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January 25

Egypt's Answer To 'The Vagina Monologues' Confronts Sex, Violence And Daily Life For Women

The Huffington Post | Sara Elkamel | Posted 01.28.2016 | World

During the first months of 2011, Sondos Shabayek often found herself at the front lines of Egypt’s revolution in Tahrir Square, where clashes betwee...

5 Years After the Revolution, Egypt's a Hell After a Paradise

Walid Akef | Posted 01.26.2017 | World
Walid Akef

CAIRO -- I had a dream like any other Egyptian. I lived through the unforgettable moment when Mubarak was obliged to cede the throne. I was waiting for a new Egypt, for a different future to come. Now, we are living through the worst moments Egypt has ever lived. Yet even in this complex reality, we still have hope.

Will Egyptians Ever Be Ready For Democracy?

Menna Elnaka | Posted 01.25.2017 | World
Menna Elnaka

I believe we're ready to be liberated. But for this to take place, for any change to take place at all, people have to see and admit the ugly situation that surrounds them first.

Why I Am Against the Military Coup in Egypt

Ehab Lotayef | Posted 10.22.2013 | World
Ehab Lotayef

The army has no place in the political process and should stay out of it. The coup should be defeated and democracy restored, otherwise Egypt would face a bleak future -- quite a contrast to the bright future we imagined in February of 2011.

Bullying in America: A National Crisis

Bruce Kluger | Posted 03.25.2012 | New York
Bruce Kluger

Although I have lived in New York City for 32 years, I have never been to Staten Island. It has been said, however, that this southernmost of New York...

#january25 One Year Later: Social Media & Politics 3.0

Rory O'Connor | Posted 03.26.2012 | Media
Rory O'Connor

One year ago, a revolution began in Egypt that still reverberates there. What, if anything, did it all have to do with the rise of social media?

'Without The Arab Spring There Would Be No Occupy Movement': Occupy Detroit Marches For Egyptian Revolution

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 03.26.2012 | Detroit

On the anniversary of 2011's Egyptian revolution, community groups will join members of Occupy Detroit to stand in solidarity with the Egyptian people...

You Say You Want A Revolution...

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 01.25.2012 | Home

On Jan. 25, 2011, one year ago today, Egyptian protesters began the 18-day uprising that ended in the ejection of President Hosni Mubarak. The even...

Mubarak Appears in Court Again

Hoda Osman | Posted 10.16.2011 | World
Hoda Osman

The meaning of the decision to ban the trial's live broadcast is still unclear. Will the trial be filmed and aired later? Are photographs allowed? Will we hear Mubarak responding to questions?

Is This the End of the "Establishment Media" in Egypt?

Faisal J. Abbas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Faisal J. Abbas

What happens to the likes of Al-Ahram now that the Mubarak Regime has collapsed?

Be Ready to Hear Iranian Voices

James Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
James Miller

Many in the movement are tired, but it is undeniable that Egypt has given Iranians the boost they need. Now, there is a tangible buzz, an excitement in the air that Iran hasn't been felt in over a year.

Live From Tahrir Square

Sean Carman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Sean Carman

I covered Burning Man, but this is more intense. And Burning Man is a thousand half-naked people partying in the desert with incredible art, and also you never have to pay for beer. I have to say, this is the better party.

Mubarak Starts Dictator Consulting Firm

Pablo Andreu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Pablo Andreu

Fresh off his ousting, former President of Egypt Hosni Mubarak announced that he will be starting his own business, a consulting firm specializing in ...

In Egypt, Something Rare and Remarkable

Katherine Gustafson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Katherine Gustafson

On Saturday, January 29, I watched from the balcony of my Cairo apartment as a mob of young men with crude weapons smashed and looted the Radio Shack next door. This was when I realized things were deadly serious in Egypt.

Congress Urges State Department to Investigate Internet Spying Company Doing Business with Egypt

Timothy Karr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Timothy Karr

Since I broke the story here that a U.S. company has been selling Internet spying software to Egypt, members of Congress, other government officials and Americans have become increasingly alarmed. Now some are calling for investigations.

Malcolm Gladwell Surfaces to Knock Social Media in Egypt

Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ari Melber

The overarching problem with Gladwell's blog is the false premise. He assumes that asking why people were driven to these protests is somehow in competition with asking how they achieved such effective protests.

We Sometimes Forget Why Democracy Is Great!

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Carl Pope

the reality is that the Egyptian regime has managed to prevent genuine leadership from emerging anywhere outside the mosques and its own controlled institutions.

Egypt Erupts, Twitter Reacts

Carly Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

While Egypt had its Internet shut down amidst violent protests, the rest of the online world exploded with reactions. Twitter proved one particularly ...

Egypt Protests: Anti-Mubarak Clashes Continue For Second Day (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Defying an official ban on protests, Egyptian anti-government activists continued to rock Cairo with a series of violent demonstrations for the second...