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Cairo is not Tehran

...scrambling to look for alternatives; Obama bluntly told Mubarak his time was up after only a week of demonstrations in Tahrir Square. And unlike Carter, Obama has a strategy; he's placing his bets on Egypt's military command to oversee a peaceful...
Protests in Cairo surprise some from Juneau who lived there

...brutal response earlier this week by supposed 'pro-Mubarak' supporters. "I think about those thugs who rode into Tahrir Square on camels with whips and clubs. It was typical." The word "Tahrir" means "Liberation." Although things were...
Musings on Egypt, Freedom

...of thousands of protesters in Tahrir Square, the situation in Egypt is beginning...same. Pandemonium runs over in Tahrir Square as millions chant, "Egypt is...turning of the tanks around in Tahrir Square is the revolutionary equivalent...
Home of the brave

...step of cowards to stifle dissent. The masses gathered in Cairo's Tahrir Square - the name means "liberation" - have shown fortitude and courage...the path to a freer society in Egypt has begun with brave people in Tahrir Square.
Arab women illuminate the prize of freedom

...rights of women are bleak at best. Recently, a senior Egyptian general said that women detained after demonstrating in Tahrir Square on International Women's Day were forced to undergo 'virginity tests.' This had been previously denied by the emerging...
In Egypt, fighting for a $50-a-month job

...husbands made the trip to the plant daily to bring food for their wives in a show of support. "The factory was a small Tahrir Square," Abdel-Fattah Hawas, Mariam Hawas' uncle, said in homage to the epicenter of the national uprising. Hawas...
Anwar Sadat's vision for Egypt

...young people who made the January 25 "revolution" in Tahrir Square, Sadat is a figure from a distant past. If they think...2006 and the Gaza Strip in 2008, it is easy to imagine Tahrir Square swelling with angry anti-Israeli protesters - and similar...
Egypt military uses heavy hand in crushing protest

...kicked in the head until they lay motionless in Cairo's Tahrir Square.Unfazed by TV cameras catching every move, Egypt's...Tahrir to join the clashes.The main street between Tahrir Square, the epicenter of the anti-Mubarak protests, and...
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An Egyptian presidential candidate worth watching

...for Egyptian unity - across ideology and sect - has won endorsement by prominent liberals, including the face of the Tahrir Square revolution, Google executive Wael Ghonim. To the astonishment of many, he has also won the backing of the ultraconservative...
Arab Spring hardening into summer of stalemates

...the protest banners in Cairo's Tahrir Square was a hand-drawn map of the...after demonstrators returned to Tahrir Square to press for swifter political...30,000 protesters Tuesday in Tahrir Square. Hours later, the military made...


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