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Poor You!

I’ve just come back from a trip to Dahab in Egypt (an hour north of Sharm El Sheikh in South Sinai) and one of the fun parts of the holiday was teaching my friend silly English words and phrases in exchange for Arabic ones. 977 more words


At the time of Egypt’s revolution on the 25th of January 2011 President          Hosni Mubarak’s Political Headquarters were torched, leaving to this day an empty, black ghost-like structure. 152 more words


Egypt: Mubarak, sons bag 3 years each for corruption

An Egyptian Court on Saturday sentenced former President Hosni Mubarak to three years in prison in a retrial on charges of corruption.
The Criminal Court also gave a similar sentence to each of his two sons, Alaa and Gamal, and ordered the three to pay a fine of 125 million Egyptian pounds (16.4… 8 more words


Royal Decree Holiday: A Day in Cairo (Part 1)

Having postponed my trip to Cairo until my last full day in Egypt, I was pretty darn excited when I woke up before dawn Thursday morning. 2,501 more words

Middle East

Why invest in Property?

Why invest in Property?

by Shariffa Mubarak

According to Forbes, rising property values are adding more billionaires and millionaires to the Rich List than ever before. 690 more words


Obama And Reality

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu raised a legitimate demand during the talks between the Western powers and Iran — that Iran should recognize Israel as a Jewish state and stop threatening to destroy it. 510 more words


The Real Story of Tahir Square

El Maidan (The Square)

(Arabic with English subtitles)

Johane Nohaim (2014)

Film Review

The Square, based largely on amateur and cellphone footage, presents an activist prospective of the 2011 Arab Spring uprising that has been totally omitted from western media coverage. 533 more words

Hidden History