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Egypt Protests 2011

Egypt's Morsi Strikes Again to Tighten Islamist Control

James P. Farwell | Posted 08.04.2013 | Home
James P. Farwell

The last person Morsi would admire is Ronald Reagan. But as he and his cohorts keep trying to strong-arm Egypt towards an Islamic Republic, he might do well to heed Reagan's words: "Regimes planted by bayonets do not take root."

Fox News Does Not Make You Dumb: Researchers Respond to Critics

Peter J. Woolley | Posted 07.15.2012 | Media
Peter J. Woolley

NPR and Jon Stewart's Daily Show came out on top as the most informative, making the schadenfreude all the more delicious for Fox-haters, and the twisting of the liberal knife-in-the-back all the more painful for Fox fans. But how did it come to that?

Tahrir Square, Seen From the Rest of Cairo

Maurice Chammah | Posted 01.23.2012 | Home
Maurice Chammah

A major difference between the current protests in Tahrir Square and their counterparts in January is that back then, violence was never sustained for this long.

Egypt's Military Moves Up Date For Power Transfer

Posted 01.22.2012 | Home

CAIRO - Egyptian politicians say the ruling military has moved up the date for transferring power to a civilian government to July 1, 2012. Abu al-...

The Poetry Of Revolution

John Lundberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Lundberg

If you have any doubts as to the power of a great poet's witnessing, you need only look at the impact of Al-Shabi's century-old words on Tunisia, and on Egypt and beyond.

Amanda Terkel

Rage Against The Machine Guitarist Coming To Wisconsin For Concert | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MADISON, WIS. - For the past week, the protests outside of the Wisconsin statehouse have had a background soundtrack of Bruce Springsteen, Journey and...

Freedom Through the Eyes of My Egyptian Friends

Leanne Goebel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Leanne Goebel

From my distant life in America, I have observed the Jasmine Revolution, the uprising in Cairo and Alexandria through friends' eyes via the bits of email and Facebook posts they can share.

Egypt Labor Strikes Break Out Across The Country; Protesters Defiant

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

CAIRO - Thousands of state workers and impoverished Egyptians launched strikes and protests around the country on Wednesday over their economic woes a...

Google Executive Released In Egypt

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

After several rumors throughout the day, Google has now confirmed that its executive Wael Ghonim was freed today by Egyptian authorities. Ghonim hi...

Jake Bialer

Egyptian Protesters Fear Retribution, But Press On | Jake Bialer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Though members of the Egyptian government have made some concessions, political activists remain worried about their safety and the future of Egypt. T...

Middlebury College Student Describes Harrowing Last Days In Egypt

Burlington, Vermont | RYAN MERCER, Free Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Middlebury College students in Alexandria, Egypt, saw their share of street protests and store-looting, police violence and thuggery....

Egyptian Police

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

While the relationship between Egypt's people and the country's military has been mostly positive, popular sentiment toward the state-run police has b...

Jake Bialer

EXCLUSIVE: Women In Egypt Speak About Participating In Protests | Jake Bialer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

"If I wasn't pregnant, I would've just stayed home." Marwa Rakha told the Huffington Post by phone, explaining her attendance of the protests in Egypt...

Live Video: Al Jazeera's Egypt Coverage

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

You can get caught up on Egypt news with our Egypt revolution guide, as well as our live blog. But another great way to stay up on developments is ...

Looters Damage Mummies, Artifacts In Cairo Museum

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

With the unrest in Egypt continuing over the weekend, the Egyptian Museum in Cairo is now "under military guard" (AP) in response to an attempted loot...

Egypt, Twitter and the Straw Man Revolution

Dave Pell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Dave Pell

How helpful is social media? I don't think we know the answer to that yet, but it's worth noting that repressive regimes are pretty anxious to shut off access to it when movements get rolling.

A Complete Guide To Egypt's Revolution

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Having trouble digesting the Egypt revolution? Not sure about the latest events and why they matter? Or just curious to learn more about Egypt in gene...

Craig Kanalley

EXCLUSIVE: Influential Egyptian Speaks About Protests | Craig Kanalley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Huffington Post had the opportunity Saturday night to speak via Skype with Mahmoud Kabil, an award-winning Egyptian actor, former officer in the E...

Egypt's President Refuses To Step Down

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

CAIRO -- Embattled President Hosni Mubarak has appeared on television for the first time since protests erupted demanding his ouster, and he says he w...