In the months after Hosni Mubarak stepped down as president it seemed as though some invisible force was trying to turn what had been a peaceful revolution into a deeply divided and violent one. There were riots, assassinations and acts of arson; all committed by unknown perpetrators.
10) Last but not least, persistence. Again, persistence. I personally like to call the revolution on halt until we figure
CAIRO -- I had a dream like any other Egyptian. I lived through the unforgettable moment when Mubarak was obliged to cede the throne. I was waiting for a new Egypt, for a different future to come. Now, we are living through the worst moments Egypt has ever lived. Yet even in this complex reality, we still have hope.
An Egyptian court on Saturday dropped its case against Mubarak over the killing of protesters in the 2011 uprising that ended
Clearly, Ferguson is not Gaza, or Bahrain, or Egypt. As many activists in those countries would note, the situations are simply not in the same category in terms of scale, severity, or political context. But no one should be satisfied merely with the fact that there is less tear gas and deadly police violence in the United States than in authoritarian countries.
"The situation in Egypt in terms of the objective, day-to-day circumstances of living, have been difficult for a long time and they became more difficult after the revolution and removal of Mubarak. But returning to the security state is precisely the wrong answer."
How and why did such a bizarre u-turn in the revolutionary process lead former revolutionaries to defend the reversal of their own victory?
CAIRO, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Deposed Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak will be put under house arrest, the prime minister's office
The U.S. has the power to help calm the situation by stopping military aid and by sincerely condemning violence against Egyptian protesters. But many are lobbying Washington to turn a blind eye to what is happening in strategically important Egypt.
Frank Wisner joins HuffPost Live to discuss former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's release.
Mounting insecurity in Sinai also worries the United States because the desert peninsula lies next to Israel and the Hamas
Copyright (2013) AFP. All rights reserved. In October, the same judge had acquitted defendants in the infamous "Battle of
Hosni Mubarak, Egypt's Former President, Will Stay In Detention Pending Retrial Despite Release Order
Mubarak and Adli were sentenced to life terms at their first trial in June but the highest appeal court ordered a retrial