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How a Street Artist Secretly Painted an Urban-Scale Mural in Cairo

All over the world street artists have become famous by surreptitiously adding swabs of paint or wheatpaste to city walls. But the most remarkable thing about a new mural in Cairo is not only its size — it covers about 50 buildings — it’s that the artist managed to do it in a place that’s not known for encouraging creative expression. Read More >>

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Egypt Wants to Build a Second Cairo… in Just Seven Years

1,100,000 units of housing. 6,200 miles of boulevards. 2,000 schools. £30 billion. Egypt is planning a sparkling new capital outside of Cairo, and it wants to do it fast. Read More >>