Protesters waving Egyptian flags picketed in front of the Egyptian consulate in downtown Chicago Saturday, calling for President Hosni Mubarak to step down amid riots in the country. Protesters along Michigan Avenue chanted, "Hey Mubarak you will see, all Egyptians
Illinois National Guard officials said the 440 Illinois soldiers on a yearlong peace-keeping mission in Egypt have not been seriously affected by the rioting in Cairo and other major Egyptian cities. The Illinois troops aren't able to use commercial communication method
When NPR's Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson was on the air from Cairo this morning with Weekend Edition's Scott Simon, Egyptian Army tanks and personnel carriers rolled into Tahrir Square. And anti-government protesters, she said, were riding atop them — cheering and waving to others in the crowd."
Here's where things stand in Egypt at this hour, as the fifth straight day of protests gets going and people around the world watch with great anticipation for what will happen next:— "Thousands have gathered in central Cairo and there have been clashes with security forces, while protests are also
Protests in the streets of Egypt are expected to grow larger Friday after the arrival of democracy advocate Mohammed ElBaradei in the country and the announcement from the Muslim Brotherhood that the opposition group would begin actively supporting the demonstrations.While the challenge to President
Ahmed Rehab called Wolrdview from Cairo. He’s the executive director of the Chicago chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations. He flew to Cairo to participate in the protests. He’s representing himself, not CAIR Chicago.