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 westerni...

Cairo News

Verdict expected for Al-Jazeera journalists

Journalists awaits theirfate A Cairo court iis expected to issue a verdict in the retrial of three Al-Jazeera journalists on 30 July, as reported by the Committee to Portect Journalists (CPJ), the...
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Egypt frees al-Jazeera journalists on bail

Reporters released on bail after over 400 days in jail Two al-Jazeera journalists jailed in Egypt on charges of aiding a "terrorist organisation" were freed on bail on 12 February after serving mor...
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Egypt releases Australian journalist

Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste leaves Cairo after 400 days in jail Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste was released “unconditionally” from Cairo's notorious Tora prison on 2 Februar...
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Egypt sentences foreign journalists

Imprisonment of al-Jazeera reporters causes international outcry Three al-Jazeera journalists received lengthy jail terms after being convicted of supporting the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood moveme...
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Journalists' trial adjourned in Cairo

Concerns raised over freedom of speech in Egypt Egypt's high-profile trial of 20 journalists on terror-related charges has been adjourned until 5 March, after a court hearing in Cairo's Tora Prison...
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Calls for Egypt to release journalists

Jailed journalists face terrorism charges Senior media correspondents around the world have demanded that Egypt release a number of journalists, some of whom they say have been "detained arbitrarily"...
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Cairo Book Fair opens

Predictions that Cairo's annual book fair would not open again this year have proved groundless. Last year this well-attended international publishing event had to be cancelled because of the violence...
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Cairo court overturns telecom media controls

On the day before parliamentary elections in Egypt a Cairo administrative court overturned the decision taken by the country
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?Obelisque

Egyptian culture and creativity are the focus of a new glossy magazine in English launched in Egypt in December. Produced by interior designer Lamia Hassanein and three partners,
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