Feb 18, 2011

"Victory March" Protests Test Egypt's Military Rulers

"Victory March" Protests Test Egypt's Military Rulers

A nationwide "victory march" is planned in Egypt to mark the overthrow of Hosni Mubarak's regime, but the scale of the protests could test the military's resolve.

Feb 18, 2011

Missing Egyptians Stir Concerns Over Calls for Change

Missing Egyptians Stir Concerns Over Calls for Change

Even though many Egyptians cheered the military taking over for ousted President Hosni Mubarak, human rights groups say the military has played a role in disappearances and torture over the past three weeks.

Feb 14, 2011

Egyptian Army Delivers Ultimatum to Protesters

Egyptian Army Delivers Ultimatum to Protesters

The Egyptian military told protesters to cease and desist further demonstrations or face being arrested.

Feb 14, 2011

Army Takes Control as Egyptians Return to Work

Army Takes Control as Egyptians Return to Work

Egypt's generals are seizing control over the country in the wake of the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak, announcing their intention to ban strikes and crack down on "chaos and disorder."

Feb 11, 2011

Mideast Braces for Egypt Spillover

Mideast Braces for Egypt Spillover

"Egypt is going to have a big, big impact around the region," says Salman Sheik, director of The Brookings Doha Center in Qatar.

Feb 11, 2011

Obama Says "Egypt Will Never Be the Same"

Obama Says "Egypt Will Never Be the Same"

President Obama Friday hailed the resignation of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, saying the people of Egypt have spoken; their voices have been heard and Egypt will never be the same.”

Feb 11, 2011

Can Military Rule Assure Freedom?

Can Military Rule Assure Freedom?

While Egyptian protesters on Friday celebrated the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak, it remained unclear whether the military’s assumption of power will lead to a more democratic system of government...

Feb 11, 2011

Connecticut Reacts to President Hosni Mubarak’s Resignation

Connecticut Reacts to President Hosni Mubarak’s Resignation

We asked you onFacebook and Twitter for your reaction to Hosni Mubarak resigning on Friday as president of Egypt and you had some poignant things to say. Here are some of your reactions: Jade Huguenot posted on...

Feb 11, 2011

Local Witness to Protests: This Is a “Momentous" Occasion

Local Witness to Protests: This Is a “Momentous" Occasion

Tom Misenti, 26 of Wethersfield, was a witness to the anti-government protests in Egypt and calls Hosni Mubarak’s resignation today a “truly a momentous and unprecedented occasion.” He...

Feb 11, 2011

U.S. - Egypt Military Ties Stressed by Government Protests

U.S. - Egypt Military Ties Stressed by Government Protests

The unrest in Egypt has stressed the military partnership between the U.S. and Egypt, leaving a big unknown for the Obama administration as the popular uprising continues to play out.

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