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Crimson Bar & Grill: High-End Dining Meets Casual Comfort at Fantastic Zamalek Restaurant
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Crimson Bar & Grill: High-End Dining Meets Casual Comfort at Fantastic Zamalek Restaurant

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The Circle: Slick Techno-Thriller Fails to Bring Anything New to Social Media Privacy Rhetoric

Viking: Popular Restaurant Chain Gets Unique New Look in Mall of Egypt
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Viking: Popular Restaurant Chain Gets Unique New Look in Mall of Egypt

13 Reasons Why: Life, High School & Suicide in Dark Netflix Teen Drama
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13 Reasons Why: Life, High School & Suicide in Dark Netflix Teen Drama

Alban Swisra: Alexandria's Diamond in the Rough
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Asyad El Zar at El Dammah Theater

Asyad El Zar at El Dammah Theater

El Dammah Theater for Free Arts
El Tanboura at El Dammah Theatre

El Tanboura at El Dammah Theatre

El Dammah Theater for Free Arts
The Word Project: Spring Session at Balcon Heliopolis

The Word Project: Spring Session at Balcon Heliopolis

Balcon Lounge
'Fire at Sea' Screening at Balcon Heliopolis

'Fire at Sea' Screening at Balcon Heliopolis

Balcon Lounge
'Julieta' Screening at Magnolia

'Julieta' Screening at Magnolia

Magnolia
Ali Farouk at Madaar

Ali Farouk at Madaar

Madaar
TRANSandinos at The French institute in Cairo

TRANSandinos at The French institute in Cairo

Institut Francais d'Égypte au Caire
Ayloul and Code Masr at El Genaina Theatre

Ayloul and Code Masr at El Genaina Theatre

El Genaina Theatre

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Yasser Gaafar

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Cairo in Pictures

Inside the stunning St. Samaan Church in the hills of Mokattam.

Inside the stunning St. Samaan Church in the hills of Mokattam.

Pictured by Ahmed Darwish
The entrance of the stunning new National Museum of Egyptian Civilization.

The entrance of the stunning new National Museum of Egyptian Civilization.

Pictured by Bishoy Fayez
Inside The Great Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha, on the grounds of the Cairo Citadel

Inside The Great Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha, on the grounds of the Cairo Citadel

Pictured by Bishoy Fayez
The view from above in the City of the Dead.

The view from above in the City of the Dead.

Pictured by Ahmed Darwish
A wet and windy day on Muez Street.

A wet and windy day on Muez Street.

Pictured by Manadily Photography
Egypt's surreal White Desert at dawn.

Egypt's surreal White Desert at dawn.

Pictured by Neftali
The view of the Nile and Zamalek from the Nile City Towers.

The view of the Nile and Zamalek from the Nile City Towers.

Pictured by Karim Mansour
The gentle hustle and bustle of Muez Street, Islamic Cairo.

The gentle hustle and bustle of Muez Street, Islamic Cairo.

Pictured by Hossam Abbas
A view of the Citadel from Al Azhar Park

A view of the Citadel from Al Azhar Park

Pictured by Manadily Photography
The Great Sphinx of Giza

The Great Sphinx of Giza

Pictured by Hossam Manadily
The pristine waters of the Red Sea at Ras Abu Galoum, Sinai.

The pristine waters of the Red Sea at Ras Abu Galoum, Sinai.

Pictured by Ahmed Darwish
Karnak Temple's Great Hypostyle Hall from the Sacred Lake, Luxor.

Karnak Temple's Great Hypostyle Hall from the Sacred Lake, Luxor.

Pictured by M. Abdelmageed
Cairokee perform in front of thousands of fans at Galleria40.

Cairokee perform in front of thousands of fans at Galleria40.

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Belly-dancer Oxana performs at Four Seasons Nile Plaza's Graffiti Lounge & Bar.

Belly-dancer Oxana performs at Four Seasons Nile Plaza's Graffiti Lounge & Bar.

One of Egypt's most significant historical landmarks, The Saladin Citadel.

One of Egypt's most significant historical landmarks, The Saladin Citadel.

Pictured by Mohammed Fouad

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