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The charismatic head of Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities fights on in his war to win back his country's artifacts.
Never mind the children's screams: For Cairo's Copts, tattoos are a mark of pride — and of protection.
The one-time presidential candidate is among dissidents who won't be silenced, despite the government's efforts prior to 2011 elections.
What Egyptian artists and intellectuals want you to know about the man who might lead the world cultural body.
Despite their numbers (at last count 90 percent of the female population) some veiled women say they are being discriminated against.
This year, Ramadan falls in summer, inflaming passions over its timing and the general level of observance.
Many Egyptians ignore their country's historic sites.
On a river that flows upward, Egypt lives downstream ... but that doesn't mean it goes thirsty.
The steady demise of Cairo’s cats and what one group is doing to save them.
Castro, Gaddafi, Mubarak to the stage, please, the Non-Aligned Movement summit is about to begin.
A photo essay on the journey of camels from their arrival at the market to the butcher shop.
Anger — and insult — grow over the violent stabbing death of a Muslim woman in a Dresden courtroom.
Snake charmers, bootleggers, bat's blood vendors, gambling dens ... plus, for those who need them, appliances and TV sets.
Enter a Cairo neighborhood where Saddam Hussein is spoken of fondly.
The ground truth from Cairo.
The people of Cairo have some ideas about what the U.S. president should tell the Muslim world this Thursday.
The new, roomier American University of Cairo campus is vast and architecturally ambitious. It was also a long time in the making.
The Library of Alexandria is trying to become a cultural center for Egypt.
Could archaeologists be on the verge of the biggest find of modern times?