Amin Said

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Said, Amin


Born circa 1890. Egyptian historian and journalist.

Said is the author of several important works on the history of the Arab national liberation movement, works written from a patriotic standpoint and distinguished by their wealth of detail.


In Russian translation:
Velikoe arabskoe vosstanie. Moscow, 1940. (Abridged Russian translation of the book al-Thawrah al-Arabiyah al-kubra, parts 1–3, Cairo, 1933–34.)
Vosstaniia arabov v XX veke. Moscow, 1964.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Mohammed Amin said he would quit the Tory party after 36 years of membership if the former foreign secretary is elected leader.
Speaking about Mr Khan, aka Meggy, Amin said the message meant: "They might set Yassar up with the police because Meggy is known as a police informer."
Amin said at the press conference that she hopes she can stay in Israel.
I don't have any respect for [the tribunal], for its decision," Amin said.
Amin declined to give details, saying, "We cannot talk about these details as long as the African mediation did not allow that." Regarding an announcement from the African Union on reaching agreement on the issue Amin said, "We expect that will not take more than two days." ta
In a statement on his website, Mr Amin said the footage had been "grossly misrepresented".
In a statement on his website, Mr Amin said the footage had been "grossly misrepresented and present an inaccurate picture of the reality of what was happening".
"There are three groups responsible for these operations, whether planting improvised explosive devices on the Chtaura - Majdal Anjar - Hermel road, firing rockets at Beirut or preparing the bombs," Amin said during an interview with Al-Manar TV.
But Amin said the accusation against her was a plot aimed to denigrate her.
Amin said that Indonesia, which has seen its Islamic banking industry grow more than 40 per cent in the last five years, will not be competing with Malaysia or the Middle East.
Through my art practice, I investigate and question themes such as violence, conflict and war to highlight the complexities of a global ideology in the context of neo-colonialism and aggressive world capitalization, Amin said about the works.
"This capital increase shows that the mother bank in Greece sees Egypt as a promising and growing market even during Greece's debt crisis," Amin said on Monday.