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Diaries published: 5 (1542 days since last diary on Tue Mar 01, 2011 at 11:00 PM PST)

Comments posted: 5190 (1340 days since last comment on Tue Sep 20, 2011 at 01:34 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 445

Total Comment Ratings: 9065

Most Recommended Diary: Just back from Tahrir Square, 220 comments, 363 recommends

People Following Ptah the Great: 9

Ptah the Great's Most Recent Diaries:

Can anyone who makes a living writing on the Middle East get it wrong so often? Today he tells us that a big ...
by Ptah the Great
Comment Count 57 comments on Tue Mar 01, 2011 at 11:00 PM PST with 16 Recommends
A quickie diary. A zar in Egypt is a very traditional Sufi Islam religious ceremony to exorcise demons from someone's body.
by Ptah the Great
Comment Count 22 comments on Wed Feb 09, 2011 at 05:03 PM PST with 25 Recommends
a half hour ago. I had expected that morale would be pretty low today. It was cold and cloudy with the occasional sprinkle of rain. The last time I had been down was Friday morning, and since then ...
by Ptah the Great
Comment Count 220 comments on Sun Feb 06, 2011 at 11:48 AM PST with 363 Recommends
Hello friends and fellow posters on Israel-Palestine. We had no internet for quite a few days here in Cairo and even when it did come back I was so overwhelmed with work I didn't have time to look ...
by Ptah the Great
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Feb 04, 2011 at 07:03 PM PST with 17 Recommends
This was on that funny Bloomberg screen sitting on the desks of the financial wizards who brought you ...
by Ptah the Great
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Sep 23, 2008 at 12:25 PM PDT with 24 Recommends

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