Posts tagged "cairo"
A round-up of the week's religion news.
Maurice Chammah reviews Beth Baron's book The Orphan Scandal: Christian Missionaries and the Rise of the Muslim Brotherhood.
Jared Malsin on the religious and political stakes of upheaval at Egypt's Al-Azhar University.
Yasmin Moll: After 30 years of autocratic rule, Mubarak stepped down today. The announcement came around 6 pm Cairo time. I had just finished giving an interview to a documentary filmmaker where I expressed great fear that Mubarak will continue to defy the demands of millions of Egyptians and cling to power. I have never been...
My friend, Sam, who live son a houseboat on the Nile writes:
As the protesters marched forward some policemen were left behind. About half a dozen or so jumped the fence onto the property next door. They were terrified. These were not the the boys with the riot gear. They were 40 something officers with stars...