Dr C[lifford?] J. Scheiner (perhaps the porn dealer Clifford Scheiner?) writing on the Museum Security List reacts to the story about the looting at Antinopolis near Minya in Egypt. What he writes is astounding and really deserves putting in wider context and discussion. Show More Summary
Another alert in the blogosphere to another site in danger from encroachment and looting in post-Revolution Egypt (Francesco Tiradritti. 'The battle for Egypt’s ancient Roman site, Antinopolis' Published online: 21 May 2013). This lies...Show More Summary
World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series championship leader Daryn Pittman is having the best season of his career, but he outdid himself Tuesday night in the NAPA Auto Parts Outlaw Classic at New Egypt Speedway. First he led 17 drivers in shattering the nearly 12-year-old track record in qualifying, then worked past Sammy Swindell on Lap [...]
Koshari is a Middle Eastern street food, hugely popular in Egypt and considered by some the food that powered Egypt’s revolution, when it was scoffed by the masses in Tahrir Square. Yet despite Britain’s love affair with Middle Eastern...Show More Summary
Egyptian Ahmad Khalil tweets [ar]: ???????? ???? ?? ?????? 9.5 ???????? ???? ??? ? ???? ???? ?? ??? ???? ?? ??? ???? ?? ?????? ??????? ???? @ahmad_khalil:The electricity has been out since 9.50am and as a result there has been no Internet. Are you happy President Morsi? We are living...
President Obama will visit Africa in June for the second time in his presidency. He visited Egypt and Ghana in 2009, but has not returned since. The trip, scheduled for June 26 to July 3, will take Obama to Senegal, South Africa and Tanzania. Show More Summary
The sector is still suffering from the aftermath of the country's 2011 uprising.
Egypt’s Iskraemeco hopes Elsewedy’s contacts will help it face the charge as utilities prepare to roll out new meter technologies. Sub-Saharan Africa lags far behind developed regions in access to electricity, but the market for electricity meters is growing fast as national utility companies seek to deploy prepayment and smart meters. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Monday appointed a special envoy to monitor and combat anti-Semitism as a new State Department report warned about incidents in Venezuela, Egypt and Iran.
Anti-Islamic and anti-Semitic sentiments are growing in many countries around the world, according to a new US State Department report. Venezuela, Egypt, and Iran in particular are singled out for anti-Semitism—the report says the Egyptian media engages in Holocaust denial and glorification, while the Iranian government regularly denounces Judaism,...
First-of-a-kind event will rally global tech community around a common goal: creating technical solutions that help refugees find lost family Three weekend challenges in Cairo, Egypt; San Francisco, USA; and Nairobi, Kenya Winners to...Show More Summary
Reinforcements, including helicopters, sent to pressure armed group holding seven members of security forces hostage.
Egypt’s border with the Gaza Strip remained closed Sunday as the families and colleagues of seven Egyptian soldiers who were kidnapped in the northern Sinai Peninsula last week continued a sit-in. A video was briefly posted on YouTube showing seven men identified as the abductees, imploring the government to secure their release. “Rescue us, Mr. [...]
« “Against small-mindedness As locusts over the biblical Egypt political correctness came over Switzerland” », by Dr Peter Forster / « “Will there soon be a referendum on freedom of expression in Switzerland?” », by Matthias Erne / «“Switzerland...Show More Summary
THE ART NEWSPAPER: Fight to preserve Egypt’s ancient Jewish sites: New leader wants the government to recognise that “Jewish temples are like the pyramids and the Sphinx”— an important part of the country’s history (Lauren Gelfond Feldinger).The...Show More Summary
One person was killed in Alexandria Friday night when thousands of Muslims tried to storm the Al-Azraa Church during clashes with Coptic Christians. Al-Abram reported: One person has died and dozens injured in clashes between Muslims and Coptic Christians in … Continue reading ?
If you’ve ever wanted Wo Fat and Egypt to join together for a metal prowess, this is the next best thing: a split LP between the two bands. Each group gets two songs to do their thing, the end result being a nice and solid 40 minute album. You may listen to one of Wo [...]
Hundreds of President Mohammed Morsi's opponents rallied peacefully in the streets of Cairo denouncing his rule.
Not an endorsement, but this cover by secular leftists of Gloria Gaynor’s 1978 “I will Survive,” with satirical Arabic lyrics (translated in subtitles) about the rule of the Muslim Brotherhood and Salafis in Egypt since the fall of dictator Hosni Mubarak gives a window into the grievances and disappointments of the youth who made the [...]