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December 9, 2008

Welcome to Cairo President Obama

Aggregated from: Egyptian chronicles

I have read this news in the New York Times , President elect Obama is planning to address the Islamic world with a speech in his first 100 days at the white house. Excellent move from Obama’s cabinet despite I doubt that it will have any effect after the announcement of his cabinet. For us t...

December 8, 2008

Egypt: Wael Abbas refuses to meet President Bush

Egyptian blogger and activist Wael Abbas just announced on his blog that he turned down an invitation to meet up with Bush. Marwa Rakha translates his post from Arabic.

December 4, 2008

Will he find a job in Egypt for real??

Aggregated from: Egyptian chronicles

There is an Egyptian scientist who is in his home after working and living for years in the United States of America. Moniem El-Ganayni,57 years old physicist used to work in the famous Bettis Atomic power laboratory specialized in manufacturing parts of nuclear submarines to the U.S Navy. He is a ...

November 26, 2008

Where is the Change ??

Aggregated from: Egyptian chronicles

I have been following the news of Obama's Cabinet and up till now I do not find any change as I could tell in the foreign affairs. First of all he kept Bobby Gates ; it was expected ,do not me ask why because I do not know really why he wants GOP Gates as defense Minister !! Second Hilary is back as...

Egypt: Getting High on Obama

Barack Obama's popularity in Egypt reaches a new high - with the introduction of a narcotic to the market bearing the President-elect's name. According to bloggers, dealers in the Mediterranean town of Marsa Matrouh are selling Obama branded hashish.

November 25, 2008

From the dirtiest doors of history

Aggregated from: Egyptian chronicles

Ashley Dupre aka Christine was the prostitute that brought down NY governor Eliot Spitzer if you remember from couple of months earlier this year in the States. Dupre appeared with famous Diane Sawyer special report about prostitution in 20/20 , I am waiting for this episode when they show it on ...

November 23, 2008

Egypt: Shaaban Sings for Obama

Shaaban Abdel Rehim, the illiterate Egyptian singer whose songs are mainly about political and social issues, has released a new song about the new American President-Elect Barack Obama. Tarek Amr looks at the blogosphere's reactions to Abdel Rehim's newest hit.

November 18, 2008

Fires on the Nile ,Dark Clouds over Egypt

Aggregated from: Egyptian chronicles

This is bit old from last month but it is never too late to share it with you. John Bradley , the author of “Inside Egypt: The Land of the Pharaohs on the Brink of a Revolution” wrote in the occasion of the NDPC last month a very important feature to The Jewish Daily Forward . Yes I know...

On Obama and Tempering Skepticism

Aggregated from: Mideast Youth - Thinking Ahead » USA

-By Karim El Assir One of the most compelling contrasts offered to us throughout this past election cycle has been the manner in which an exuberant optimism has been met with cautious skepticism. In a debate held in Maastricht’s ravishing Selexyz bookshop on the night of the election, Danny...

Hillary Clinton, Sec. of State, and the Mid East

Aggregated from: Mideast Youth - Thinking Ahead » USA

News reports are buzzing with speculation that Hillary Clinton has been offered the role of Secretary of State in the upcoming Obama administration, a happening I believe few people had expected. If the speculation turns out to be true, however, Clinton may find ample incentive to take the position,...