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· November, 2011

Stories about Egypt from November, 2011

6 November 2011

Egypt: All Set for Parliamentary Elections 2011

Voting for Egypt's parliamentary elections begins on November 29. Get up to date with the process and some of the issues netizens are discussing about the country's first elections since...

4 November 2011

Palestine: Israeli Commandos Intercept Gaza-bound Flotilla and Arrest Activists

Israeli soldiers boarded two ships heading to Gaza earlier today. The Canadian ship Tahrir (Liberation) and Irish Saoirse (Freedom) were en route to Gaza in an attempt to break the...

Egypt: Men Should Wear the Veil!

With Islamists rising in post-revolution Egypt, fear of religious oppression is growing among youth, minorities, and women. A new Facebook group encouraging men to wear Hijab or veils, in solidarity...

2 November 2011

Egypt: SCAF – The Last Pillar of the House!?

The past few days we've witnessed the detention of veteran blogger Alaa Abd El Fattah, a prisoner tortured to death in jail, and other incidents that have made Egyptian bloggers...

Egypt: Salafis Cover Up Alexandria Mermaid Statue

Salafis covered up a mermaid statue in Alexandria, Egypt, drawing ridicule and criticism from netizens. Here are some reactions from Twitter.

1 November 2011

Egypt: Blogger Maikel Nabil Military Trial Postponed

Egyptian blogger Maikel Nabil Sanad, who has so far spent 216 days in prison and 71 days on hunger strike, today refused to stand trial in a military court. Sanad...

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