Feb 8, 2011

Wael Ghonim Rises to Hero Status in Egypt

Wael Ghonim Rises to Hero Status in Egypt

A 30-year-old Google exec gets huge cheers Tuesday in Tahrir Square.

Feb 18, 2011

Flirting Their Way To Freedom?

Flirting Their Way To Freedom?

Can online dating predict a revolution? One site says yes.

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 17, 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

Bay Area Muslims Hope for Domino Effect in the Middle East

Bay Area Muslims Hope for Domino Effect in the Middle East

Journalists say there has never been a more exciting time to cover the Middle East.

May 5, 2011
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By Sajid Farooq

Wael Ghonim Credits Google for Securing His Freedom

Wael Ghonim Credits Google for Securing His Freedom

Says company's PR campaign got him a get-out-of-jail card.

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

Bay Area Celebrates With Egypt

Bay Area Celebrates With Egypt

Egyptian pride was alive and well in the Bay Area Friday.

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