Cairo

Cairo is both daunting and exhilarating. With a population of more than 17 million, Egypt's capital city is crowded, noisy and polluted. It is also one of the most vibrant and complex cities in the world. Skyscrapers and five-star hotels loom over the River Nile, mosques fill even the most westernis...

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Cairo affected by locusts

Egypt is using crop-dusting aircraft and is being helped by the military to combat the estimated 30 million locusts that began appearing in the skies over Cairo during the weekend of 2-3 March....
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Major foot-and-mouth outbreak in Egypt

A major outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease is affecting Egypt, with some 40,000 cases suspected and resulting in the deaths of over 4,600 animals, mostly calves. Although foot-and-mouth disease has...
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Egypt tackles food crisis.

The government has suspended rice exports from April for six months in a bid to mitigate growing public discontent over rising food prices.