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Nermeen Edrees

An Egyptian female, typical Gemini with all her ups and downs. In the morning I work in a international bank in Egypt, and after hours I do my best to discover the world as much as I can. I wake up every day to chase the sun with ribbons undone.

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Latest posts by Nermeen Edrees

13 February 2009

Valentine's Special: From Egypt with Love

It is this time of the year when you start to believe that life is practically all about flowers and chocolates. Single and couples, in favor of or against celebrating...

27 January 2009

Egyptians are Going Local

Inji, an avid Egyptian blogger and young economist who is distraught by the numerous emails and SMS messages calling for boycotting products, decided to “boycott the boycott” and take it...

11 January 2009

Egypt: Reporting Live from Rafah

Egyptian blogger and human rights activist Nora Younis has been watching the situation in Gaza closely and reporting live from Rafah, a Palestinian border town, where she spent her New...

7 December 2008

Egypt: Change the Channel Initiative

During the past few months, Egyptians have been haunted with catastrophic headlines and top stories on a daily basis. Amid this grim, Egyptian bloggers decided to revolt against the country's...

5 November 2008

Egypt: Activist's Flickr Account Censored

Egyptian activists are screaming foul after Flickr resorted to 'censoring' their accounts on the photo sharing network. Two activists report that their accounts have been censored - and supporters are...

1 November 2008

Saudi Arabia: Appeal and Your Sentence is Doubled up!!

Saudi Arabia has sentenced Egyptian doctor Raouf Amin to seven years in prison and 1,500 lashes. What for? Nermeen Edrees brings us the story straight from his wife's mouth -...

22 October 2008

Egypt: Laila Echoes Reverberate in the Land of the Nile

In its third year, the Kolena Laila (We Are All Laila) campaign took a different turn, reaching out to women with no access to the Internet and giving them a...

9 October 2008

Egypt: Gaza Solidarity Activists Kidnapped, Abused and then Released

While celebrating the 6th of October victory and in alliance with the International Solidarity Movement to break Gaza Siege, activists from different Egyptian civil entities, syndicates, and political parties decided...

6 October 2008

Egypt: The Fire Series Continues

After the iconic Parliament building and the National Theatre, the fire monster is at work in Egypt's textile district in El Mahalla El Kobra, reports Nermeen Edress. Egyptian bloggers are...