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'Superman is an Arab'

Started by Hope. Last reply by Simon Paynton May 28. 1 Reply

The Interview with the Lebanese feminist Joumana Haddad, Author of 'Superman is an Arab' Joumana Haddad is also an atheist who's criticizing the abrahamic religions and how women are considered a rib…Continue

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Cosmos in arabic

Started by M. Last reply by archaeopteryx Apr 16. 5 Replies

I'm watching Cosmos by Neil Tyson and i just realized what kind of crappy education i was getting while in school.Science in our educational system never discusses evolution and never discussed how…Continue

they are tracking us

Started by M. Last reply by Warren Mar 30. 14 Replies

so .. police and state security (SS) will be hunting down atheists.Alexandria head of state security General Amin said in a TV interview that they are assembling a team of undercover police-men whose…Continue

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Comment by archaeopteryx on July 24, 2013 at 2:44pm

Pakistan's new hero Burka Avenger

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Wonder Woman and Supergirl now have a Pakistani counterpart in the pantheon of female superheroes — one who shows a lot less skin.

Meet Burka Avenger: a mild-mannered teacher with secret martial arts skills who uses a flowing black burka to hide her identity as she fights local thugs seeking to shut down the girls' school where she works.

Action in the "Burka Avenger" cartoon series, which is scheduled to start running on Geo TV in early August, is much more lighthearted. The bungling bad guys evoke more laughter than fear and are no match for the Burka Avenger, undoubtedly the first South Asian ninja who wields books and pens as weapons.

The Urdu language show is the brainchild of one of Pakistan's biggest pop stars, Aaron Haroon Rashid — known to many as simply Haroon — who conceived of it as a way to emphasize the importance of girls' education and teach children other lessons, such as protecting the environment and not discriminating against others.

Comment by archaeopteryx on July 20, 2013 at 3:42pm

Guys and gals, let me ask you something, that only you, from your points of view, in countries with repressive regimes, can give insight. The US just spent 12 years, billions of dollars, and hundreds upon hundreds of lives, trying to take back Afghanistan from the Taliban, and now that we're finally on our way out, they're sliding right back in again.

Here's my question, and it includes Egypt - should the US stop giving millions of dollars in aide to countries who maintain a repressive atmosphere for their people, and leave them to fend for themselves until they can agree to allow freedom for their citizens?

Why should anyone give aid to people who repress their own people, when we could let them see what it would be like, to be without world support? Once the people understand that it is the repressive element that is damaging their economy, it would seem to me that popular support would drive them out.

Opinions, please --

Comment by archaeopteryx on July 20, 2013 at 3:18pm

Uh-Oh --

Taliban-style edict for women spreads alarm in Afghan district

KABUL/DEH SALAH, Afghanistan (Reuters) - One of

Afghan President Hamid Karzai

's main religious advisers will not overturn a decree issued by clerics in the north reimposing Taliban-style curbs on women, in another sign of returning conservatism as NATO forces leave the country.

Just days after the United States launched a $200 million program to boost the role of women in Afghanistan, a senior member of the country's top religious leaders' panel said he would not intervene over a draconian edict issued by clerics in the Deh Salah region of Baghlan province.

Deh Salah, near Panshir, was a bastion of anti-Taliban sentiment prior to the ousting of the austere Islamist government by the U.S.-backed Northern Alliance in 2001.

But the eight article decree, issued late in June, bars women from leaving home without a male relative, while shutting cosmetic shops on the pretext they were being used for prostitution - an accusation residents and police reject

Comment by archaeopteryx on July 10, 2013 at 7:13pm

As am I, Mo - we (the Human race) may have only one shot at this, and we need to get it right.

Ben Franklin, American statesman, once said, "We hang together, or we hang separately."

Comment by Mohamed Zaki on July 10, 2013 at 6:48pm

thanks arch!! I am optimistic for the whole human race on the long run

Comment by archaeopteryx on July 9, 2013 at 8:21pm

He, and people like you, and all the others who visit here, give me great hope for the future of Egypt.

Comment by Mohamed Zaki on July 9, 2013 at 7:57pm

@archaeopteryx a very eloquent kid indeed

Comment by Mohamed Zaki on July 9, 2013 at 7:57pm

Real nice song ya @Hope

Comment by archaeopteryx on July 9, 2013 at 7:33pm

Here's one smart Egyptian kid!

Comment by Hope on July 9, 2013 at 6:07pm

@ Simon : Glad you liked it,, it's not my poem, it's a song by Omnia Hegazy ( http://www.omniamusic.com/ ) I'm a big fan :)

 

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'Superman is an Arab'

Started by Hope. Last reply by Simon Paynton May 28. 1 Reply

Cosmos in arabic

Started by M. Last reply by archaeopteryx Apr 16. 5 Replies

they are tracking us

Started by M. Last reply by Warren Mar 30. 14 Replies

Help a first time drinker :D

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