Browsing All posts tagged under »Tahrir Square«

British-made tear gas was used on Egypt’s protesters

December 4, 2011

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http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/ CS gas canisters with serial and lot numbers have been found by victims fired on in Tahrir Square Sarah Morrison and Bel Trew Sunday 04 December 2011 Suggested Topics Army Tahrir Square Middle East Military Suez North Africa Law Egypt A British firm manufactured some of the tear gas used by Egyptian security forces […]

Egypt: The Victorious Islamists

June 26, 2011

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http://www.nybooks.com/articles/archives/2011/jul/14/egypt-victorious-islamists/ July 14, 2011 Yasmine El Rashidi E-mail Print Share Khaled Elfiqi/epa/CorbisCoptic Christian women looking out from inside the Virgin Mary Church in the Imbaba neighborhood of Cairo, May 8, 2011. The church was set on fire during clashes between Christians and Muslims the previous night. The forty-year-old Virgin Mary Church on Cairo’s al-Wahda Street—the […]

Egypt revolution followed by conflict between Christians and Muslims

May 15, 2011

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After the idealism of February’s revolution, Egyptians are worried about sectarian conflicts wrecking their hopes of building a better nation. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/africaandindianocean/egypt/8513930/Egypt-revolution-followed-by-conflict-between-Christians-and-Muslims.html Coptic Christians chant slogans as they protest the recent attacks on Christians and churches in Egypt. Photo: AP By Richard Spencer, Cairo 7:06PM BST 14 May 2011 Two families, two bereavements, two narrow streets apart. […]

Five socialist parties unite to impact Egyptian politics

May 12, 2011

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http://english.ahram.org.eg/News/11855.aspx In a bid to gain political ground, five of Egypt’s socialist movements unite under the new Coalition of Socialist Forces banner  Mohamed El Hebeishy, Wednesday 11 May 2011 Unite- Photo by Mohamed El Hebeishy Five Egyptian political parties and movements unite to form the Coalition of Socialist Forces, they announced in a meeting on […]

‘Counter-Revolution’ Working Against Arab Spring, Saadawi Says

March 20, 2011

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By Caroline Alexander – Mar 18, 2011 3:36 AM ET Thu Mar 17 16:36:23 GMT 2011 International communities must show solidarity with those rebelling against autocratic rule in the Middle East and North Africa because the tide is turning against the Arab Spring, said Nawal El Saadawi, an Egyptian political activist of more than four […]

In Egypt’s Tahrir Square, women attacked at rally on International Women’s Day

March 8, 2011

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http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Middle-East/2011/0308/In-Egypt-s-Tahrir-Square-women-attacked-at-rally-on-International-Women-s-Day After helping to overthrow Mubarak, Egyptian women – and some men – demonstrated today in favor of giving women more of a voice in building Egypt’s future. An Egyptian protester argues with a man as hundreds of women marched to Cairo’s central Tahrir Square to celebrate International Women’s Day on Tuesday. A protest by […]

Middle East: Revolutionary Breeze Blowing from Cairo to Benghazi

March 5, 2011

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http://globalvoicesonline.org/2011/03/05/middle-east-revolutionary-breeze-blowing-from-cairo-to-benghazi/ This post is part of our special coverage Libya Uprising 2011. From a geographical point of view, Libya is right next to the Egyptian western borders. And from a historical point of view, its on-going revolution seems to be the one that will succeed right after the Egyptian one in toppling a decades-old regime. The […]