Ahmed S. Soliman

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Egypt Anti-Sisi hashtag sweeps Twitter

<b>A hashtag insulting presidential candidate Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has been circulating widely on social media in Egypt.</b><p>The hashtag, which translates as "vote for the pimp", has been tweeted hundreds of thousands of times.<p>Mr Sisi deposed Egypt's Islamist president, Mohammed Morsi, last July, after …

Social Media

Egypt orders mass trials for another 919 Islamists

<b>Egypt has ordered the prosecution of 919 suspected Islamists in two mass trials, days after hundreds more were sentenced to death in a separate case.</b><p>The UN, US and EU have condemned the verdict in the previous trial, delivered against 528 supporters of the deposed president, Mohammed Morsi.<p>The …

Muslim Brotherhood

Egypt crisis: Young detainees allege torture

<b>Brutal beatings, sexual abuse, and electric shocks are being carried out on detainees, including teenage children, in Egypt, according to testimonies gathered by the BBC.</b><p>As many 20,000 people are estimated to have been held since last July in a sweeping clampdown on dissent.<p>A growing number are now …

Human Rights

Egypt’s al-Sisi: The Field Marshal Who Could Be Pharaoh

The prospect of Abdul Fattah al-Sisi becoming Egypt’s President offers, at the minimum, the virtue of clarity. The Egyptian military, which on Monday …

NASA's On Alert For Big Scary Asteroids. What About Smaller Ones?

Earth is under constant bombardment from asteroids and comets. A recent reminder of that occurred one year ago today when an asteroid plunged into Earth's atmosphere, exploding over the Russian city of Chelyabinsk with the force of a 500 kiloton bomb, causing widespread damage and …

Daniel Kahneman changed the way we think about thinking. But what do other thinkers think of him?

'He revolutionised large parts of psychology'<p><b>Steven Pinker</b> <b>is a psychology professor at Harvard University. He is frequently named one of the world's top intellectuals and has twice been a finalist for the Pulitzer prize.</b><p>I've called Daniel Kahneman the world's most influential living psychologist …

The top 10 sexiest works of art ever

From Egon Schiele to Titian and Robert Mapplethorpe, these artists have celebrated erotic pleasure in unique and thought-provoking ways<p>Egon Schiele – Woman with Black Stockings<br>1913<p>There is no sexier artist than Egon Schiele. The reason his nude and semi-nude portrayals of his models and lovers are …

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