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Azza
Vancouver, BC, Canada
University Prof., Communications and ESL
Interests: Egypt, Egypt, and Egypt.
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الاهرام اليومي د. عزة رضوان صدقى فى هذا الوقت بالتقريب من 2017 أصدرت كندا طابعا بريديا تكريما لعيد الفطر وعيد الأضحي. سمات الطابع عربية وتتوسطه عبارة عيد مبارك، ويصحب الشرح التالى الكتيب الصغير الذى يشتمل على عشرة طوابع بالغة الانجليزية: «يعد العيدان الفطر والأضحى أهم عيدين لدى مسلمى العالم. عيد... Continue reading
Reblogged yesterday at Egypt
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Al Bawaba, excerpt Egypt's Trade Minister Courts Private Sector for Cotton Production (Shutterstock/ File Photo) Egypt’s Trade and Industry Minister Amr Nassar said that cooperation is underway between the Agriculture Ministry and the business sector to develop Egypt’s cotton industry further, diversify its uses in the industry and thus improving... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Egypt
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Ahram Weekly Neglected for years, Upper Egypt is finally making an appearance on the government’s investment and development map, writes Reem Leila Al-Sisi inaugurated the new Assiut Barrage via a video conference this week President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi this week inaugurated a number of national projects in the Upper Egyptian governorates... Continue reading
Reblogged 2 days ago at Egypt
الاهرام اليومي بقلم مصطفى السعيد تتطاير شظايا الصدام التركي الأمريكي لتترك بصماتها على الخريطتين الإقليمية والدولية، وتتجلى أولى نتائج الصدام في المزيد من التقارب الروسي التركي الإيراني، المنتظر ترجمته إلى أفعال في معركة إدلب الوشيكة، بأن يسهل لسوريا بسط سيطرتها على ما تبقى من أراضيها في شمال سوريا، ويتخلي عن... Continue reading
Reblogged 2 days ago at Egypt
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My take: the headline doesn't match the content. I'd have preferred something like "Keeping the Allure" that appears in the body of the article. Anyway, a good one. Bloomberg, (Link: Egypt Central Bank Holds Rate as Selloff Spooks Emerging Markets) By Tarek El-Tablawy and Ahmed Feteha A pedestrian passes Egypt's... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Egypt
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NVerse (Link: Record-Breaking Solar and Wind Farms Are emerging From the Sands of Egypt) By Matthew Phelan Who could have built these epic structures? The Egyptian government wants to get 42 percent of its energy sector powered by renewables by 2025, leaving a healthy 5-year window for their 2030 sustainability... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Egypt
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Bloomberg, By Netty Idayu Ismail and Ahmed Feteha Egypt has transformed into a haven for debt investors from a crisis zone in less than two years. The Egyptian pound, which the government allowed to float in 2016 to stave off an economic collapse, has been relatively immune to a rout... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Egypt
ألاهرام اليومي بقلم علاء ثابت من المؤسف أننا نعرف حجم الشائعات الضخم والغرض منه، ومع ذلك لا نتخذ الخطوات المناسبة لوأدها مبكرا، أو الحد منها ونترك الناس فريسة للسوق السوداء للإعلام، ولهذا نعانى كثيرا من النتائج المترتبة على اقتناع عدد كبير من الناس بمعلومات مجتزأة أو مغلوطة، مثلما حدث مع... Continue reading
Reblogged 5 days ago at Egypt
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Slash Gear, by Shane McGlaun Cheese is great, especially when melted on a pizza. I don’t think they had pizza back in ancient Egypt, but apparently, the ancient Pharaohs did have cheese. Researchers have found what they believe to be the oldest cheese in the world inside the tomb of... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Egypt
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Egypt Today, by Amr Mohamed Kandil CAIRO – 16 August 2018: Turkish authorities arrested Al-Sharq TV host Hisham Abdullah on the account of overstaying his visa and being placed by the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) on the terror list, sources said. The sources revealed that police stopped Abdullah in... Continue reading
Reblogged 5 days ago at Egypt
CAIRO – 16 August 2018: Turkish authorities arrested Al-Sharq TV host Hisham Abdullah on the account of overstaying his visa and being placed by the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) on the terror list, sources said. The sources revealed that police stopped Abdullah in the district where he lives, and... Continue reading
Reblogged 5 days ago at Egypt
By James Rogers | Fox News A mysterious sphinx has been discovered during roadwork in the Egyptian city of Luxor. Mohamed Abdel Aziz, director general of Luxor Antiquities, announced the find Sunday, according to Egypt Today. The sphinx was found at the site of a road connecting Luxor Temple and... Continue reading
Reblogged 6 days ago at Egypt
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World Oil (Link: EIA: Offshore discoveries in the Mediterranean to increase Egypt's gas output) WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Natural gas production in Egypt has been in decline, falling from a 2009 peak of 5.8 Bcfd to 3.9 Bcfd in 2016, based on estimates in BP’s Statistical Review of World Energy. The... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Egypt
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The Globe and Mail, by Steven Chase Prime Minister Justin Trudeau isn’t backing down as the Canada-Saudi Arabia rift continues to escalate, saying his government will not shirk from raising concerns about human-rights violations in other countries. Asked if he would express regret to Saudi Arabia for his government’s public... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2018 at Egypt
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Clean Tecnica, August 8th, 2018 by Steve Hanley The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is leading a campaign to bring 1.4 gigawatts of solar power to Egypt. One of the 16 proposed projects is known as Kom Ombo. Scheduled to be built in the Aswan area of the country,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2018 at Egypt
Maciej Onoszko and Sarah Algethami, Bloomberg News Link: Saudi Arabia selling off Canadian assets 'no matter the cost Saudi Arabia said it will continue to ratchet up pressure on Canada for criticizing the recent arrests of women activists, as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau upheld his stance on human rights. The... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2018 at Egypt
Global News, by Rebecca Joseph(Link Saudi Arabia cancels educational exchange program after spat with Canada) The Saudi Arabian government is expelling Canada's ambassador and freezing all trade and investment transactions with Ottawa after Canada criticized the arrest of women's rights and other civil society activists in the Arab Kingdom. Mercedes... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2018 at Egypt
Sunday Express (Link: Saudi Arabia expels Canadian Ambassador in human rights row) SAUDI ARABIA has expelled the Canadian Ambassador and recalled its Ambassador after the Canadian government issued a statement of concern over the detainment of civil society and women’s rights activists. By MATTHEW ROBINSON The statement, published by Canada's... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2018 at Egypt
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The Arab Weekly, by Amr Amin (link: Sisi deplores derailment of Egypt's religious reform drive) The issue of reforming al-Azhar is steeped in controversy. Many fear an outbreak of open hostility between al-Azhar and Sisi. Stirring up the dust. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (R) speaks during the inauguration of... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2018 at Egypt
For decades on end, Egyptian authorities brushed aside the incurable defects in society as being just that: incurable. A glazed jaded attitude accepted these defects as unfixable considering them Egyptian attributes. In other words, no effort was put into resolving these issues. No doubt Egypt suffered and still suffers from... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2018 at Egypt
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Just World Education Peter Ford, who was Britain’s ambassador to Syria 2003-2006, gave a scathing assessment of the work of Syria’s Western-backed “White Helmets” organization and other aspects of Western countries’ regime-change project in Syria in an audio interview published on JWE’s podcast series on July 27. “The White Helmets... Continue reading
Reblogged Aug 1, 2018 at Egypt
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◀ د. عزة رضوان صدقى, الاهرام اليومي الديمقراطية كلمة مستمدة من كلمتين إغريقيتين: ديموس وتعنى الناس أو الشعب، و«قراطوس» وتعنى القوة: مجتمعين، فإن الكلمتين توكلان القوة إلى الشعب. إذن الديمقراطية تعنى الحكم فى يد الشعب، ولكن تطبيق هذه المنظومة لبالغ الصعوبة لأنه فى هذه الحالة يجب أن يكون الشعب بأكمله... Continue reading
Reblogged Aug 1, 2018 at Egypt
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Al-Masry Al-Youm, via Egypt Independent Several opposition factions in northeastern Syria have signed a ceasefire agreement in Cairo under Egyptian and Russian auspices, mediated by the head of the Syrian Tomorrow Movement Sheikh Ahmed al-Jarba. The agreement worked towards a political settlement of the Syrian crisis through co-operation on counter-terrorism,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2018 at Egypt
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Egypt Today, by Hend El-Bahary, Link: Cairo named most attractive city to investors in Africa: UN report Cairo is ranked the most attractive city to investors in Africa, snatching the 64th position globally, in a report released by the United Nations. The report, entitled “The Stateof African Cities 2018- The... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2018 at Egypt
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President Trump often lashes out against friends and foes alike. Breaching the usual presidential protocol, President Trump slams even his closest allies: Canada’s Justin Trudeau, Britain’s Theresa May, and Germany’s Angela Merkal. The reality is every time President Trump speaks he holds the world captive not via his prudence and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2018 at Egypt