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Book Review: Seven Thirty Wednesday Evening

Book Review: Seven Thirty Wednesday Evening

Writer, blogger, and friend Nermeen Edrees sent me a copy of السابعة و النصف مساء الأربعاء more than two months ago and I promised to read it and to tell her what I thought of it honestly. I am not... (Continue reading)

Blogging Inside Out – Busted New Year’s Resolutions

Blogging Inside Out - Busted New Year's Resolutions

My head .. this is where the real problem lies. In my head I cannot see myself married. I cannot see a man permanently in my life. Many years ago I was seeing this man and it was serious. After... (Continue reading)

It Hurts

It Hurts

I have this horrible habit of scanning the classroom with my eyes once I walk in. I look for bright eyes eager to learn, skeptic faces, careless bodies, or a friendly smile. He was sitting in the last row on... (Continue reading)

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Jihad Hackers

Jihad Hackers

Within the "enlightened" crowd, emails about hackers, hacking techniques, names of hackers, and protecting one's account from being hacked have been circulating. Facebook's liberal activists were the main target of hackers who took over accounts, changed the name of the... (Continue reading)

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The Egyptian Ministry of “Hisbah” – Fact or fiction?

The Egyptian Ministry of

This word "hisbah" has been popping up a lot in my face lately and it is usually associated with three things: 1) Saudi Arabia 2) The Muslim Brothers 3) An Egyptian intellectual, writer, artist, or thinker.... (Continue reading)

Hail thee Ostrich Land – new Egyptian media censorship law coming up!

Hail thee Ostrich Land - new Egyptian media censorship law coming up!

I got an email from my friend Tamer El Meehy saying "Do something!" as he forwarded me a copy of the draft of the new Egyptian law of audio-visual transmission and monitoring the internet. In plain English, Egyptian Big Brother... (Continue reading)

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THOU SHALT NOT OBJECT AS THINE HEAD I CENSOR

THOU SHALT NOT OBJECT AS THINE HEAD I CENSOR

"When you grow up" was the answer I got to most of the questions I asked in my childhood or in my troublesome teens be it as simple as wearing making or as complex as making babies. Time and experience... (Continue reading)

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By Law, a Muslim man will not marry more than one Woman

By Law, a Muslim man will not marry more than one Woman

1) Sharee3a and Islam gave the man the right to get married to more than one woman .. 2, 3, 4 and the concubines - This is not a man this is an animal ... a horny bloodthirsty animal. A... (Continue reading)

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OTV takes a dive in my black box

OTV takes a dive in my black box

Dear Yasmine I have hesitated a lot before writing you this note but after a long thought process, and against the advice of all my good friends, I decided that I owe you this much. I also decided not to publish... (Continue reading)

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The S-Word – Sex in a City in Egypt

The S-Word - Sex in a City in Egypt

Today a fellow writer, in a casual chat, asked me why girls refuse and adamantly resist getting intimate with their beau. He complained of the fact that girls feel that the s-word impacts the interest, or the lack of interest,... (Continue reading)

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Vomit

I pulled the cover over my head yesterday as I tried to hush the voices in my head. I closed my eyes hoping that I would soon drift into peaceful sleep. I began counting the sheep but instead of the... (Continue reading)

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Why am I not interested in politics?

The basic rule was: why bother when the fire is not in your house? Walk by the wall and you shall never get hurt and will never get in trouble.... (Continue reading)

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