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Cairo Protests

Doctors Say 3 People Killed In Tahrir

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL and SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 01.20.2012 | World

CAIRO — Egyptian soldiers and police set fire to protest tents in Cairo's Tahrir Square and fired tear gas and rubber bullets in a major assault...

Police Unleash Tear Gas On Cairo Protesters In 2nd Day Of Unrest

AP | Posted 01.20.2012 | World

Associated Press CAIRO -- Firing tear gas and rubber bullets, Egyptian riot police on Sunday clashed for a second day in downtown Cairo with thousa...

Conservative Muslims Turn Out For Egyptian Protests

AP | SARAH EL DEEB and BEN HUBBARD | Posted 09.28.2011 | World

CAIRO — Tens of thousands of ultraconservative Muslims in long beards, robes and prayer caps thronged Cairo's central Tahrir Square in a massive...

Egypt Demonstrators Decry Stalled Political Momentum

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 09.09.2011 | World

CAIRO — Army troops firing in the air clashed Sunday with stone-throwing protesters in the strategic city of Suez after crowds blocked a key hig...

Egypt Protesters, Police Clash For Second Day In Cairo

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 08.29.2011 | World

CAIRO -- Egyptian security forces clashed with hundreds of youths for a second day Wednesday in Cairo over demands that the country's military rulers ...

Cairo in Wisconsin: Eating Egyptian Pizza in Downtown Madison

Andy Kroll | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Kroll

In calendar terms, the demonstrations in Wisconsin, you could say, picked up right where the Egyptians left off. I've slept on the cold, stone floor of the Wisconsin state Capitol (twice), and believe me, the spirit of Cairo is here.

Amanda Terkel

Rage Against The Machine Guitarist Coming To Wisconsin For Concert | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MADISON, WIS. - For the past week, the protests outside of the Wisconsin statehouse have had a background soundtrack of Bruce Springsteen, Journey and...

Hosni Hubarak: Exit Stage Left

Mike Spicer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mike Spicer

Mike Spicer's Cartoon Blog...

Egypt's Community Organizers Teach the World a Lesson

Marwan Bishara | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Marwan Bishara

Over the last few days, I have watched and spoke to many community organizers taking center-stage in Tahrir Square. One of these coalition builders is George Ishak.

Victory for Egypt's Leaderless Revolution

Michael Hais and Morley Winograd | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Hais and Morley Winograd

The revolution was successful because it had no leaders, only coordinators of bottom up energy. Its use of social media was brilliantly conceived to meld online organizing with offline action, not supplant it.

The Long Goodbye: Mubarak and the Shah

Scott MacLeod | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Scott MacLeod

In Tahrir Square, the feeling came over me: Egypt is another Iran. I don't mean in the sense that Egypt's revolution will bring a radical, Islamist regime into power.

No Quick Solutions for Egypt

Richard Z. Chesnoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Richard Z. Chesnoff

Anyone who thinks that Cairo's massive calls for freedom can lead to a rapid democratization of Egypt is dangerously naive.

Why Tahrir Is Not Tiananmen

Scott MacLeod | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Scott MacLeod

The signs are all there that this is the Arab equivalent of the fall of the Berlin Wall. There may be uncertain days ahead, but we are undoubtedly watching a new awakening in Cairo.

Egypt's 'Spontaneous' Pro-Mubarak Demonstrations

Dorian de Wind | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dorian de Wind

As Egypt and its people struggle through one of the most serious political and social crises in their history, most reasonable people and governments ...

From Egypt: A Proud Wimp Holding All None Wimps in Very High Regard

Noha Khattab | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Noha Khattab

I believe the Egyptian people have won a huge battle, and are on the verge of winning what has turned into a war. Egyptians today are not comparable to Egyptians on the morning of January 25.

Egyptian-Americans To Protest In Times Square

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — America's biggest community of Egyptian-Americans staged a demonstration Friday in the heart of New York City to coincide with intens...

California Professor Beaten by Pro-Mubarak Forces Minutes After Live Interview on Democracy Now! in Cairo

Democracy Now! | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Democracy Now!

On Wednesday, UC-Davis Professor Noha Radwan joined Democracy Now! for an interview from a studio in downtown Cairo. Just after finishing the interview, she was violently attacked in the streets.

2010 Poll: Egyptians Dislike Obama, See U.S./Israel as "Threats," Want Clergy More Political

John Zogby | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John Zogby

Based on our polling done there last summer, we know that Egyptians are disappointed with Barack Obama and have a decidedly negative view of U.S. policy in the Middle East.

Why Mubarak Must Step Down Immediately

Josh Lockman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Josh Lockman

If Mubarak were to resign in the coming week, his departure would pave the way for an interim caretaker presidency in Omar Suleiman, who has developed strong relations with the United States and Israel.

"Welcome to Egypt!"

Scott MacLeod | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Scott MacLeod

The violent, pro-regime gangs unleashed on protesters Wednesday may be a sign of worse to come. But as a longtime resident of Cairo, I have no hesitation whatsoever about staying put.

Egyptian Museum Scare Settled As Antiquities Czar Lands Promotion

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

In the aftermath of this weekend's security crisis at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, Zahi Hawass, Egypt's newly-appointed Minister of Antiquities, told...

Obama's Woodrow Wilson Moment

Kate Seelye | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kate Seelye

In the context of unfolding events in Egypt and throughout the region, Woodrow Wilson offers an important lesson for President Obama and his administration.

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 the Day After

Scott MacLeod | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Scott MacLeod

The Obama administration, and the rest of the world, must get used to the idea that there is a new Egypt and a new Middle East. The old order that was so comforting to Washington is over.

From Tunisia To Egypt, Is This The Beginning Of A Trend?

The Huffington Post | Cara Parks | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Protests continue to sweep Egypt, as the world waits to see if President Hosni Mubarak will be forced from office. Those protesters are not alone. The...