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What Is Obama's Message for Tahrir Square?

Jonathan Guyer | Posted 03.26.2012 | World
Jonathan Guyer

Last night, I attended the White House's State of the Union "tweet up," a gathering of a couple hundred new media addicts at the Eisenhower Executive ...

PHOTOS: Hundreds Of Egyptians March Toward Tahrir

AP | AYA BATRAWY | Posted 03.21.2012 | World

CAIRO — Several thousand Egyptians marched to Cairo's Tahrir Square on Friday ahead of the one-year anniversary of the uprising that toppled Hos...

Assailants Kick, Punch Egyptian Activist

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 03.20.2012 | World

CAIRO — Assailants attacked a prominent Egyptian activist as she left work at Cairo's Nileside state television headquarters late on Wednesday, ...

Journalism in Egypt: A Very Quick Guide

Maurice Chammah | Posted 03.19.2012 | World
Maurice Chammah

January 25th 2012, the first anniversary of the Egyptian uprisings that brought down Mubarak, is approaching quickly. What will happen on January 25th is anyone's guess.

What Sparked Egypt's Revolution?

Posted 01.11.2012 | World

Unemployment and poverty alone did not spark Egypt's revolution, according to a recent survey carried out by the Abu Dhabi Gallup Center. Egyptia...

After Media Success, a Young Salafi Movement Looks to Politics

Maurice Chammah | Posted 03.04.2012 | World
Maurice Chammah

As tensions grew over the past year, Salafyo Costa emerged as a media darling, the open-minded, smiling face of the Salafi movement, as well as a leader in dialogue between different segments of Egyptian society.

Prosecutor Accuses Mubarak Of Tyranny And Corruption

AP | By HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 03.04.2012 | World

CAIRO -- The chief prosecutor delivered the harshest assessment of Hosni Mubarak's rule ever heard in an Egyptian courtroom Tuesday, accusing the oust...

Egypt's Mubarak Back On Trial

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 02.26.2012 | World

CAIRO — The trial of Hosni Mubarak resumed Wednesday after a 3-month break, with the ousted Egyptian leader returning to the metal defendants' c...

Islamists Win Second Round In Egypt's Vote

AP | Posted 02.23.2012 | World

CAIRO — Islamist parties have consolidated earlier gains in Egypt's multistage parliamentary elections, winning nearly 70 percent of the seats d...

After Days Of Clashes Egypt's PM Tries To Restore Calm

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 02.21.2012 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's military-appointed prime minister on Thursday called for national dialogue to resolve the country's political crisis and pleaded...

Death Toll In Tahrir Rises Again

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 02.18.2012 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's ruling military sought to discredit the pro-democracy movement Monday, portraying a detained protester as a woman of questionabl...

Military Police Drag, Beat Female Protesters

AP | SARAH EL DEEB and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 02.16.2012 | World

CAIRO (Associated Press) — Troops pulled women across the pavement by their hair, knocking off their Muslim headscarves. Young activists were kicked...

The Springborg Affair: A Censorship Debacle Reflects Egypt's Future

Maurice Chammah | Posted 02.12.2012 | World
Maurice Chammah

A recent media censorship incident in Egypt was indicative of the intellectual battles throughout the Egyptian press these days.

Disputes Delay Formation Of New Cabinet

AP | AYA BATRAWY | Posted 02.02.2012 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, emerging as the biggest winner in the first round of parliamentary elections, sought Saturday to reassure Eg...

The Simple Technology of Electoral Advertisement In Egypt

Mohamed El Dahshan | Posted 01.29.2012 | World
Mohamed El Dahshan

A heavy imbalance of financial and mobilization means between parties and candidates means wider room for manipulation, that voters and observers alike must be aware of.

Egyptian Military: Despite Violence, Elections Will Be Held As Scheduled

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 01.24.2012 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's military rulers rejected protester demands for them to step down immediately and said Thursday they would start the first round ...

Egypt: Tantawi Did Not Learn From Mubarak

Hoda Osman | Posted 01.23.2012 | World
Hoda Osman

Time is Tantawi's worst enemy right now. If he follows Mubarak's style of delayed response, and the violence continues, the demands will increase and the situation will become more complex.

Mother Of American Student Arrested In Cairo Speaks Out

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 11.23.2011 | World

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The mother of an American university student arrested during massive protests in Cairo says he's an idealist who got caught up in...

Protesters Reject Military's Concessions

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI and HADEEL AL-SHALCHI | Posted 01.22.2012 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's military ruler promised Tuesday to speed up a presidential election to the first half of 2012 and said the armed forces were pre...

U.S. State Department Increases Criticism Of Egypt's Military Rulers

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 01.22.2012 | World

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Tuesday sharply stepped up its criticism of Egypt's ruling council for its role in a wave of violence t...

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...

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...

Egypt's Military Promises To Cede Power Early

AP | BEN HUBBARD and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 01.22.2012 | World

by Ben Hubbard and Maggie Michael, Associated Press CAIRO -- Egypt's ruling military moved up the date for transferring power to a civilian governm...

Obama Must Condemn Egyptian Military

Jodie Evans | Posted 01.21.2012 | World
Jodie Evans

As during the Mubarak era, the administration appears to believe that U.S. interests, including Egypt's peace accord with Israel, are more important than the lives of the Egyptian people.

Protests Go On As Egyptian Cabinet Offers To Resign

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI and SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 01.21.2012 | World

By HAMZA HENDAWI and SARAH EL DEEB -- The Associated Press CAIRO -- Egypt's civilian Cabinet offered to resign Monday after three days of violent c...