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· December, 2005

Stories about Egypt from December, 2005

Egypt: Police violence against refugees

TenTwenty were killed and more injured including a four years old girl after thousands of Egyptian riot police used force to end a three month old protest in front of...

Africa: Music

This is my last roundup until next week and I would like to end with a blog I think we all love Benn loxo du taccu……….Africa's music for the masses...

Egypt: Karim Interview's Chomsky

Karim Elsahy finally made his interview with Noam Chomsky. He describe it as a lecture than an interview. Karim thinks that Chomsky is too extreme for him. Though he find...

Egypt: Elections ends and more

Finally the elections of the People's Assembly (the lower house of the Egyptian Parliament) are over. With a bloody end and surprising results, that would probably heat the political debate...

From the Gaza-Egypt border

Nora visits the newly reopened border crossing between Rafah and Gaza strip. She takes several photos and writes in Arabic about her experience. She documents the frustrations of people trying...

Egyptian Soldier Blogging

Abdelrahman was drafted in October. He will be spending one year in the military. He is the first Egyptian soldier with a blog. He is writing about his life in...

Egypt: Arabian horses

Maryanne blogs about a horse show she attended few weeks ago. With pictures of beautiful mares and fillies. She also summarizes the history of the Arabian horse in Egypt and...

Egypt: Journalist Detained

Alaa reports that armed state security forces detained the Egyptian journalist Ahmad Abdollah “Abo Islam”. They broke in to his house on Monday. Five bloggers visited him and knew from...

Egypt: Noise Pollution

You know, somehow we have that in our heritage, we are noisy when we are happy and noisy when we are sad, historically, in a marriage they used drums and...

Egyptian bloggers and parliamentary elections

Elections This week we had the re-run of the second stage and the first run of the third stage of parliamentary elections. The second stage was the most violent. Although...

Egypt: The Minorities in Egypt

Zeinobia say that there are other minorities than the Copts “Orthodox Christian Egyptian” that don't have its rights completely. In fact if you compare their conditions with the Copts conditions,...

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