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Discovering Sinai: A Welcome Retreat From Winter’s Cold

Discovering Sinai: A Welcome Retreat From Winter’s Cold

When the wind blows and the rain feels cold With a head full of snow… Don’t the nights pass slow Don’t the nights pass slow*   As fall turns to winter in Vienna, it is hard to resist looking back on the glories of the past half year. In the cafés and around office watercoolers, […]

Gaddafi’s War: A Diary

It wasn’t that any of this was a surprise: Gaddafi had made his position clear from the start: “Either I rule over you or I kill you, destroy you, ” said Libya’s ambassador to the United Nations, Abdurrahman Shalgham, who turned against the regime. Gaddafi threatened to wipe out the city of Benghazi hours before […]

Vienna’s Coptic Christians See Danger in the Protests

Since late January, the media have been full of the crisis in Egypt. Tuning in to any news station has been like tuning into CCTV Cairo. Even now, weeks later, things have still not settled down completely. Instead, a rift is beginning to grow in Egyptian society. Even with Mubarak gone, some are determined to […]

The Meaning of Freedom in Egypt

On Feb. 11, after 18 days of popular protest, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak announced his resignation, bringing to an end three decades of rule with an iron fist. Power has been relinquished to the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces, meaning the military effectively runs the country. Amid the euphoria caused by Mubarak’s departure, opposition […]

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