Feb 18, 2011

"Victory March" Protests Test Egypt's Military Rulers

"Victory March" Protests Test Egypt's Military Rulers

A nationwide "victory march" is planned in Egypt to mark the overthrow of Hosni Mubarak's regime, but the scale of the protests could test the military's resolve.

Feb 18, 2011

Missing Egyptians Stir Concerns Over Calls for Change

Missing Egyptians Stir Concerns Over Calls for Change

Even though many Egyptians cheered the military taking over for ousted President Hosni Mubarak, human rights groups say the military has played a role in disappearances and torture over the past three weeks.

Feb 14, 2011

Egyptian Army Delivers Ultimatum to Protesters

Egyptian Army Delivers Ultimatum to Protesters

The Egyptian military told protesters to cease and desist further demonstrations or face being arrested.

Feb 13, 2011

Army Takes Control as Egyptians Return to Work

Army Takes Control as Egyptians Return to Work

Egypt's generals are seizing control over the country in the wake of the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak, announcing their intention to ban strikes and crack down on "chaos and disorder."

Feb 11, 2011

Mideast Braces for Egypt Spillover

Mideast Braces for Egypt Spillover

"Egypt is going to have a big, big impact around the region," says Salman Sheik, director of The Brookings Doha Center in Qatar.

Feb 11, 2011

Obama Says "Egypt Will Never Be the Same"

Obama Says "Egypt Will Never Be the Same"

President Obama Friday hailed the resignation of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, saying the people of Egypt have spoken; their voices have been heard and Egypt will never be the same.”

Feb 11, 2011

Can Military Rule Assure Freedom?

Can Military Rule Assure Freedom?

While Egyptian protesters on Friday celebrated the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak, it remained unclear whether the military’s assumption of power will lead to a more democratic system of government...

Feb 11, 2011

U.S. - Egypt Military Ties Stressed by Government Protests

U.S. - Egypt Military Ties Stressed by Government Protests

The unrest in Egypt has stressed the military partnership between the U.S. and Egypt, leaving a big unknown for the Obama administration as the popular uprising continues to play out.

Feb 11, 2011

"Egypt is Free": Shock, Joy as Mubarak Steps Down

"Egypt is Free": Shock, Joy as Mubarak Steps Down

Embattled president heads to seaside retreat after speech fails to quell unrest and the military takes over.

Feb 10, 2011

Mubarak’s Move Not Enough, Obama Says

Mubarak’s Move Not Enough, Obama Says

The White House signals disappointment with Egyptian President Mubarak's decision to stop short of meeting protesters' demands that he step down immediately.

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