Journalist Ashraf Khalil was based in Cairo when the protests first began in Tahrir Square a little more than a year ago. Worldview talks with him about his new book Liberation Square: Inside the Egyptian Revolution and the Rebirth of a Nation.
One aspect of the current Middle East revolutions that has received a lot of attention is the role new media and the arts have played in unifying people and setting the narrative of the so called “Arab Spring.” And Egypt is no exception.Aymen Mohamed Hussein is executive director for production for
For the latest analysis on Mubarak’s resignation and what’s next for Egypt, we’ll hear from Diane Singerman, a political science professor at American University and editor of the book, Cairo Contested: Governance, Urban Space and Global Modernity.
The mood in Cairo's Tahrir Square is jubilant. Many believe the Egyptian leadership is ready to make some major concessions after 17 days of protests. President Hosni Mubarak is expected to give a speech tonight and it's anticipated he will step down.
This weekend's talks between opposition leaders and Omar Suleiman produced mostly hard feelings. Meanwhile the Obama administration appears to have backed away from the idea that Mubarak immediately resign from office.