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This is probably the best video compilation I’ve seen thus far on the Egyptian Revolution. If you have other clips, please share.
See it here.
Global Voices: Last February, Sheryl Stolberg of The New York Times wrote an article about the political science professor, Gene Sharp, whose ideas were credited by her as being an inspiration for the Egyptian revolution, as well as many other … Continue reading
AFP: Egypt will not be ruled by “another (Ayatollah) Khomeini,” the country’s military said on Monday, in reference to the cleric who led Iran’s 1979 Islamic revolution, the official MENA news agency reported. “Egypt will not be governed by another … Continue reading
YNET News: Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil al-Arabi stated Sunday that his country would demand that Israel pay the price differences for the reduced gas it purchased during the Hosni Mubarak era.”We will honor everything we signed on and we’ll demand … Continue reading
Some more cosmetic changes in Egypt – AlMasry AlYoum: Prime Minister Essam Sharaf on Saturday decided to sack state television and radio officials who were accused of conducting smear campaigns against protesters and inciting murder during Egypt’s 25 January revolution … Continue reading
This is for pro-Israelis who are in denial about the tectonic shifts taking place in the Middle East – Jerusalem Post: Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil El-Araby said Tuesday that Iran has historically rooted relations with Egypt as a neighboring country, … Continue reading
It’s good news that the interim Mubarak-selected PM has just resigned, but the struggle for democracy in Egypt has a long way to go. al Jazeera English: The arrest and sentencing of Amr Abdallah Elbihiry, 33, an Egyptian activist, has sparked outrage … Continue reading
You can just picture it now, the Saudi king Abdullah smacking ousted Tunisian president Ben Ali beside the head for succumbing to the Tunisian revolt. He would have preferred him to stay put no matter what. The Arab regimes’ have … Continue reading
You have to see this interactive map of Tahrir Square. Make sure you click on the tabs within the picture.
Al Jazeera looks back at the 18-day-old revolution that remade Egypt and the wider Middle East. See the video here. And here’s an outstanding video on the rise and fall of FORMER president Hosni Mubarak.
Much of the political right and the pro-Israeli camp are fearmongering that the Obama administration should not demand Mubarak’s resignation, which Obama has not done because the “democracy” that the US championed in Iran in ’09 does not apply in … Continue reading
Egypt: Tahrir Square is irrevocably liberated, millions come out for revolution, Jordan dismisses gov’t
(See CNN’s video here, the footage is amazing!) al Jazeera: More than a million protesters have flooded into central Cairo, turning Tahrir Square in the Egyptian capital, into a sea of humanity in a massive show of protest against Hosni Mubarak, … Continue reading
Has been excellent, so much so, that the NY Times has offered these words: As street protests raged across Egypt on Friday, with the future of the Arab world seeming to hang in the balance, rapt viewers across the region … Continue reading
It’s hard to blog about what’s happening in North Africa and the Middle East because it’s hard to write without offering predictions. I hate giving predictions. It’s amateur hour when people spew predictions about any part of the world, especially … Continue reading