With an estimated 40 percent of the Cairene
population living in informal settlements, according to the Ministry of Housing, and about 75 percent of urban areas throughout Egypt left unplanned and 1 percent unsafe altogether, according to the Informal Settlements Development Fund (ISDF), now part of the new Ministry for Urban Development, the government has left no stone unturned in its research towards putting a plan that will develop Egypt's housing landscape and rid the country of the housing crisis.
"He is foolish and nouveau richel" snapped one Cairene
office worker, before adding several less palatable insults.
For those looking for a more Cairene
experience, enjoy dinner on the Nile cruise overlooking the beautiful night views of Cairo.
After years of a single-sided love affair with the fashion industry, five years of studying architecture, and numerous weeks in London College of Fashion's footwear workshop, Jayda Hany finally walked one morning into a Cairene
factory in order to put together her first collection.
The road that brings you to the pyramids, Al Haram Street, has long been known for cabarets and other forms of risque Cairene
CAIRO: Eish + Malh has garnered a loyal Cairene
since opening in 2014.
When a metal rail erected to prevent jaywalking proved inconvenient, an obliging Cairene
thoughtfully cut the bars.
"I believe that this is all relevant, not only to Cairene
architecture, but to architecture in general because architecture is culture in context," said El Sawy.
Saleh devotes the first act of his film to sketching the corrupt character making up this Cairene
echo of "Bad Lieutenant." After his younger sidekick Momo (Mohamed Yousry) has introduced him to a dating site called Facebook, the cops are shown cruising a Cairo market district.
Jurji Zaidan [1861-1914], the prolific Cairene
writer and publisher of the journal Al-Hilal, is perhaps best remembered today for his twenty-one popular historical novels, which through initial serialization in magazines, periodic reprints in Arabic, and subsequent translations into several languages in the century since his passing have made Arab history entertaining and accessible to generations of readers throughout the Arab world and beyond it.
filmmaker Iman Kamel's hybrid film Egyptian Jeanne d'Arc melds documentary with mythic story elements, poetic narration, interviews and dance to convey intimate, true stories of resistance by Egyptian women, since the 2011 revolution.