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Iraqi Story Telling; Google Expands; Moaning about Mona

Putting the stories of Iraq in digital format; A woman blogger and other find issue with Mona El Tahawy's "Why They Hate US"; Google announces 5gb of ree space! ...

Blogs Roundup - 25/04/2012 - 13:03 - comment 0

Egyptian female blogger jailed for defaming pro-Israeli ads

After announcing on her twitter that she was going to spray paint the ads, blogger Mona El Tahawy sprayed and paid for it with a night in prison; Is Iran’s Khamenei set to blemish the Hajj? Syria's future is certainly not bright; and the Angry Arab is sad. ...

Blogs Roundup - 26/09/2012 - 08:11 - comment 0

Turkish Coffee House Beats Starbucks for Good Chats

How the Turkish Coffee house could teach the world a thing or two about buzzing conversation: a standoff with the American coffee shop; Mona ElTahawy released from Egyptian detention Tweets and Talks about her ordeal; The fate of Libyan loyalists at the UN; ...

Blogs Roundup - 24/11/2011 - 17:01 - comment 0

Laura El-Tantawy lifts the veil in Dubai exhibition

the artwork that appeared alongside Mona El-Tahawy’s much debated Foreign Policy article, “Why do they hate ... photographer Laura El-Tantawy attempts to challenge the stereotype of the headscarf as being exclusively ... to the Middle East. El-Tantawy’s photos recount her personal experience with the headscarf, which was worn ...

04/02/2013 - 10:05 - comment 0

Covered in Cairo; A Broken Parliament; More Moans about Mona

One Day in the Niqab in Cairo; The parliament in Amman is a mess; Mona missed the point on Woman's rights ... Rowan El Shimi Black Iris ...

Blogs Roundup - 04/11/2012 - 07:46 - comment 0

Gotcha! "A Tin Tale" managed a way around Egypt's strict censorship

Aida El-Kashef’s 2011 short film 'Hadouta Men ... June, arthouse cinema initiative Zawya was scheduled to screen Aida El-Kashef’s 2011 short film ... then handed the microphone to El-Kashef, who had been standing next to her as she made the announcement. ...

23/06/2014 - 17:42 - comment 0

Arabic Takes Over Twitter

The Arabic language storms Twitter with plenty of Tweet-worthy material spilling out of the Middle East; 2011 - a year to remember; Mona Al Tahawy straight out of Tahrir; Saudi Arabia and Iran and war not peace? And a Mideastern voice speaks out against gender ...

Blogs Roundup - 26/11/2011 - 20:00 - comment 1

A Useful Timeline to Navigate Egypt's Sexual Harassment Minefield

using an electric tazer, which made the girls scream in horror. Writer Mona el-Tahawy details horrific sexual assault by Egypt police Award-winning Egyptian columnist Mona el-Tahawy has ... constant verbal and physical attacks take its toll. For Mona Hanafi el-Siofi it was simply too much, so ...

Editor's Choice - 31/01/2012 - 11:02 - comment 0

Tunisia's Revolution was Twitterized

in their countries. Mona El Tahawy, a columnist and public speaker on Arab affairs, tweeted that "Every Arab ... the Tunisian Neda." On January 14, Tunisian President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali dissolved his ...

Editor's Choice - 19/01/2011 - 08:01 - comment 0

Inas El Dagheedi Shoots at the Vatican

Inas El Dagheedi has gotten approval to bring ‘Mischief’ to the Vatican. Egyptian director Inas El Dagheedi has been granted ... and Mona Lisa to prepare for the trip to Rome in order to finish with the Vatican scenes. – Albawaba.com. ...

01/08/2010 - 20:00 - comment 0