Special Features

Tuesday
Nov012011

Cairo Divided

A megacity turns itself inside out

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Sunday
Nov212010

Exodus: A Sea and its People Evaporate

In Karakalpakstan, an obscure corner of central Asia where the waters of the Aral Sea have turned to desert, Jack Shenker finds a nation fleeing ecological disaster and authoritarian rule

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Saturday
May082010

Travel: The Other Egypt

One dodgy car, three irritable companions and 1000km by the Nile: Cairo to Luxor by road.

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Friday
Jan292010

Repopulating an antique land: Egypt's forbidding Western Desert

One hundred years ago, the British explorer WJ Harding King tried and failed to cross Egypt’s myth-laden Western Desert. Jack Shenker follows his footsteps into a once-isolated world on the cusp of transformation.

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Friday
Aug212009

Death of the Nile: Egypt's climate change crisis

The Nile Delta is under threat from rising sea levels. Without the food it produces, Egypt faces catastrophe.

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Friday
May012009

Gaza Laid Bare

December 27th, 2008: Operation Cast Lead and a society unstitched.

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