Highlights 1.Jul.09

  • Al-Masry Al-Youm – Egyptian Prime Minister Nazif announces project to develop slums (English)
  • Al-Masry Al-Youm – Villagers in Damietta protest: No water reaching their houses, so government charges them EGP 10 for jerrican of water (English)
  • Al-Masry Al-Youm – South African police report aquits Egyptian national football team from accusation of inviting prostitutes to the hotel (English)
  • Menassat – Egyptian blogger Wael Abbas is illegally detained at Cairo Airport and his laptop confiscated (English)
  • Al-Masry Al-Youm – Families of Egyptian fishermen kidnapped in Somalia are tired of lack of information from Foreign Ministry (English)
  • Al-Masry Al-Youm – Mapping Egyptian illnesses: German measles and AIDS on the rise (Arabic)
  • NYT – Obama reacts to Honduras coup: “Mr. Obama’s nonconfrontational diplomacy seems to have caught Mr. Chávez off balance” (English)
  • Islam Today – Sarkozy advises Netanyahu to remove Lieberman (Arabic)
  • Muslim Matters – Why is the flap on my face a slap in yours, Mr.Sarkozy? (English)
  • The Guardian – Now that we’ve seen Iran’s human face, a military attack is unthinkable (English)
  • Egyptian Chronicles – A CIA officer has been indicted on charges of sexually assaulting an Algerian woman (English)
  • Mondeweiss – Israel’s treatment of Palestinian child prisoners may be torture (English)
  • Jerusalem Post – “Unwavering support for Israeli policy has eroded dramatically both on American college campuses and within the United States as a whole” (English)
  • Alt Muslim – A Scottish Muslim running for British Parliament as a candidate for the SNP (English)
  • Al-Masry Al-Youm – Yusuf al-Qaradawy on the concept of Jihad (Arabic)
  • Bikya Masr – Workers strike in Tanta (English)
  • Muslimah Media Watch – On Neda Sultan’s post-mortem image in Western media (English)

July 1, 2009 - Posted by | Personal

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