If the Egypt protesters succeed in driving Hosni Mubarak from power, moments like this will be remembered as crucial.
The Egypt uprising is rolling on with protesters crawling on tanks, hugging soldiers, and insisting that Mubarak must go.
Long time observers of Egypt are fast running out of adjectives to describe their feelings about unfolding events. Unprecedented, stunning, transfixing. I lived there from 2003 to 2008 and dearly love the country. I'll be posting short updates here throughout the day (Friday, Jan. 28) on the fast-moving events in Egypt. This is my first go at this kind of thing, so bear with me.
The 'regime' looks secure for now, but can President Hosni Mubarak -- or his son -- hold on?
'Not much' probably sums it up best.
Cairo's streets erupted in protest today and Twitter and other social media sites made it clear that today was a big day for Egypt's opposition.
Egypt's protests today appear to be the largest public call for democratic reform and an end to the Mubarak regime for years.
Shouts of 'Tunis' and 'down with Mubarak' at Egypt protests.
Maybe. But there are unique conditions at play in each regional state.