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· November, 2009

Stories about Egypt from November, 2009

28 November 2009

Egypt: A fine line between patriotism and chauvinism

The November 14 football match between Egypt and Algeria has turned into an ugly war and it got worse after Egypt's defeat on November 18 in Sudan. From the fury...

24 November 2009

Egypt's First Adult Graphic Novel Officially Banned

Magdy El Shafee's adult graphic novel Metro has been banned in Egypt, following a court order. Bloggers and Facebook users react to the decision, which they say is yet another...

Egypt: President Mubarak and the Egyptian Dignity

Egyptian Facebook users continue to discuss the ramifications of the aftermath of the Algeria vs Egypt football final, which saw Algeria qualifying to the World Cup finals in South Africa...

23 November 2009

Egypt: Alaa Mubarak for President?

Several names have been thrown in the pool of candidates for Egypt's 2011 presidential elections. Now a new name is being floated. Find out why Alaa Mubarak, the Egyptian President's...

Yemen: A Civil or Proxy War?

The ongoing war in Yemen certainly warrants coverage on Global Voices Online, but Tarek Amr was really shocked when he realized there weren't many bloggers interested in the conflict. Here...

21 November 2009

Sudan: ‘Brainless Comedy’ in Egyptian Movies

Algeria: Coverage ‘Written from Cairo’

Egypt and Algeria: Much More Than a Football Match

Who would have believed that a football match could cause such tension between two nations? The trouble between Egypt and Algeria has now reached an unexpected level and many bloggers...

15 November 2009

Egypt vs. Algeria: The Twitter Match

In much of the world, nothing is more unifying - or in some instances, more polarizing - than a football match. Egyptian and Algerian fans battled it off on Twitter...

Egypt: German Justice for Marwa El Sherbini

The killer of Marwa El-Sherbini, the Egyptian woman who was stabbed to death inside a German courthouse by a Russian-German immigrant, Alex Wiens, has been sentenced to life imprisonment, without...

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