Monthly Archives: February 2013

Egypt was built by a “Halawani” sweets-maker, it may be brought down by a Sweet Potato Seller?

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Is he the new Khaled Saed victim, the young man who was tortured during Mubarark and the image of his messed up face circulated all over the internet and social media, which sparked the Jan25th revolution, would this young man who was shot by Military solder by the American Embassy, during latest protest spark another revolution. They call him, Sweet Potate Seller, his name hardily mentions., … after all, the one who built Egypt was a Sweetmaker (Halawani), and mayeb the one will bring Morsi regiem down is a sweet Potato seller!!


BelAhdan with investigative journalist Trevor Aaronson, the Terror Factory

Is the FBI catching terrorists–or creating them? That is the provocative question that award-winning investigative journalist Trevor Aaronson asks in his new book, The Terror Factory: Inside the FBI’s Manufactured War on Terrorism. The book exposes how the FBI has, under the guise of engaging in counterterrorism since 9/11, built a network of more than 15,000 informants whose primary purpose is to infiltrate Muslim communities to create and facilitate phony terrorist plots so that the Bureau can then claim it is winning the war on terror.


BelAhdan with Sanaa Abourezk, a world-reknown chef, author,

About Sanaa
Sanaa Abourezk is a world-reknown chef, author, nutrition expert and restauranteur. Her craft — excellent cuisine — was honed at the Masha Innocenti Cooking School in Florence, Italy and the Cordon Bleu in Paris, France.

Sanaa’s Gourmet Mediterranean restaurant was founded as a storefront to feature Sanaa’s famous recipes and in a short time has become one of Sioux Falls, South Dakota’s outstanding restaurants. Sanaa’s Gourmet Mediterranean features a spectrum of Mediterranean tastes that simply must be experienced. Yet, good taste is not enough. Food is meant to nourish and enrich the body and all of Sanaa’s recipes are prepared using fresh, real and wholesome ingredients. The fats and preservatives of convenience-foods simply are not welcome at Sanaa’s!

Sanaa also offers cooking classes for small groups — these short, one-night events are designed to introduce people to healthy food preparation techniques and also expose others to the joy of preparing and sharing a meal with friends.

Her scholastic work is rounded by an undergraduate degree in Agricultural Engineering and a Master’s Degree in Nutrition. Sanaa’s recent publications include the cookbooks, “Oh Boy, I Can’t Believe It’s Soy” and “Secrets of Healthy Middle Eastern Cuisine.” In addition to writing a weekly column on food & culture for the Gannet Newspaper, The Sioux Falls Argus Leader, Sanaa is an advisor to organizations on nutrition and food safety.