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Egypt Revolt

The New Police State: An Argument for Rewriting the Words to 'Universal Soldier'

Jerry Ashton | Posted 08.22.2013 | Politics
Jerry Ashton

I am certain most have heard - or heard of - this famous anti-war song of the '60s which was written and released first by Buffy Sainte-Marie and then...

A Tale of Muslim Women Sparking Political Change

Aya Saed | Posted 04.07.2013 | World
Aya Saed

The female Sudanese activist, like her counterparts in Bahrain, Tunis and Egypt, does not shy away from defying patriarchy in the face of political discrimination.

The Revolution I Saw in 'The Square'

Dina Amer | Posted 03.27.2013 | World
Dina Amer

Its been two years since the Jan. 25th revolution in Egypt. Where are we? Where has this struggle for transformative change led us?

Jordanian Prince Zeid Ra'ad On Daily Show: 'World Is Changing, And We Need To Change With It'

The Huffington Post | Zoe Triska | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Last night, Jordanian Prince and ambassador to the UN Zeid Ra'ad was interviewed by Jon Stewart on the Daily Show to promote Jordanian King Abdullah I...

Egypt's Youth in Revolt: For Love, Not Anger

William Wagner | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
William Wagner

it would appear that the Egyptian students at the forefront of the protests have many reasons to be angry with their country. But in describing the protesters he helped inspire, Wael Ghonim said, "We are all people who love Egypt."

Egypt Labor Unrest Grows After Uprising

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO - Thousands of Egyptian state employees, from ambulance drivers to policemen and transport workers, protested Monday in Cairo to demand better p...

Without Mubarak, Egypt State TV Rapidly Switches Sides

AP | MAGGIE HYDE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's state and pro-government media have abruptly changed their tune. Faithful mouthpieces of Hosni Mubarak's regime until the end, ...

Egyptian Army Commits To Civilian Power Transfer, Peace With Israel

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO - The ruling military pledged Saturday to eventually hand power to an elected civilian government and reassured allies that Egypt will abide by ...

Egypt's Revolt Met With Widespread Celebration And Censorship

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON - From London to Gaza City to Seoul, the world was savoring the spectacular fall of Egypt's Hosni Mubarak, with demonstrators rallying in the t...

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 ...

Obama Ramps Up Rhetoric Against Mubarak

AP | BEN FELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — Bristling with impatience, President Barack Obama on Thursday openly and sharply questioned whether Egyptian President Hosni Mubara...

Egypt Protests: Books On Uprisings And Revolts | Posted by Jon Lee Anderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

We asked Jon Lee Anderson, who has been blogging about the uprisings in the Middle East on News Desk, to recommend some titles that might shed light o...

Egypt Pro-Government Supporters Clash With Anti-Government Protesters

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO - Several thousand supporters of President Hosni Mubarak, including some riding horses and camels and wielding whips, attacked anti-government p...

Mubarak Misses Chance For Dignified Exit

AP | STEVEN R. HURST | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak missed his cue for a dignified exit from 30 years of iron-fisted rule. And the mainly peaceful st...

Egypt Internet Returns

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Internet access has resumed in the Egyptian cities of Cairo and Alexandria after five days of cut connections, Internet users reported on Wednesday....