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Checking in on Cairo

Recently I had the privilege of talking Egypt with a leading expert on the country, Beirut-based reporter Thanassis Cambanis. After getting his views on the January 25th Revolution, its aftermath, and the country’s current state of affairs under President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, I’ve been paying closer attention to developments on the Nile. 959 more words

"We're in a global feminist moment": Mona Eltahawy on why men hate us, and how they love us

Egyptian writer and feminist Mona Eltahawy was brutally attacked by police forces in 2011 while protesting Egypt’s post-Mubarak military regime. Her subsequent essay Why do they hate us?  923 more words

Three Years to the Day: 6th of April 2012

Cairo, 6th of April, 2012. The presidential campaigns are in full swing. The temperatures have risen to comfortable degrees and the air is heavy with expectation, a slight tension that hovers between elated yells and nervosity. 372 more words


SOHRAB AHMARI: Welcome to Startup Egypt

Wall Street Journal: A new entrepreneurial culture is emerging from the turmoil of the Arab Spring.

Cairo — Tahrir became the epicenter of the Arab Spring in 2011. 66 more words


Egypt: An "elected" regime which imprisons innocent journalists and murders unarmed protesters & activists

A few years ago, a woman, Nedā Āghā-Soltān, was shot dead in Tehran amidst a peaceful protest against the results of the 2009 Iranian presidential elections in which  Mahmoud Ahmadinejad had been re-elected. 689 more words

The League of The Golden Fingers للمعلم جنجل أبو شفتورة و شركاه ش.م.م

تنوية: هذا قصة خيالية و أى تشابه بينها و بين الواقع هو من قبيل الصدفة و ملناش دعوة متودوناش فى داهية، و الصور كمان فوتو…فوتوشوب يعنى.


Autoubua uzvara Ēģiptē: Svešais svešā valstī

Publicēts Veto Magazine 33, pirmo daļu lasi ŠEIT.

Izgāju un teicu, ka neatgriezīšos, ar asinīm rakstīju katrā ielā. Likām dzirdēt, tiem, kas neklausījās, un šķēršļi tika salauzti. 777 more words