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Vancouver, BC, Canada
University Prof., Communications and ESL
Interests: Egypt, Egypt, and Egypt.
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AMN BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:45 A.M.) – Egyptian President ‘Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi said on Saturday at a conference in Cairo that the events which led to the war in Syria were planned by terrorist organizations that sought to destroy the country, the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) reported. According to SANA, Sisi... Continue reading
Posted 14 hours ago at Egypt
Ahram Online, by Ahmed Morsy President El-Sisi speaks during discussions on "Publishing lies against the state in light of Fourth Generation Wars"at the 8th National Youth Conference 14 September 2019 President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi stressed on Saturday that videos which recently circulated on social media platforms making allegations against the competence... Continue reading
Reblogged yesterday at Egypt
The Atlantic. by Peter Wehner Accepting the reality about the president’s disordered personality is important—even essential. Joshua Roberts / Reuters During the 2016 campaign, I received a phone call from an influential political journalist and author, who was soliciting my thoughts on Donald Trump. Trump’s rise in the Republican Party... Continue reading
Reblogged 5 days ago at Egypt
Reuters (Link: Egypt's August inflation rate falls to 7.5%, lowest in years) CAIRO, Sept 10 (Reuters) - Egypt’s annual urban consumer-price inflation rate declined to 7.5% in August, the lowest rate in years, and analysts said it opened the way for further rate cuts by the central bank. The inflation... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Egypt
Financial Post (Link: Egypt's Fawry eyes UAE deal, Saudi and Kuwaiti markets) CAIRO — Egyptian digital payments company Fawry plans to expand into the United Arab Emirates by the end of the year and also hopes to enter Saudi Arabia and Kuwait in 2020, its managing director said. Founded in... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Egypt
Egypt Independent Egypt’s National Organization for Military Production signed a memorandum of understanding on Friday with China’s Geely Co, to help manufacture electric vehicles. The Ministry of Military Production clarified in a statement Friday that the signing of the memorandum continues its efforts to localize development of the electric vehicles... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2019 at Egypt
الاهرام اليومي ٧ سبتمبر ٢٠١٩ بقلم عزة رضوان صدقي شاهدت برنامجا على القناة الكندية الأساسية بعنوان "المدارس المحصنة هي استجابة واقعية لإطلاق النار بالمدارس في الولايات المتحدة". أذهلني البرنامج كثيرا لأن أول ما تكلم عنه كان وسيلة تأمين جديدة لحماية الطلاب ظهرت في بعض المدارس الأمريكية. تكلم البرنامج عن غرف... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2019 at Egypt
Can Egyptians forgive and forget after decades of antagonism, and while Israel remains a defiant occupier? I honestly don't know. Still, the article comes from a rational thinker. It's worth an article, that's for sure. The Jerusalem Post, by LOFTY BASA Overt cooperation between Egypt and Israel as a win-win... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2019 at Egypt
The Guardian (Link: Who's the mummy? Tutankhamen show breaks French visitor record) A gold inlaid coffinette of Tutankhamun. More than 130,000 tickets to the Paris exhibition were sold before its opening in March. Photograph: Benoît Tessier/Reuters Display heading to London has had 1.3 million visitors, beating 50-year-old record held by... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2019 at Egypt
Egypt Independent Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly on Tuesday met for the first time with the supreme committee formed to devise plans for the inauguration ceremony of the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM). Madbouly said that the committee is working to choose the most suitable day for the opening, to organize... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2019 at Egypt
CEO, by Jola Chudy . Excerpt: read on Steely Vision: How Ahmed About Hashima forged a new destiny A self-made entrepreneur and empire builder, Ahmed Abou Hashima is a singular kind of visionary. He may be making steel, but he says his time is made of gold A proud Egyptian,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2019 at Egypt
The Arab Weekly, by Mohamed Hammad (Link: Egypt's consumer market attract Arab investors) Food and drink account for 37.1% of the total spending of Egyptian households. CAIRO - The Egyptian Ministry of Supply and Internal Trade has proposed to Arab investors ten investment opportunities in trade logistics and huge wholesale... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2019 at Egypt
Kuwait Times KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah receives Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi on his arrival at the Kuwait International Airport yesterday.-KUNA KUWAIT: Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, accompanied by a delegation of officials, arrived in Kuwait yesterday beginning an official visit during which he... Continue reading
Reblogged Aug 31, 2019 at Egypt
A #mustread. This is an excerpt of Naguib Mahfouz: Tribute to an extraordinary ordinary man Watani, by Ikhlass Attallah - Injy Samy - Michael Girgis He was an ‘ordinary’ man. He lived in an ordinary home in an ordinary Cairo district, had a typically ordinary family of a wife and... Continue reading
Reblogged Aug 30, 2019 at Egypt
Al Ahram Weekly (no online access to the Weekly, only in PDF form) A recent article in a Canadian newspaper is an example of the kind of bias that is being deployed abroad to mislead foreign readers about Egypt, writes Azza Radwan Sedky In an effort to blindside the Canadian... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2019 at Egypt
Arab News, by MOSTAFA ADEL Go Clean is currently offering its services in over 20 locations across Cairo and Alexandria, but the rest of Egypt is in its sights. (Supplied) Go Clean is currently offering its services in over 20 locations across Cairo and Alexandria, but the rest of Egypt... Continue reading
Reblogged Aug 24, 2019 at Egypt
ألاهرام اليومي ٢٤ اغسطس ٢٠١٩ بقلم: عزة رضوان صدقي إن التمييز بين البشر حسب اللون والدين والعرق يهيمن على تصرفات الكثيرين، بالذات في البلاد التي يسكنها أجناس متعددة، والمتوقع أن تزيد هذه التفرقة في السنوات المقبلة. هذا بينما ينزح الملايين إلى الولايات المتحدة تفاديا للحياة القاسية في بلادهم، آملين التمتع... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2019 at Egypt
Ahram Online We should all be applauding Egypt’s new law extending the mandatory retirement age Azza Radwan Sedky , Thursday 22 Aug 2019 Egypt’s parliament has recently approved Article 41 of the draft Social Insurance and Pensions Act, submitted by the government, which sets the pension age at 65 by... Continue reading
Reblogged Aug 22, 2019 at Egypt
Bloomberg, by Salma El Wardany Egypt is turning to community theater to teach farmers how to save water and cope with hotter temperatures. Actors participate in a play about climate change in the village of El-Boghdadi. Photographer: Sima Diab/Bloomberg Packed into an open-air theater to watch a play on climate... Continue reading
Reblogged Aug 20, 2019 at Egypt
Sarah Eltantawi posted this on her FB page. I found it very revealing and worth posting At some point I’m going to write a cheat sheet for Americans and Europeans and Levantines who want to comment on Egypt and put it on my blog. For now I’ll say a few... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2019 at Egypt
حنبطل نلت امتي؟ Source: Xinhua| 2019-08-18 22:57:09|Editor: Mu Xuequan CAIRO, Aug. 18 (Xinhua) -- Egyptian Antiquities Minister Khaled al-Anany denied on Sunday reports that the original character of the legendary Baron Empain Palace in Cairo's Heliopolis district was changed during the ongoing restoration works of the 20th century's masterpiece. "Some... Continue reading
Reblogged Aug 18, 2019 at Egypt
الاهرام اليومي بقلم د. عزة رضوان صدقي ١٠ اغسطس ٢٠١٩ منذ فترة وجيزة لا تتعدى العشرين عاما لم نكن نحمل هواتف ذكية أو غير ذكية، ولم يكن الإنترنت قد تمركز بهذا الشكل، ولم يكن لجوجل ورفاقه وجود، وبالتالي لم تكن المواقع الاجتماعية مثل فيسبوك وتويتر وإنستجرام وسناب شات قد اكتُشفت... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2019 at Egypt
Ahram Online File photo: The corporate logo of financial firm Morgan Stanley is pictured on the company's world headquarters in the Manhattan borough of New York City, January 20, 2015. REUTERS A new report by American investment bank Morgan Stanley has said that Egypt’s performance as an emerging market economy... Continue reading
Reblogged Aug 9, 2019 at Egypt
CNN, by Stephanie Vermillion (Excerpt; read on A 'secret' tour inside the long-awaited Grand Egypt Museum) (CNN) — When it finally opens, Cairo's Grand Egyptian Museum will be the largest museum dedicated to a single civilization. Standing just two kilometers away from the pyramids of Giza, the monument, which will... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2019 at Egypt
Ahram Online (Link: Donations campaign raises EGP 71 to repair National Cancer Institute after terrorist bombing) A popular Egyptian TV show has managed to raise EGP 71 million to renovate the National Cancer Institute (NCI) in Cairo, which was damaged in a terrorist bombing that took place in the vicinity... Continue reading
Reblogged Aug 6, 2019 at Egypt