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Egypt Protests 2011

Egypt's Morsi Strikes Again to Tighten Islamist Control

James P. Farwell | Posted 08.04.2013 | World
James P. Farwell

The last person Morsi would admire is Ronald Reagan. But as he and his cohorts keep trying to strong-arm Egypt towards an Islamic Republic, he might do well to heed Reagan's words: "Regimes planted by bayonets do not take root."

Fox News Does Not Make You Dumb: Researchers Respond to Critics

Peter J. Woolley | Posted 07.15.2012 | Media
Peter J. Woolley

NPR and Jon Stewart's Daily Show came out on top as the most informative, making the schadenfreude all the more delicious for Fox-haters, and the twisting of the liberal knife-in-the-back all the more painful for Fox fans. But how did it come to that?

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...

Egypt Protests Intensify

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 02.17.2012 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's ruling military and the revolutionaries who demand they immediately step down battled for a third day in the streets on Sunday &...

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...

Tahrir Square, Seen From the Rest of Cairo

Maurice Chammah | Posted 01.23.2012 | World
Maurice Chammah

A major difference between the current protests in Tahrir Square and their counterparts in January is that back then, violence was never sustained for this long.

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-...

Egyptian Military Starts Process Of Organizing Elections

AP | By SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 09.17.2011 | World

CAIRO -- Egypt's military rulers commissioned a top judge Monday to form an electoral commission, starting the process of organizing the country's fir...

Has The Arab Spring Stalled?

AP | BRIAN MURPHY and BARBARA SURK | Posted 09.13.2011 | World

CAIRO — Among the protest banners in Cairo's Tahrir Square was a hand-drawn map of the Arab Spring with black target symbols covering each count...

The Poetry Of Revolution

John Lundberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Lundberg

If you have any doubts as to the power of a great poet's witnessing, you need only look at the impact of Al-Shabi's century-old words on Tunisia, and on Egypt and beyond.

Amanda Terkel

Rage Against The Machine Guitarist Coming To Wisconsin For Concert

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Freedom Through the Eyes of My Egyptian Friends

Leanne Goebel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Leanne Goebel

From my distant life in America, I have observed the Jasmine Revolution, the uprising in Cairo and Alexandria through friends' eyes via the bits of email and Facebook posts they can share.

Egypt Labor Strikes Break Out Across The Country; Protesters Defiant

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO - Thousands of state workers and impoverished Egyptians launched strikes and protests around the country on Wednesday over their economic woes a...

Egypt Opposition Defiant Over Vice President's Warning

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's anti-government activists called on supporters Wednesday to expand their demonstrations in defiance of the vice president's warn...

Google Executive Released In Egypt

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

After several rumors throughout the day, Google has now confirmed that its executive Wael Ghonim was freed today by Egyptian authorities. Ghonim hi...

Jake Bialer

Egyptian Protesters Fear Retribution, But Press On

HuffingtonPost.com | Jake Bialer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Though members of the Egyptian government have made some concessions, political activists remain worried about their safety and the future of Egypt. T...

Middlebury College Student Describes Harrowing Last Days In Egypt

Burlington, Vermont | RYAN MERCER, Free Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Middlebury College students in Alexandria, Egypt, saw their share of street protests and store-looting, police violence and thuggery....

Egyptian Police

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

While the relationship between Egypt's people and the country's military has been mostly positive, popular sentiment toward the state-run police has b...

Jake Bialer

EXCLUSIVE: Women In Egypt Speak About Participating In Protests

HuffingtonPost.com | Jake Bialer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

"If I wasn't pregnant, I would've just stayed home." Marwa Rakha told the Huffington Post by phone, explaining her attendance of the protests in Egypt...

Live Video: Al Jazeera's Egypt Coverage

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

You can get caught up on Egypt news with our Egypt revolution guide, as well as our live blog. But another great way to stay up on developments is ...

Looters Damage Mummies, Artifacts In Cairo Museum

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

With the unrest in Egypt continuing over the weekend, the Egyptian Museum in Cairo is now "under military guard" (AP) in response to an attempted loot...

Egypt, Twitter and the Straw Man Revolution

Dave Pell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Dave Pell

How helpful is social media? I don't think we know the answer to that yet, but it's worth noting that repressive regimes are pretty anxious to shut off access to it when movements get rolling.

A Complete Guide To Egypt's Revolution

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Having trouble digesting the Egypt revolution? Not sure about the latest events and why they matter? Or just curious to learn more about Egypt in gene...

U.S. Embassy In Cairo Urges Americans To Leave Egypt

AP | TAREK EL-TABLAWY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO — Foreign governments stepped up their warnings Sunday about travel to Egypt, with several urging their citizens to evacuate as soon as po...

Craig Kanalley

EXCLUSIVE: Influential Egyptian Speaks About Protests

HuffingtonPost.com | Craig Kanalley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Huffington Post had the opportunity Saturday night to speak via Skype with Mahmoud Kabil, an award-winning Egyptian actor, former officer in the E...