Tweet “We had said goodbye to life, we didn’t think anyone knew we were there.” RIP Americans have seen many bad Arabs and Muslims; the evening news has been fixated on the misbehaving ones. Time for Americans to meet my brother Abdelrafea, known as sheikh Obed, a name he earned for being the only brother out of seven who went to the (Kottab) religion school in the village, as a four-year-old. the adventure lasted one day. “The Imam held a big stick,” he explained. My brother had just passed away, I promised sheikh Obed, one day Ill tell your story to the American people. I’m not sure they would…
TOP 10 STREET SIGNS IGNORED IN EGYPT!
Tweet Top 10 street signs ignored in Egypt. 10- No Parking 9- No Entry 8- No Smoking 7- No walking 6- No Stop 5- No Peeing 4- No Camera 3- No Horn 2- No Driving… and the #1 street sign ignored in Egypt 1- No Gathering It’s civil disobedience…!!
BACK TO THE SQUARE (AL MIDAN) الميدان
Tweet Al Midan (The Square) Jan. 25 will mark the 11th anniversary of the Egyptian revolution, where for the first time in history, millions of Egyptians marched into the streets to claim their country back. No public place symbolized this revolution like Tahrir Square, which most Egyptians know as “Al Midan”. Sitting in my living room in Minnetonka, MN 11 years ago glowed to TV Aljazeera Arabic, where the revolution was televised. 18 glorious days of protest that toppled 30 years of dictatorship. Al Midan has been the traditional gathering place for Egyptians with a grievance; it inspired the world even Occupied Wall Street Movement in America.. A few months…