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Mubarak Protests

Mubarak Verdict Fuels Protests And Mockery In Egypt

Reuters | Posted 01.30.2015 | World

(Adds background on U.S. relations, paragraphs 7-8) By Amr Dalsh CAIRO, Nov 30 (Reuters)- - Protests erupted at universi...

Egypt's Mubarak Denies Ordering Killing Of Protesters

Reuters | Posted 10.13.2014 | World

By Lin Noueihed CAIRO, Aug 13 (Reuters) - Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak denied in court on Wednesday ordering the killing of...

Egypt's President Orders Probe Of Protesters' Deaths

AP | AYA BATRAWY | Posted 09.05.2012 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's new president appointed a fact-finding committee to investigate the killing of protesters since the outbreak of last year's popu...

Egypt: Heading for More Turbulence

James Dorsey | Posted 08.21.2012 | World
James Dorsey

With both candidates claiming victory, irrespective of whoever emerges victorious, the outcome of the election promises to increase volatility and unrest rather than put Egypt back on a path towards political stability.

Joshua Hersh

Egyptian Activists See Hypocrisy In BART Shutdown, London Riots

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 10.16.2011 | World

The Egyptian activists are calling it "muBARTak." When authorities from Bay Area Rapid Transit decided, last week, to cut off cell phone service in...

Mubarak in a Cage -- But What About Syria's Assad?

Dr. Josef Olmert | Posted 10.03.2011 | World
Dr. Josef Olmert

No one in the entire Middle East is watching the proceedings in Cairo with more trepidation than Bashar Assad in Damascus. The dictator continues the relentless massacre of his own people, and the bodies pile up in Hama, Deir A Zor, Damascus suburbs and other places.

Will Mubarak Be Prosecuted?

Aaron Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Aaron Ross

Hosni Mubarak remains a wily customer, and any prosecution of him will only come about through strong political will. Within Egypt, at least, that appears to be on the rise. But some warn that Egypt would be entering uncharted territory.

Obama, Who Refused to Lead, Is the Big Loser on Egypt

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

Here we are. The greatest democracy on earth is led by a man whose rhetoric and actions on freedom are in conflict. Fortunately, it appears as though Egypt's people have found freedom without the backing of President Obama.

Mubarak Won't Step Down But Passes Powers To Vice President

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO -- Egypt's Hosni Mubarak refused to step down or leave the country and instead said he would hand his powers to his vice president Thursday, rem...

Mubarak Will 'Meet Protesters Demands'

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's military announced on national television that it has stepped in to "safeguard the country" on Thursday and assured protesters th...

Democratic Turkey Is the Template for Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood

Tariq Ramadan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tariq Ramadan

The liberation of Egypt seems to be just the start. Who will be next? If Jordan and Yemen follow, so will Saudi Arabia and Riyadh would be in a critical position, with no choice but to evolve towards a more open political system.

Bruised And Battered: Anti-Mubarak Protesters Won't Give Up Hope

AP | RYAN LUCAS and PAUL SCHEMM | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SCROLL DOWN FOR UPDATES CAIRO - After nearly two weeks of going head-to-head with Egypt's authoritarian regime, anti-government protesters are brui...

Dan Froomkin

Why Mubarak's Departure Won't Lead To Chaos

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

There is no reason Americans should accept the premise that President Hosni Mubarak is the only thing standing between chaos and/or Islamic theocracy ...

Clinton: 'Perfect Storm' Brewing In Middle East

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MUNICH — (AP) The U.S. threw its weight behind nascent reforms led by Egypt's new vice president as Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton sa...

Egypt Ruling Party Leadership Resigns; Obama Backs Gradual Transition

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO - State TV says the top leadership body of Egypt's ruling party, including the president's son Gamal Mubarak and the party secretary-general Saf...

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 rul...

Zahi Hawass for Prime Minister

Robert Eisenman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Eisenman

Let Zahi Hawass now save his country. He is the only one with the international stature and reputation to do it. He will be able to accomplish this in Mubarak's last six months.

Two Days in Cairo

Benjamin Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Benjamin Rosenbaum

When I woke up, it was made immediately clear that there was no other option than to leave Egypt. Things were still incredibly hectic. Use of the internet and cell phones was still blocked.

Desperate Times, Deplorable Tactics: Why Mubarak Must Go Now

Nadine Farag | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nadine Farag

Mubarak is holding on to the past, employing the same tactics he has used over his thirty-year rule to reign in his opposition. This time, however, he will not succeed. The Egyptian people have changed.

Tony Blair: Mubarak Is 'Immensely Courageous And A Force For Good'

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Tony Blair took an adversarial stance this week by defending Egypt's autocratic president as "immensely courageous, and a force for good." According...

Mubarak: Destroying Egypt to Stay in Power

Susan Abulhawa | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Susan Abulhawa

Mubarak's latest cynical tactic is to send in armed gangs, mostly from his notorious police force, to ignite riots, thus making his hold on power all the more necessary for the sake of restoring security and order.

Let's Stand on the Side of Freedom in Egypt

Mona Mowafi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mona Mowafi

Our commitment to America's founding principles must be extended to all peoples of the world if we want to ensure our moral authority as a democratic nation and our global leadership for generations to come.

The DeNile Revolution as Tweeted

Linda Bergthold | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Linda Bergthold

I have been reading tweets every day, but decided to select a few of the ones that most express what is being said at #egypt and #jan25.

Egypt Without Mubaraks: Sampson Option or New Political Order?

Clement M. Henry | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Clement M. Henry

Egypt is at a critical turning point. Mubarak is apparently finished, but his regime could limp on. That is not in the interest of Egypt or the US. It is time for the latter, therefore, to support reformist Egyptians, civilian and military.