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· January, 2006

Stories about Egypt from January, 2006

Egypt: Visit Nefertari

A special fund raising tour for Theban Mapping Project will cost you $5,000 not including flights plus a donation of $500, Tour Egypt said. The tour promise to take you...

Egypt: ‘Saturday Night’ Fatwa!

“So, Abu Hamza… Lets say that Brits hate Jews, why should I? Because they are Jews? But wait, Abu Hamza. Islam teach us to love everyone, specially and starting with...

Egypt: Clemenceau awaits

Amr writes about the decommissioned french aircraft carrier waiting to pass through the Suez canal. In its way to be taken apart in Indian scrap yards. Egyptian Environmental affairs Agency...

Egypt: New museums

Egyptology News, is reporting that “the Ministry of Culture has placed Egypt’s museums at the top of its priorities. This year will witness the inauguration of up to five new...

Egypt: Al Qaeda vs. the MB

What's the difference between Zawahiri (Al Qaeda second man) and Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood MB's? According to Sandmonkey, the MB's don't use guns anymore, they left it to Zawahiri and those...

Egypt: The Massacre of the Sudanese Refugees

Photo by Nora. The tragic and bloody end of the Sudanese sit-in is still the main discussion topic in the Egyptian blogosphere. It is another brutal police action that I...

American Tableaux Manners Egyptian Style

Danial Varisco, Chair of the Anthropology Department at Hofstra University and author of “Tabsir: Insight on Islam and the Middle East” has a very interesting post on “American Tableaux Manners...

Egypt: Egypt film tackles thorny issues of sex

An egyptian movie that shows a man and a veiled woman making out on a bus is causing all kinds of contreversy, the Sandmonkey of egypt said.

Egypt: Eviction and killing of Sudanese refugees

Passion of the Present has a roundup of media reports on the eviction of Sudanese refugees by the Egyptian government that resulted in the death of 256 people

Egypt: Egypt Resists a new UN Human Rights Council

UN Human Rights Council is proposed to replace the existing 53-member Human Rights Commission, which has been criticized for routinely granting membership to governments with questionable rights records, including Cuba,...

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