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Egypt: A Coptic Presidential Candidate?

Today Mohamed Abdel Salam of Bikya Masr reported: Coptic lawyer throws hat in for Presidential run:... (Continue reading)

Egypt: Why do we arrest those who do not fast?

For the first time in Egypt, the Ministry of Interior arrests Muslims who eat and drink in public during Ramadan. Activists on Twitter said the arrests are illegal and the Ministry proves they are!... (Continue reading)

Egyptians React to the Sudanese “Sin”

Sudanese UN female employee Lubna Hussein faced threats of imprisonment and flogging for the “sin” of wearing trousers in Khartoum - and her saga is far from over.... (Continue reading)

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Arab Women… Minors Until They Die

Though blessed with inner strength that enables them to deal with the shackles of their culture, some Arab women are dealt with as minors who will never reap the fruits of adulthood. Egyptian bloggers Fantasia's World, Dalia Ziada, Asser Yasser,... (Continue reading)

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Egypt: Cairo Airport Security Strikes Again

Now, a Palestinian-Norwegian mother of two was stopped by security as she attempted to board her flight to Amsterdam... (Continue reading)

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Egypt: Bad Boys Who do not Moderate Blog Comments

After learning that blogging is a serious crime in Egypt and that speaking up for others is something that warrants punishment, state security officials are now arresting bloggers who do not moderate comments on their blog posts!... (Continue reading)

Egypt: Prison Awaits Those who don’t Fast in Ramadan

Fasting in the holy month of Ramadan is the 4th pillar of Islam where Muslims are expected to refrain from eating and drinking from dawn to sunset as an exercise of self-discipline and penance that has a deeper spiritual level.... (Continue reading)

Egypt: Two Coptic Orthodox Church Channels

After a series of failed attempts to launch a television channel for the Coptic faith in Egypt over the past 15 years, two channels were authorized and four more are in the pipeline.... (Continue reading)

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Egypt: Tune in to the Naglaa El Emam Show

Tune in to the Naglaa El Emam Show... (Continue reading)

Egypt: Limited Internet is Unlimited Backwardness

Tweet   In a previous post, Tarek Amr captured the initial reactions to TE-Data's fair usage policy (FUP) , followed by more adverse reactions hitting the Egyptian blogosphere. Then the Egyptian Ministry of Communications and Information Technology changes its mind. Several videos were created and posted to mock... (Continue reading)

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Egypt: Gamal Mubarak … Why Not?

Coinciding with Gamal Murbak's Sharek initiative, Egyptian singer Mohsen El Sayad decided to campaign for Gamal Mubarak in his own way [AR].... (Continue reading)

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Egypt: Gamal Mubarak Intices Youth Involvement

In an attempt to win their support, Gamal Mubarak launched an open online forum(Sharek)where he promises to address all the questions posed by young internet savvy Egyptians himself.... (Continue reading)

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