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CairoLiveTV presents:

Google and the future president

 

 

 

CairoLiveTV finds out that Google Translate is not too sure who the next Egyptian president will be...

Update: Google fixed it!

 

 

 

 

 

5 June 2012

CairoLiveTV presents:

If you've forgotten, the children remember...

 

 

 

When it comes to the revolution and its aftermath, children draw what they see on their screens. CairoLiveTV takes a look at what that really means..

 

 

 

 

 

15 May 2012

CairoLiveTV presents:

Street Signs Spelling Test -- Part 2

 

 

 

It turns out that there's more than one way to spell 26 July Street. CairoLiveTV continues its quest to bring you the best street signs in town...

 

Watch Part 1 below

 

 

 

 

6 May 2012

CairoLiveTV presents:

Presidential Billboards.... Mystery Solved

 

 

 

For several weeks now, the streets have been filled with billboards that merely said "The President". CairoLiveTV reports that the true purpose of these signs has now been revealed...

 

 

 

 

26 April 2012

CairoLiveTV presents:

Time
Standing Still?

 

 

 

Just off Ataba Square there is a living  monument to the glory days when downtown Cairo was a little like Paris. CairoLiveTV takes a tour of the grand old Sednaoui department store, and wonders whether history is repeating itself...

 

 

 

 

19 April 2012

CairoLiveTV presents:

Khamaseen 2...

 

 

 

The khamaseen season of dusty hot air should have ended with Sham El-Nessim. CairoLiveTV sees if the sky holds any clues to summer's weather...

 

 

 

 

14 April 2012

CairoLiveTV presents:

Townhouse's Hacker Space...

 

 

 

There's always something interesting going on at Downtown Cairo's Townhouse Gallery.
The contemporary arts center is currently hosting something called the Cairo Hackerspace, where visitors can use the Maker Bot, an amazing Do It Yourself 3-D printer. That's right -- 3-D printing has made it to Cairo!

 

 

 

 

10 April 2012

CairoLiveTV presents:

Street Signs Spelling Test...

 

 

 

What's in a name? CairoLiveTV finds out that when it comes to street signs in Cairo, the answer to that question is not 100 per cent clear...

 

 

 

 

3 April 2012

CairoLiveTV presents:

Auctions Spotlight

 

 

You have probably seen these strange contraptions around the streets of Cairo. They are meant to warn motorists of an upcoming hole in the road. But CairoLiveTV discovers that they may have other, more artistic, creative and potentially lucrative uses as well..

 

 

 

 

1 April 2012

New Cairo Waterfalls

 

 

 

Water crisis in the Middle East? What crisis? CairoLiveTV takes a quick tour of a suburb of Cairo that seems to have more water than it knows what to do with...

 

 

 

 

29 March 2012

CairoLiveTV presents:

Egypt's Endless Gas Crises

 

 

 

Egyptians have become experts at standing in line... thanks to the ongoing shortages of gas supplies. CairoLiveTV takes a look at this phenomenon from a different perspective...

 

 

 

 

28 March 2012

CairoLiveTV presents:

Downtown Graffiti...

 

 

 

CairoLiveTV presents a very quick look at some of the graffiti on the walls of Mohamed Mahmoud Street in downtown Cairo, right next to Tahrir Square.

 

 

 

 

27 March 2012

CairoLiveTV presents:
Good Morning New Cairo...

 

 

 

Where are we anyway? CairoliveTV discovers that globalization, universal branding, and the hectic nature of modern life means that for many people, the things we see and do are becoming similar no matter where you live...

 

 

 

 

26 March 2012

CairoLiveTV presents:
Kasr El Einy Street's New Look (Version 1)

 

 

 

One of downtown Cairo's main arteries -- Kasr El Einy Street -- has been transformed -- for the worse -- by giant barriers preventing access to Tahrir Square. CairoLiveTV tries to find a detour...

 

 

 

 

 

25 January 2012

Nearly a year...

Where are we now, 12 months after the revolution began? This roundup spotlights the political, cultural, and economic landscape looking forward and back...

 

 

Let's sum it up...

Guardian analysis: "Egypt may still be caught between the rock of the military and the hard place of the Islamists, but much will also depend on the energetic young..."

 

National analysis: : the real revolution -- a la Tunisia -- is yet to come...

 

MERIP analysis: "the hybrid military-civilian deep state and its manipulations that could be the greatest cause for worry...."

 

 

Analyzing the vote...

Three challenges for whoever wins the elections...

 

Elections and the transition period -- a CNN analysis...

 

Irregularities in the second round?

 

 

 

Media mix-up...

The argument over a censored article becomes more personal...

 

 

 

Foreign funding?

Confusion over NGO raids...

 

Salon -- does the US really support Egyptian democracy?

 

 

 

Money matters...

Economy is everything...

 

Tenth gas pipe blast, and Jordan set to pull out...

 

Will tourism recover?

 

Not nearing bankruptcy?

 

 

 

Worried about...

The problem with some Salafis

 

Astute analysis of the brotherhood's political maneuvering: "If the Brotherhood feels that it must move to the center -- to reassure liberal skeptics and the international community -- then it will. If it feels it needs to move to the right -- to compete with Salafis -- then it will do that instead. But it could also do both, conceding some things to liberals while reasserting religious credentials to rally its conservative base. Already, this is the approach -- whether by design or default -- for which the Brotherhood appears to be opting."

 

 

 

What about SCAF?
A retired general's offensive comments...

 

Guardian translates a military man's diary...

 

 

 

Women speak up...

Women hold big protest against army abuse...

 

Atlantic dissects the most damaging photo of all... More...

 

An end to virginity tests...

 

 

 

Protesting on...

Ahmed Harara symbolizes the Protestor -- Time's Person of the Year... Why Time was right...

 

New clashes erupt... Raw reports...

 

NY Times documents attempts to spread the images of brutality..

 

Blogger and revolutionary Alaa released...

 

 

 

There's always miscellaneous...

The year's best quotes...

 

Predictions for 2012...

 

Blind Canadian man blogs his tour of Cairo...

 

 

 

PLUS: Full coverage in Arabic on zahma.com...

 

 

 

A year of revolutionary news...

 

PLUS: Full coverage in Arabic on zahma.com...

 

 

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