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Egypt Military Supports Mubarak; Protesters Mass

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO - Egypt's military threw its weight Friday behind President Hosni Mubarak's plan to stay in office through September elections while protesters ...

When a Spark Ignites Fire: How Food Price Hikes Can Topple Governments and Undermine the Economy

Marie Clarke Brill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Marie Clarke Brill

Without action to address the underlying causes of the global food crisis, history is destined to repeat itself. The road to food security can be paved with the following steps.

Biggest Protest Yet?

Reuters | Marwa Awad and Andrew Hammond | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptians have staged one of their biggest protests yet insisting President Hosni Mubarak step down immediately and ignoring a gov...

Egypt: From Revolt to Change

Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi

Torture and intimidation of citizens are routine and unpunished in Egypt. This will change only if there is a seismic shift in the country's leadership.

Egypt's Rage: A Tale of Two Neighbors

Shereen El Feki | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Shereen El Feki

To those who know Egypt, the uprising was both inevitable and unimaginable. In just over a week, youth have gone from being layabouts to leaders. My friend A. often fretted about her son's lack of maturity. Not anymore, though.

Women, Islam, Egypt and Iran

Setareh Sabety | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Setareh Sabety

Many experts have compared the Iranian election uprising with the Egyptian one taking place right now. But the main difference between the uprisings is the role of women's demands and the degree of influence of feminist discourse.

Egyptians Wonder: Where Is the U.S.?

Justine Ariel | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Justine Ariel

As the situation in Egypt took a violent turn, more Egyptians are beginning to see the U.S. as not a political bystander, but as a nation that is more than willing to turn a blind eye.

Mubarak Cracks Down

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jeff Danziger


ElBaradei: The Opportunity

Mary Wald | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mary Wald

We have a chance to get on the right side of history on this one, by finding a way to throw some weight behind Mohamed ElBaradei. The Nobel Peace Prize winner in the middle of the crowd. With the megaphone.

Escaping Aladdin's Cave

Michael Brenner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Brenner

The White House is unable and unwilling to recognize that the times are changing in ways that preclude perpetuation of the forces that allowed America to control the region's politics.

Egypt Protesters Flood Cairo As Obama Urges Mubarak Not To Run Again

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

UPDATE: Mubarak announces he will not run for reelection. Scroll down for live updates. CAIRO -- More than a quarter-million people flooded Cairo's...

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...

PHOTOS: One Sunday In Egypt

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A picturesque country gave the world many images on Sunday, but none of the usual tourist fare. Protests continued for a sixth day in Egypt, where ...

Dramatic Photos Of Egypt's Protests

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Violent demonstrations rocked Egypt for the fourth consecutive day, with scores of protesters demanding the resignation of the country's longtime auto...

Syria's Internet Reportedly Suffering Disruptions

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

On the same day that Egypt has suspended online activity, Syria has also blocked internet service, according to reports. Syria is known for a tight ...

Egypt Ordered Cell Phone Service Stopped: Vodafone

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — The Egyptian government ordered all mobile telephone operators to suspend services "in selected areas" of the country, telecommunicatio...

Egypt Protests As Internet Shut Down

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO (AP) - The Egyptian capital Cairo was the scene of violent chaos Friday, when tens of thousands of anti-government protesters stoned and confron...

Egypt Arrests Opposition Party Leaders During Protests

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO, Jan 28 (Reuters) - Egypt rounded up members of the Muslim Brotherhood including at least eight senior leaders of the group ahead of planned co...

Egyptian Opposition Plans Major Protests For Friday

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO - The Egyptian capital Cairo was the scene of violent chaos Friday, when tens of thousands of anti-government protesters stoned and confronted p...