Topic: Tahrir Square
Secretary of State Clinton warns of a "perfect storm of powerful trends" across the region, including a young population, political repression, economic disparity, and dwindling supplies of oil and water.
02/05/2011 02:44 pm
Don't be misled by the grand scale and vast legacy of Egypt's legendary leaders -- from Ramses to Cleopatra to Mehmet Ali. The same nameless Egyptians calling for freedom today have always been the heart of this ancient society.
02/05/2011 01:28 pm
Three scenarios for the way the uprising might end and what it all means for the US, Israel, and Iran.
02/04/2011 03:50 pm
Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters flooded Egypt's Tahrir Square today to press for the departure of President Mubarak. 'I'm here for Egypt,' said one middle-aged man.
02/04/2011 02:31 pm
Egypt's new Vice President Omar Suleiman took to state TV Thursday night to make a play for Mubarak to hang on until presidential elections in September.
02/03/2011 06:23 pm
In Yemen's capital of Sanaa, progovernment demonstrators – thought to have been brought in by the government – carried posters of President Saleh, plastered their SUVs with posters of President Saleh, and ostentatiously declared their love for President Saleh.
02/03/2011 04:18 pm
The friendly Cairo familiar to Monitor correspondent Kristen Chick has transformed into a hostile environment where journalists are targets of suspicion, abuse, and detention.
02/03/2011 04:07 pm
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More than 1,800 Americans have evacuated from Egypt and another 167 were reportedly waiting to leave Cairo's airport today as violent clashes continued.
02/03/2011 02:20 pm
Egypt demonstrators calling for the immediate ouster of Hosni Mubarak held their ground in Tahrir Square today ahead of calls for more mass protests tomorrow.
02/03/2011 01:16 pm