Sunday, September 19 2004
In Cairo nothing seems to work that well, and yet everything seems to work out. The city is rotting as much as it is growing. The dead and the living commingle. Seeming always on the verge of collapse under its own weight, Cairo is perpetually reborn.
Sunday, November 19 2006
In this final installment of Arabesque, Ursula Lindsey tries (and fails) to say goodbye to Cairo.
Thursday, July 27 2006
This will go down in history as an infamous summer, the summer Lebanon -- with all its hopes, its charms, its weaknesses -- was abandoned.
Wednesday, July 19 2006
Perhaps being far from Cairo -- far from my 16 million neighbors, from the IQ-lowering clouds of lead pollution, from the distracting sound of a hundred drivers leaning on their car horns in a nearby street -- helps me think more clearly.
Monday, May 15 2006
Life in Egypt is life in a 'cheerful police state'.
Tuesday, March 21 2006
Conspiracy theories are getting a bum rap.