07 décembre 2011

Will The Islamists affect the cultural life in Egypt if they come to power?

The results of the first phase of post-revolution elections in Egypt and the rise of the Islamist movements have alarmed the cultural community. The urgent question posed currently Egyptian intellectuals is that what will be the future of culture and art if the Islamists dominate political life in the country? For the actor Amr Waked, who plays a role of gangster in the film "Dam El-Ghazal" (the blood of the gazelle), the rise of Islamism is not a surprise, it is a natural result of the unconstitutional and distorted electoral... [Lire la suite]
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01 décembre 2011

The islamist youth redo their revolution

On the eve of first parliamentary elections in Egypt after the revolution, the Egyptian youth is determined to defend the democratic values for which they took to the streets there for ten months. Some chose politics, others are engaged in social action to build Egypt of tomorrow. "The future is us, the youth! We must not let the old generation take over", says Mohammed al-Qassas, thirties, while distributing his programm for the elections in a coffee shop in the district of Ain Shams in eastern Cairo. Mohamed decided to enter... [Lire la suite]
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22 septembre 2009

Clearstream affair: Sarkozy is preparing for the 2012 Presidential Election

The desire of French President Nicolas Sarkozy to keep his chances for a second presidential term seems to know no bounds. His ambition led him to play with all the cards he has to eliminate his rivals, led by Dominique de Villepin, former Prime Minister and one pole of the French right to which belongs Sarkozy himself.After the weakening of the Left-wing, Sarkozy finds himself just competing with his rivals in the right camp. Thus, he began preparing to destroy their ambitions, and the "Clearstream affair", which the trial... [Lire la suite]
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19 janvier 2009

A black president at the head of the State

Thus, "Hollywood" has projected that the next U.S. president would be "black". The scenarios of the most famous city in the film industry will become reality when the presidential candidate, Democratic Senator Barak Obama, will be invested first black president in the history of the country. As if the producers of the "seventh art" had seen the future, a "fiction" in 2003 showed a black leads the country. What "Martin Luther King", the black American fighter for the freedom of... [Lire la suite]
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04 novembre 2008

The American electoral system: Complicated and full of absurdities

The American electoral system, which leads to elect the President of the most powerfull country and strongest economy in the world, is the most complicated electoral system in the world although it seems simple. People often think, moreover like many Americans, that the ongoing presidential elections are crucial the decivive elections to choose the U.S. President. But this is not true, because we have to wait until early December to know who is the winner of elections that are full of absurdities. Despite the competition between... [Lire la suite]
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02 novembre 2008

Americans living in Cairo: "Whoever will find the solution to economic problems will be the President"

Decisive element in the U.S. presidential elections of 2004, the security card will not be the factor to choose the future winner of the elections on Tuesday in the United States. It has been replaced by the economic situation which has become the priority issue of elections where the Democrat Barak Obama is facing the Republican John McCain. For more than a year, the U.S. economy faces several painful blows : Crisis of mortgages at higher risk (subprime) decline in the dollar exchange rate against major currencies in... [Lire la suite]
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03 février 2008

Economic issues: The Key of the U.S. presidential 2008

Economic issues have become the main concern of American voters and Republicans and Democrats candidates in the race for the presidency. This is explained by the fear of recession and the extremely poor numbers of employment during last January. As the "big Tuesday, February 5th, approach, where 22 states will choose their Democrat and Republican candidates in presidential elections, competitors have not hesitated to exploit the opportunity to comment on these poor results. The poor employment numbers come when the real... [Lire la suite]
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16 octobre 2007

Strike in public transportation in France : First social crisis for Sarkozy

France will face after tomorrow a major strike in the transportation field. The aim is to protest against the draft reforms proposed to pension systems in the country. This strike will represent the first serious test for the French president, Nicolas Sarkozy, five months after his election. For the first time since 1995, the eight unions of the French train lines compagny (SNCF), in addition to six unions of the Paris Metro and five unions in the energy sector, voted unanimously to observe a strike Thursday, called the "Black... [Lire la suite]
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30 mars 2007

What value is given to the jobless numbers in France?

Jobless in France would amount to 8,8%. This number, unveiled in a report by the Statistical Office of the European Communities "Eurostat", raised a huge controversy in the financial and political french communities, especially among candidates for the French presidential elections to be held next April. The controversy concerns the credibility of numbers and statistics on the performance of the French economy. Some politicians accuse the government of bypassing the numbers for political purposes, while others see the... [Lire la suite]
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13 mars 2007

The withdrawal of Chirac from the political life unites the French Right

The decision of french president, Jacques Chirac, not to partipate in the race of  French presidential elections, has aroused different reactions, inside and outside France, because of his political weight.This decision has also influenced the election campaign, including the Right camp, to whome Chirac belongs. In Paris, Chirac's decision led to the unity of the Right's ranks. A unit impossible to achieve in case of a new candidacy of Chirac considering the presence of Nicolas Sarkozy, another heavyweight candidate within the... [Lire la suite]
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