Sunday, 30 January 2011

Egypt: Death Throes of a Dictatorship

By Robert Fisk

Robert Fisk joins protesters atop a Cairo tank as the army shows signs of backing the people against Mubarak's regime. Continue

Uprising in Egypt: 'This Is How Regimes Fall'

By Gywnne Dyer

The likely winner of a genuinely free Egyptian election, according to most opinion polls, would be the Muslim Brotherhood. The Brothers are not particularly radical as Islamists go, but the first thing they have promised to do if they win power is to hold a referendum on Egypt's peace treaty with Israel. Continue

The Egyptian Intifada; Mubarak's Time Is Up

By Mike Whitney

The Israeli embassy has been shut down in Egypt's capital and it's diplomatic staff has been flown to Tel Aviv (allegedly) disguised as tourists.. The Star of David has been lowered and is no longer visible anywhere in Cairo.

Who's Behind The Uprising In Egypt?
Rude Awakening!

By Soraya Sepahpour-Ulrich

Mubarak is dying.  Fearful of losing an important ally in Egypt's Mubarak, the political elite in America have undertaken a calculated risk: siding with the Egyptians to promote 'democracy' - hoping to help put in place one of their own. Continue

The Egyptian Masses Won't Play Ally to Israel

By Gideon Levy

As long as the masses in Egypt and in the entire Arab world continue seeing the images of tyranny and violence from the occupied territories, Israel will not be able to be accepted, even it is acceptable to a few regimes. Continue

George Galloway : Mubarak - "An International Outlaw"

2 Minute Video

Galloway call on Egypt's army to rise up and sweep away Mubarak. Continue

Al Jazeera English Live From Egypt

Video Live Stream

Video Reports From Egypt. Continue

Chomsky: Elections Today "Public Relations Extravaganzas."

Video - Noam Chomsky Lecture University Of Tennessee

Chomsky discussed the United States' support of dictatorships in Egypt, Tunisia, Georgia, Jordan and Colombia.

George Carlin - Who Really Controls America

5 Minute Video

Warning - Some viewers may be offended by adult language. Continue

8 killed in northwest Pakistan: Six pro-Taliban militants were killed as security forces repulsed an attack on a check post while two children died when a landmine went off in the restive tribal belt of northwest Pakistan
4 German occupation force soldiers killed in Afghanistan: Four German soldiers have reportedly been killed when a bomb struck their military vehicle in northern Afghanistan
Egypt death toll touches 150; thousands of prisoners flee: Gangs of armed men helped free thousands of prisoners and looters rampaged malls, banks and jewellery stores, even as many armymen doffed uniforms to join the uprising
Egypt defense min. threatens people: Egyptian Defense Minister Mohamed Hussein Tantawi has warned the anti-government protesters against defying curfew as people continue to stay out.
Report: Mubarak gives army shoot-to-kill order: Embattled Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has reportedly given his armed forces the authority to shoot-to-kill as anti-government protests gain momentum.
Mubarak visits military oper. center: Mubarak has visited an army military operations cente, reports say. Mubarak's newly-appointed Vice President Omar Suleiman, Defense Minister Mohamed Hussein Tantawi, and Chief of Staff Sami al-Anan attended the meeting.
Egyptian military boosts presence in chaotic Cairo: Egypt's most prominent reform advocate called for President Hosni Mubarak to resign after the military stepped up its presence Sunday across the anarchic capital, closing roads with tanks and sending fighter jets streaking over downtown.
Mubarak tells new PM to cut prices, blames rioting on Islamists: In a letter read aloud on television, Mubarak tells his newly appointed Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq to ease the country's economic crisis but ignores widespread calls to step down.
Egypt's Minister of Defense joins protesters in Tahrir Square: Mohamed Tantawi, Egypt's Minister of Defense, has been seen with the protesters in Tahrir Square in downtown Cairo. Tantawi in also Commander in Chief of the Egyptian Armed Forces.
ElBaradei urges US to abandon Mubarak: "The American government cannot ask the Egyptian people to believe that a dictator who has been in power for 30 years would be the one to implement democracy. This is a farce," ElBaradei told the CBS program 'Face the Nation.'
Elbaradei: No going back in Egypt: Mohamed Elbaradei, a leading opposition figure, has joined thousands of protesters in Cairo's Tahrir Square, in continued demonstrations demanding an end to President Hosni Mubarak's 30-year rule.
Mubarak Said Hiding in Sharm el-Sheikh: Rumors were sweeping Cairo Saturday night that Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was hiding in his palace in Sharm el-Sheikh, fearing to leave in order not to set off riots in the Sinai city, which so far has been calm.
Live blog - Egypt protests: From our headquarters in Doha, we keep you updated on all things Egypt, with reporting from Al Jazeera staff in Cairo, Alexandria, and Suez.
Egypt shuts down Al Jazeera bureau: In a statement, Al Jazeera said it strongly denounces and condemns the closure of its bureau in Cairo by the Egyptian government. The network received notification from the Egyptian authorities on Sunday morning.
Obama will go down in history as the president who lost Egypt: Jimmy Carter will go down in American history as "the president who lost Iran," - Barack Obama will be remembered as the president who "lost" Turkey, Lebanon and Egypt, and during whose tenure America's alliances in the Middle East crumbled.
New IDF intelligence chief failed to predict Egypt uprising: Maj. Gen. Aviv Kochavi said Mubarak's government was not under threat and that Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood was not sufficiently organized to take power.
Israel mulling Sinai attack?: Besides dictatorship and the prevention of general freedoms, one of the things the Egyptian people had always censured Hosni Mubarak for had been his insistence on continuing peace with Israel and even allowing it to rule over part of the country.
Gaza-Egypt border sealed indefinitely: - Egyptian authorities have closed the crossing with the Gaza Strip indefinitely as its army deploys in the northern Sinai, a Ma'an correspondent said Sunday. added.
US National Guard detachment is heading to Egypt: Connecticut National Guard Detachment 2, Company I, 185th Aviation Regiment of Groton has mobilized and will deploy to the Sinai Peninsula, Egypt, to support the Multinational Force and Observers.
Palestinians: Fall of Egyptian regime will accelerate end to Abbas: "The siege, hunger and death brought to the Gaza Strip by the regime is being recompensed at the hands of the Egyptians," he
Report: Cyprus recognizes Palestinian states within 1967 borders: Palestinian news agency WAFA says Cyprus President Christofias sent letter to PA leader Abbas, stating his hope that a Palestinian state will be formed with East Jerusalem as its capital.
Huckabee Arriving in Israel Sunday, Tops Two Primary Polls: Unofficial Republican party presidential candidate and former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee, a solid supporter of Israel, is en route for his 15th visit.
Assad: Mideast leaders must accommodate people's desire for change: Syrian President Bashar Assad says he will promote political reform in his country in the wake of popular uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt.
Thousands to protest in Sudan: As street protests sweep Egypt, neighbouring Sudan watches nervously, faced with its own political and economic malaise, opposition calls for popular uprisings and the likely secession of the south.
Turkish Cypriots protest austerity measures: Tens of thousands of Turkish Cypriots joined a protest Friday (January 28th) against austerity measures imposed by Turkey, which controls the northern part of the divided island.
Tunisian Islamist leader Rachid Ghannouchi returns home: The leader of Tunisia's main Islamist movement has returned home after 22 years in exile following the ousting of President Ben Ali earlier this month.
Authoritarian governments start stockpiling food to fight public anger: Authoritarian governments across the world are aggressively stockpiling food as a buffer against soaring food costs which they fear may stoke popular discontent.
UK: Police use CS spray on tax protesters: UK Uncut activists hospitalised after targeting Boots in Oxford Street as part of latest day of action
FBI involved in hundreds of violations in national-security investigations: The FBI disclosed to a presidential board that it was involved in nearly 800 violations of laws, regulations or policies governing national-security investigations from 2001 to 2008, but the government won't provide details or say whether anyone was disciplined, according to a report by a privacy-watchdog group.
Religious clashes have killed 35 in Nigeria: police: Clashes between Christians and Muslims in central Nigeria last week have left 35 people dead, police said on Sunday, as fresh violence flared up in the flashpoint city of Jos.
Dutch ends Iran ties over hanging: Government's move came in response to the hanging of a Dutch-Iranian woman on Saturday
Chile to probe Allende's death: The investigation is part of an investigation into hundreds of complaints of human rights abuses during Pinochet's 1973-1990 rule. Beatriz Pedrals, a prosecutor in the appellate court in Santiago, said on Thursday that she had decided to investigate 726 deaths that had never previously been explored, including Allende's.

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