Feb 10, 2011

Egyptian Crowd: "The Regime Has Fallen"

Egyptian Crowd: "The Regime Has Fallen"

Protesters react with jubilation after reports that Mubarak would step down later on Thursday.

Feb 23, 2011

Egypt VP: "We Can't Put Up With" Continued Protests

Egypt VP: "We Can't Put Up With" Continued Protests

Vice President Omar Suleiman says there will be "no ending of the regime" after a massive Tahrir Square crowd cheers a freed Google exec on Day 16 of protests.

Feb 7, 2011

Egypt Frees Google Exec, Protest Hero

Egypt Frees Google Exec, Protest Hero

Wael Ghonim, who was an organizer of the Facebook campaign that inspired Egypt's protests, became a hero of the anti-Mubarak movement after vanishing nearly two weeks ago.

Feb 7, 2011

Mubarak Cabinet Meets as Protesters Dig In

Mubarak Cabinet Meets as Protesters Dig In

Hosni Mubarak's full new cabinet met for the first time, amid no progress in talks with the protesters calling for the president's exit.

Feb 7, 2011

Egyptian Protesters Vow to Put More Pressure on Mubarak

Egyptian Protesters Vow to Put More Pressure on Mubarak

Leaders of the anti-government in Egypt have declared that they will continue to step up efforts to remove President Hosni Mubarak.

Feb 4, 2011

In Cairo, Al-Jazeera Finds Itself in Line of Fire

In Cairo, Al-Jazeera Finds Itself in Line of Fire

As events in Egypt have riveted world attention on the Middle East, al-Jazeera, the Arabic television network that is the region’s dominant messenger, once again is taking fire.

Feb 4, 2011

Egyptian Turmoil Forces U.S. Students to Flee

Egyptian Turmoil Forces U.S. Students to Flee

The violence and political turmoil in Cairo over the past week that prompted the evacuation of thousands of tourists have also disrupted the studies of American students in Egypt, many who have been forced...

Feb 4, 2011

Blogging Egypt: Rash of Attacks on Journalists

Blogging Egypt: Rash of Attacks on Journalists

Click for the latest updates on unfolding events in Egypt on MSNBC's World blog.

Feb 4, 2011

"Whole World is Watching," Obama Reminds Egypt's Mubarak

"Whole World is Watching," Obama Reminds Egypt's Mubarak

President Obama says the "future of Egypt will be determined by its people," but stops short of calling for Mubarak to resign now.

Feb 4, 2011

Egyptians Desperate as Demonstrations Stop Paychecks

Egyptians Desperate as Demonstrations Stop Paychecks

As protests continue to spread in Cairo, many businesses, factories and banks have been forced to close down, leaving many without money as prices soar on basic good due to civil unrest.

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Cause of Death Uncovered in Suburban Hazmat Mystery

Cause of Death Uncovered in Suburban Hazmat Mystery

Police on Friday said no foul play is suspected after two men were found dead in a suburban home during a mysterious hazardous materials situation Thursday.

Emmett Till's Relatives Gather at Boy's Grave 60 Years Later

Emmett Till's Relatives Gather at Boy's Grave 60 Years Later

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Texas Sheriff's Deputy Gunned Down at Gas Station

Texas Sheriff's Deputy Gunned Down at Gas Station

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Former Senior at Prep School Acquitted of Felony Rape

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A graduate of an exclusive New England prep school was cleared of felony rape but convicted of misdemeanor sex offenses Friday against a 15-year-old freshman girl in a case that exposed a campus tradition...