Freed Young Leader Energizes Egyptian Protests
A young leader of Egypt's anti-government protesters, newly released from detention, joined a massive crowd in Cairo's Tahrir Square for the first time Tuesday and was greeted with cheers, whistling and thunderous applause when he declared: "We will not abandon our demand and that…
Unrest Continues in Egypt
Egypt's prime minister apologized for an attack by government supporters on protesters in a surprising show of contrition Thursday, and the government offered more concessions to try to calm the wave of demonstrations demanding the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak.
Oil Hits $100 Bucks a Barrell
Reuters) - Brent crude topped $100 a barrel for the first time since 2008 on Monday, jumping more than 1 percent on unrest in Egypt and rising demand expectations.
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak overhauled his government in an attempt to defuse a popular uprising
A People’s Protest? The View From a Cairo Coffeehouse
The Common Language Project is a nonprofit international journalism organization based at the University of Washington. Nathaniel Greenberg is a doctoral candidate at the University of Washington studying the relationship between art and political change in twentieth century Egypt and Argentina. He …
Egypt Erupts – President Mubarak Under Fire
Embattled Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is preparing to speak to the nation, which is undergoing unprecedented protests by tens of thousands of people.
Mubarak has also ordered the army into the streets to impose a curfew in Cairo, Alexandria and Suez...