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Azza
Vancouver, BC, Canada
University Prof., Communications and ESL
Interests: Egypt, Egypt, and Egypt.
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Reuters BEIRUT (Reuters) - Saad al-Hariri, who announced his resignation as Lebanese prime minister from Saudi Arabia on Nov. 4, will visit Egypt on Monday, a leader in Hariri’s Future Movement said. Saad al-Hariri, who announced his resignation as Lebanon's Prime Minister while on a visit to Saudi Arabia, looks... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Egypt
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Baffled that she is still allowed to speak though all what she saying is definitely hate speech. The American Spectator, Samantha Rose Mandeles. Here is a link to the original story. The unfortunate side of a voice for Arab women. On October 20, 54 Egyptian policemen were killed in a... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Egypt
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If only 1 percent of the information here is true, then, yes, we have been duped big time. Global Research, by Tony Cartalucci dupe (d p, dy p) n. 1. An easily deceived person. 2. A person who functions as the tool of another person or power. tr.v. duped, dup·ing,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2017 at Egypt
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Egypt Independent, by Taha Sakr Shiekh Hatem group aimed to spread Islamic law: sole-surviving militant In an interview broadcasted on Thursday evening on privately-run TV channel Al-Hayah, the sole militant who survived the Egyptian army’s counter-insurgency operation against the suspected perpetrators of the October 20 al-Wahat al-Bahariya attack identified himself... Continue reading
Reblogged Nov 16, 2017 at Egypt
Some of those who were against President El Sisi from day one are taking their antagonism a step further: towards Egypt. After June 30th, these objectors came out and explicitly said that they were against how ex-President Morsi was ousted, how Rabaa was dispersed, and how an army man returned... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2017 at Egypt
Truly, that's a first. Sure, let's not detect spies. Let's leave it an open field for those who want to ruin it. Financial Post CAIRO — Egyptian and international rights groups have filed a criminal complaint with Paris prosecutors over the sale of French surveillance technology to Egypt. The filing,... Continue reading
Reblogged Nov 10, 2017 at Egypt
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BBC, by Jonathan AmosBBC Science Correspondent The mysteries of the pyramids have deepened with the discovery of what appears to be a giant void within the Khufu, or Cheops, monument in Egypt. It is not known why the cavity exists or indeed if it holds anything of value because it... Continue reading
Reblogged Nov 2, 2017 at Egypt
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CBC It is unclear when the Rafah crossing would open or if it will lead to easing of Gaza blockade Images of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi are seen at Rafah border crossing with Egypt on Wednesday in southern Gaza. (Abu Mustafa/Reuters) The Islamic militant... Continue reading
Reblogged Nov 2, 2017 at Egypt
Sphinx, by Nadia Ibrashi I am older than your dreams, sired in the desert, born by the Nile, hiding Egypt’s secrets in my hands. I was sculpted before time, grazed generations of slaves, their lives bleached in scorching blaze. Hail the glorious Pyramids. I’ve guarded them with a lion’s heart... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2017 at Egypt
Ahram Online According to 2017 census, Egypt’s population stands at nearly 95 million, plus an estimated 9.4 million living abroad. In addition to many other millions who left over many decades and never returned, so they are unaccounted for. Azza Radwan Sedky , Saturday 28 Oct 2017 My bet is... Continue reading
Reblogged Oct 28, 2017 at Egypt
Al Ahram Weekly, by Azza Radwan Sedky There has been a surge in charitable giving in Egypt in recent years, following the lead set by President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi, writes Azza Radwan Sedky The concept of giving is deeply rooted in Egyptian society. Whether it is in the form of sadaka... Continue reading
Reblogged Oct 24, 2017 at Egypt
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According to Aljazeera, the Un condemns Egypt’s widening assault on free speech. It goes on, “UN human rights experts have raised ‘grave concern’ over a widening assault on freedom of expression in Egypt.” In June of 2016, The Economist published an articles titled, “The muzzle grows tighter, freedom of speech... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2017 at Egypt
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The State Information Service (SIS) issued a strong-worded protest to Reuters and BBC indicating essential comments for what they published on Al-Wahat incident that took place yesterday and is still going on. SIS condemned categorically their inaccurate coverage of this incident. In view of the war Egypt is fighting in... Continue reading
Reblogged Oct 22, 2017 at Egypt
As I read the new poll conducted by The Thomson Reuters Foundation, released only a few days back, I grappled with the logic and the rational behind the results. The survey asked “15 experts” specializing in women’s issues in 19 megacities how well women are protected from sexual violence and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2017 at Egypt
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Egypt Independent Health Minister Ahmed Emad Eddin and Local Development Minister Hisham al-Sherif announced in a meeting attended by the country’s governors the implementation of a strategic plan for the control of population rates under “Egypt Development: Two children only.” “Contraception is the last thing we can rely on in... Continue reading
Reblogged Oct 18, 2017 at Egypt
Xinhua.English.news.cn, Editor: Song Lifang CAIRO, Oct. 14 (Xinhua) -- The foreign currency collected by Egyptian banks since floating the pound in last November is up to 52 billion U.S. dollars, official news agency MENA reported on Saturday. "The remittances of the Egyptian expats, investments and export revenues were the reasons... Continue reading
Reblogged Oct 14, 2017 at Egypt
Ahram Online, by Azza Radwan Sedky In Wag the Dog, a 1997 movie, a war is fabricated to cover up a president’s sex scandal. It is a perfect example of how easy it is to work up hysteria over a non-existing cause. Imagine something similar happening in Egypt. Imagine a... Continue reading
Reblogged Oct 12, 2017 at Egypt
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CTV News PARIS -- U.S. officials have told The Associated Press that the United States is pulling out of UNESCO, after repeated criticism of resolutions by the UN cultural agency that Washington sees as anti-Israel. While the U.S. stopped funding UNESCO after it voted to include Palestine as a member... Continue reading
Reblogged Oct 12, 2017 at Egypt
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Africa Portal, by Azza Radwan Sedky Egypt is believed to have the largest prevalence of the Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) in the world, with 7% of the population - approximately eight million people - infected. The causes of this rampantly widespread disease originated primarily from a massive government-led medical campaign... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2017 at Egypt
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CNBC شعوب الربيع العربي قامت بثورات دفعت فيها من دماء أبنائها الكثير اعتقاداً منها أن التغيير دائماً يأتي بالأفضل ، ثارت ضد أنظمة حكمت هذه البلدان لعشرات السنين ونهبت ثرواتها واستعمرت شعوبها داخل مستعمرات الجهل والمرض. وبعد انتصار شعوب الربيع العربي وتغيير الانظمة السابقة لازالت تدفع الثمن غاليا ولكن هذه... Continue reading
Reblogged Oct 9, 2017 at Egypt
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The Telegraph Mohamed Salah sent Egypt into rapture on Sunday night after the Liverpool forward scored twice to send the north Africans to the World Cup finals for the first time for almost 30 years after beating Congo 2-1. Salah scored both Egypt's goals, with the second from the penalty... Continue reading
Reblogged Oct 9, 2017 at Egypt
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Ahram Online, by Ashraf Gharib “I was born on horseback!” Ahmed Mazhar used to say to his friends and the media. When asked to explain this statement, he answered laughingly that his mother loved horse riding and that she felt labour pains whilst she was riding a horse, so she... Continue reading
Reblogged Oct 8, 2017 at Egypt
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Mabrook ya Misr. The Guardian Egypt’s Mo Salah scored twice to seal the Pharaohs’ place at Russia 2018. Photograph: Tarek Abdel Hamid/AFP/Getty Images An injury-time penalty from Liverpool’s Mo Salah ensured Egypt qualified for next year’s World Cup finals in Russia after beating Congo 2-1 on Sunday to move into... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2017 at Egypt
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Written by Nayera Yasser and featured in the October 2017 issue of Vogue Arabia. Amina El-Demirdash wearing her great-grandmother Queen Nazli’s diamond necklace and Elie Saab. Photographed by Julian Torres for Vogue Arabia The great granddaughter of Queen Nazli, artist Amina El-Demirdash remembers Eqypt’s last royal family. “Sitting in my... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2017 at Egypt