They want it to house five million people, have a green space twice the size of Central Park, an amusement park four times the size of Disneyland, and an airport as big as Heathrow. Oh, and they'd like it to be finished in seven years, please.
How do people – especially women – learn about sex in a country where sex is taboo?
When I revealed my diagnosis to my mother, she told me to go to Cairo, convinced that I'd be healed there.
Photographer Jade Cantwell travelled through Syria, Lebanon, Israel and Egypt in the months before the Arab Spring. Several years later, her photos are reminders of the lives behind the news reports.
The 32-year-old Egyptian artist's first New York solo show takes on police brutality and the crimes committed by the American government.
A Canadian journalist imprisoned in Egypt has called out the Canadian Prime Minister after a visit by Foreign Minister John Baird failed to end his more than year-long nightmare.
Ottawa is exporting less military aid overall, but upping shipments to India, Egypt, Tunisia, as well as other non-NATO allies with questionable moral records.
The government is cracking down on fans in what many believe is a campaign of revenge led by the state security forces that dominated Egypt before the revolution.
A wave of violent protests and clashes between young people and police that left one demonstrator dead from a head wound.
Electro chaabi blows most new music out of the water.
The meat market in Birqash is a cruel place.
He's an 18-year-old who wants to be a doctor when he grows up.
A man's alcohol stock is his kingdom.
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After a farcical court case, where videos of sheep were used as evidence of a terrorist plot.
This weekend, a Tory MP joked about punching a woman in the throat.
Or is it part of the problem?
The baladi bars are the dive bars of Egypt.
But he'll have a hard time uniting Egyptians behind him.
Ousting two successive presidents hasn't made life any easier.
There is no evidence at all that people in the Middle East revolted against their rulers.
Muslim Brotherhood supporters aren't happy about 529 of their comrades being sentenced to death.
Three years after the revolution, the country's still in turmoil.
The many reasons Middle Eastern women wear hijab.