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Azza
Vancouver, BC, Canada
University Prof., Communications and ESL
Interests: Egypt, Egypt, and Egypt.
Recent Activity
Reuters. See the photos accompanying this article here. President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Saturday ordered the government to take all necessary measures to help resettle Christians who have fled Egypt's Northern Sinai after Islamic State killed several members of the community. Hundreds of Christian families and students have fled to... Continue reading
Reblogged yesterday at Egypt
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Foreign Policy, by JAMES STAVRIDIS—worth reposting in entirety As Donald Trump’s administration begins to think about how best to craft a bilateral relationship with Egypt, it would do well to consider the ancient myth of the Egyptian sphinx. In Greek mythology, the sphinx, a creature with the body of a... Continue reading
Reblogged yesterday at Egypt
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Middle East Eye IS video threatens to increase its attacks on Christians and labels Muslim Brotherhood, Salafists, and Azharis as 'apostates' Egyptians hold vigil for victims of attack on Coptic church on 11 December, 2016 (AFP) The Islamic State group has threatened Coptic Christians, the Muslim Brotherhood, Salafists, and al-Azhar... Continue reading
Reblogged 6 days ago at Egypt
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Al Monitor, by Menna A. Farouk Some Egyptian schools are adopting Japan's Tokkatsu whole child educational model, which includes having students do cleanup duties. This photo from the Japan International Cooperation Agency Egypt office shows some of these practices at work. (photo by Facebook/JICA-Egypt) Egypt is turning to the Japanese... Continue reading
Reblogged 7 days ago at Egypt
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The Straits Tourists taking a selfie at the Luxor temple in the port city of Luxor, south of Cairo, Egypt, on Dec 14, 2016.PHOTO: REUTERS CAIRO (AFP) - Tourists are slowly returning to Egypt, easing pressure on a key sector battered by years of turmoil and the 2015 bombing of... Continue reading
Reblogged 7 days ago at Egypt
Ahram Online, by Azza Radwan Sedky In the age of social media, even small matters can become a source of bitter dispute. But when this affects the course of a nation, it's time to pause and reflect We live in an era where polarisation rules. Outspoken and opinionated, people all... Continue reading
Reblogged 7 days ago at Egypt
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Everywhere I went this winter some person, club, or association was in the midst of planning a trip to El Fayoum, Suddenly El Fayoum had become the in place, the winter destination of many. Tempted to see for myself what's behind this newfound zeal, I, along with friends, children, and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2017 at Egypt
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Cairoscene.com Egypt has announced that 144 female preachers will start carrying on lecturing tasks at premium mosques around the country starting in March. In an unprecedented move, Egypt's Endowments Ministry has announced the appointment of 144 female preachers that will perform their tasks at the women oratories. The announcement was... Continue reading
Reblogged Feb 15, 2017 at Egypt
Ahram Weekly, by Hany Ghoraba The latest report of Human Rights Watch opposing an anticipated ban on the Muslim Brotherhood by the Trump administration is built on ignorance and seditious lies Alternative worlds or parallel universes are well known theories by scientists depicted in countless works of art, literature as... Continue reading
Reblogged Feb 14, 2017 at Egypt
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The Washington Examiner, via Middle East Forum, by by Cinnamon Stillwell and Clifford Smith Should taxpayer dollars be used to fund meetings between American terrorists and Palestinian radicals? San Francisco State University, a public university notorious for sympathy to violent radicals, apparently thinks so. Last year, it sent Americans who... Continue reading
Reblogged Feb 14, 2017 at Egypt
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VOA News, by Edward Yeranian FILE - An Egyptian balances a basket of bread, in Cairo, Dec. 8, 2016. The Egyptian economy has been showing signs of a slow, but painful recovery since a $12 billion loan from the World Bank, late last year, followed by a number of economic... Continue reading
Reblogged Feb 11, 2017 at Egypt
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Hindustan Times Egyptian writer Khaled Al Khamissi at Kolkata International Book Fair venue.(HT Photo) Egyptian writer Khaled Al Khamissi was one of those who thronged Tahrir Square in Cairo during the 2011 ‘Egyptian Revolution’. Six years on, he told HT on the sidelines of Kolkata Literature Festival how the revolution failed... Continue reading
Reblogged Feb 9, 2017 at Egypt
Reuters, by Lin Noueihed and Yara Bayoumy | CAIRO/WASHINGTON CAIRO/WASHINGTON Friendly phone calls, an invite to the White House, a focus on Islamic militancy and what Donald Trump called "chemistry" have set the tone for a new era of warmer U.S.-Egyptian ties that could herald more military and political support... Continue reading
Reblogged Feb 9, 2017 at Egypt
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Middle East Forum, by Cynthia Farahat Those claiming the Muslim Brotherhood is popular and nonviolent are wrong on both counts. In a January 26 Wall Street Journal article titled "Blacklisting Muslim Brotherhood Carries Risk," Yaroslav Trofimov writes that the Trump administration's proposed designation of the Brotherhood as a terrorist group... Continue reading
Reblogged Feb 6, 2017 at Egypt
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Washington Post, by Carlo Muñoz Says Trump ‘as crazy as everyone feared’; claims military overthrow and ‘an insane order’ both ‘frightening’ A former Defense Department official under the Obama administration has raised the specter of a military coup to remove President Donald Trump from power. In an editorial penned for... Continue reading
Reblogged Feb 5, 2017 at Egypt
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The effort of an Egyptian woman. Well done. Ahram Online, by Ingy Deif An accident that left her son in a wheelchair set off a train of events that saw May Zain El Din establish a foundation for the differently-abled. She speaks to Ahram Online about her quest May Zain... Continue reading
Reblogged Feb 5, 2017 at Egypt
Ahram Online US Muslim leaders filed suit against President Donald Trump Monday over an immigration order that they said was a "fear-mongering" attempt at keeping members of their religion out of the country. Nihad Awad, executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, joined 26 others as plaintiffs in the... Continue reading
Reblogged Jan 30, 2017 at Egypt
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Al Arabiya English, by Sonia Farid Egyptian president suggests ground-breaking legislation to ban Muslim husbands from verbally declaring their spouses divorced. (Shutterstock) “Can’t we have a law that makes divorce only effective when it is documented?” asked Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in a televised speech he gave at the... Continue reading
Reblogged Jan 29, 2017 at Egypt
Ahram Online, by Ziad Bahaa-Eldin I don’t think there’s one Egyptian who hasn’t paid some price over the last six years in the conflicts and crises the country experienced following the January 25 revolution, though the price certainly differed from one person to the next Some gave their lives in... Continue reading
Reblogged Jan 29, 2017 at Egypt
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Fox News, by Joseph Weber Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday expressed his support for President Trump’s controversial plan to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, saying the barrier he built along his country’s southern border “stopped all illegal immigration” and was a “great idea.” Trump on Wednesday... Continue reading
Reblogged Jan 29, 2017 at Egypt
If mothers are capable of such actions, then there is no hope for this world. Down the drain we all go. AllAfrica.com, by Agency Report The Defence Headquarters says female suicide bombers in the north-east are now evading detection from security operatives by carrying babies on their back, that ordinarily... Continue reading
Reblogged Jan 27, 2017 at Egypt
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Forbes, by Elizabeth MacBride Building on the planned Karm Solar startup campus in Egypt. Photo: Karm Solar CAIRO—About a half-million solar panels were installed every day around the world last year, according to the International Energy Agency. Costs for solar photovoltaics are expected to drop by 25% by 2020, making... Continue reading
Reblogged Jan 27, 2017 at Egypt
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The Huffington Post POOL VIA GETTY IMAGES Donald Trump promised to heavily restrict immigration from countries with Muslim-majority populations. WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump is preparing to issue an executive order dramatically restricting refugee admissions to the U.S. and denying visas to individuals from countries his administration deems high-risk, according... Continue reading
Reblogged Jan 25, 2017 at Egypt
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Brilliant! Worth reposting in its entirety! Politico Magazine, by Karl Sharro A potential new flag for the United States Welcome to the club! Dear America, We have been watching the drama of your presidential elections with much interest and curiosity for some time now. It’s hard not to notice the... Continue reading
Reblogged Jan 24, 2017 at Egypt
We live in an era where polarization rules. Outspoken and opinionated, people all over the world flaunt their views regarding significant as well as insignificant matters, in the process revering or detesting by choice. This is caused by social media and immediate access to news, but it becomes daunting and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2017 at Egypt