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Egyptian Revolution (2011-12)

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  • JORDAN: Pro-democracy demonstrators show little sign of letup

     
    After six months of Egypt- and Tunisia-inspired protests, Jordanian pro-democracy demonstrators calling for reforms and a wider public say in politics remain persistent and show little sign of ceding their demands. Though demonstrations in Jordan have...
  • SYRIA: 15 killed as government troops continue to pound central town

     
    At least 15 people were killed early Thursday as government troops continued to shell the central Syrian town of Rastan, bringing to 57 the total number who have died there from the bombardment since it began Tuesday, according to a......
  • BAHRAIN: Human rights activists decry return of Formula 1 Grand Prix

     
    Human rights activists said Friday’s decision by Formula 1 authorities to reschedule a Grand Prix race in Bahrain in October "damages the push for human rights in the country." “Giving this prestigious event to the Bahrain authorities while...
  • TURKEY: Syrian opposition calls for Assad to resign

     
    Members of Syria's exiled opposition on Thursday called on President Bashar Assad to resign and hand over power to his vice president until a council is formed to transition the government to democracy. Opposition leaders have been meeting for the......
  • MOROCCO: Peaceful anti-government protests allowed to proceed, more planned

     
    Anti-government protests against Morocco's monarchy in the North African country's two largest cities were allowed to proceed and ended without violence Sunday. About 60,000 protesters gathered in a main square in Casablanca, activists said, but no riot...
  • BAHRAIN: Formula 1 boss says Grand Prix canceled

     
    Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone says October's reinstated Bahrain Grand Prix is canceled this year as the Persian Gulf nation continues to grapple with reports of human rights violations a week after the king lifted martial law imposed to quell......
  • EGYPT: Authorities detain American law student accused of spying for Israel

     
    Egyptian authorities have arrested an American-born law student, who reportedly is doing an internship at a nonprofit organization in Cairo, on charges of being an Israeli spy. Ilan Chaim Grapel, 27, was detained Sunday in Cairo on “suspicion of...
  • EGYPT: Hosni Mubarak has stomach cancer, his lawyer says

     
    Toppled Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has cancer, according to his lawyer, who disclosed the news less than two months before Mubarak is to stand trial, accused of financial corruption and allowing security forces to kill hundreds of protesters who...
  • BAHRAIN: After rounding up activists, doctors, authorities now target soccer stars

     
    First they came for the street activists and opposition leaders. Then they rounded up medical doctors whom they suspected sympathized with protesters. Now they allegedly torture their sports stars. Bahraini authorities appear to leave no stone -- or...
  • EGYPT: Prime Minister Sharaf begins cabinet reshuffle amid protests

     
    Egyptian Prime Minister Essam Sharaf began overhauling his cabinet Sunday by accepting the resignations of ministers in an effort to calm nine days of protests against the military council ruling the country and the slow pace of reform. Sharaf promised......
  • EGYPT: Opposition leader demands more than resignations

     
    Opposition leader Mohamed ElBaradei dismissed the resignations of members of President Hosni Mubarak's ruling party Saturday as only another in a series of small reforms that fall short of the regime change protesters have demanded. ElBaradei told CNN...
  • Wael Ghonim, Google's still-missing exec in Egypt, named spokesman for opposition group

     
    Wael Ghonim, the Google's executive missing the Egypt, has been appointed as the spokesman of the country's 6th Of April opposition movement, according to CBS News. Ghonim has been reported missing since Jan. 25, after the first day of protests in Egypt...