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  • Three U.S. students held in Egypt over protests

    November 22, 2011 | 2:33 pm

    Three U.S. students were paraded on Egyptian television on Tuesday after being accused of throwing petrol bombs at police during protests near Cairo’s Tahrir Square where demonstrators have been demanding an end to military rule.

    State television did not give their identities,...

  • Egypt army head says military does not want power

    November 22, 2011 | 11:05 am

    Egypt’s army would quit power immediately if the people voted for it in a referendum and a presidential election will be held by mid-2012, the head of the ruling military council said on Tuesday.

    In a speech announcing concessions to protesters who massed in Cairo’s Tahrir Square to...

  • Mobilizing the Veto in Egypt

    November 21, 2011 | 5:16 pm

    The vehemence of the Egyptian people’s response to the recent machinations of the military council caught a lot of people by surprise. Egyptians continue to show that they will march to the barricades when they smell a rat in the actions of their leadership. Beatings, gas and even...

  • Egyptian police battle protesters, 33 dead

    November 21, 2011 | 12:37 pm

    Cairo police fought protesters demanding an end to army rule for a third day on Monday and morgue officials said the death toll had risen to 33, with many victims shot in the worst violence since the uprising that toppled President Hosni Mubarak.

    Tens of thousands of people packed...

  • The King’s Speech [Video]

    By Rob Eshman

    February 10, 2011 | 2:41 pm

    I’m glued to our web site, where the home page features a UStream.com embedded live video of the furious crowds in Tahrir Square.  Their chants are my soundtrack while writing this.  Moments ago President Hosni Mubarak gave a much-anticipated speech to address the protesters who have...