How would you feel if a multi-lane highway was under construction right outside your bedroom window? They have an answer in Cairo, and they are outraged. Here's more on a bizarre bridge project that's literally too close for comfort.
The rare participation of Egypt's rural poor in recent protests shows "Egyptians have had enough," human rights observers say. But authorities have consistently shown no hesitation in using a heavy hand to silence them.
The Hochmoselbrücke or "High Mosel Bridge" has opened to traffic. The controversial structure brings a road project connecting Germany to Benelux a step closer to completion.
Travel guide Lonely Planet has ranked Cairo among the top city destinations for 2020. DW reporter Eesha Kheny made her way to Egypt to find out what makes the city so special.
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