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  Zeid Nasser's Tech Blog
The company’s chief executive officer Suhaimi Abdul Rahman, is calling it the “Smart Mosque” project.
A clear definition of what constitutes a cyber-terrorist website is needed, to ensure that this doesn’t become another witch-hunt of all forms of Islamic or Arab nationalistic content on the web in the US and Europe.
I've been a witness to all of this, as have most of you; so let's announce it and be proud of the region's best e-entrepreneurs who happen to be Jordanian.
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  Gamal Abdel Nasser
Nasser was born in Alexandria and was active in Egyptian groups against foreign domination, while a graduate of the Military Academy.
Nasser's life-long strategy was neutral Pan-Arabism (and indeed consolidation among the developing nations).
It is however clear that Nasser's imprint on Egypt and Middle East of the 1950s and 60s was as great as of any other leader of that time.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/ab/Abdul_Nasser.html   (481 words)

 Gamal Abdu l-Nasser
Nasser came from a modest background as a son of a postman.
In 1956 USA and Britain withdrew a promised support for the construction of a new Aswan Dam, and Nasser responded with nationalization of the Suez Canal Company, as he wanted to finance the construction of the dam with the income from tolls on the traffic on the canal.
The nationalization of the Suez Canal was met by an Israeli invasion of the Sinai peninsula and an Anglo-French invasion of the Canal Zone.
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 Nasser, Gamal Abdul
Nasser, Gamal Abdel (1918-1970), President of Egypt (1956-1970) and President of the Syrian Egyotian union of the United Arab Republic (1958-1961).
Nasser was born in Alexandria on January 15, 1918, the son of a postman.
Nasser subsequently espoused a program of Arab socialism, in which banks and utilities were nationalized to finance a program of industrialization.
www.damascus-online.com /se/bio/nasser_gamal_abdul.htm   (394 words)

 Nasser Gamal Abdul
Nasser Gamal Abdul was born in Alexandria, Egypt as the son of a postal official.
Nasser fought against Israel in the 1948 war, and was evidently trapped in the “feluja pocket” along with his comrads.
Nasser was so well beaten by Israeli forces that he offered to resign, but the people paraded in honor of him in such large crowds that he stayed in office and also accepted the position of prime minister.
www.hyperhistory.net /apwh/bios/b1nasser.htm   (740 words)

 Gamal Abdel Nasser - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
On January 15, 1918, Gamal Abdel Nasser was born in the Egyptian city of Alexandria, the son of a postal worker.
Nasser and the Free Officers seized on this situation to launch a coup on July 23, 1952.
Nasser's policies became associated with Pan-Arabism, which promoted aggressive action by Arab states to confront the "imperialist" West, and urged that the resources of the Arab states should be used for the benefit of the Arab people and not the West.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gamal_Abdul_Nasser   (3821 words)

Nasser's charismatic leadership and the populist achievements of the 1952 Revolution--particularly land reform, social welfare, and a nationalist foreign policy--legitimized the new regime.
Nasser gave the state a broader base of support than it had hitherto enjoyed, a base that embraced a populist coalition of the army, the bureaucracy, the middle class, and the masses.
Nasser stressed professional competence in the post-1967 reconstruction of the army, and many officers themselves became impatient with political involvement that could detract from the mission of defending the front and recovering the land and honor lost in 1967.
www.mongabay.com /reference/country_studies/egypt/GOVERNMENT.html   (18587 words)

 Free Lebanon - Assad, Nasser and the Problem of Tradition   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Nasser was committed to modernizing Egypt, by which he meant creating a Western-style state and an industrialized and growing economy.
For Nasser, the relationship of Islam to Egypt was not as important as the question of the relationship of Egypt to the Arab world.
Nasser argued that his military coup against Farouk was not merely the end of dynastic rule in Egypt and the introduction of secular republicanism there.
www.generalaoun.org /july1-12.html   (1856 words)

 Gamal Abdel Nasser - Gurupedia
Two years later, Nasser was the only candidate in presidential elections and subsequently became the second President of Egypt.
On January 16, 1956, Nasser vowed to reconquer Palestine and, in summer 1956, he announced the nationalisation of the Suez canal, which made him unpopular with the United Kingdom and France, who had shares in the Canal.
The most dubious of Nasser's achievements was the creation of the Aswan Dam and the lake that bears his name in southern Egypt.
www.gurupedia.com /a/ab/abdul_nasser.htm   (585 words)

 Mohammad Nagib: The Revolution and the Early Years of the New Government: 1952-56
Nasser desired vehemently to change his country; he believed that the British and the British-controlled king and politicians would continue to harm the interests of the majority of the population.
By October 1954, Nasser signed an agreement providing for the withdrawal of all British troops from the base within twenty months, with the provision that the British base could be reactivated in the event of an attack on Egypt by an outside power or an Arab League state or an attack on Turkey.
It was while Nasser was justifying the canal agreement to a crowd in Alexandria on October 26, 1954 that a member of the Brotherhood attempted to kill him.
info.infomideast.com /naguibandrev.html   (3911 words)

 Operation Musketeer, Gamal Abdel Nasser " El Rayess "
Nasser was born on the 15th of January in 1918 in the poor Alexandrian suburb of Bacos to southern Egyptianparents.
Nasser joined the military collage after the the signature of the 1936 pact which allowed lower class youth to join such a collage that they were not allowed to before this pact.
Nasser resigned, shortly after the defeat 1967, taking the personal responsibility of the lost war, but hundreds of thausands of Cairenes and demonstartors allover the Arab countries marched in his support, protesting his resignation, asking for his stay and court marshalling the leading officers of the defeated war.
www.geocities.com /yahia_al_shaer/YS-NASR1.htm   (5298 words)

 INTERNATIONAL FIRST   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Nasser, who came to the U.S. as a student in 1990, says he wants to help his country and, at the same time, get in on the ground floor of a potentially profitable business.
Nasser estimates that the market for local and long-distance calls in the country will be $50 million in the first two years and will double annually after that.
Nasser is also hoping to snag one of the country's two remaining mobile-phone licenses.
www.dialglobe.com /media/061402Fortune.htm   (313 words)

 Terrorism - In the Spotlight: The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP)
Nasser was a career Army officer at the time of the nakbe.
The ANM concluded that Nasser's plan had failed to realize any of the objectives of the Arab revolution, and soon thereafter established the PFLP in an effort to revise its political program and revitalize its leadership.
The Arab League and Nasser were finally able to broker a peace agreement, as part of which the PLO agreed to move its headquarters out of Jordan and into Lebanon.
www.cdi.org /terrorism/pflp.cfm   (1143 words)

 Syria - United Arab Republic   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Baathists expected Nasser to dissolve all parties but envisaged a special role for themselves in the new state because of their continued support of Nasser and their identification with his views.
For his part, Nasser was reluctant to burden himself with a troubled Syria and agreed to the union only after a Syrian delegation convinced him of the seriousness of the communist threat.
Nasser was unanimously chosen president of the republic, and two of the four vice presidents were Syrians, one of them Akram Hawrani, leader of the Baath Party.
countrystudies.us /syria/14.htm   (495 words)

 Egypt State Information Service-Background
The period from the outbreak of the 1952 revolution till the death of the then President Gamal Abdul Nasser (1952-1970) witnessed 18 cabinets and all the then premiers were military men starting with the cabinet of Ali Maher in July 1952.
And except the cabinets chaired by Nasser, the longest-lived cabinet was that of Nour Al-Din Tarraf in October 1958, during the unity with Syria, as it lasted for 23 months.
However, the cabinet of Nasser was the shortest-lived one as it lasted for few days (February 25-March 8, 1954), while the cabinet of Dr. Atef Sedki was the longest-lived one as it lasted for 110 months.
www.sis.gov.eg /En/Politics/Executive/Back/040802000000000001.htm   (625 words)

 Who Wanted Peace? Who Wanted War? History Refutes Israel's US Image
His predecessor, Gamal Abdul Nasser, made "a major effort for a settlement with Israel" in the spring of 1955.
Nasser's confidence in the possibility of a settlement was shaken by the Israeli escalation of violence.
Nasser said he would try to restrain the guerrillas, but that it was not always possible because of their decentralized command.
www.wrmea.com /backissues/1091/9110039.htm   (1028 words)

 Egypt Coup 1952
One of the men who served in the war was Gamal Abdul Nasser, who commanded an army unit in Palestine and was wounded in the chest.
Nasser was dismayed by the inefficiency and lack of preparation of the army.
In 1949 nine of the Free Officers formed the Committee of the Free Officers' Movement; in 1950 Nasser was elected chairman.
www.onwar.com /aced/data/echo/egypt1952b.htm   (719 words)

 Gamal Abdel Nasser - Questionz.net , answers to all your questions   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Two years later, Nasser was the only candidate in presidential elections and subsequently became the first President of Egypt.
On January 16, 1956, Nasser vowed to reconquer Palestine and, in summer 1956, he announced the nationalisation of the Suez canal, which made him unpopular with Great Britain and France, who had shares in the Canal.
After a defeat in the 1967 Six-Day War against Israel, Nasser sought to resign from his position, but the Egyptian people asked for him to remain in power.
www.questionz.net /20th_century/Abdul_Nasser.html   (716 words)

 Modern Egypt
Nasser helped establish with India and Yugoslavia the Non-aligned Movement of developing countries in September 1961, and continued to be a leading force in the movement until his death.
However, Nasser's foreign and military policies were central in provoking the Six Day War in 1967 as well as the Israeli.
Following the defeat, Nasser made a dramatic offer to resign, which was only retracted in the face of mass demonstrations urging him to stay.
www.the-world-in-focus.com /Africa/Egypt/History/modernegypt.html   (1203 words)

 Abdul Nasser Joins USF St. Petersburg Administration As it Travels the Road of Change and Growth - USF St. Petersburg   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Nasser comes to USF St. Petersburg with extensive experience in both administration and finance.
Nasser received his bachelor’s degree in accountancy and his MBA from the University of Illinois in Springfield.
Nasser is the newest member of the administrative team that will take the helm and navigate the university through the waters of change.
www.stpt.usf.edu /news/archive/06-05-03_nasser.htm   (442 words)

 Gamal Abdel Nasser
Gamal Abdel Nasser was born in Alexandria on January 15, 1918, the son of a postman.
It was first headed by General Muhammad Naguib, but in 1954 Nasser stepped out of the shadows to assume power.
After the UN peacekeeping force, at Nasser's request, had been withdrawn, and Egyptian guns blockaded the Gulf of Aqaba to Israeli ships, Israel attacked Egypt and occupied the entire Sinai Peninsula up to the Suez Canal.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/biography/Nasser.html   (493 words)

 Gulfnews: Nasser's Arab nationalism is revisited
The decision proclaimed by Nasser on July 26, 1956, culminated in what came to be known as the Suez Crisis, which pitted Britain and France against Egypt.
Nasser nationalised the strategic waterway to spend its revenues on building the High Dam in southern Egypt after the World Bank turned down an Egyptian request to fund the project.
"Nasser was the hero of Suez in 1956 and Nasrallah is the hero of Beirut in 2006," said a protester, who was raising two portraits of Nasser and Nasrallah during a pro-Lebanon demonstration in Cairo last week.
archive.gulfnews.com /articles/06/07/26/10055044.html   (484 words)

 Nasser 56, reviewed by Michael S. Lee, September 1998
The film presents not only Nasser the leader but also Nasser the family man, with the actors portraying his wife and children playing large roles in the movie.
To those whom he has picked to carry out the nationalization plan, Nasser explains his reasoning that the United States and the World Bank have denied funds for the dam in order to keep Egypt from increasing its electricity supply and to condemn the country to backwardness and continued colonialism.
The final scene showing Nasser addressing his compatriots in a packed Cairo mosque as British and French bombs rain down on their country is extremely moving.
www.wrmea.com /backissues/0998/0998123a.html   (574 words)

 Gamal Abdul Nasser
Gamal Abdul Nasser was a career army officer in Egypt at the time of the 1948 war with Israel.
At first, General Naguib was put in charge, but in 1954, Nasser deposed Naguib and seized power for himself.
Though militarily vanquished by the forces of Israel, Britain, and France; Nasser parlayed this defeat into a political victory as he became a leading spokesman for the Third World nations and a leader of the Pan-Arab movement.
www.multied.com /bio/people/Nasser.html   (178 words)

 Jamal Abdul Nasser: CIA Agent - EgyptSearch Forums
Nasser’s response to the withdrawal of the loan to finance the Aswan Dam was to nationalise the Suez Canal Company.
Through agents such as Nasser the United States was successfully challenging and undermining Britain's position in the region.
Nasser was an important tool for America to remove and replace British control of the Middle East.
www.egyptsearch.com /forums/Forum1/HTML/000518.html   (844 words)

 Nasser 56 (1996)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Nasser, the Egyptian president during the 50's through the 70's, is shown as a brave, noble, selfless, perfect, without feeling, supernatural human being.
The man who takes time out of important meetings to play with his children, who are all beautiful and perfectly obedient as the camera shows.
A wife who never questions, always supports, and Nasser himself always depicted as thinking hard, never sleeping or drinking, smoking occasionally.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0289355   (421 words)

 Amazon.com: "Gamal Abdul Nasser": Key Phrase page   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The 1950s were the era of Gamal Abdul Nasser,* and his potential support in Kuwait was large, especially given that Abdallah needed initially to rely heavily on expatriate, mainly...
Through Egypt's long history that encompasses everything from the reign of Ramses II to the Arab nationalism of Gamal Abdul Nasser, the Egyptians along the Nile have never lost sight of their ancient past.
Nasser rules Throughout World War II, Egypt served as the center of British operations in the...
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 Review of Nasser's Blessed Movement: Egypt's Free Officers and the July Revolution   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Nasser's Blessed Movement: Egypt's Free Officers and the July Revolution
A voluminous literature analyses Gamal Abdel Nasser's rule in Egypt and his reach throughout the Arab world.
That was the time when the conspiracy turned into a revolution, when Nasser emerged to dominate the government, and when the government came to dominate the country.
www.danielpipes.org /article/568   (344 words)

 gamal abdel nasser - Books, journals, articles @ The Questia Online Library
...their control over the canal and to bring Nasser to his knees demonstrated that European...no longer be considered reliable with Nasser in a position to close it whenever it...dangers posed by what they referred to as "Nasserism" and had been mesmerised by their prejudice...
Nasser was a master of the anti-imperialist...anti-imperialist power, and therefore took Nasser and his nationalism at face value...
Their leader was Gamal Abdel Nasser, whose rise and fall would dominate...boycott against Israel, and when Nasser rose to power he closed the Suez...This was the new world into which Nasser came to power.
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