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Egypt: Bullets not Ballots Rule

Red lines are crossed when political groups or individuals take up arms as part of civil protests seeking political or economic change.

Egypt, Not So Great

With little due respect, the past year and post June 30th shows there is nothing great about Egypt, not its military, not its police, not its Brothers, not its media, not its judiciary, not its intellectuals, not the Coptic Church, not the Al-Azhar, not secularists, not liberals, not leftists, not nationalist, not civil societies, not its young, certainly not its political and economic leadership.

Mubaraks Verdict, A Revolution Back To Square One

"Egypt under the long reign of Mubarak was nothing but a police state, meanwhile, the revolution that toppled him seems to have lost its way"

Egypt’s Presidential Elections: A Revolution at the Crossroads(Video)

“A 15-minute-documentary that revisits the Egyptian uprising, and explores the arduous road to democracy and the daunting challenges that await the country after the upcoming presidential elections.”

At Coptic Pope Funeral: Hypatia & library of Alexandria remembered

The rise of the Coptic church of Alexandria coincided with the destruction of its famous library, the desecration of its ancient temples and sanctuaries, and the murder of its last philosopher, Hypatia.

It’s All About Crushing Egypt’s Revolution, Mr. Friedman

What Mr. Friedman didn’t mention, though I’m sure he is aware of, is the fact that Egypt was, and still is, a police state.

On Its First Anniversary: Egypt Revolution Continues

“The revolutionary public opinion and demands that were created in Tahrir square needed to be politically purused by revolutionary cadres and leadership.”

Tent Villages as Base Stations in Emergency Measures Operations

In 2011 citizens acted across international borders to establish the vanguard of a global emergency measures operation.

Raid on Egypt NGOs: The Old Regime is Back in Business

“The Foreign agenda” …whenever you hear of it, be sure that the people in power are in trouble.

Egypt’s Activists Bid Farewell to the Revolution

“we lost the square” one activist tweeted… president Mubarak is due to make a speech any minute now.

Three Americans Arrested in Occupy Tahrir Square

The state television in Egypt aired pictures of three American students who, according to Egypt interior ministry sources, were arrested by the police last Monday on rioting charges.

Occupy Tahrir Square vs. Occupy America

Pepper spray or rubber bullets, two different tactics but both serve the same purpose, to Silence dissent.

Call-Out for Solidarity with Egypt: Defend the Revolution

A letter from Cairo to the Occupy movements & other solidarity movements. Occupy Wall Street & Occupy London respond.

Occupy Wall Street and The Tahrir Lesson

“Every success story is also a story of great failure.”

Nobel Peace Prize Discredited

The issue is the historical sense of the committee, or the lack of it for that matter. There could be more than, may be, 30 nominees who might as well fit the prerequisites and the qualifications for the prestigious prize … but not for this year.

In Post- Mubarak Egypt, Waterboarding is Kid Stuff

There was much more to this unique Tahrir square phenomenon than just bread and butter, … there were popular demands to restore a lost dignity.

Sean Penn takes part in Egypt's Tahrir demo

"Two-time Oscar winner Sean Penn makes surprise appearance at today's Tahrir Square protest"

Rebels Without a Cause in London’s Tahrir Square

Will the aftermath reveal the true reason behind these copycat lootings and arsons?

Mubarak In The Cage For The Wrong Charges

“Mubarak is a sellout and he should have been charged with high treason"

Egypt: Picking Up The Remains of a Revolution

The Egyptian revolution was not followed by a revolutionary political concept nor a revolutionary command.

Oct. 6th: Will Tahrir Square Come to Washington?

I used to work for Democratic candidates. I was a campus activist. I marched in protests. But, in the 1980s, I quit politics. I was fed up. The Left was impotent and inept. They didn’t want to change things. They were content with theater.

Veterans Invited to American Tahrir Square Revolt in Washington DC

Veterans invited to be at our Tahrir Square at DC's Freedom Plaza on October 6th

BREAKING NEWS: Israeli Embassy in Cairo Under Siege

On this April 8th night, and on the very same day that witnessed the massacre of Bahr el-Bakar the Israeli embassy with all the Israeli diplomatic mission in Cairo seemed under siege.

Egyptians are Back in Tahrir Square to Block a Counter Revolution

But Before the Arab spring come to an end, Could we interpret those Arab uprisings as historical moments of enlightenment? Moreover, could we detect any possible signs of attempt to separate the mosque from the state in the Arab world? Or is it the dawn of the political Islam in the Arab world?

DR. ASHRAF EZZAT: No-Fly Zone to Stop the No-Flow of Oil...

Libya with its huge reserve and flow of vital oil to Europe & the United States could not and should not be left alone in the hands of some maniac and political outcast like Gaddafi to be drifted into some civil war that only god knows when it will come to an end. This is unacceptable under any circumstances, be it a popular uprising or not so popular, the crucial thing is that this no-fly zone must stop this no-flow of oil from Libya to Europe and USA, a situation that if kept going could drag a newly recovered western economy back to recession.

Lessons Learned in the Streets of Cairo

“Simple description of observable reality does nothing more than capture the ‘accidents’ that identify the particularity of something, not convey the greater universal truths,...

Dr. Ashraf Ezzat Reporting from Egypt; Free And Proud at Last

The Tahrir Square as the Tiananmen square in china will be a memorial place for the noble and courageous struggle of young generation for FREEDOM.

FRANKLIN LAMB: As Tahrir Square goes so goes the Middle East?

As Tahrir Square goes so goes the Middle East? by Franklin Lamb, Al Manar Beirut It is difficult to overstate the potential for Egyptian citizens advancing universal...

Dr. Ashraf Ezzat: All the President’s Men in Egypt

Only a criminal regime could allow such criminal acts to dominate and terrorize innocent people with impunity. It is becoming obvious now that all parties involved or affected by this uprising are buying more time to sort out their private agendas in an attempt to come out of this without losing much.

Dr. Ashraf Ezzat Reporting from Egypt: The Uprising, the Treason and...

Fear is the name of the game in these days of unrest in Egypt during which the regime will do absolutely anything to cling to power including all sorts of deception of the masses. The police dirty conspiracy is far from over as we can watch now the armies of thugs and criminals being depolyed by the interior ministry high officials to start the violent confrontations with the peacefull protestors in a desperate attempt to abort the Lotus uprising in Egypt.