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Luxor has both Christian and Moslem communities and the politics of the Middle East are equally diverse. Air your views on the situation.
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Ex-Mubarak minister Mohamed Mansour donates £5m to Tories
Chris » Tue May 23, 2023 12:20 pm
The Conservatives have accepted a £5m donation from an Egyptian-born billionaire who served as a minister in the government of the former president Hosni Mubarak.
Mohamed Mansour, who was made...
Here in Clerkenwell, Post Office Plc have built and are building over 600 apartments.
The 6 man sales team consists of 5 Chinese and 1 Caucasian.
My postman Pat tells me most are empty !
And we... 2
Last post by Who2 Fri May 26, 2023 12:19 pm
Who2 » Mon Dec 05, 2022 2:00 pm
Sitting outside Cafe Kick today, reading i newspaper, having a smoke,espresso tia maria and a nigerian guinness.
Spotted matt frei in his normal seat talking german on his phone.
I looked him up, he...
Us in Bosnia.... 8)
Last post by Who2 Mon Dec 05, 2022 2:24 pm
carrie » Sat Jun 01, 2019 6:21 am
Donald Trump has come out and approved Boris Johnson's attempt to become the next PM. Is this a poisoned chalice. Will anyone take any notice?
No words necessary......... 8)
An inglorious end to a turd of a PM.
But….viewing yesterday’s debate between the 5 possible successors….there’s little pleasure one can take at Boris’... 29
Last post by newcastle Sat Jul 16, 2022 8:44 am
Egypt is going to crash. We must act now to limit the chaos.
DJKeefy » Tue Jul 12, 2022 7:00 pm
Since the Russian invasion of Ukraine started last February, countless articles have been published on the devastating impacts this war will have on wheat-importing countries in the MENA region,...
What to do…..
Now that the regime is about to crumble, it is urgent that all national forces come together around a project that is bigger than us, bigger than our political views, and bigger even... 1
Last post by newcastle Tue Jul 12, 2022 7:43 pm
Politics and Religion...2022.
Who2 » Fri Feb 04, 2022 1:52 pm
Well what with another worldwide pandemic, a couple of Commies wanting to rule the world, quite a few serious 'nutters running different countries, then that's not counting all the religious side of...
As expected, Boris has come out with a load of sanctions that must have Putin rolling around….laughing!
Freeze the assets of 3 oligarchs no one has heard of….and sanctions on 5 equally obscure... 15
Last post by newcastle Tue Feb 22, 2022 2:51 pm
Egypt's top court upholds death sentences of 12 Brotherhood figures .
Who2 » Tue Jun 15, 2021 1:34 pm
Egypt's top court upholds death sentences of 12 Brotherhood figures.
This just popped up on my monitor.
I'm not sure about 'topping them but, if Morsi and his 'bruvvers were still in power No...
Egypt wants to cement its reputation as a barbaric backward autocracy with little observance of judicial proceedings , this is a step in the right direction.
All Morsi had to do is look north and... 2
Last post by crewmeal Fri Jun 18, 2021 6:18 am
carrie » Tue Apr 13, 2021 10:15 am
Happy Ramada to everyone.
I have just been to the shop, streets almost deserted, weather perfect. A delight to be out and about.
You got me quite excited when I first started to read your post newcastle, but alas, it was all for naught. 🐈👙
Last post by Dusak Wed Apr 14, 2021 7:14 pm
Egypt's Coptic Christians Celebrate Christmas.
DJKeefy » Thu Jan 07, 2021 8:19 am
As in other Orthodox Christian traditions in Russia, Serbia, and Ethiopia, Egyptian Coptic Christians have been celebrating the Christmas season with a month-long fast - a vegan type diet for 43 days...
Presumably archive photos from a previous year.
I suspect this year’s photos will look a little different 😷 1
Last post by newcastle Thu Jan 07, 2021 8:47 am
The Grand old Man of Indian Nationalism..
Who2 » Tue Oct 27, 2020 3:03 pm
Yesterday, I went to buy a assortment of pumpkins!...
Now round here, history abounds..
2 minutes from me is Naoroji St.
Named after Dada Naoroji (1825-1917)
Dada was a zoroastrian, he even...
Finally our local 'rag has done a piece on Dadabhai.... 8)
Last post by Who2 Thu Nov 26, 2020 11:16 am
carrie » Fri Nov 06, 2020 4:00 pm
Well the home of the brave and the land of the free seems to be in a bit of a muddle at the moment.
Votes in the Presidential election are being counted amidst wide scale accusations of fraud and...
I wrote to my cousin who's lived in America for the past 40 yrs, asking if he was pleased with the result.
His reply -
Yes . Our family are not Trump fans . But it’s a bit like treading in dog ****.... 4
Last post by hatusu Mon Nov 09, 2020 3:19 am
Day of Shame
Who2 » Thu Oct 29, 2020 1:28 pm
So after years of non action the Equality and Human Rights Commission report
finds the Labour party is responsible for three breaches of the Equality Act.
I worked in Israel, my friends were...
I’ve some sympathy with Corbyn, and others in the Labour Party, who apparently cannot criticise Israel - particularly the Zionist - inspired policies against Palestinians - without being accused of...
Last post by newcastle Thu Oct 29, 2020 2:36 pm
Ramadan to start in Egypt on Friday 24/04/20
DJKeefy » Thu Apr 23, 2020 9:42 am
The Islamic holy month of Ramadan will start in Egypt on Friday, the Islamic Dar Al-Iftaa has announced.
Dar Al-Iftaa observed the crescent moon of the holy month on Wednesday. Typically, the...
Oh....I forgot to mention.
The roads turning into a facsimile of Wacky Races as the Iftar host approaches @nd everyone rushes to get home. 3
Last post by newcastle Thu Apr 23, 2020 11:48 am
Mosques ordered to close
BBLUX » Sun Mar 22, 2020 1:08 pm
This came up on Twitter today from Al Ahram:
Egypt suspends mass prayers at mosques, shuts down churches to halt spread of coronavirus
Egypt closes Al-Sayeda Zeinab Mosque ahead of religious...
Unfortunately the mosques apparently havent issued any advice about funerals! He's just off to one now but has promised to stay in the car.
Last post by hatusu Wed Mar 25, 2020 7:44 am
Sinai and Other Issues Still Seething,
Hafiz » Mon Nov 11, 2019 5:48 am
Sinai and Other Issues Still Seething,
A meticulous report from Madr Masr indicating that Sinai is still a mess with militants behaving little worse than a military that kills civilians. The...
Egyptian Streets might be the next news outlet to go if it doesn’t watch its step. It recently published an article bemoaning the absence of critical journalism and, whilst it bends over backwards to...
Last post by newcastle Mon Nov 25, 2019 3:30 pm
How Very Dare You !!
newcastle » Sun Nov 24, 2019 11:08 am
Suggesting that the well- beloved Generalissimo might submit himself to democratic re-election does not go down well with his parliamentary acolytes :lol:
November 9, 2019
When Member of... 0
Last post by newcastle Sun Nov 24, 2019 11:08 am
Who2 » Tue Nov 12, 2019 5:29 am
Forget Opera Aida or the Luxor Film Festival.
Mari Girgis moulid started Monday over in Razagat. Well over a million people attend (so they say)
It lasts for 7 days watching trucks loaded with...
May it be a Peaceful, Safe, Happy, and Blessed event for all who attend. in-shaala!
Yeh! it's been a few years since the 'lunatic beardie weirdie brigade opened fire on the festival goers.
Last post by Who2 Fri Nov 15, 2019 9:03 am
carrie » Thu Sep 26, 2019 7:42 am
Yesterdays debate in parliament was an absolute disgrace. Which ever party you may support your representative sunk to an all time low.
I know feelings are riding high but to behave like fish wives...
The whole thing is a mess and disgrace.
Televised parliament does not help eithe. It was meant to bring the public closer to the debates and decisions. All it has done is spawn a load of loud... 7
Last post by HEPZIBAH Thu Sep 26, 2019 1:05 pm
An inconvenient judgement
newcastle » Tue Sep 24, 2019 11:44 am
Boris Johnson's decision to suspend Parliament was unlawful, the Supreme Court has ruled.
Mr Johnson suspended - or prorogued - Parliament for five weeks earlier this month, but the court said it...
Did Jeremy mention that the passports of everyone earning over £100,000 would be temporarily withdrawn and their assets frozen whilst the new “goodies for all” schemes were bedding in ?
No he didn't... 10
Last post by Horus Tue Sep 24, 2019 8:53 pm
A new word !
Who2 » Sun Sep 01, 2019 1:18 pm
It's amazing how a new word is on the lips of so many.
I think it's wonderful how the great British Public have learnt and use a new word.
Well not so new, first introduced in 1867....
Last post by Horus Wed Sep 04, 2019 2:37 pm
Boris & his Brain...
Who2 » Wed Aug 28, 2019 5:24 pm
Well, I don't like Boris but dislike the EU far more.
I love zee French, the Germans, Belgians, Spanish are cool, Italy culture & wine, Estonia ffs.
Any how, the Brains behind the Throne is Benedict...
So finally the Exit from the EU will go through and after 3 long years the democratic process will finally be served.
Boris will suspend Parliament and HM the Queen has agreed to this, so the... 1
Last post by John Landon Wed Aug 28, 2019 8:02 pm
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