Monthly Archives: January 2009

Of Flesh and Blood

Here is a review what I wrote. It’s about an excellent documentary on Gaza. See it if you can. Stories from the other side It is telling that much of Egyptian media coverage of the most recent Israeli attack on … Continue reading

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Watching Hosny’s tough man ‘red lines’ speech about foreign troops on the border with Gaza reminded me of another preposterous, lightly obese, combative Egyptian gentleman with dyed hair and delusions of grandeur – retired wrestler, CAPTAIN MAMDOUH FARAG. While staring … Continue reading

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Loose change

Qandeel mentally drawing up a list of his top 10 fav thrash metal artists Kefaya leaders are currently trying to breathe life back into the corpse of the opposition movement and held a press conference this week to present their … Continue reading

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Sa-trap

This week an American gentleman in full military uniform and wielding a rifle in a tiny fenced-in compound with a basketball court in the middle of Sinai’s dog teeth mountains threw up a peace sign as we drove past. Some … Continue reading

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