Archive for the ‘Egypt and the Arab world’ Category

The death of yet another Iraqi woman

June 8, 2008

Don Cox recently asked me if i would comment on this story:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2008/jun/01/iraq

Yes, dear friend, i would love to. (more…)

Democracy: Heresy pr. definition?

April 5, 2008

Am I a democrat? Is democracy kufr?

I am not a scholar and do not posses the level of Ijtihad, this is not a fatwa, so the following is nothing but my own view. If someone have anything from the scholars of Islam that opposes my view, feel free to let me know.

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Israel/Palestine: I’m split

April 5, 2008

Yes. I am split. In these days, everybody seems to have a very clear, distinctive opinion about the Israel/Palestine issue. I am often asked the same: Do i recognize Israels right to exist? Do i oppose Hamas? Do i support the “moderate” Fatah? Do i agree on a two-state solution on the 67-borders? If yes, why? If no, why not?

Here is a summary of a dialogue that have taken place inside my head for years now.

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Israel to demolish Al-Aqsa?

February 27, 2008

Israel to demolish Al-Aqsa?

http://www.alalam.ir/English/en-NewsPage.asp?newsid=032180120080227113037

I understand the above article from the Iran-based Al-Alam news service as saying that the Israeli government is planning to demolish the sacred Al-Aqsa?

 Please tell me this is a lie?

Egypt accused of delay tactic

February 27, 2008

http://english.aljazeera.net/NR/exeres/D5D02E91-50F2-4841-B203-4AEB284E6A26.htm

Problem with elections before they even begin. Welcome to Egypt 🙂

My thoughts on Arab Nationalism

February 22, 2008

الحمد لله رب العلمين و الصلاة و السلام على خير خلفه اجمعين محمد
و على اله الطيبين و صحابه الصالحين

This is my thoughts on Arab Nationalism.

It will not be as detailed as i planned it to be.

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Ha-Aretz means The Earth!?

February 22, 2008

I was just sitting, surfing on YouTube. No work today. Boring, boring.

So i just began thinking suddently out of the blue, that i’ve always been told that Hebrew and Arabic is very similar languages. I thought i would maybe be able to understand some hebrew. So i searched for some Israeli stuff, and i found some. (more…)