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The Beginning of the End?

The British Empire has been a leading global power throughout history and has been described as the ’empire on which the sun never sets’. In… 714 more words

To the beach!

I did a lot of things yesterday.  Got a haircut; bought a bunch of stuff I needed, including a new cell phone at T-Mobile; and made a few doctor appointments to make sure all is ship-shape. 916 more words


Friday Finds: Cairokee Issues a Song in Memory of Egyptian Author Ahmed Khaled Towfik

Last week, the Egyptian rock group Cairokee released a new song and music video honoring Egyptian genre author Ahmed Khaled Towfik:

The song is written around Towfik’s poem “No Longer Young.” The music was composed by Cairokee guitarist Sherif Al-Hawari, it was produced by Sari Hani, and filmwork was done by Motaaz Ibrahim. 165 more words


The Suez Canal Crisis

The Suez Canal Crisis in October 1956 began as a foreign policy issue and escalated into a war. The Suez Canal is an artificial sea level waterway in Egypt, connecting the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea. 507 more words

Middle East

History of Egyptian Feminism since 1919

History of Egyptian Feminist Activism

Some colonized countries included women’s movements as part of their nationalist struggles against British rule, as in Egypt and India, and Egyptians point to their ancient history of women pharaohs like Queen Hatshepsut (1473 B.C.). 2,715 more words

Global Youth Activism

Lebanese Journalist Names Washington's Goal Number One in Syria

Sputnik – April 19, 2018

Sputnik spoke to Lebanese journalist and commentator Sharmine Narwani to find out more about situation in Syria and Washington’s goals and actions there.

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Nile Cruise

Stops along the Nile Cruise in Luxor and Aswan- Karnak Temple, Luxor Temple, Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, Edfu Temple, Kom Ombo and Temple of Philae