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· November, 2007

Stories about Egypt from November, 2007

Syria: Even Amazon is Blocked

Egyptian blogger Zeinobis lists some of the sites blocked in Syria – which include Amazon, hotmail, Skype, blogger and Facebook.

Egypt: Wedding of the Year

“The Egyptian newspaper in the last two weeks has nothing to speak about except the wedding of the year Ahmed Ezz and Shahinaz El-Nagger in a very stupid way,” explains...

Egypt: Is Bush Mr Palestine?

Is Bush Mr Palestine? Egyptian blogger D B Shobrawy has a different stance.

Egypt: Annapolis Joke

Heard the latest Egyptian joke on Annapolis? Zeinobia delivers it here.

Egypt: Activist's Yahoo Account Suspended

Egyptian blogger Wael Abbas, whose YouTube account has recently been suspended, suffers a new blow (Ar) – this time from Yahoo – which has since disabled his Yahoo email account.

Egypt: Seven Years for Murder

Egyptian bloggers this week rejoice over the imprisonment of corrupt police officers, who tortured a carpenter to death. The celebration is all the more special, following the sentencing of men...

Egypt: Sudanese Teddy Bear Scandal

Heard about the teddy bear scandal? The Arabist, from Egypt, has more.

Egypt: Back to Blogging

Egyptian blogger D B Shobrawy is back .. and this is the reason for his break.

Egypt: Syrian/Iranian Alliance

“Interesting interview with the Syrian Muslim Brotherhood leader, suggesting Syria would abandon Iran alliance if the regime fell,” notes The Arabist, which links to the interview here.

Bahrain: YouTube Wrong

Bahraini cyberactivist Esra'a reacts to the suspension of Egyptian human rights campaigner Wael Abbas‘ YouTube account here.

Egypt: Rumours of Ministerial Change

Zeinobia from Egypt writes: “There are rumours that there will be a possible ministerial change today. I do not know if this is true or not.”

Egypt: The Annapolis Peace Conference

When the onset of the Annapolis Peace Conference first arose hopes were high and all were looking forward to meeting at the peace table. Since then complications and controversies have...

Saudi Arabia: Treatment of Women

Saudi Arabia’s medieval practices (only one manifestation of its backwards ideology) have been tolerated far too long, notes The Arabist, from Egypt, who links to an op-ed about the situation...

Egypt: A Billion Pounds of Beans

Egyptians eat more than 1 billion pounds of beans a year, reports Elijah Zarwan.

Egypt: Polygamy Anyone?

Egyptian blogger Eman was eavesdropping. Tune in to what she overheard in Cairo here.

Annapolis: The View from the Middle East

With leaders and politicians from the Middle East and far afield meeting in Annapolis, US, over brokering a peace deal between Israel and its Arab neighbours, the mood remains somber,...

Egypt: YouTube Disables Activist's Account

A storm is brewing in the Egyptian blogosphere after video hosting site You Tube removed several videos featuring policemen torturing victims from their site. "This is by far the biggest...

Egypt: Baha'ii Rights Film Available

A film on Egyptian Baha'iis is now available online for downloading, announces Mideast Youth.

Egypt: Is God There?

“Why was I born into this life in the first place? I didn't choose that. I didn't and don't think i would have chosen to live such a life full...

Egypt: New TV Channel

“As if we are really in a desperate need for another Music Video Channel !! And it is not like any other channel it is the MTV Channel directed to...

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