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· March, 2011

Stories about Egypt from March, 2011

28 March 2011

Egypt: Inspiring UK Demonstrators?

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Egypt: Football Before and After the Revolution

In the past years, football (soccer) used to be the main source for joy for the Egyptian people. However it seems that the recent revolution that took place in Egypt...

26 March 2011

Syria: Egyptian-American Tweep Accused of Spying

Egyptian-American Twitter user Muhammed Radwan (@battuta) was arrested in Syria and paraded on Syrian Television as a spy who is accused of allegedly visiting "Israel in secret and confessed to...

25 March 2011

Egypt: The Constitutional Amendments

About one month after the fall of Hosni Mubarak, Egyptians went to vote on constitutional amendments, on Saturday, March 19. The referendum is on a group of articles in the...

24 March 2011

Egypt: Taxi Driver Finds Lost Camera Owner via Facebook

What would you do if you found a camera, and wanted to return it to its owner? One Egyptian taxi driver decided to do it the Egyptian way and utilise...

23 March 2011

Arab World: The Arab Tyrant Manual

The Arab Tyrant Manual is out, and is being tweeted as I type. On Twitter, Iyad Elbaghdadi is repeating all the excuses we have heard from the governments of Arab...

21 March 2011

Video: Time Lapse Mapping the Global Protests and Uprisings

John Caelan from the website The Swamp Post has created a couple of time-lapse videos that map protests from December 18 to March 7, 2011, where the protests and uprisings...

19 March 2011

Tunisia: Hillary Clinton's Unwelcome Visit

On the night of Wednesday 15 March, 2011, US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton arrived in Tunisia after a trip to Egypt. Her visit was marked by protests in capital...

17 March 2011

Syria: Protests for Release of Political Prisoners, 38 Detained

On March 15, following a "day of rage" in Syria, a group of around 150 protesters gathered outside of the Interior Ministry in Damascus, demanding the release of political prisoners....

14 March 2011

Brazil: Reactions to Egyptian and Middle Eastern Crises

From January 25, 2011, the world followed the course of the Egyptian revolutionary conflict, awaiting the fall of Hosni Mubarak, which finally arrived on 11 February after weeks of protest....

12 March 2011

Egypt: Leaked Documents Reveal Dirty Games of Former Regime

When a number of Egyptian protestors attacked the headquarters of the hated State Security in different Egyptian cities, their aim was not to show their contempt for the unpopular institution,...

9 March 2011

Arab World: How Much Does Internet Access Matter?

Amidst the ongoing debate of the role of social media in revolutions across the Middle East and North Africa lies another question: To what degree does Internet access matter in...

8 March 2011

Hollaback! Mobile Technology Against Street Harassment

Based on the premise that "the explosion of mobile technology has given us an unprecedented opportunity to end street harassment," Hollaback! is encouraging women around the world to use the...

7 March 2011

Arab World: Bloggers Compete for Arabisk Competition

Arab bloggers are vying for the Best of the Arabic Blogs Awards, Arabisk, which is now in the judging phase of the competition. The top 20 nominations in four categories...

Egypt: Storming State Security

The Headquarters of the infamous State Security (Amn El-Dawla in Arabic) in several cities Egypt were attacked by thousands of Egyptian protesters after the notorious apparatus started burning and damaging...

6 March 2011

Egypt: The Day the Secrets Were Revealed (Videos)

After the Egyptians succeeded in toppling Hosni Mubarak - they set their goal on cutting the hydra's tentacles. A full-waged war started last night against the dreaded State Security apparatus,...