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.
Dramatic developments continue in Egypt, where anti-government protests have have extended to a third day in the streets of Cairo and Suez.Mohammed ElBaradei, a winner of the Nobel Peace Prize and one of Egypt's most influential advocates of democracy, returned from abroad and said he is ready to le
Some of the latest developments in Egypt, where a third day of anti-government protests is expected to get going any minute now:— From Cairo, NPR's Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson just told Morning Edition host Renee Montagne that "it's quiet for the moment, but it probably won't be for long."
CNN's Ben Wedeman just reported there has been a "harsh police crackdown" on protesters today in Egypt, where for the second day in a row people have taken to the streets in anti-government demonstrations.Indeed, the BBC writes that:"Police have clashed with anti-government protesters in two major