Posts tagged as: Mubarak

Postcard From a Free Egypt

Op-Ed Contributor By THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN Published: February 11, 2011 CAIRO Circulating through the streets of Cairo Friday night, with families packed into cars honking their horns in celebration and everyone strolling to Tahrir Square, I heard so many celebratory chants, but none more accurate and powerful in its simplicity than this one: “The people […]

A tyrant’s exit. A nation’s joy

Robert Fisk: They sang. They laughed. They cried. Mubarak was no more Saturday, 12 February 2011 Everyone suddenly burst out singing. And laughing, and crying, and shouting and praying, kneeling on the road and kissing the filthy tarmac right in front of me, and dancing and praising God for ridding them of Hosni Mubarak – […]

Will revolt in Tunisia inspire others?

The ouster of Tunisian President Zine el Abidine ben Ali emboldens protesters in other Arab countries, but — lacking a galvanizing event — there is doubt that Internet-fueled movements can seriously challenge entrenched regimes in the Middle East. By Jeffrey Fleishman and Amro Hassan, Los Angeles Times January 15, 2011, 12:06 p.m. Reporting from Cairo […]

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