signalling system and the infrastructure of the Phase IVA of Cairo Metro Line 3.
A little-known group took responsibility for the attack
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CAIRO (AP) — Khalifa Hifter, a veteran general leading a campaign against Islamist militias, has been named the general commander of the armed forces loyal to the internationally-backed government. Lawmaker Tarek al-Garoushi says that...Show More Summary
Policemen wounded in deadly blast near Egyptian top court building which houses public prosecutor's office, sources say.
Cairo court says election-related law is unconstitutional, paving way for delaying long-awaited parliamentary elections.
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One killed and three injured as explosions hit offices of cell phone companies and a restaurant in Cairo.
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News of the public "slaughtering" of a dog in Cairo as on-lookers watched has sent shock waves around the world, with many questioning how people have become this violent.
The 31-year-old liberal activist died on January 24, almost certainly at the hands of Egyptian security forces. One month later, based on an extensive series of interviews, VICE News has pieced together how that fateful day unfolded...
CAIRO, Egypt — Alaa Abdel Fattah, one of the most prominent voices of Egypt’s 2011 revolution, has been sentenced to five years in prison for violating a protest law deemed “ draconian” by rights groups. He was sentenced alongside more than a dozen other activists and a student linked to a protest against a constitutional [...]