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Egyptian Revolution

Hosni Mubarak's Tumultuous Year In Pictures (PHOTOS)

Posted 01.25.2012 | World

"Down with Mubarak!" One year ago today, on January 25, 2011, thousands of Egyptians filled Tahrir Square and univocally demanded the resignation ...

January 25th in Egypt: What to Expect This Time

Maurice Chammah | Posted 03.24.2012 | World
Maurice Chammah

In recent months, a dynamic has emerged in Cairo where anti-SCAF protesters flock to their symbolic home, Tahrir, while pro-SCAF Egyptians fill up a square in the working class neighborhood of Abbasiya.

The Egyptian Revolution: A Year Later

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 03.24.2012 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

The United States and its allies, especially Israel, must accept the fact that in the wake of the Arab Spring, Islamic governments are likely to dominate the Arab political landscape.

Defense Argues For Mubarak's Acquittal: Leader 'Technically Still President'

AP | Posted 01.22.2012 | World

CAIRO -- Hosni Mubarak's lawyer concluded his defense on Sunday, arguing that the ousted leader should be acquitted of criminal charges because he is ...

Egypt's Entrepreneurs See New Dawn Post-Revolution

Reuters | Posted 03.19.2012 | Small Business

(Reuters - By Andrew Torchia) - Two months after mass protests ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak last February, Ahmed Essam resigned from his jo...

Joshua Hersh

Egyptian Protesters Face A Bloody Crossroads | Joshua Hersh | Posted 12.31.2011 | World

CAIRO -- On a mild afternoon in mid November, a little more than a week before Egypt was due to begin voting in its first democratic election since th...

Bread, Freedom, Social Justice: A Report From Egypt

David Weinberger | Posted 01.28.2012 | World
David Weinberger

Here is an email Nagla Rizk sent to a mailing list I'm, on. I'm posting it with her permission. When we stormed the streets last January, we chanted ...

Egyptians have No Intention of Allowing their Revolution to be Hijacked

Sahar Taman | Posted 01.26.2012 | World
Sahar Taman

It is clear that Egyptians recognize the honor their accomplishment of January has earned them worldwide. They also recognize the responsibility.

Rule Of Law, Not Rule By Law for Egypt

Sahar Aziz | Posted 01.26.2012 | World
Sahar Aziz

Egypt has a rich legal history that has produced one of the most complex and sophisticated legal systems in the Middle East. But this very system has been one of the strongest tools in the arsenal of Egypt's dictators.

Something Remarkable Is Happening in Egypt

Firas Al-Atraqchi | Posted 01.25.2012 | World
Firas Al-Atraqchi

There are four stories to be told in Tahrir: tear gas suffocation and death; extreme police brutality; incredible acts of sacrifice, and the foundation of a new social contract.

Joshua Hersh

Egypt Elections: Renewed Street Clashes Pose Dilemma For Popular Muslim Brotherhood | Joshua Hersh | Posted 11.21.2011 | World

CAIRO -- For three days, protesters -- mainly young, urban and secular -- have taken to Tahrir Square, the site of the original uprising that ousted d...

Getting Away With It: Egypt's Religious Minorities Need The Rule Of Law

Kurt J. Werthmuller | Posted 01.17.2012 | Religion
Kurt J. Werthmuller

It is still unclear how Egyptian legislation under increasingly Islamist influence might treat the Copts and other religious minorities, but it is an increasingly grim outlook.

Citizen Journalism Is Booming In Egypt, Despite Serious Risks

Mandy Jenkins | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics
Mandy Jenkins

Citizen journalism is thriving in Egypt and the Middle East in the wake of the Arab Spring. While the news availability may be spreading, but there are still dire consequences for citizen journalists for writing negative posts about the wrong parties. It's humbling to find how much some are willing to risk.

85 Percent Of Egypt Cruises Docked: Recovery Uncertain | Posted 12.19.2011 | Travel

The newly launched Al-Hambra cruise ship sailed only twice on the Nile before President Hosni Mubarak was toppled in February and has been docked sinc...

Tahrir 2011 Reveals Untold Details of Egypt's Revolution

Linda Hassler | Posted 11.25.2011 | Entertainment
Linda Hassler

If you think you already know what happened during the 2011 Egyptian Revolution, think again, and go see this film.

Will Billionaire Art Collector Be Egypt's Next President?

Posted 10.29.2011 | Arts

Naguib Sawiris is the second richest man in Egypt, right behind his father and just ahead of his younger brother. He used to work his father's company...

America and the Fourth Realignment: A Policy for the New Middle East

Nathan Gonzalez | Posted 10.26.2011 | World
Nathan Gonzalez

The year 2011 represents the first time since the birth of the modern Middle East that Western powers are collectively standing with the bulk of Arab public opinion.

Art Booms After Arab Spring

ARTINFO | Posted 10.20.2011 | Arts

Recently, the news wire service Reuters reported on a prospering art market in Cairo, where work inspired by the uprising earlier this year against fo...

Does Street Art Really Show A Healthier Cairo?

Travis Korte | Posted 10.01.2011 | Arts
Travis Korte

Last week, the New York Times ran a story titled, "The Maturing of Street Art in Cairo," that linked a move away from simple political slogans to a he...

The Egyptian Revolution Is Not Over

Marie-Helene Carleton | Posted 09.19.2011 | World
Marie-Helene Carleton

The Egyptian Revolution is not over. In many ways, it has just begun. As Egypt begins its difficult rebirth, the country -- especially its women -- is fighting against the vestiges of power that fear change.

Nonviolent Revolution Clarified: Five Myths and Realities Behind Egypt's Uprising

Cynthia Boaz | Posted 09.13.2011 | World
Cynthia Boaz

At the end of the day, the Egyptian uprising was one of history's most significant nonviolent struggles and that is how history will remember it.

From Fate to Choice: More Empowered Egyptians

Mirette Bahgat | Posted 09.12.2011 | World
Mirette Bahgat

Months after the revolution in Egypt, inspiring stories continue to surface that confirm positive progress is still in effect. Egypt is making the tra...

Egypt Opposition Leader ElBaradei May Not Run For President

AP | By SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 08.12.2011 | World

CAIRO -- Egyptian pro-democracy campaigner Mohamed ElBaradei said in a televised interview aired Sunday he is not sure he will run for president, beca...

Virginity Tests: Time to Let Gender Out of the Revolution's Closet

Anushay Hossain | Posted 08.09.2011 | World
Anushay Hossain

Virginity tests are nothing new to Egypt. It is described as something that straddles across class and urban/rural divides. But it becomes something entirely different when the state is conducting them.

Egyptian Elections Report: Challenges With Democracy

Katie Naranjo | Posted 07.19.2011 | World
Katie Naranjo

Questions from all interested stakeholders persist, the foremost among them: Who will stand as the voice for the Egyptian revolution?