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Egypt Youth

Youth Unemployment Dominates Headlines Wherever I Report

Lauren Bohn | Posted 12.22.2014 | World
Lauren Bohn

No matter which country I report from across the Middle East and Africa, unemployment almost always tops the conversation, often trumping all other grievances that dominate headlines.

Egypt's Youth in Revolt: For Love, Not Anger

William Wagner | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
William Wagner

it would appear that the Egyptian students at the forefront of the protests have many reasons to be angry with their country. But in describing the protesters he helped inspire, Wael Ghonim said, "We are all people who love Egypt."

Protests and Myths

Meedan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In unison we called, "The people want to overthrow this government." While this simple chant has not yet brought down the Mubarak regime, it has served to dismantle the myths that have long held sway over the Egyptian political landscape.

Connected Arab Youth Are the Secret to Present Uprising

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daoud Kuttab

The Arab youth of today are connected and determined to take part in deciding their own future. Understanding them and giving them an opportunity to share in power is the only logical way to help find solutions.

Egyptians Rise Against Their Pharoah

Aladdin Elaasar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Aladdin Elaasar

Arab youth are demonstrating against their old authoritarian regimes in masses for the first time in recent history. Murmurs abound that Mubarak's regime is in its final throes, and repeatedly cracking down on protest are signs of the beginning of the end.