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  • How Macy's window is made

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    27 Nov 2014 | 1:22 pm
    New York's holiday windows are pretty fantastic. We take you behind the scenes at Macy's and show you how it's done.
  • Riviera Rains Leave at Least 1 Dead in Flooding

    ABC News: International
    27 Nov 2014 | 1:29 pm
    Torrential Riviera rains leave at least 1 dead, 3 missing as roads turn into waterways
  • Azhar Tunnel Closed Ahead of Nov. 28 Scheduled Protests - Mena

    AllAfrica News: Egypt
    27 Nov 2014 | 7:48 am
    [Aswat Masriya]Cairo -Cairo Governor Galal Said decided on the closure of the Azhar tunnel starting Thursday through Saturday for periodic maintenance, state-run MENA reported Thursday.
  • UPDATE 1-Egypt keeps key interest rates steady, eyes risks to growth

    Reuters: Egypt News
    27 Nov 2014 | 9:12 am
    CAIRO, Nov 27 (Reuters) - Egypt's central bank held its main interest rates steady at a policy meeting on Thursday but said softening growth in emerging markets and mounting concerns about the global economy could pose a threat to the country's nascent recovery.
  • Dana Gas aims for higher prices in Egypt - The National

    egypt - Google News
    27 Nov 2014 | 1:13 pm
    Daily News EgyptDana Gas aims for higher prices in EgyptThe NationalSharjah-based Dana Gas is negotiating a higher price for natural gas extracts in Egypt ahead of drilling its first offshore well in the country. “What we do need right now is a clear mechanism for a payment method going forward,” the chief executive Dana Gas, Egyptian government negotiate agreement, with UAE supportDaily News EgyptUAE's Dana Gas in talks with Egypt over revising gas pricesReutersDana Gas in talks with Egypt over revising gas pricesgulfnews.comall 18 news articles »
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  • How Macy's window is made

    27 Nov 2014 | 1:22 pm
    New York's holiday windows are pretty fantastic. We take you behind the scenes at Macy's and show you how it's done.
  • Opinion: Some Thanksgiving truths

    27 Nov 2014 | 1:22 pm
    Last week, after the Senate defeated a measure to authorize the Keystone XL Pipeline by a single vote, a Native American sitting in the gallery broke into a traditional victory song. Greg Grey Cloud, of Lakota and Dakota heritage, was quickly detained and hauled out of the Capitol.
  • Changing lion killers into 'Lion Guardians'

    27 Nov 2014 | 1:13 pm
    When she learned lions in Egypt were extinct, Leela Hazzah wanted to help. She started a nonprofit that turns Maasai warriors -- who have a history of killing lions -- into lion protectors.
  • Don't fall for these deals

    27 Nov 2014 | 1:11 pm
    Some retailers have the same deals this Black Friday that were offered last year. HLN's Jennifer Westhoven explains.
  • Video: Boy shot just after cops came

    27 Nov 2014 | 1:11 pm
    Surveillance video shows a Cleveland police officer shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice no more than two seconds after the officer and a partner pulled up in a car to investigate reports that someone was brandishing a gun at a park, police said Wednesday.
 
 
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  • Dana Gas aims for higher prices in Egypt - The National

    27 Nov 2014 | 1:13 pm
    Daily News EgyptDana Gas aims for higher prices in EgyptThe NationalSharjah-based Dana Gas is negotiating a higher price for natural gas extracts in Egypt ahead of drilling its first offshore well in the country. “What we do need right now is a clear mechanism for a payment method going forward,” the chief executive Dana Gas, Egyptian government negotiate agreement, with UAE supportDaily News EgyptUAE's Dana Gas in talks with Egypt over revising gas pricesReutersDana Gas in talks with Egypt over revising gas pricesgulfnews.comall 18 news articles »
  • A Cypriot Answer To Egypt's Energy Woes - Forbes

    27 Nov 2014 | 10:19 am
    ABC NewsA Cypriot Answer To Egypt's Energy WoesForbesThis week, Egyptian officials announced that they would accelerate talks with Nicosia ahead of an expected natural gas boom in Cyprus. According to a Reuters report, Cairo moved to expedite the import process to help Egypt deal with a newly found role Egypt and Cyprus freeze out Turkey in possible gas dealFinancial TimesEgypt in Talks to Import Cypriot Natural GasABC NewsCyprus eyes gas exports to Egypt via pipelineReutersall 150 news articles »
  • Egypt Braces for New Islamist Protest - ABC News

    27 Nov 2014 | 8:44 am
    ABC NewsEgypt Braces for New Islamist ProtestABC NewsEgyptians are bracing for potential violence ahead of a planned major protest Friday by Islamists calling for the toppling of the government and the defense of their religion, with security forces vowing to confront any unrest with "lethal force." The Egypt court sends 78 youths to jail for pro-Morsi protestsBBC NewsEgypt sentences 78 minors to prisonAljazeera.comall 247 news articles »
  • Egypt: Trial Shows Need to Combat Female Genital Mutilation - Human Rights Watch

    27 Nov 2014 | 1:19 am
    JURISTEgypt: Trial Shows Need to Combat Female Genital MutilationHuman Rights Watch“Female genital mutilation is banned in Egypt but the practice continues possibly because there is a lack of investigations, prosecutions, and convictions,” said Rothna Begum, researcher on women's rights in the Middle East and North Africa for Human HRW: First FGM trial in Egypt ends in acquittalsJURISTA rural community calls for an end to FGMDaily News EgyptHRW Urges Egypt to Take More Action Against Female Genital MutilationSputnik Internationalall 11 news articles »
  • Egypt plans blanket anti-terrorism law against 'disrupting order' - Reuters

    26 Nov 2014 | 9:39 am
    ReutersEgypt plans blanket anti-terrorism law against 'disrupting order'ReutersEgypt declared Mursi's Muslim Brotherhood a banned terrorist organization last December and Egyptian courts have sentenced hundreds of the group's members to death in mass trials that have drawn strong international criticism. The Brotherhood formally ...Hollande calls on Sisi to continue 'democratic transition' in EgypteuronewsEgypt, France sign arms deal despites rights oppositionMiddle East EyeEgypt's Sisi in Paris in search of legitimacy, firepowerFRANCE…
 
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  • Dr. Josef Olmert: Egypt, Israel and the Palestinians

    Dr. Josef Olmert
    26 Nov 2014 | 1:59 am
    It is the interest of Israel to have Egypt play a significant role in any future settlement with the PA, and clearly to accept it will require a change of the disc also in Jerusalem. Read more: Egypt, Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, Israel, Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, World News
  • Egypt Opens Crossing To Gaza For First Time In A Month

    The Huffington Post News Team
    26 Nov 2014 | 12:52 am
    AL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian authorities have temporarily re-opened a border crossing with the Gaza Strip to allow Palestinians stranded outside ... Read more: Egypt, Egypt Border, Egypt Gaza, Gaza, Gaza Crisis, Rafah Crossing, Rafah, Rafah Border Crossing, World News
  • Magda Abu-Fadil: Young People, Media and Health: Risks and Rights

    Magda Abu-Fadil
    22 Nov 2014 | 5:58 pm
    The agonizing book chapter title "Stealing Children's Innocence in Egypt: Media Literacy, Human Rights and Roads of Violence" hit the nail on the head... Read more: Children, Adolescents, Media, Health, Rights, Media Literacy, Political Communication, South Africa, University of Cape Town, English, Egypt, Trauma, The International Clearinghouse on Children, Youth and Media, Nordicom, Gothenburg University, Sweden, Youtube, Film, Television, Video Games, Computer Games, Internet, UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, Nepal, Latin America, Educator, Media News
  • Parents Of Jailed Australian Journalist Ask Egypt's President To Send Their Son Home

    The Huffington Post News Team
    21 Nov 2014 | 12:05 am
    ISTANBUL --The parents of jailed Australian journalist Peter Greste, who is serving a seven-year sentence in Egypt for what have been widely denounced... Read more: Egypt, Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi, Peter Greste, Al Jazeera, Press Freedom, Muslim Brotherhood, Egypt Muslim Brotherhood, Egypt Press Freedom, World News
  • Ilana Rapp: The Flash's Patrick Sabongui, Who Plays a Gay Police Captain, Gives Us Insight to His Character and Home Life

    Ilana Rapp
    18 Nov 2014 | 7:26 am
    Playing a complex character, let alone a a character from a comic book, is not an easy task. The actor has to think about how to make the character his own while not misrepresenting how the fans view the character. Read more: Patrick Sabongui, The Flash, The Flash Cw, The CW, Gay, Police, Kids, Acting, Television, Parent, Egypt, Science Fiction, Entertainment News
 
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  • Egypt braces for new Islamist protest

    27 Nov 2014 | 9:33 am
    Egypt's interior minister warned Tuesday that his forces will use deadly force to counter any assault against... Turkey, stuffing and a helium-filled Thomas the Tank Engine are on the menu as friends and families gather across the United States to celebrate Thanksgiving. Turkey, stuffing and a helium-filled Thomas the Tank Engine are on the menu as friends and families gather across the United States to celebrate Thanksgiving.
  • Mubarak verdict due, but Egyptians' interest wanes

    27 Nov 2014 | 9:33 am
    In this Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014 photo, Amel Shaker holds a portrait of her 25-year-old son Ahmed, who was fatally shot in the back on the "Friday of Rage," one of the bloodiest days of Egypt's 2011 uprising against longtime autocrat Hosni Mubarak, in Cairo, Egypt. A verdict is expected on Saturday in Mubarak's trial on charges connected to the killings of more than 900 protesters against his rule.
  • This Week in Art and Culture - " November 27

    27 Nov 2014 | 8:28 am
    Instruments include the traditional Egyptian lyre simsimiyya, flutes, reed pipes and tablas, as well as percussion on ammunition boxes and jerry cans salvaged from the 1967 war. When: November 27, 8 p.m. Where: El Mastaba Center for Egyptian Folk Music, 4 Sweqat El Sabbaeen St., El Sayeda Zeinab Price: LE 20 with reservations, LE 30 at the door For more info: Check out the event's Facebook page or the venue's website at el-mastaba.org Musicians from the 11 countries that the Nile River flows through come together for two concerts in Egypt before taking off for the United States for their…
  • Egypt jails 78 teenagers for taking part in protests supporting ousted president Mohammed Mursi

    26 Nov 2014 | 7:43 pm
    Cairo: An Egyptian court has sentenced 78 minors to between two and five years in prison for taking part in demonstrations calling for the return of ousted president Mohammed Mursi. The authorities have engaged in a crackdown on Dr Mursi's supporters since his overthrow by the army last year, with hundreds jailed in mass trials which the United Nations has described as "unprecedented in recent history".
  • Carter Breaches Entrance to Tutankhamun's Tomb

    26 Nov 2014 | 3:30 pm
    Howard Carter was an English archaeologist and Egyptologist known for discovering the tomb of 14th-century BC pharaoh Tutankhamun . Howard Carter was born in London, England, the son of Samuel John Carter, an artist and Martha Joyce Carter.
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  • The Jews-Only State

    The Editors
    24 Nov 2014 | 8:01 am
    All par for the course in "the only democracy in the Middle East" (from The Guardian): A controversial bill that officially defines Israel as the nation-state of the Jewish people has been approved by cabinet despite warnings that the move risks undermining the country’s democratic character. Opponents, including some cabinet ministers, said the new legislation defined reserved “national rights” for Jews only and not for its minorities, and rights groups condemned it as racist. The bill, which is intended to become part of Israel’s basic laws, would recognise Israel’s Jewish…
  • Morocco & its arts

    Ursula Lindsey
    23 Nov 2014 | 3:33 pm
    A chandelier from the Qaraween mosque in FeZ, which was made from  a bell taken from a christian church In the last month I have somewhat serendipitously been exposed to a lot of Moroccan art. In my new hometown of Rabat, the country's first museum of modern and contemporary art just opened. In Paris, where I was visiting last month, there are three ongoing exhibitions dedicated to Morocco.  I also appreciated the way sites were illustrated with the oldest extant photographs or slides. Here is a 1937 photograph of the Tour Hassan, built centuries before as part of a monumental…
  • Links 21 September - 12 November 2014

    The Editors
    12 Nov 2014 | 1:47 am
    Another long overdue link recap. Should do these more often...Militant Group in Egypt Vows Loyalty to ISIS - NYTimes.comJoint Letter to President Obama on Egypt's Targeting of Civil SocietyBy HRW and various DC figures.Amnesty: Egypt’s defence of human rights record ‘cynical’"Egypt’s defence of its human rights record lay in tatters today"...Egypt's Sisi and the insurgencyMichele Dunne.The Islamic State and the Internationalization of the Sinai ConflictInteresting piece on ABM by @zlgoldA new authoritarian regime in Egypt? Controlling power and eliminating dissentDina El KhawagaEgypt…
  • In Translation: Belal Fadl on Egypt becoming "A Nation of Snitches"

    The Editors
    8 Nov 2014 | 11:00 pm
    Belal Fadl, an Egyptian screenwriter and columnist who has continued to speak his mind on the brutality and hypocrisy of the country's military regime, has published a five-part series with the news site Mada Masr on the history of domestic espionage in Egypt. Our good friends at the professional translation service Industry Arabic have translated the final installment in the series; the earlier ones are available in Arabic on the Mada site. Egypt: The Nation of Snitches Makes a Comeback. Is Sisi Fulfilling Nasser’s Dream of Turning All Citizens into Informers?When a ruler depends…
  • Price tag of Erdogan’s new palace revealed: $600m - FT

    The Editors
    5 Nov 2014 | 1:47 am
    A decade ago it could easily be argued that Erdogan did a lot of good for his country. With every passing day he looks more and more like a crude mafiosi dictator: The controversy over a new 1,000 room palace for Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey’s president, has deepened with a government acknowledgment that the complex costs more than $600m, nearly double previous estimates. Mehmet Simsek, finance minister, said the complex, which dwarfs the White House, the Elysee and Buckingham Palace, would cost a total of TL1.37bn, ($616m) of which TL964m had been spent so far from the budget of the prime…
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  • Pay attention to #RedSea cities and its people

    27 Nov 2014 | 1:40 am
    Please pay attention to Red Sea governorate and its people ,specifically in the cities of "Ras Gharib" and "El-Qusair" , something unprecedented is taking place there. For the first of the time the people in both cities start a semi-civil disobedience against the The map of the new governoratesgovernment's decision to redraw the governorates' borders in Egypt according to the President's new economic vision. The people are angry because the Red Sea governorate's cities will split and join other Upper Egypt governorates. The government believes that the poor Upper Egypt governorates will be…
  • Kodak Agfa Presents: Al-Ahram Arts exhibition

    25 Nov 2014 | 10:01 am
    Kodak Agfa is back and it had a very nice tour in Al-Ahram Arts exhibition yesterday. Al-Ahram institution is holding Arts exhibition called "Harmony" at its building in Downtown Cairo.The exhibition includes contemporary art works from paintings, sculptures, photography and graphic designs. Famous Egyptian artists Adam Hanein and Mounir Canaan are featured in this exhibitionUnfortunately I took those photos using my mobile phone and I did not get the names of all the artists in the exhibition.The exhibition is open for public for another 9 days from 10 AM to 9 PM.  
  • Ahram arts exhibition [Flickr]

    Kodak Agfa
    24 Nov 2014 | 8:32 am
    Kodak Agfa posted a photo: By Ayman Saadawi
  • Ahram arts exhibition [Flickr]

    Kodak Agfa
    23 Nov 2014 | 2:01 pm
    Kodak Agfa posted a photo: By Ibrahim Khatab
  • Ahram arts exhibition [Flickr]

    Kodak Agfa
    23 Nov 2014 | 2:01 pm
    Kodak Agfa posted a photo:
 
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  • Another week of Egypt

    Sarah Carr
    21 Nov 2014 | 8:22 am
    An occasional series that will appear whenever I can be arsed to produce it.  As has been the case for the past year, this week was mostly dominated by news of the Muslim Brotherhood, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, counter-terrorism efforts and … Continue reading →
  • The bridge

    Sarah Carr
    18 Nov 2014 | 3:23 pm
    Just beside the Qasr el-Nil bridge tonight a man suddenly appeared, distress contorting his face as he stared alternately between a police officer and a cart filled with peanuts. He may have been crying even, it was difficult to tell. … Continue reading →
  • Still falling off that cliff

    Sarah Carr
    25 Oct 2014 | 5:25 pm
    I had a brief sojourn in Beirut recently visiting lovely friend Hadeel. I was only there for four days so didn’t really get a chance to sit down with it and ask it about its hobbies and future ambitions in … Continue reading →
  • Catastrophe*

    Sarah Carr
    26 Aug 2014 | 1:49 pm
    Animals are dear to my heart. I have five cats and am essentially one more cat away from being that woman who feeds 90 street cats and never talks to humans. I was thus really upset that cats living in … Continue reading →
  • Norman and his abominations

    Sarah Carr
    21 Feb 2014 | 1:21 pm
    My friend Hellyer alerted me to the existence of the charming thing below, a post by Norman Finkelstein in which he attacks me, slurs Human Rights Watch’s Heba Morayef and suggests that we would deserve horrible things to happen to us, … Continue reading →
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