by Kevin Osborne
Like rest of nation, Egyptian women unsure about their future
0 Comments · Tuesday, November 22, 2011
In Egypt today the downside of revolution
is beginning to be felt. During two weeks recently spent there on a tour
to see the ancient sights, and then on my own for several days in
Cairo, most people I talked to were ready for order to happen, although
glad to have moved ahead.
Traveling exhibit examines the mysteries and artifacts of Cleopatra's Egypt
2 Comments · Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Cleopatra, considered ancient Egypt’s great last pharaoh before that civilization fell to Roman conquest in the first century B.C., had a reputation for knowing how to present herself stunningly to outsiders. Legend has it she once sailed upriver in a gilded barge with purple sails to introduce herself to Mark Antony, the powerful Roman leader who became her new lover.
2 Comments · Wednesday, April 1, 2009
The Vatican doesn't get it. I don't mean condoms, Islam or a Holocaust-denying bishop. I'm talking about the Internet. When Pope Benedict XVI asserted that condoms worsen Africa’s HIV/AIDS plague, bumbling Vatican aides corrected him, either ignoring or unaware that accurate news coverage was everywhere forever on the Internet.