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· December, 2012

Stories about Egypt from December, 2012

30 December 2012

They Murder Trees in Egypt

Michael Hanna, an Egyptian blogger and pharmacist, mourns the murder of trees, as well as demolishing antique villas in Heliopolis suburb in Cairo. Find out what happened to what is...

29 December 2012

MENA: Acclaimed Authors’ Favorites of 2012

Don't Mess With Egyptian Women!

Maryanne Gabbani, a Canadian expat and blogger, wrote a new blog post entitled “Don't Mess With Egyptian Women” to mention two stories she heard recently which, took place in the...

28 December 2012

Egypt: The People Demand Free and Open Source Software

A lot has been said about the liberating role technology has played in the Middle East uprising, yet there is more to be said about the mutual role the uprising...

25 December 2012

Do Egyptians Really Want IMF Money?

Soon after the beginning of the Egyptian revolution, negotiations over a loan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to the Egyptian government began. The purpose of negotiations was to secure...

21 December 2012

The Sinai Peninsula: Egypt's “Wild West”?

In April of this year, Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu dubbed the Sinai Peninsula of Egypt a “kind of Wild West” after rockets were fired from there targeting the resort...

17 December 2012

In Egypt, the Silent Majority is Still Silent

Egyptians went to the polls to vote on a new constitution, being pushed for and supported by president Mohamed Morsi and his Muslim Brotherhood Freedom and Justice Party. The first...

13 December 2012

Egypt: Graffiti Over Presidential Palace Walls

It seems like the revolutionary spirit is galvanized in Egypt, thanks to President Mohammed Morsy's power grab. Photographer Jonathan Rashad, who has been actively using his camera to document major...

11 December 2012

Global Voices: Where Every Voice Counts

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The idea that every voice counts is one that is very close to the notion of Global Voices as a platform and as a community. As netizens unite to have...

Egypt: “Which Article of the Constitution Are You Objecting?”

Recent events in Egypt demonstrate the deepening rift between the ruling Muslim Brotherhood (MB) and an increasing proportion of the population. Rayna St is bringing us up-to-date with the situation...

9 December 2012

Egypt's Opposition to Boycott Constitution Referendum Vote

Egypt's opposition coalition the National Salvation Front said tonight (Dec 9, 2012) they would boycott a referendum on a new constitution, scheduled for Saturday (Dec 15, 2012). Their rejection for...

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