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Editor: AWR received this text before President Mubarak announced he would step down. Nothing in the media indicated that this could happen tonight, yet it did.   Ever since the demonstrations began on January 25, men of religion have been stressing the importance of them not being transformed from...
My daughter Natalie Ebeid who resides in Los Angeles noticed that the Western media consider his fall a momentous event as important as the fall of the Berlin wall! It is now up to the new Egyptian to prove them right!! Let us taste with joy and accept with a great sense of responsibility the...
It finally happened !! Mubarak has stepped down and cleared the way for the necessary change in the country. Nothing can parallel the emotional roller coaster ride Egypt has gone through these past weeks, but in a way events parall the fall of the Berlin Wall 1989. Watching from the distance like...
According to the Pew Research Center, US media attention for the Egyptian protests has exceeded every foreign policy story over the last four years, commanding 56% of all news coverage. While initially surprising, upon reflection this story hits at the conjunction of many popular flashpoints:...
President [Muhammad Ḥusnī] Mubārak is still clinging to his seat and to the dignity that goes with it. Many have been trying to convince us that chaos will ensue if he steps aside now. Up until then I was a proponent of the peaceful transition of power, that he need not step down, and could remain...
Editor: New managing director Hani Labib describes the background of almost two weeks of rioting in Egypt.  In February 2009, President Husni Mubarak approved Police Day, which comes on January 25 each year, as an official holiday for employees of the state and the Public Sector. Police Day marks...
Demonstrators at Tahrir Square were not satisfied with President Ḥusnī Mubārak’s dismissal of the government of Dr. Aḥmad Naẓīf , in fact the demonstrations intensified, and tension beset Egyptian society, particularly after many convicts escaped from prisons in various governorates, and much...
  Jayson Casper previews the "Day of Wrath," a protest by Egyptian opposition parties that corresponds with Egypt's Police Day holiday...      
In 2011, Egypt will receive $5 million less from America for the promotion of democracy than it did the previous year. CIDT's Jayson Casper examines America's motivation for its continued involvement in Egypt, for the better and the worse. 

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