Tuesday, November 29, 2011


jan 28

  • SAN FRANCISCO ( AP ) -- About a half-hour past midnight Friday morning in Egypt, the Internet went dead. Cleveland.com

  • feb 1

  • What cannot but strike the eye in the revolts in Tunisia and Egypt is the conspicuous absence of Muslim fundamentalism. The Guardian

  • feb 8

  • Israel, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates have each repeatedly pressed the United States not to cut loose Egypt's president, Hosni Mubarak, too hastily, or to throw its weight behind the democracy movement in a way that could further destabilize the region, diplomats say. NYTimes Front Page

  • feb 18

  • The uploaded images also prompted producers at Al Jazeera, the satellite television network, to begin focusing on the revolt, which toppled the Tunisian government in mid-January and set the stage for the demonstrations in Egypt. New York Times, Technology
  • Egypt's new military-led government has asked countries across the Western and Arab world to freeze the assets of the four former ministers, the party insider and their families, American officials said. New York Times, World
  • They are struggling to understand how King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa, a monarch described in the cables as "personable and engaging," could have resorted to the kinds of brutal measures that Egypt's government shunned. New York Times, World
  • Habib Haddad, a blogger in Boston pointed to another urgent audio appeal, apparently from a doctor at the same hospital, posted a short time ago on Speak2Tweet, a service set up during the protests in Egypt to help eyewitnesses post voice mail messages online even when they are unable to access the Web. New York Times, World
  • For 18 days, the world watched Egypt's revolution live on television, following every surge of protest, every incremental escalation of people power. New York Times, World
  • The escalating unrest bears the hallmarks of uprisings in Egypt and Tunisia, as protesters copy slogans heard there. New York Times, Middle East

  • nov 27

  • Three American students arrested during a protest in Cairo caught flights out of Egypt early Saturday, according to an airport official and an attorney for one of the trio. USA Today
  • CAIRO -- Egypt 's military ruler warned of " extremely grave " consequences if the turbulent nation does not pull through its current crisis and urged voters to turn out for landmark parliamentary elections starting Monday. Huffington Post Full Feed
  • Qatari Foreign Minister Hamad bin Jasim, right, and Arab League secretary-general Nabil al-Arabi Nabil, left, chair the Arab League emergency session on Syria at the Arab League headquarters in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011. Huffington Post Full Feed
  • Protesters walk next to a poster against Egypt's military ruler, Field Marshal Mohamed Hussein Tantawi, the head of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces, at Tahrir Square, the focal point of Egyptian uprising, in Cairo, Egypt, November 27, 2011. VOA News
  • Just when Egypt activists are calling for last chance mass demonstration on Tahrir ahead of elections tomorrow it starts to rain on Cairo. Guardian World
  • Gates said he was not taking his arrest as a negative experience and said Egypt was " a great country ". Guardian World
  • Derrik Sweeney, one of three U.S. students released by Egypt, is greeted Saturday by family and friends in St. Louis, Missouri. CNN World
  • Egypt 's Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi, longtime defence minister who is now the country 's de facto ruler, addresses the nation in a televised speech in Cairo on Nov. 22. MSNBC World