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the ancient modern library
Cairene visiting Alexandria is amazed at how clean it's become.
Secret Door, the sequel?
live archaeology event ended with a dud -- and a bit of controversy. Cairo
Live was there.
Mummy's the word!
The Pyramids have seen a lot,
but probably nothing like this before.
(May 20, 2002)
wait and talk
It was the last
day to pay, and yet another first in the ever-increasing billing cycle.
(May 10, 2002)
|9-11, 1 year
Looking for directions
Plenty of issues are still gnawing at Egyptians' hearts and minds
after the fact
Browse our complete coverage of the attacks on the US and the war on Afghanistan
premier free festival continues to wow the crowds
Is the ad
world changing as fast as the audience?
|Home from the hajj
pilgrims came home safely from Mecca this week. Cairolive
was there with the crowds...
An Arab media summit
in Dubai was loaded with symbolism -- and
the same sort of drama that governs the way the news is covered.
(April 29, 2002)
A very global event
Were the Egyptian
students in the MTV "town hall" meeting with Colin Powell satisfied
by the US Secretary of State's answers?
|Pele to the rescue
Will a Brazilian
diplomatic intervention save Egyptian soccer?
(February 13, 2002)
on the Nile
It happened one afternoon.
July 24, 2001
|Here comes Al-Fankoosh
do a Korean brewery and an old Adel Imam film have in common?
(January 14, 2002)
For nearly three kilometers under the heart of Cairo's
historical core, a controversial solution to the
city's modern day traffic problems takes passer-by,
both above and below ground, on a unique adventure.
November 2, 2001
birth of Arabic rap?
Find out what Dardasha has to say on shaabi singer Shaaban Abdel-Rehim's sudden
Read excerpts from an interview with Shaaban Abdel-Rehim here.
Order a new book about the shaabi singer here.
February 3, 2001
Now he's way up over 6
October Bridge, with a billboard as big as the best of them.
June 26, 2001
It's an annual affair, but this year's fall mobile phone
buying frenzy featured a twist -- ad mogul Tarek Nour's migration from
Mobinil to Click.
October 7, 2001
up the chairs
The benches, tables and chairs in the exam tent at Ain Shams University are
being folded up and put away, as another academic year comes to a close.
June 17, 2001
The crocodile farmers on Lake Nasser are looking at futures as fertile as the banks
of the Nile.
September 6, 2001
Installment plans and new
models that require less wall-breaking are making it even easier to climate
control your life.
June 19, 2001
Thousands of mourners turned out at Mustafa Mahmoud mosque in Mohandiseen at
noon on Thursday to bid their last farewells to actress Suad Hosny.
June 28, 2001
A man gazes out at the sunset on the Nile over Kasr El-Nil Bridge downtown, with
the famous Cairo Tower in the background. Read about the summertime traffic
June 23, 2001
within a stadium
A visual tour of Britain's
attempt to export its football
"experience" to an ambivalent Egyptian audience (January
|Gephardt to Egypt Amcham
I'll take Thomas
Jefferson over Baywatch any day. (January
In honor of Media Day, several major projects were inaugurated at the 6 October
Media Production City, including 4 new private satellite channels.
June 14, 2001
cairolive.com's Star barometer gives you an extra dose of all the latest,
hottest entertainment scoops in town.
June 7, 2001
Mulid al Nabi, Prophet Mohamed's birthday, was a national holiday for most
people, and was accompanied by parades, music, religious ceremonies and the
consumption of specially made sweets.
June 4, 2001
rights at the Pyramids
The debate over the new rules governing when and where Egyptians can visit the
Pyramids got even hotter this week...
April 9 & 13, 2001
at the Pyramids
Organizational problems and a controversy over why Egyptian singer Hakim didn't
perform marred an otherwise enchanting concert by mega-star Sting at the
April 25, 2001
A high-level banking official was quoted on the front page of Al-Akhbar recently
suggesting that Egyptian banks needed to buckle down on their policies regarding
old or damaged notes
June 5, 2001
comes to town
For four decades the name Herbie Hancock has been synonymous with jazz. This
week the legendary musician is in Cairo...
April 5, 2001
Cairolive.com pays tribute to 'Al-Andaleeb al-Asmar'on the anniversary of his
March 30, 2001
| Cairo IT conference coverage:
The forum's first
What the conference decided..
Interviews with three
March 19, 2001
Overall, the atmosphere at the Egyptian Society for Cinematic Arts' Egyptian
Oscar awards was more like a wedding than an awards ceremony.
March 25, 2001
March 1 may be sunny, but February's last day was certainly gray. It was also
one of the most crowded days Cairo has seen...
February 28, 2001
Mohamed Hassanein Heikal in his address to the opening ceremony of the American
University in Cairo's 13th International Model United Nations Conference.
March 14, 2001
Nightmare train kills 370
The midnight train was
packed with thousands returning home for the holidays. Nearly
four hundred of them would not make it.
New tales of greed and
thrift in the cigarette
(February 11, 2002)
beginning... The year of seatbelts, Shaaban, the dollar, Suad
Hosny, and September 11. Take
a tour of cairolive.com's 2001
(January 1, 2002)
A new era in Egyptian and Arab foreign policy begins. Just as Amr Moussa
replaced outgoing Foreign Minister Esmat Abdel-Meguid ten years ago, Ahmed Maher
replaced Amr Moussa as Egypt's new foreign minister.
May 16, 2001
ART launches new Arabic pay-TV scheme, "Al-Awael."
March 12, 2001
for a system
cairolive.com catches up with Egyptian-American Nobel laureate Ahmed Zewail's
latest adventures in the motherland.
February 13, 2001
on the Nile
of people turned up for the downtown celebrations commemorating the
50th anniversary of the Revolution
(July 23, 2002)
bills, bigger denominations?
A weaker currency may inspire larger bills
(May 30, 2002)