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This morning, an EgyptAir flight traveling overnight from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport disappeared en route to Cairo International Airport. After... Read More

Looking to further capitalize on one of the most well recognized structures on the planet, the Egyptian government has unveiled renderings for a glassy... Read More

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In the midst of last winter’s revolts across the Middle East and North Africa, I kept getting e-mails and text messages from friends and colleagues in... Read More

Top 10 Hotels: Overall ... Read More

“We find inspiration in the oddest places,” says Kristina O’Neal, part of AvroKO, the design firm that rewrote the brief for great-looking restaurants... Read More

Whether she’s living in Egypt, China, Japan, or New York, peripatetic author and dancer Patrizia Chen knows how to tap into a new culture. T+L talks... Read More

I'm starting to hallucinate. After leaving Cairo, we've driven for more than six hours on uniformly flat roads. I keep spotting misty lakes, rolling... Read More

CAIRO Khan el-Khalili To my mind, the word exotic was invented for the Middle East and its grand bazaars, consummate merchants, and sensuous honeyed... Read More

once-in-a-lifetime trips for a once-in-a-lifetime moment ... Read More

It may be as simple as a comfortable mattress and great pillows, a good showerhead or a generous soaking tub, the lighting, room service, or even the... Read More

The most popular joke in Cairo right now is set in New York. An Egyptian cabdriver is taking a fare to the airport. He barrels through a red light, just... Read More

When Islamic militants gunned down 58 tourists at Luxor's Hatshepsut Temple in 1997, they all but killed Egypt's tourism industry. More than three years... Read More

In downtown Cairo, miracles are performed on Maarouf. This narrow, tree-lined street in the eastern shadows of the Egyptian Museum echoes with the sound... Read More

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