Oct 19, 2012
Egypt mulling plan to set closing time for shops
Egypt's local development minister Ahmed Zaki has said the government is considering a new law that would see shops close at 10 pm and restaurants at midnight, AFP has reported.
8-bit Portrait of an Egyptian actress Suad Hosni.
A big portrait of Ahmed Zaki stands defiantly in your way as you enter the Mashrabia gallery.
The Weekly Standard
What Makes an Egyptian Liberal a Liberal?
Consider these two quotations, both of which are provided by members of the Egyptian intelligentsia: "The Holocaust is a lie," and "The victory of the Zionist ideal is also the victory of my ideal." As some readers will recognize, the first quotation comes from Ahmed Ezz el-Arab, vice chairman of Egypt's flagship Liberal party, the Wafd, who just ...