Posts Tagged "Egypt"

“Habiba, please reassure me. I’ve called thousands of times. Please, my darling, I’m worried sick. Tell me how you are.”

Mom’s desperate text to woman in Cairo - CNN

The mother called Elaziz’s phone around noon. Someone picked up the phone and told her the young journalist [Habiba Ahmed Abd Elaziz] was dead. 

michaelhayes:

CNN reporter Ben Wederman, who was rumored earlier to have been arrested in Cairo, confirms he’s OK, sipping tea by the river.

michaelhayes:

CNN reporter Ben Wederman, who was rumored earlier to have been arrested in Cairo, confirms he’s OK, sipping tea by the river.

Spraypainted on a military facility near today’s pro Morsi protest at the Republican Guards Club. - @evanchill

Depending on one’s perspective, Egypt is either in a political limbo or an extended purgatory, with the devils long contained in its national Pandora’s box having been loosened from their chains. People are murdered like sheep now, obscurely and without fanfare, in the country’s protests, and women are gang-raped viciously by crowds of men who seek to mete out their darkest desires, violently, in public. It is as if everything in Egypt must now be performed by the mob, for the mob, in full view of everyone.

Read: THE DEMONS IN EGYPT - The New Yorker

NBC goes live with breaking news in Egypt

Egyptian protestors direct laser lights on a military helicopter flying over the presidential palace in Cairo

(via @AFP)

“"The Shias are more dangerous than naked [women]," MP Tharwat Attallah of the Salafist Nour Party said during the meeting.”

Members of the culture committee of Egypt’s Shura Council discussed their concerns on Monday about the possibility of Iranian tourism to Egypt, with some expressing fears that it could spread Shiism in the country. - Ahram Online

‘A scandalous act’: The Harlem shake sees four arrested in Egypt

The four pharmaceutical students shocked residents of a middle class Cairo neighborhood when they removed most of their clothes and videotaped themselves performing the pelvis-thrusting dance, a police official said.

The hostile audience tried to assault the students, who are accused of committing “a scandalous act,” the official added.

AFP 

Breaking - Egypt

journalofajournalist:

AFP, Reuters, CNN reporting Hosni Mubarak “clinically dead” as of 5:25pm eastern time.