12 year old Egyptian has a few home truths to say – this is the real Egypt

The tale of the “Emperor’s New Clothes” by Hans Christian Andersen is all about two weavers who promise an Emperor a new suit of clothes that is invisible to those unfit for their positions, stupid, or incompetent. When the Emperor parades before his subjects in his new “clothes” nobody dares say the rather obvious truth, and then a child cries … Read more

Egypt needs a revolution

Thomas L Friedman, the Pulitzer prize winning American journalist, columnist and author who writes a twice-weekly column for The New York Times has a few things to say about Egypt, not from the comfort of his own plush office in that city, but on the ground in Egypt, because he went to find out what … Read more

Egypt court bans YouTube over Innocence of Muslims trailer

An Egyptian court has decreed that YouTube has been rather naughty and needs to go sit on the naughty step for a time out. Yes OK, that is kindergarten speak, but then what else can we think when faced with their attempt at gagging free speech. Yes the “Innocence of Muslims” movie was offensive, and was also … Read more