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In Depth - Urban Egypt


Thousands of academics demand inquiry into Cairo death of Giulio Regeni

More than 4,600 sign letter protesting against death of Cambridge PhD student and demanding investigation into forced disappearance in Egypt

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State repression in Egypt worst in decades, says activist

Campaigning journalist Hossam Bahgat speaks out amid further crackdown as fifth anniversary of uprising approaches

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Norman Foster's Cairo redevelopment has locals asking: where do we fit in?

Glass towers, modernist boulevards and elegant roof gardens ... Can Foster + Partners’ vision for Cairo’s Maspero Triangle avoid the controversies of Egypt’s past megaprojects, and encourage a new era of urban design – and democracy?

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Egypt’s new masters are encouraging a religious divide to consolidate power

Through the revolution, many Egyptians sought to remake the state. Now Sisi is trying to remake the people’s identity by exploiting division

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Sisi comes to London: why is David Cameron welcoming Egypt’s autocrat to the UK?

In 2011, the British prime minister hailed democracy in Tahrir Square. Now he is receiving Abdel Fatah al-Sisi with open arms. What is a man who has overseen the state killings of hundreds of political opponents doing at Downing Street?

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