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Video | Beyond the factory: the carriage maker
Reham Gharib | When his grandfather set up the workshop with an Italian partner, 4,000 carriages roamed the streets
Attempting to decolonize pedagogy in CILAS Alexandria
Gian Spina | How can we undo past ways of doing while attempting to enact new forms of thinking?
Video | Beyond the factory: The copperworkers
Menem Sami | Menem Sami visits a copper workshop in Alexandria's Labban neighborhood
Nassim el-Raqs: A dance of mythical creatures on Alexandria’s streets
Randa Ali | Dance festival Nassim el-Raqs is one of Egypt's few remaining contemporary public space art events
Four scenes of the Egyptian revolution in Alexandria: A microhistory of January 25
Youssef El Chazli | How a series of contingencies walked us to the revolution
Sunken Cities: The lure of underwater worlds and a critique of a blockbuster exhibition
Chitra Sangtani | On a British Museum show and the natural movement of objects toward greater value.
New housing project in Alexandria impresses residents, but estranges them too
Heba Afify | On the recently built Bashayer al-Kheir (Good Omens) project, which President Sisi inaugurated last week.
On El Cabina’s exit from the Alexandrian art scene: A new beginning for Gudran
Rowan El Shimi | Visiting El Cabina for the first time in 2012 marked the beginning of my love affair with Alexandria.
On the life of the late Robert Mabro (1934-2016)
Reem Saad | Alexandria-born academic and leading analyst in the oil sector Robert Mabro died at 81 on the Greek island
 
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Amro Ali
Alexandria’s church bombing and the deepening of melancholia
Shock and grief in Alexandria after the Palm Sunday church bombing
Nermin Nizar
We came to Alexandria looking for …
The past in these materials is not well-mannered, beautiful or grand, it is rife with racism and classism
Amro Ali
A frightening vision: On plans to rebuild the Alexandria Lighthouse
It's no easy feat to restore the seventh wonder of the ancient world, but then along came modern-day
 
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News
Lawyer detained on array of charges, including inciting protests in relation to ‘possession of yellow vests’
2 Alexandria students detained for conducting public survey on controversial seaside barriers
Military governor upholds death sentences for 14 defendants in military trial
Interior Ministry: Police kill 10 militants responsible for attack on Alexandria security director
Disappeared journalist appears before Alexandria prosecution, to be detained for 15 days
Interior Ministry: Security kill 6 Hassm militants responsible for attack on Alexandria security director
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