· January, 2006

Stories about Egypt from January, 2006

Egypt: Visit Nefertari

20 January 2006

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 to visit Nefertari and other closed tombs like KV5 and Seti I.

Egypt: ‘Saturday Night’ Fatwa!

17 January 2006

“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 Jews and Christians, as GOD said, they are the closest to us, Muslims. For God sake, where does this crock...

Egypt: Clemenceau awaits

15 January 2006

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 listened to activists and now considers the ship hazardous waste and illegal.

Egypt: New museums

11 January 2006

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 regional and national museums and the re- opening of three others after restoration.” The building of the new Grand Museum...

Egypt: Al Qaeda vs. the MB

9 January 2006

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 like him. Members that Muslim Brotherhood recruited and trained and now claim have defected.

Egypt: The Massacre of the Sudanese Refugees

6 January 2006

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 can't keep on saying that it proves to us that Egypt is living in a brainless police state. Egypt is...

American Tableaux Manners Egyptian Style

6 January 2006

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 Egyptian Style”

Egypt: Egypt Resists a new UN Human Rights Council

3 January 2006

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, Libya, Sudan and Zimbabwe. US ambassador to the United Nationas John Bolton said he hopes to block the worst human...

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