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ad-sabry's picture
Feb.03.2011
I'm suppose to blog this week about something i lost, but i wont. I want to write about something more important right now, something we all as Egyptian  might be losing,we spent all our lives dreaming about freedom, dreaming about change, dreaming that some day we will be in charge of our lives,...
amy-d-shojai's picture
Feb.03.2011
To those who read yesterday’s unusual Woof Wednesday blog, today’s is an update and continuation of the situation with my colleague and cat writer friend (last name and picture removed for safety reasons) who lives and works in Cairo. Members of the Cat Writers Association (of which she is a member...
amy-d-shojai's picture
Feb.02.2011
The dogs got their due this past Monday and today is a departure for me. I’m not a political person by nature. But I am human. And watching the tragedy unfold in Egypt becomes even more personal when friends stuck in the situation provide blow-by-blow description. I feel so helpless! Heike (last...
matt-beynon-rees's picture
Feb.02.2011
If you’ve been wondering why the people of Tunisia and Egypt have risen up against their dictators and why it caught Washington with pants down, it’s because you didn’t read THE FOURTH ASSASSIN, the latest of my Palestinian crime novels.In THE FOURTH ASSASSIN, which was published exactly a year ago...
dave-cullen's picture
Feb.01.2011
I'm getting more cardio done the past week, because I can't pull myself away from the Cairo TV feeds on the elliptical.   I have been tweeting the best print pieces I've seen, and here is one of my favorites, just up on Slate: We Are Making Our Future A dispatch from the massive protest in...
arlene-goldbard's picture
Feb.01.2011
I've been mesmerized by a five-minute video shot in Cairo's Tahir Square, part of the Zero Silence documentary project, focusing on young people using new forms of organizing to change authoritarian regimes in the Middle East. In the clip, an unseen interviewer questions an unnamed young woman in...
dale-estey's picture
Jan.31.2011
  Youth in Egypt Protect the LibrariesBy Jason Boog  Yesterday Bibliotheca Alexandrina director Ismail Serageldinwrote a short letter explaining that Egyptian youth were protecting the libraries as demonstrations swept through Cairo. Here’s an excerpt: “The young people organized themselves...
sherry-jones's picture
Jan.30.2011
There is a face in Egypt -- on billboards in Cairo, on the side of a building in Alexandria, in the lobby of our hotel in Aswan -- that wants so badly to be the official face. It's a benign face, slightly smiling, even bland; a timeless face, wearing neatly combed hair and a jacket-and-tie...
klaudio-zic's picture
Jan.30.2011
Seth vs Horus 2011 - 2012 http://dld.bz/Seth (C) 2002 - 2011 by Klaudio Zic, all rights reserved. 2010 JJ43 The “divorce planet” has been associated with highly spiritual pursuit. Apart from divorce issues, it... More > represents a safely challenging influence. AsSeth divorces from Horus, snow...
klaudio-zic's picture
Jan.30.2011
Seth vs Horus 2011 - 2012 http://dld.bz/Seth (C) 2002 - 2011 by Klaudio Zic, all rights reserved. 2010 JJ43 The “divorce planet” has been associated with highly spiritual pursuit. Apart from divorce issues, it... More > represents a safely challenging influence. AsSeth divorces from Horus, snow...