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Azza
Vancouver, BC, Canada
University Prof., Communications and ESL
Interests: Egypt, Egypt, and Egypt.
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21st Century Wire says… Whatever criticisms may be justifiably levied at Egypt’s President Al Sisi, the speech he gave at the American Islamic Summit should go down in history as one of the bravest attacks on supporters of terrorism, whilst in their midst. The consternation of the primary terrorism creators... Continue reading
Reblogged 7 hours ago at Egypt
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The Independent, by Qasim Rashid. Excerpt—read on here. The permission given in Quran 22:40-41 to fight in self-defence was not only granted to defend Muslims from persecution, but to defend Christians, Jews and people of all faiths from acts of terror like those committed by Isis today People gather in... Continue reading
Reblogged yesterday at Egypt
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Jet Set, by Karen Gardiner Has The Mummy once again piqued your curiosity about Egypt, one of the world's most spellbinding and imagination-inspiring destinations? It's a bucket-list trip for many world travelers — and it's easy to see why, with its rich history, stunning landscapes, and epic potential for adventure.... Continue reading
Reblogged 3 days ago at Egypt
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To the writer of this article. Donald Trump neglected to mention how euphoric Egyptians were when the president back then in 2013 was ousted. Nor did he mention that the demonstrations he is speaking of were wreaking havoc in the Raba area; I wonder if demonstrators would be allowed to... Continue reading
Reblogged 4 days ago at Egypt
Middle East Forum, by Cynthia Farahat An innocent-sounding New Jersey-based organization called Egyptian Americans For Freedom And Justice (EAFAJ) made the rounds on Capitol Hill May 4 to urge U.S. lawmakers not to support designation of the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization. The visit, which came hours after the... Continue reading
Reblogged May 17, 2017 at Egypt
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Arab Times, by Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor UAE Businessman UNLIKE several of its neighbours, the Arab World’s most populous nation has thankfully succeeded in regaining its political, security and social equilibrium following years of turmoil. Egypt is on the right track and with wise governance could... Continue reading
Reblogged May 17, 2017 at Egypt
Ahram Online, by Azza Radwan Sedky Recently the Egyptian parliament proposed an amendment to Egypt’s citizenship law. The amendment allows those residing in Egypt for five years to apply for Egyptian citizenship after having deposited a significant sum of foreign currency in Egypt’s central bank. The sum may be returned... Continue reading
Reblogged May 17, 2017 at Egypt
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Oil and Gas Journal, by OGJ editors BP PLC has started gas production from Taurus and Libra fields, the first two of five fields in the West Nile Delta development of Egypt. The fields are currently producing more than 700 MMscfd of sales gas and 1,000 b/d of condensate. Following... Continue reading
Reblogged May 11, 2017 at Egypt
ٌReuters, via Daily Mail Online, by Oleg Vukmanovic AMSTERDAM, May 11 (Reuters) - Egypt is holding talks with its liquefied natural gas (LNG) suppliers to defer contracted shipments this year and aims to cut back on purchases in 2018, as surging domestic gas production squeezes out demand for costly foreign... Continue reading
Reblogged May 11, 2017 at Egypt
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Ahram Online Egyptian professor Mona Prince (Photo: facebook.com/mona.prince.) Egyptian university professor Mona Prince, who recently gained national attention after her personal Facebook images were leaked on social media, has announced that she is running for the 2018 presidential elections. The English literature Professor at Suez Canal University posted a banner... Continue reading
Reblogged May 10, 2017 at Egypt
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Al-Bawaba Washington - A number of terrorist group Muslim Brotherhood members arrived at the headquarters of the U.S Congress on Tuesday to meet with a delegation of its members to discuss issues related to Egyptian affairs. Chairperson of the Egyptian American Organization for Freedom and Justice, Hani Al-Qadi, headed the... Continue reading
Reblogged May 6, 2017 at Egypt
Recently the Egyptian parliament proposed an amendment to Egypt’s citizenship law. The amendment allows those residing in Egypt for five years to apply for the Egyptian citizenship after having deposited a significant sum of foreign currency in Egypt’s Central Bank. The sum may be returned to the applicant if the... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2017 at Egypt
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Beautiful! By Junno Arocho Esteves Catholic News Service CNS/Paul Haring Pope Francis greets the crowd during his general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican May 3. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Just as it had been for centuries, Egypt can be a sign of hope for... Continue reading
Reblogged May 3, 2017 at Egypt
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If so, I truly hope there was a huge trade off. The Hill, BY BRANDON CARTER President Trump brags in a new interview that he secured the release of Egyptian-American aid worker Aya Hijazi from captivity after “10 minutes” with Egyptian president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi. "As you know, President Obama... Continue reading
Reblogged May 1, 2017 at Egypt
Posted May 1, 2017 at Egypt
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News 24 Cairo - An Egyptian court has sentenced a hard-line cleric to death in absentia on charges of establishing a "terror group" after the 2013 overthrow of an elected Islamist president. Wagdi Ghoneim, who currently lives in Turkey and is an outspoken supporter of ousted President Mohammed Morsi, dismissed... Continue reading
Reblogged Apr 30, 2017 at Egypt
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Los Angeles Times, by Molly Hennessy-FiskeContact Reporter Pope Francis left Egypt charmed after a high-stakes, two-day visit during which he embraced Muslim leaders, challenged religious extremists and waved to fans from a blue Fiat instead of his armored “popemobile.” “Everyone was really touched with his sincerity,” said Vivian Gobran, 41,... Continue reading
Reblogged Apr 29, 2017 at Egypt
Calling a spade a spade. Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2017 at Egypt
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I IOL, by Mike Cohen. This is the excerpt on Egypt. Read on here. Johannesburg - Egypt is reaping the rewards of a painful devaluation. The plunge that sent its currency tumbling the most in the world over the past six months has made the nation’s assets among Renaissance Capital’s... Continue reading
Reblogged Apr 28, 2017 at Egypt
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Egypt Today, by: Moataz Abdel Fattah Dear Pope Francis, Egyptians say to you: Hatnwarna; an Egyptian colloquial phrase that we use to summarize a deep meaning that translates into: “You will bring light with you to us. We look forward to your visit.” Upon your arrival, you will find a... Continue reading
Reblogged Apr 28, 2017 at Egypt
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دهاليز بقلم ايهاب الشيمي يدهشني دائماً رد فعل المصريين حيال الكثير من الأحداث و الأخبار التي تمس مصر و التي تطالعنا بها الصحف و شاشات الفضائيات يومياً ! فهم يضعون دولةٍ ما في مصاف الأمم العظيمة و يتسابقون في سرد تاريخها الطويل في مساندة مصر في أوقات الشدة، و حاجتنا... Continue reading
Reblogged Apr 27, 2017 at Egypt
Ahram Online, by Azza Radwan Sedky To corroborate his catchphrase, President Trump may be willing to intimidate the whole world, and the attack on Syria is proof In 2003 President Bush Jr insisted beyond a shadow of a doubt that Saddam Hussein possessed weapons of mass destruction. Consequently, Hussein deserved... Continue reading
Reblogged Apr 27, 2017 at Egypt
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Al-Monitor, by Julian Pecquet Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., speaks at a hearing about Russian election interference on Capitol Hill in Washington, March 15, 2017. (photo by REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein) A bipartisan panel of experts ripped Egypt as a floundering authoritarian state April 25 and urged Congress to rethink its annual... Continue reading
Reblogged Apr 25, 2017 at Egypt
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Press TV This file photo shows the building of Cairo Criminal Court. A court in Egypt has upheld death sentences for 20 people over their alleged roles in the Kerdasa massacre four years ago, which left over a dozen people dead. On August 14, 2013, a few hours after Egyptian... Continue reading
Reblogged Apr 24, 2017 at Egypt
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Let’s start at the beginning. In 2014, Aya Hegazi and her husband, Mohamed Hassanein, launched Beladi Foundation, an NGO that worked with street children. The police raided Beladi after a complaint was filed against the foundation for sex trafficking and child abuse; that is in addition to running an unlicensed... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2017 at Egypt