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Letter from Cairo

Maria Golia meets the man with the eyes of a caged god.

Filed in: Egypt

Dear departed

Reem Haddad remembers the man seen by many as the father of the nation.

Filed in: Lebanon

Running out of lies

Letter from Lebanon Special

  • July 29, 2010
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The Neighbourhood

Letter from Mauritius

Handle with care

Returning to Cairo after some time away, Maria Golia is waylaid in the labyrinth of a cargo warehouse.

The soaring call

Maria Golia recalls a transcendent moment amid the clamour of Cairo.

A face for today

Maria Golia feels she’s getting old, while the city around her is ‘getting new’.

The pampered paws

A trip to the pedicurist reveals the changing face of Egypt’s middle class to Maria Golia.

Cairo 2010

The dawn of a new decade has Maria Golia pondering the past.

The return

An overseas trip lets Maria Golia see her hometown in a new light.

Losing the edge

Perceptions of efficiency – and cleanliness – can differ, Maria Golia discovers.

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