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2011-12-06 19:15:00

Fans of Eden Unger Bowditch's middle grade Young Inventors Guild trilogy lined up outside the Cairo American College Book Fair a half hour before it even opened.

2011-10-18 20:37:08

A well-known collection of historical texts, the Cairo Genizah is one of the most valuable sources of primary documents for medieval historians and religious scholars.

2011-08-01 07:00:00

LONDON, August 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Cairo Ranks Top; NYC, 'The City That Never Sleeps', 32nd - Has the Big Apple become the Big Sleep? - "This will confirm fears that New York has grown sleepy." - Ranking of world's 24-hour cities based on analysis of 120 million online interactions The city that never sleeps has been caught napping by a global study of the world's most 24-hour cities. The study names Cairo, the strife-torn capital of...

2011-07-28 02:30:00

CAIRO, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Omidyar Network announced today its support of the Arab Techies Network Workshop, which began today in Cairo.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.