Capital of Chaos | 19 Sep 2004 // 8:00 PM
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.
Talk of Two Cities | 19 Nov 2006 // 3:00 PM
In this final installment of Arabesque, Ursula Lindsey tries (and fails) to say goodbye to Cairo.
Darkness Falls on Beirut | 27 Jul 2006 // 5:00 PM
This will go down in history as an infamous summer, the summer Lebanon -- with all its hopes, its charms, its weaknesses -- was abandoned.