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Egyptian Revolution (2011-12)

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  • EGYPT: Prime Minister Sharaf begins cabinet reshuffle amid protests

     
    Egyptian Prime Minister Essam Sharaf began overhauling his cabinet Sunday by accepting the resignations of ministers in an effort to calm nine days of protests against the military council ruling the country and the slow pace of reform. Sharaf promised......
  • JORDAN: Pro-democracy demonstrators show little sign of letup

     
    After six months of Egypt- and Tunisia-inspired protests, Jordanian pro-democracy demonstrators calling for reforms and a wider public say in politics remain persistent and show little sign of ceding their demands. Though demonstrations in Jordan have...
  • SYRIA: Video shows armed pro-regime enforcers attacking demonstrators

     
    Dramatic and disturbing video footage from Friday's anti-government protests in Syria against President Bashar Assad, in which Syrian activists say at least 22 people were killed, has emerged on the Internet. In the clip below, purportedly filmed at a...
  • SYRIA: Activist killed about every hour over 11 days in crackdown

     
    At least one person has been killed by security forces in Syria about every hour during the first 11 days of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, according to new statistics by an activist group, the Local Coordinating Committees. The......
  • LIBYA: Kadafi's eldest son may have escaped rebel captors

     
    Mohammed Kadafi, the eldest of Moammar Kadafi's seven sons, appears to have escaped rebel custody in Tripoli after he surrendered at his home late Sunday, according to reports by the Al Jazeera satellite news network. Two of Kadafi's other sons,......
  • LIBYA: Venezuela's Hugo Chavez says 'tragedy in Libya is just beginning'

     
    After meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Caracas on Wednesday, Chavez condemned the United States and European countries for NATO's airstrikes during Libya's conflict, saying, "they've destroyed a country.''...
  • SYRIA: Death of popular Sunni cleric stirs unrest in Aleppo

     
    The funeral of an outspoken Sunni cleric who died under tight security in a hospital Tuesday interrupted the calm that has largely prevailed in the Syrian commercial center of Aleppo. Dr. Ibrahim Salkini, the Sunni mufti of Aleppo and dean of theology...
  • U.N.: Syria death toll at 3,500, attacks continue

     
    The death toll in Syria since anti-government protests erupted almost eight months ago has risen to 3,500, the United Nations said Tuesday. A spokeswoman for the U.N. human rights office said "the brutal government crackdown" is driving Syria's violence.....
  • Arab League censure of Syria reverberates in region

     
    The Arab League’s move to suspend Syria is sending shock waves through the region. Turkey decided to evacuate diplomatic families from the Syrian capital. Saudi Arabia and Qatar condemned attacks on their embassies. And the official Syrian media...
  • Egyptian activist posts nude photos to protest repression

     
    A young Egyptian feminist and political activist has startled the nation by posting a nude self-portrait on a blog she calls a scream “against a society of violence, racism, sexism, sexual harassment and hypocrisy.” The revealing protest by...
  • Egypt’s rulers try to curb anger over guidelines for constitution

     
    Proposals that would give the military increased power over Egypt's soon-to-be elected Parliament have caused a nationwide uproar. The proposals guiding the writing of Egypt's new constitution would guarantee the secrecy of the military's budget and...