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2011 Egyptian revolution

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United we stand?

Qantara.de - ‎1 hour ago‎
The passionate speeches on revolution and democracy delivered by quarrelling politicians now have little resonance, as the average citizen has more important things on his mind.
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Time to think of legacy? The Obama Doctrine

RT - ‎18 hours ago‎
Less than a year later, Egypt was in turmoil and while the Administration was talking “smooth transition,” the Egyptian people had had enough and were demanding US-supported dictator Hosni Mubarak's ouster. The president sent the son of a CIA agent ...

Dina Hamza′s documentary film "Gaye El Zaman"

Qantara.de - ‎19 hours ago‎
When revolution erupted in Egypt on 25 January 2011, just a few months after Hamza's death, it was his song "Ya Habibty Ya Masr" (Egypt My Love) that became a kind of anthem for those gathered on Tahrir Square. For Dina, who took part in the revolution ...
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Egypt's media wars intensify

Al-Monitor - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
The media's binary narrative is not new; it has been the norm in Egypt since the 2011 mass uprisings that forced the authoritarian President Hosni Mubarak to step down.
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HRW urges Egypt to legalise independent trade unions on International Workers Day

Daily News Egypt - ‎May 1, 2016‎
The international rights organisation Human Rights Watch (HRW) issued a statement on Sunday, coinciding with Labour Day or International Workers Day, calling on the Egyptian government to legalise independent trade unions and to cease ignoring “the ...
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Israel/Palestine: The Marxist Left, the National Conflict and the Palestinian Struggle

Socialist Alternative - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
The trends of counter-revolution in the region in recent years have been expressed, among other ways, in a certain strengthening of the Netanyahu regime, while despair and security fears among the Jewish public, fuelled at present also by the desperate ...

Egyptian textbooks write revolution out of history

Toronto Star - ‎Apr 23, 2016‎
25 revolution of 2011 that ended autocrat Hosni Mubarak's 30-year rule is described in a few superficial paragraphs in government textbooks.

Writing an American Story: Playwright Yussef El Guindi

KCTS 9 - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Yussef El Guindi flips through the pages of his newest play. Seated next to the director, he follows along with the actress who is rehearsing her lines in the small rehearsal room at Theatre Puget Sound.

The American racket in the Middle East

Middle East Monitor - ‎21 hours ago‎
I met Mustafa and Kamal on Avenue Habib Bourguiba, where they protested in January 2011 to get rid of the dictator who had ruled their country with an iron fist for 23 years.

Meet Ahmed Salah, An Egyptian Revolutionary In Exile In SF

Hoodline - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
Between 2005 and 2012, Egyptian Ahmed Salah self-identified as a full-time activist, organizing and protesting against the dictatorial leadership of Hosni Mubarak.

Egypt's arts and culture: The best of March/April 2016

Ahram Online - ‎22 hours ago‎
Produced by Red Star, a film production company headed by Safy El-Din Mahmoud, the film is set at the time of the 2011 revolution. It tells the story of a maid, the title character, who works for a wealthy family in a gated community in Cairo, and in ...
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Crisis-hit Venezuela to push clocks forward to save power

Al-Arabiya - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
Maduro blames the situation on an “economic war” against the country by capitalists and has vowed to press on with the socialist “revolution” launched by his late predecessor Hugo Chavez in 1999. The opposition has been pushing to drive Maduro from ...

Sunday, May 8

Daily Mail - ‎19 hours ago‎
2011 - Relations between Egypt's Muslims and Christians degenerate to a new low after riots overnight leave 12 people dead and a church burned, adding to the disorder of the country's post-revolution transition to democracy. 2012 - International envoy ...

Five Years After the Arab Uprisings: An Interview with Asef Bayat

Jadaliyya - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
Expectations were not high but there was still some hope for the region in 2011. Today Libya and Yemen are failed states, and the worst has happened in ... But the revolution in Egypt suffered also from its own limitations in that it failed to ...
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Israel, Hamas and Egypt form unlikely alliance against Islamic State affiliate

Washington Post - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
Their weapons include antitank ground missiles and rocket-propelled grenades, many of which were smuggled in from neighboring Libya in the aftermath of the 2011 revolution that toppled dictator Moammar Gaddafi. The militants may be reluctant to strike ...

Iran approves bill to strengthen missile production power

Zawya (registration) - ‎1 hour ago‎
Meanwhile, Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has said demonstration of advanced and high precision missiles is the source of pride for all nation who stood up to defend themselves vis-a-vis the threats posed by the US and ...

Egyptians are Abusing the Death of Sherif Habib in London

Egyptian Streets - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
Unfortunately, this is just the latest in a trend that has seen conspiracy theories grow in numbers since the 2011 revolution. From Hilary Clinton supporting the Muslim Brotherhood, to Ahmed Shafiq being the actual winner of Egypt's first presidential ...
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Egypt protesters clash over Saudi move

Financial Times - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
These included the journalists' trade union building, which was surrounded by police backed by armoured vehicles, as well as other locations in the city and around Tahrir Square - focus of the 2011 revolution. Security services also used tear gas to ...
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The Huge Challenges Ahead For Saudi Arabia's Oil Reforms

Huffington Post - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
But the country's net export surplus has decreased by 51.8 percent since 2011, according to data from World's Top Exports.

The Agony of the Arab Spring

Wall Street Journal - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Mr. Worth's book is about the core of that tragic springtime story born five years ago: the “Arab republican states,” the five nations that in 2011 rose up against their longstanding regimes of secular nationalist strongmen. Of these, Egypt ended up ...
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