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What is Happening in Egypt?

A few days after arriving in Egypt, we were able to take part in a very important event here,the first ever elections.The streets were full of over excited youth and families trying to enjoy the excitement.For us, all of this was overwhelming as the amount of people in the street was a very uncomfortable and sort of scary experience.

We went to the main Tahrir Square a month (around July)after begin here and I was so excited to see the famous Tahrir.Have to say,I was very
disappointing at the state it was in.(See

pics)Subhallah we went back
months later and found it had totally
changed (for the better),The new government had started a clean up of
the area, there was police present
which made you feel safe.They had

planted grass , trees and got rid of all
the small street shops.I was very
impressed.

Ok.,that scene was around 5 months ago.I can't believe they are back at Tahrir Square with their tents.I live 5
minutes from the square so we have the main protest march through our street
and they walk all the way to Tahrir.We
hear noises and screaming every hour

or so.When I sleep at night we can hear the chanting all night long.They don't
sleep!!!

I feel really frustrated as to why the people are so impatient.Egypt had so
much to fix and make right.Give the
government a chance!!
When I think of Syria and all the death
and pain from the revolution,its hard to understand why they are protesting.

Alhumdulillah, we are all safe for now
and life is normal.Allah tests whom he wills and places us in places
for a reason.

Asking Allah the Almighty for patience
and only good.To protect the people
here and in Syria from any more pain
and hardship.In this last week I have met some wonderful sisters for the sake
of Allah.There is always khair in every
thing we do.

Well, the world will wait in anticipation to see what will happen next,May the good prevail for all the Muslim countries AMEEN

Tents in Tahrir Square (July)

Tents in Tahrir Square (July)

small shops and more tents

small shops and more tents

Posted by wasiela 10:01

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Salaam, glad you are all ok. It is hard to make sense of what is going on.

Take care

by Aayesha Gaffoor

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