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Day of Departure

Egypt Protest Leaders Meet With Egyptian Prime Minister

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO - Leaders of Egypt's unprecedented wave of anti-government protests have held talks with the prime minister over ways to ease President Hosni Mu...

Mubarak Hangs On

Reuters | Marwa Awad and Andrew Hammond | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of Egyptians marched peacefully in Cairo on Friday to demand an immediate end to Hosni Mubarak's 30-year rule,...

Mubarak Mobs and Street Vendors: Welcome to Egypt

Medea Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Medea Benjamin

I was in the middle of buying some mints from a street vendor on Cairo's Talat Harb Street when the rocks started flying. He gave me one pack of mints, and all hell broke loose. "Run, run," people yelled at me.

Reader Takes Amazing Egypt Photos

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

With so many daily developments coming out of Egypt, the media has been overwhelmed with updates and photos of the protests. Huffington Post reader La...

Jason Linkins

'You Will Be Lynched': One Reporter's Harrowing Account Of Violence In Cairo | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Bloomberg reporter Maram Mazen was not acting in her official capacity as a Bloomberg reporter when she was attacked by Mubarak supporters and pro-reg...

Egypt Protests Grow Larger As Pressure On Mubarak Mounts

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO -- Protesters demanding President Hosni Mubarak's ouster packed Cairo's central square by the tens of thousands Friday, waving Egyptian flags, s...

"Go Now": A Parting Playlist For Mubarak's "Day Of Departure"

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

I'm not quite sure how you say this in Egyptian Arabic, but in my particular stretch of the desert, we often go with something relatively polite like, "Here's your hat, Hosni, what's your hurry?"

Day Of Departure

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Opposition parties called for Feb. 4 to be a "Day of Departure" earlier this week, AllVoices reports. The plan: to come together in massive numbers an...