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Anti Mubarak Protests

Meet Egypt's New Prime Minister

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's military rulers appointed the first post-Hosni Mubarak prime minister Thursday, replacing an air force pilot close to the ousted ...

The World's 15 Longest-Serving Leaders

businessinsider.com | Wadzanai Mhute | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The probability of Muammar al-Qaddafi losing power in the rebellion is 75% on inTrade. Although the country is in a state of war, the 68-year-old lea...

Inside the Muslim Brotherhood

GlobalPost | Charles M. Sennott | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO, Egypt -- The historic events in Cairo's Tahrir Square were sparked by largely secular Egyptian youth who came together through social networkin...

Egypt Freezes Mubarak's Assets

AP | SALAH NASRAWI and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's top prosecutor requested on Monday the freezing of the foreign assets of ousted president Hosni Mubarak and his family, announce...

Everything You Need To Know About Bahrain

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Witnesses say Bahrain security forces have opened fire on anti-government protesters as the violence in Manama continues as part of a bold attempt to ...

Everything You Need To Know About Libya

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Libya has become the latest North African nation to witness social unrest, with large-scale revolts inspired by demonstrations in neighboring Tunisia ...

Egypt 'Domino' Effect: Protests In Middle East, North Africa

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Inspired by popular revolts that ousted much-maligned rulers in Tunisia and Egypt, a series of anti-government protests are continuing to gain pace ac...

The Two Faces Of The Muslim Brotherhood

wsj.com | By CHARLES LEVINSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO--Moaz Abdel Karim, an affable 29-year-old who was among a handful of young activists who plotted the recent protests here, is the newest face of...

Is Mubarak's Health Failing?

Reuters | Andrew Hammond | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO (Reuters) - The health of former Egyptian ruler Hosni Mubarak is deteriorating and he has refused to travel abroad for treatment, the Saudi-ow...

Egypt Labor Unrest Grows After Anti-Mubarak Uprising

AP | TAREK EL-TABLAWY and SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO — Thousands of state employees, from ambulance drivers to police and bank workers, protested on Monday demanding better pay, in a growing ...

PHOTOS: Egypt Celebrates Mubarak's Resignation

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

For the past 18 days, downtown Cairo has been the scene of mass protests and deadly strife. But as beleaguered President Hosni Mubarak finally stepp...

WikiLeaks Reveals The Israeli Connection To New Egypt VP

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman was long seen by Israel as the preferred candidate to succeed President Hosni Mubarak, secret U.S....

Mubarak Heading To Germany?

aolnews.com | Lauren Frayer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Rumors are swirling that Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak may soon head to Germany for health checks, in a face-saving exit that would likely be heral...

Myths of Mubarak

Elizabeth Shakman Hurd | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Elizabeth Shakman Hurd

As history plays out so dramatically in the Middle East, it is time to replace such simplistic views of Muslim-majority societies with a much more complicated story about religion and politics in Egypt.

Egypt's Biggest Businessman's Deep North Korea Connections

GlobalPost | Donald Kirk | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SEOUL, South Korea -- Egypt's biggest businessman holding hands with Kim Jong Il. This image, from an official photograph that also features the Dear...

Egypt Protests: The Week In Review

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The ongoing Egyptian anti-government protests have dominated the global headlines for more than a week as protesters continue calling for President Ho...

After Mubarak, Who Will Lead Egypt?

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

President Hosni Mubarak's Tuesday declaration that he would not run for re-election in September did not satisfy the anti-government protesters who wa...

Demonstrators Pray For Mubarak's Departure

GlobalPost | Jon Jensen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO, Egypt -- Thousands of Egyptians continued protesting in Tahrir Square in Cairo on Friday after two days of violent clashes between pro- and ant...

Egypt Protests: Anti-Mubarak Demonstrations Costing Nation $310 Million Per Day

AP | TAREK EL-TABLAWY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's economy has lost at least $3.1 billion as a result of the political crisis in the country, investment bank Credit Agricole said ...

Berlusconi: Hosni Mubarak Is 'The Wisest Of Men'

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BRUSSELS, Feb 4 (Reuters) - Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi on Friday praised Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak as a wise man and called for a...

Fidel Castro: Egyptian President's 'Fate Is Sealed'

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Fidel Castro has joined the ranks of world leaders to comment on Egypt's deadly anti-government violence, going so far as to suggest that Egyptian Pre...

The Egypt Protests In Photos

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Tahrir Square resembled a war zone early Thursday as supporters of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak attacked anti-Mubarak protesters in the second da...

Barack Obama's Response To Egypt Slammed In Israel

AP | AMY TEIBEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — President Barack Obama's response to the crisis in Egypt is drawing fierce criticism in Israel, where many view the U.S. leader as a...

The Egyptian Museum: What Could Be Lost?

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Some of the world's greatest antiquities were threatened when petrol bombs landed in the gardens of the famed Egyptian Museum, Reuters is reporting. ...

U.S. Government Staff Begin To Leave Egypt

AP | TAREK EL-TABLAWY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO — In their rush, some forgot their bags. The near mayhem at Cairo's airport over the past few days gave way to slightly more organized ch...