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Egyptian Revolution (2011-12)

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  • SYRIA: Anti-government protests sweep Syrian cities [Video]

     
    Thousands of anti-government protesters flooded the streets of Syria's major cities Friday in what they called a "day of defiance," chanting demands to overthrow the regime of President Bashar Assad. The southern town of Jassem, near where the 6-week-...
  • SYRIA: Al Jazeera journalist held

     
    Syrian officials have acknowledged that they have taken custody of Dorothy Parvaz, a reporter with the Al Jazeera English network who went missing after she arrived in Damascus on Friday, the satellite news network said, although it was unclear Thursday.....
  • Wael Ghonim gets book deal for 'Revolution 2.0'

     
    Wael Ghonim, the former Google executive and Egyptian revolutionary, coined the phrase "revolution 2.0," and now he's got a deal to write a book with that name. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has bought the rights to publish Ghonim's upcoming book...
  • MIDDLE EAST: 'Arab Spring' has yet to alter region's strategic balance

     
    Editor’s note: This post is by Paul Salem, director of the Carnegie Middle East Center. Neither the Los Angeles Times nor Babylon & Beyond endorses the positions of Carnegie's analysts, nor does Carnegie endorse the positions of The Times or......
  • BAHRAIN: King announces early end to emergency rule as opposition stands trial

     
    Bahrain's king announced plans Sunday to lift the Persian Gulf state's emergency rule on June 1, two weeks earlier than the official end of the three-month rule, imposed March 15 in an attempt to halt anti-government unrest. The announcement by......
  • SYRIA: 12-year-old reported killed during protests in Homs

     
    Syrian activists said a 12-year-old was killed Sunday during anti-government protests in the western city of Homs. Activists identified the boy as Kasem Zuhair Alahmad, saying he was killed during shooting and shelling in Homs that continued Sunday...
  • SYRIA: Videos show large student protest in Aleppo, the second largest city

     
    They came in the thousands, according to activists and video posted to the Internet, gathering on a university campus in the country's second largest city, Aleppo, on Wednesday night. They called for freedom. They were met with the truncheons of......
  • BAHRAIN: GCC troops to remain, face increasingly radicalized youth

     
    Sunni monarchs determined to maintain control after crushing opposition protests in the kingdom of Bahrain may soon face a new threat from increasingly alienated youths in the majority Shiite nation. On Thursday, Bahrain’s state news agency reported...
  • BAHRAIN: Activists tortured before trial, rights group alleges

     
    A pro-democracy activist in Bahrain appeared to have been beaten and possibly tortured before he appeared in court this week, according to the New York-based nonprofit Human Rights Watch. Abdulhadi Khawaja was one of 14 defendants, mostly opposition...
  • SYRIA: In Damascus, dreams of a revolution amid fears of defeat

     
    She is a young Syrian who works as a schoolteacher and is one of those here who still has high hopes that the wave of anti-government protests that have rocked Syria for the last two months will succeed and overthrow......
  • BAHRAIN: Seven protesters sentenced; defendant details alleged rape threats in custody

     
    Seven anti-government protesters on trial before a military court received sentences ranging from one to three years Monday in connection with their participation in anti-government protests in the Persian Gulf kingdom earlier this year, activists said....