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.
The Supreme Council of the Armed Forces in Egypt today announced that the will disable the constitution and dissolving the People's assembly and Shura Council and the people. It also decided to run the country for six months or until elections are held for a new People's Assembly and Shura Council.
Today Egypt reached an incredible milestone in its 18 day revolution. Hosni Mubarak stepped down as the president in Egypt. I can't believe I just typed these words, let me check again. Yes, Mubarak is no longer the president of Egypt.
Sir Magdi Habib Yacoub, FRS (Arabic: مجدى حبيب يعقوب ); born 16 November 1935 in Bilbeis, Sharqia Governorate, Egypt), is Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Imperial College London.
Michel Bakhoum (1913–1981; Arabic: ميشيل باخوم, Mīšīl Bāḫūm) was an Egyptian consulting civil engineer, university professor, and a researcher in concrete structures.
- Education and early years
Michel Bakhoum was born in June 1913 in Cairo. His parents moved to Cairo five years beforehand from a small village near the town of Tahta in Southern Egypt. He received several awards; the first was in 1931 (Prince Omar Tosson Award) as he was the first of his class in the High School diploma competition, which included all the High School diploma students in Egypt.
Osman Ahmed Osman (Arabic: عثمان أحمد عثمان) (1917–1999) was a famous and influential Egyptian engineer, contractor, entrepreneur, and politician. Known commonly as el-mo'alim ("the teacher"), Osman founded the Arab Contractors (the largest Arab contracting firm between the 1960s and 1980s) and led the Egyptian effort to build the Aswan Dam. He went on to become the Egyptian Minister of Housing and Development and later a member of the Egyptian Parliament.
- Early life
Aziz Sedki (1920 – January 26, 2008) was an Egyptian politician and engineer. Sedki served as the Prime Minister of Egypt from January 17, 1972 until March 26, 1973. He was nicknamed the "father of Egyptian industry."
- Early life
Aziz Sedki was born in Cairo, Egypt, on July 1, 1920. He graduated with a degree in engineering from Cairo University in 1944. He went on to earn a doctorate in economic planning from Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Arab Contractors Sporting Club known as Al Moqaweloon Al Arab المقاولون العرب is an Egyptian football club based in Nasr City. The club is owned by the company with the same name meaning (The Arab Contractors). They are a member of the Egyptian Premier League. Their home stadium is Arab Contractors Stadium:
Nabil Farouk (Arabic: نبيل فاروق) (born on February 9, 1956) is an Egyptian novelist, best known for his books in the Rewayāt Masreyya Lel Gēb (Egyptian Pocket Novels) series.
He was born in the Egyptian city of Tanta, and first showed an interest in reading at a very young age. With the encouragement of his parents he made his first attempts at writing at the age of about thirteen, and in high school joined journalism, photography, and theatre workgroups.