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· December, 2007

Stories about Egypt from December, 2007

Egypt: Arabic Books

Egyptian blogger Eman recommends reading the following Arabic books.

Egypt: Medical Myths

Mostafa from Egypt reviews seven medical myths in this post.

Egypt: Murad and the Freedom of Speech

Judge Murad lost his case and the court ruled in favour of freedom of speech. The Administrative Judicial Court issued a sentence in Case No. 15575 / 61, which was...

Trinidad & Tobago: Trip to Cairo

“I spent most of my first day swearing never to return, but I’ve been won over. I’ll be back.”: Club Soda and Salt visits Cairo, Egypt and finds a few...

Egypt: Bidding Farewell to Bhutto

Egyptian bloggers couldn't stop themselves from writing about the assassination of one of the bravest women in the Muslim world, and may be the whole world. Carmen – Diasporic Discontents...

Egypt: Rama Yade

Rama Yade, France's Secretary of State, has inspired Egyptian blogger Eastern Bird to write the following post, which Tarek Amr translates from Arabic.

Egypt: High Alert Security in Zamalek

The Arabist from Egypt posts a security circular for the rich Zamalek district in this post.

Egypt: Sunni-Shia Dream

The sectarian rift between the Islamic Sunni and Shia sects is haunting Egyptian blogger D B Shobrawy‘s dreams. Read about that here.

Egypt: Lesbian Film

“(A) new Egyptian film by the director Khaled Yousef has a Lesbian character in it. There is even rumor of a kiss…” writes Amal, from Palestine. “Before anyone gets too...

Egypt: On the US Presidential Race

“The American presidential race for year 2008 is like no other seriously , till now each of the two parties has not chosen yet its final candidates so we are...

Lebanon: Who Killed Francois Hajj and Why?

Lebanon grabs the international headlines again, with another assassination. Who was killed and why? Who is blaming whom and what have the region's bloggers got to say.

Bahrain: Human Rights Activists Faces Trial

A Bahraini human rights activist is being prosecuted in Bahrain for illegally setting up a society, reports the Free Kareem website. Mohammed Al Maskati is a supporter of jailed Egyptian...

UAE: 15 Years for Child Rapists

Egyptian blogger Zeinobia reports that two UAE citizens were sentenced to 15 years each for raping a French boy. Global Voices Online had earlier reported blogger's reactions to the case...

Egypt: The Secret of Sudanese Women

Egyptian Sandmonkey shares a secret about Sudanese women in this post.

Egypt: Wael Abbas and YouTube

Egyptian blogger Zeinobia sheds light on her fellow blogger Wael Abbas‘ dilemma with YouTube. Global Voices Online reported on the issue here.

Egypt: Columnist Launches Blog

Egyptian columnist Mona Al Tahawy has launched her own blog, which can be found here.

Protest From Egypts Civil Servants

Members of the Real Estate Tax Authority and thousands of Egypts tax collectors are gathered in Cairo this week to protest their wages and to demand a transfer of their...

Egypt: YouTube Restores Account .. But

Egyptian blogger and human right's activist Wael Abbas‘s YouTube and Yahoo accounts are back after being suspended for posting videos showing victims being allegedly tortured by Egyptian police. Click the...

Egypt: GV Podcast Wins Praise

Global Voices Online‘s podcast with Egyptian blogger Wa7da Masrya won the praise of bloggers. Ibn Al Dunya from Egypt and the Free Kareem campaign site mention it in their posts.

Egypt: The Story of the Flying Mouse

We all used to watch cartoons when we were children. In fact, many of us still like watching cartoon movies. And sometimes some of those movies stay there in our...

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