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Syrian Opposition: Only New Syrian Gov't Eligible to Decide on Constitution

Only a new government in Syria will be eligible to decide on the new constitution of the country, leader of the Cairo opposition platform Jihad Makdissi said on Sunday. 273 more words

Wives - how many can you have?

History tells us that the Prophet Muhammad had lots of wives. But in the Quran it says that a man can have 4 wives.

I think the Prophet must have had special privileges because until now the number allowed is 4 – that is for a man – never the other way around. 279 more words


21 February 1917

Extract from the diary of Maj P K Glazebrook, Cheshire Yeomanry, Egypt Expeditionary Force

Arrived in Cairo & had a bath and breakfast at Shepherd’s, after which I went to Abbassia & interviewed Col Allen, Watson’s new staff officer, about getting out of the staff course, but could get no decision, as they apparently have marked me down, & seemed inclined to give me a definite order to go. 35 more words

Friday Fancy - Pyramids of Giza

Holy great pyramids of Giza! I have never been to Africa and therefore, never seen the pyramids in Egypt (or anywhere in fact). I would love to visit them and marvel at their grandness as they tower ever so high, gaining a stiff neck in the process! 229 more words


You Can't Break Me, I'm Too Nice

When a comment of mine to another’s blog goes from “being reviewed” to “contact headquarters and send out a response team,” two things are obvious: 692 more words