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With the anniversary of November's bloody Mohamed Mahmoud Street clashes looming, local residents still struggle to fit their lives around the army-built walls

In recent months, the military and police have erected walls throughout downtown Cairo, zoning and barricading the city in a tactic reminiscent of Israel's hated separation wall

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The atrocious killings in Maspero are not so much sectarian as a staging point in a full-scale counterrevolution

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While the Arab Spring has enhanced global interest in the Arab world, local academics have often been reduced to service providers for Western "experts" who jet in and jet out

At the centre of Cairo a very particular tug of war is taking place between authoritarian and more open forces, over the city's urban space

What the authoritarian forces lingering from the former regime cannot abide most, because they can't control it, is the humor and color of the cultural revolution in Egypt

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