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Tahrir Square Protests

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...

Sophia Jones

Egyptians Slam Government for Controversial Monument in Tahrir Square | Sophia Jones | Posted 11.19.2013 | World

CAIRO -- Tahrir Square is no more, some say. Egyptian government officials frantically called on designers and engineers last week to quickly build...

Egypt Spruces Up Tahrir Square Ahead Of Celebrations, Protests

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 12.02.2013 | World

CAIRO — CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's army-backed interim government is sprucing up Cairo's famed Tahrir Square ahead of planned celebrations in honor ...

LOOK: Protesters Form Human Shield In Tahrir Square

Posted 07.03.2013 | World

As millions await the final showdown between supporters of Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi and the opposition movement, reports of violence in Cairo...

At Least 7 Dead In Cairo Clashes

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 07.02.2013 | World

CAIRO -- Security and hospital officials say seven people have been killed in clashes between supporters and opponents of Egypt's Islamist president i...

Egyptians Gather In Tahrir Square To Mark First Anniversary Of Uprising

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL and SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 03.25.2012 | World

By MAGGIE MICHAEL and SARAH EL DEEB, Associated Press CAIRO -- Tens of thousands of Egyptians rallied Wednesday to mark the first anniversary of th...

On State Violence, the Cost of Escalation, and Egypt's Descent Into Chaos

Kurt J. Werthmuller | Posted 02.22.2012 | World
Kurt J. Werthmuller

The violence in and around Cairo's Tahrir Square between military police and an increasingly belligerent core of protestors, has been particularly ugly. U.S. policy makers must use their leverage and speak out.

Thousands Rally To Denounce Violence Against Protesters

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 02.22.2012 | World

CAIRO — Tens of thousands of Egyptians rallied in Cairo's Tahrir Square Friday to denounce violence against protesters, especially outraged by i...

Troops, Police Shoot At Protesters In Pre-Dawn Raid On Tahrir Square

AP | Posted 07.29.2013 | World

CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt's ruling generals are coming under mounting criticism at home and abroad for the military's use of excessive force against unarmed...

Egyptians have No Intention of Allowing their Revolution to be Hijacked

Sahar Taman | Posted 01.26.2012 | World
Sahar Taman

It is clear that Egyptians recognize the honor their accomplishment of January has earned them worldwide. They also recognize the responsibility.

Egyptians Will Not Settle For Half A Revolution

Mohamed A. El-Erian | Posted 01.25.2012 | World
Mohamed A. El-Erian

Whether it is in Cairo's Tahrir Square or elsewhere, Egypt's protestors are asking the Supreme Council to complete the ongoing political transition more quickly. They will not settle for half a revolution. Neither should anyone else.

Thousands Fill Tahrir Square In Cairo For Anti-Military Demonstration

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI and SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 07.29.2013 | World

CAIRO -- The U.S. increased pressure Friday on Egypt's military rulers to hand over power to civilian leaders, and the generals turned to a Mubarak-er...

Joshua Hersh

Tahrir To America: Thanks For The Tear Gas! | Joshua Hersh | Posted 11.23.2011 | World

CAIRO -- At the foot of Mohamed Mahmoud Street, just a few feet from the resounding crowds in Tahrir Square, a group of people gathered around a man h...

Death Toll Rises As Clashes Between Egyptian Police, Protesters Continue

AP | Posted 07.29.2013 | World

Associated Press CAIRO -- An American film maker has told a colleague by phone that she was arrested by Egyptian police while documenting clashes i...

Protests In Egypt: Today's Images

Posted 11.22.2011 | World

Egypt entered a fourth day of massive protests on Tuesday, as demonstrators demanded the resignation of the country's military rulers. Clashes betwee...

Egypt's Military Moves Up Date For Power Transfer

Posted 01.22.2012 | World

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-...

TIMELINE: Ten Months After Tahrir

Posted 11.22.2011 | World

Protests in Cairo's Tahrir Square entered a fourth day on Tuesday, as thousands of demonstrators prepared to hold a "March of the Millions." Protester...

Egyptian Police, Protesters Clash For 3rd Day In Cairo's Tahrir Square

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 07.29.2013 | World

By MAGGIE MICHAEL -- The Associated Press CAIRO (AP) - Security forces fired tear gas and clashed Monday with several thousand protesters in Cairo'...

Joshua Hersh

Egyptian Army Moves Into Tahrir Square | Joshua Hersh | Posted 11.20.2011 | World

CAIRO -- The Egyptian Army, long absent from the protests and clashes that have riled Tahrir Square for more than 30 hours, arrived suddenly at 5:00 p...

Cairo: Thousands March To Protest Activist's Detention

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 12.31.2011 | World

CAIRO — More than 3,000 Egyptians marched through downtown Cairo on Monday, protesting the military's arrest of a prominent blogger-activist in ...

Egyptians Protest, Demand Justice After Mubarak

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 09.07.2011 | World

CAIRO — Tens of thousands of Egyptians braved scorching summer heat to hold one of their biggest protests in months Friday, filling streets in C...

Mubarak's Crackdown: Fantasia on the Nile

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

we know how hard it is to be a despot these days, especially in the Middle East. Job security? Forget about it. The love of the people? They're ingrates!