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· November, 2012

Stories about Egypt from November, 2012

30 November 2012

Egyptians Want to Overthrow Mursolini

Egyptians are back at the epi-centre of the Egyptian revolution, in Tahrir Square, in downtown Cairo, where they are protesting sweeping powers their newly elected president Mohamed Mursi has granted...

Egyptians Want to Overthrow the Supreme Guide's Rule

Thousands Protest at Tahrir Square against Constitutional Amendments

29 November 2012

Morslini Meets Hitler in Egypt

ElBaradei to Egyptian Protestors: Hold Your Ground

Egyptians Back on the Street

Egypt: Down with The Tyrant – Take Three!!

In what is being described as the third wave of the Egyptian revolution, Egyptians across the country and not only Cairo took to the streets again to make a strong...

23 November 2012

Has Morsi Pulled a Mubarak and Cut the Internet Off Tahrir Square?

Egyptian netizens are reporting Internet cuts around Tahrir Square, the epi-centre of the Egyptian revolution while others are saying it in working fine. If the Internet is being disrupted by...

17 November 2012

Arab League on Gaza: “Blah Blah… Blah Blah Blah”

The Arab League is meeting at its headquarters in Cairo, Egypt, to discuss Gaza - and netizens aren't holding their breath or being optimistic about a strong reaction. Sultan AlQassemi...

16 November 2012

Egyptians are Writing their own Secular Law .. on Twitter

Egyptians are drafting their very own secular law - on Twitter. It all started when Mahmoud Salem - aka Sandmonkey - suggested writing such a law after noting that Islamists...

15 November 2012

Why is the Arab League in a Hurry to Meet over Gaza?

The United Nations Security Council called for and held an emergency meeting Wednesday night to discuss the latest Israeli airstrikes on Gaza, and consequent Hamas rocket attacks into Israel. The...

14 November 2012

Cairo's Metro Strike a Success

The metro is back in Egypt - after a four hour strike. Train services, which ferry up to 2 million people across Cairo daily, came to a standstill as drivers...

13 November 2012

Arab World: What will Change with Obama's Re-Election?

Barack Obama has won a second term as US President but how does he fare among netizens across the Arab world? Here's a snippet of the conversation on Twitter following...

7 November 2012

Egypt to Ban Porn Sites

Egypt has announced [ar] today that access to all porn sites will be banned. Netizens discuss the move on Twitter, saying any kind of censorship will have dire consequences on...