Yes I did not go to Tahrir square, I did not get thrown at by rocks from thugs, I did not get shot at with bullets, I did not loose my eye sight or had a permanent or disabling injury after participating in a protest.
Today may well be the beginning of the end to Egypt's 60 years of military rule. The last remnants of the Mubarak regime, in fact, the Nasser regime are facing their most credible true challenge from a population that has known nothing but their control over the last six decades.
Talaat Harb Pasha is one of the great men in Egyptian history. He dedicated all of his life to set the Egyptian economy on the right track. He founded Bank Misr which was the first truly national bank in Egypt. Through Bank Misr, several successful industrial and commercial projects had been established. As a result of Mr.
Egypt produces the most popular cinema in the Middle East. The Egyptian Filmmakers have produced masterpieces since 1920s. Now all these films are in great danger. Egypt has no film preservation facilities to preserve these great movies. It is estimated that 99% of all silent filmsand 50% of all sound films ever made have been lost forever.
20 years ago, on November 17th 1989, in a year that saw the fall of the Berlin wall and the beginning of the end of the Soviet Union, Egypt and Algeria battled on the grounds of Cairo's stadium for a spot in the 1990 W
We are excited to announce that A Bridge To Egypt is now available as a page and a group on Facebook, Now you can add us to your list of favorite groups or become a fan. You will be able get all the updates from there and participate in the broader web community.
You may be wondering, why did we update this site ? How different is this site than the dozens or hundreds of sites with information about Egypt out there ?