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Egyptian Revolution

Stolen King Tut Artifacts Found

The Huffington Post | Melinda Brocka | Posted 06.12.2011 | Arts

At a press conference on Tuesday, recently re-appointed Egyptian antiquities minister Zahi Hawass showed looted artifacts which had been recovered. Th...

Legacy Writing: (R)evolution

Rachael Freed | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rachael Freed

How do we individually echo the larger changes happening today in nature (earthquakes and tsunamis) and our political worlds (revolutions throughout N...

Zahi Hawass Officially Reappointed As Egypt's Antiquities Chief

Ahram Online | Posted 06.04.2011 | Arts

Five days after his meeting with Egypt Prime Minister Essam Sharaf renowned Egyptologist Zahi Hawass has been officially reappointed to the post of Eg...

What Is the Arab Third Estate?

Uriel Abulof | Posted 01.03.2012 | World
Uriel Abulof

For two long centuries, the Arab Middle East has struggled to meet the challenge of modernity, a task exacerbated by the lingering, and increasing, dissonance between the glorious past and the shameful present.

Soros: Sharing Oil Wealth Could Quell Revolutions

The Huffington Post | Yepoka Yeebo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

To quell unrest, billionaire investor George Soros says oil-producing countries should share the wealth. "What has caused the revolutions," Soros tol...

What Can Palestinians Learn From Tunisian and Egyptian Revolutions?

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daoud Kuttab

If the recent months have proved anything, it is that the debate over which attempt towards revolution for is more effective, violent or nonviolent, has been settled for Palestinians.

Talkin' About a Revolution

Yehuda Berg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Yehuda Berg

The proof is all over the news. If I said it once, I'll say it again: We have the power to change everything. In the Middle East, where an individual...

Egypt: The Power of the Military vs. the Power of the People

Jason Erb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jason Erb

In the past month Egypt witnessed a change of leadership within the existing regime, not regime change. Egypt has been, and still is, a military regim...

Is 140 Characters (Enough!) for Arab Civil Society?

Ty McCormick | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ty McCormick

The Mubarak regime was never supposed to fall. But fall it did -- and with a force rivaled only by the political science curriculums now being hurled out of university windows.

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...

Israel's Modern Exodus: Faith In Egyptian Democratization

Carlo Strenger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Carlo Strenger

The image of Egypt as the land of pagan falsehoods and slavery derived from the Biblical Story of Exodus is the theological root of Western and Israeli skepticism on Egyptian democratization.

Rabbis, Rev. King And Revolution

Robyn Carolyn Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Robyn Carolyn Price

The sounds of Muslims and Christians in Tahrir Square praying and protesting echoes a transformational moment when Jewish rabbis risked their lives to protect Black Americans.

Credit the Egyptian People for the Egyptian Revolution

Stephen Zunes | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Stephen Zunes

Democracy will not come to the Middle East through foreign intervention, sanctimonious statements, voluntary reforms by autocrats, or armed struggle by a self-selected vanguard. It will only come through the power of people.

Egypt's Christians Keep Wary Eye On Muslim Brotherhood

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Alice Fordham USA Today CAIRO (RNS) In Magdi Shnouda's cafe in Cairo, pictures of Jesus and the saints hang on the shabby walls, and the men playi...

Egypt's Ongoing Problem With Sexual Harassment

Jessica Olien | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jessica Olien

YouTube videos, as well as the attack on Logan, show an extreme version of what women in Cairo face on a daily basis, every time they leave home.

Gandhi in East Boston

Robert Kuttner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Kuttner

Of course Gene Sharp is a pacifist. Non-violent, passive resistance has been the whole point of his life's work. You might as well write that some people suspect Gandhi of being a pacifist.

Mubarak's Ouster: Good for Egypt, Good for Israel

Stephen Zunes | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Stephen Zunes

The Egyptian protests have featured virtually no explicit anti-American or anti-Israel overtones. They have focused almost exclusively on Mubarak's misrule rather than the U.S. role in enabling it.

The Egyptian Revolution And Theological Reformation

Brian D. McLaren | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Brian D. McLaren

Of the many comparisons regarding the amazing events that have unfolded in Egypt over the last few weeks, I've been especially interested in comparisons to the Protestant Reformation.

Mubarak, Harman Walk: Winograd Considers a Run

Marcy Winograd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marcy Winograd

Into the void of ex-dictator Hosni Mubarak comes a challenge for the United States to become an honest broker for peace between Israel and Palestine, to abandon preemptive wars, and to forsake its role as arms merchant to torturers.

Egypt, Israel, and the Sudden Return of Land-For-Peace

Bradley Burston | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bradley Burston

When the revolution began in Egypt, many in Israel expected it to fail. What is more telling, though, is that so many in Israel quietly wanted it to.

Could the Facebook Revolution Herald a New Middle East?

Heather Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Heather Robinson

It would take a jaded eye to fail to see the beauty of hundreds of thousands of Egyptian people standing up and, for the most part peacefully, demanding their freedom.

Five Ways President Obama Ushered in Egyptian Democracy

Bill Scher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Scher

The Obama administration sees the rise of credible democracy in the world's largest Arab nation as critical to extinguishing the threat of terrorism by radical Islamists.

How One Man's Courage Made A Big Difference

Russell Bishop | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

We can extract incredibly powerful lessons for our own lives by noting the impact of individual action that we have been allowed to witness these past few weeks in Egypt.

Mubarak and Castro: The Self-Deception of Dictators

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

My guest post today is from Angel Santiesteban, a Cuban writer whose work has been published in more than 15 countries. His blog from Cuba is titled, ...

An Egyptian Revolution? It's Still Too Soon to Say

William Astore | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
William Astore

In raising concerns about the long-term meaning and results of Egypt's revolution, we must return to the very definition of revolution: a rapid, fundamental, and violent domestic change in the dominant values and myths of a society.