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· January, 2010

Stories about Egypt from January, 2010

Egypt: The Right to Speak Up

Egyptian bloggers and activists held a conference on January 22 in defense of their right to speak up after more than 20 Egyptian bloggers were arrested when their train arrived...

Palestine: The Commodification Of Gaza

Exiled is a blogger who recently left Gaza - and he is in no hurry to return. In this translation of a recent post of his, we hear his opinions...

Egypt: Engulfed by Floods!

Over the past few days, several Egyptian governorates and cities have been engulfed by a severe wave of flash floods and heavy rains. Bloggers react to the calamity.

Egypt: Portraits of Egyptians

Egypt: Farewell Jean Simmons

Egypt: Severe criticism for the human rights situation

Egypt: America and Israel get to choose the new president

Egypt: How to cross a street

Egypt: Detained Bloggers Tell their Tales

More than 20 Egyptian bloggers, who were on their way to pay their respects to the families of the victims of the Coptic massacre, were arrested when their train arrived...

MENA: Does Rain Bring Happiness or Misery?

Many bloggers and Twitter users from Egypt and different parts in MENA region reported rain and some dusty storms today. Depending on their circumstances, some welcomed the drops of rain...

MENA: A bad weekend for ME bloggers

Egypt: Rain in Luxor

Egypt: Natural Disasters and the NDP

Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood Elects New Head

The Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt has elected a new leader - Mr Muhammad Bedei. Egyptian bloggers reaction to the new appointment in this post.

Egypt: I quit my job so I can blog!

Egypt: New online design magazine

Egypt: Best movies for Oscar

Egypt: Stuff Younger Generations Won't Know

Egypt: Bloggers arrested over Naga Hammady Visit

Egypt today arrested 20 bloggers who were visiting Naga Hammady in Upper Egypt to pass their respects to those killed in a sectarian outburst on January 7. Seven people were...

Africa: 2010 Africa Cup of Nations Starts: What Do We Expect?

This year Africa’s in the sports arena for all the right reasons. First to shine the spotlight is definitely the Confederation of Africa's (CAF) African Cup of Nations being held...

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