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24 January 2012

Bedouins holding hostages in Sinai resort

Egyptian media outlets report that 70 armed Bedouins laid siege to a resort village, demanding four million Egyptian Liras for employees' release

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22:28 Posted in Egypt | Permalink | Comments (0) |  Facebook |

20 January 2012

Egyptian frustration as tourists stay away

954540707.jpgTourism sees 32% drop in visitors as ongoing street violence hits vital industry

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11:29 Posted in Egypt | Permalink | Comments (0) |  Facebook |

The mosque on which revolutionaries urinated

2011-634410589084089095-408.jpgHow much does the title “revolutionary” cost in Egypt? It is certainly the most recent of the many titles we are in the habit of bestowing upon others, like Pasha and Bey, which were awarded by his majesty

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11:13 Posted in Egypt | Permalink | Comments (0) |  Facebook |

16 January 2012

Islamist 'Morality Police' to train volunteers in using electric batons

385472_184980054929916_184978978263357_376493_675074155_n.jpgA controversial hardliner group in Egypt announces that it purchased 1000 tazers to help its cadre defend themselves as they 'promote virtue' on the country's streets

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14:58 Posted in Egypt | Permalink | Comments (0) |  Facebook |

12 January 2012

Egyptians: No pilgrimage to rabbi's tomb

Egyptian Islamists and other activists say they have vowed to prevent Israelis from making an annual pilgrimage to the tomb of a 19th-century Jewish holy man in the Nile Delta.

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02:30 Posted in Egypt | Permalink | Comments (0) |  Facebook |

07 January 2012

Fanatics who wish to purge Egypt of everything un-Islamic

cairo-institute-library-burns-egypt-inside_45992_600x450.jpgEgypt’s Threatened Treasures pic of(cairo-institute-library-burns-egypt-inside)

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13:33 Posted in Egypt | Permalink | Comments (0) |  Facebook |

04 January 2012

Egypt’s al-Nour Salafists say no to Coptic president

a21.jpgCAIRO: Egypt’s al-Nour ultra-conservative political party announced that a Coptic Christian cannot become president of Egypt and that Egyptian society “will not accept a Christian president.”

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23:55 Posted in Egypt | Permalink | Comments (0) |  Facebook |

01 January 2012

Egypt calms Washington fears over raids

100421bowingtwo.jpgWashington says it has had assurances from Egyptian military officials that they will stop raids on pro-democracy and human rights groups.

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Egyptian authorities detain Christian accused of posting image of Islam’s prophet on Facebook

جمال مسعود عبده.jpgCAIRO — Egyptian authorities have detained a Coptic Christian student accused of posting a drawing of Islam’s prophet on Facebook that triggered two days of violence in southern Egypt (pic of Gamal mossoud)

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11:56 Posted in Egypt | Permalink | Comments (0) |  Facebook |

Egypt ChargesThree Soldiers With 'Manslaughter' in the Maspero Massacre

cmmaspero0.jpg(AINA) -- The Supreme Military Court started today, December 27, procedures in the trial of three soldiers on (a copt who was run-over by an army armored vehicle)

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11:50 Posted in Egypt, Real Islam | Permalink | Comments (0) |  Facebook |

Egypt's Islamist hard-liners oppose Christmas greetings

4-18-2011-11-47-28-PM-9777733.jpgCAIRO — An ultraconservative Egyptian Islamist group says sending Christmas greetings to Christians is "against our

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