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· October, 2010

Stories about Egypt from October, 2010

Egypt: From Dakar … with love

Fatma Emam, an Egyptian female blogger, wrote about her experience in searching for her real identity during her visit to Dakar.

Egypt: Unauthorized Hebrew translation of a novel

M. Lynx Qualey, commented on the latest news that Egyptian author Alaa Al Aswany has lashed out at an unauthorized Hebrew translation of his most popular novel “The Yacoubian building“.

Egypt: The Story of Totalitarianism

Egyptian-in-USA wrote interesting reflections from George Orwell's novel 1984, projecting them to the current political situation in Egyptian today.

MENA: Women Writing; Women Reading

Canadian expat, Maryanne Gabbani, recommended a few of her favorite female writers from the Arab world. In a way, she is trying to prove her experience that while life for...

Egypt: On Salafis and Shias

“Because some did not believe the claims that the Egyptian regime is behind the Salafi channels and the Salafi trend in the country , the suspension of the Salafi channels...

Egypt: Bad Bad Facebook

A TV show discussing Facebook on the Egyptian state-run television channel soon became the source for rumours, mockery, and loads of fun on blogs and Twitter. Tarek Amr has more...

Egypt: Firing Eissa, or Firing Free Press

Al-Dostour - one of the leading Egyptian independent newspapers - new owners have fired the paper's editor-in-chief and founder Ibrahim Eissa, opening the door for bloggers to put the incident...

Egypt: Kareem Amer's Sentence Ends on November 5

November 5 marks the end of Egyptian blogger Kareem Amer's or Kareem Nabil Sulaiman four year prison term. “We have reasons to believe that Kareem may not be released on...

Morocco: Farewell Nichane

Moroccan darija magazine Nichane is closing because of a sustained advertising boycott, reports Issandr El Amrani in The Arabist.

Muslim World & US: Burning the Quran, Media Attention & Terry Jones

Terry Jones and his Dove World Outreach Center have drawn vast international media attention for a plan that had scheduled the burning of the Quran today, September 11th, in Gainesville,...

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