Tagged with Rebellion

A Signature Rebellion

A Signature Rebellion

I got in a taxi on Thursday and within a few minutes of conversation the driver asked my nationality. This has been a sensitive question recently; last week an American near the embassy answered in the positive and was stabbed in the neck for his troubles. ‘I hate America,’ the assailant confessed afterwards. For the … Continue reading

Friday Prayers for Egypt: Sinai, Rebellion

Friday Prayers for Egypt: Sinai, Rebellion

God, Egypt is not quite rumbling again; bubbling is more like it, though the bubbles can grow bigger. Security apprehended alleged terrorists plotting to blow up the US and French embassies, while their colleagues in the Sinai abduct seven security officers. In Cairo a small protest in Tahrir threatens a creative escalation. The ‘rebellion’ campaign … Continue reading