Category Archives: In English

Mixing Islam and politics: a historical perspective

Tarek Heggy   (1) In 1891, the Second Saudi / Wahhabi state collapsed, 147 years after the founding of the first Saudi / Wahhabi state (Saudi – named after Muhammad ibn Saud and Wahhabi — named after Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab).  … Continue reading

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Is our curly hair a shame?

Aisha El-hoseny   Negro, Ugly, Dirty, Creepy and Weirdo, that’s how I’ve been called on my first day at my elementary school because of my curly hair. It never ended at this limit as they waited for me after the school … Continue reading

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The story of my hijab!

Aicha El-hoseny  When I decided to take off my hijab 2 years ago, My dad beat me continuously with a plastic chair until it was broken on my body. He burnt my books and called me a “whore”. Yes I … Continue reading

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قراءة قصّة تتّكئُ على قبابِ السِّحرِ/ للشاعر وهيب نديم  وهبة

حسن حجازي حسن يترجم للشاعرة آمال عوّاد رضوان النص العربي نهاية المقال  “A Gold Box” (A story lies on the domes of magic)  For the poet and writer: Waheeb Nadeem Wahbah By: Amaal Awwaad Radwaan Translated by: Hassan Hegazy Hassan … Continue reading

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Einstein’s Theory of Happiness Sells for $1.3 Million at Auction

JERUSALEM — While Albert Einstein’s theory of happiness may be relative, it fetched $1.3 million at a Jerusalem auction on Tuesday.

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Margrethe Vestager The New Age Of Corporate Monopolies

Margrethe Vestager · Commissioner for Competition, European Union Margrethe Vestager is in charge of regulating commercial activity across the European Union and enforcing the EU’s rules designed to keep the markets fair.

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FREEDOM

FREEDOM noun the power or right to act, speak, or think as one wants without hindrance or restraint. “we do have some freedom of choice”

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Egypt Fights LGBT Terrorists Who Raised the Rainbow Flag At a Concert.

Editorial According to the Egyptian Government this Flag is a lethal weapon of Mass destruction.

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Religious Dictatotrship in Egypt Arrests Sarah Hegazy and Ahmed Alaa 15 Daysfor Raising the Rainbow flag

A call to President El Sissi Free Sarah Hegazy and Ahmed Alaa Two Suspected of Being Gay Detained for 15 Days Pending Investigation Over Flying LGBT Flags at Concert in Egypt

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العرب المثقفين آراء حول التخلف والدين Arabs Intellectuals Views on Backwardness and Religion

ابراهيم البليهي Ibrahim Al-Buleihi

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