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With tourism in decline, Egypt hopes to repurpose former hotspot
Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017 | Rami Galal, Contributor
An Egyptian member of parliament has completed a study on the establishment of a free trade zone in the tourist city of Sharm el-Sheikh, which many criticized for its potentially harmful effects on tourism.
Cairo's zoo falls into neglect
Monday, Jul. 17, 2017 | Rami Galal, Contributor
Giza Zoo, once considered one of the best zoos in the world, is struggling to improve conditions for animals as well as visitors after losing international accreditation.
How Cairo plans to solve its street vendor problem
Friday, Jun. 30, 2017 | Rami Galal, Contributor
Gov. Atef Abdel Hamid supports an innovative idea to deal with the suffocating spread of vendors in Cairo’s streets and the resulting violent clashes with police.
Egypt's alcohol bans keep stirring controversy
Tuesday, May. 30, 2017 | Rami Galal, Contributor
A ban on alcohol during an Islamic holiday has revived debate over the effectiveness and fairness of government attempts to regulate such spirits.
Will Egypt start charging citizens to use Facebook?
Wednesday, May. 3, 2017 | Rami Galal, Contributor
Egypt's parliament is considering a bill to control the use of social media platforms such as Facebook in the name of fighting terrorism and tracking cybercrime.