January 27, 2011 Protests in the streets of Egypt are expected to grow larger Friday after the arrival of democracy advocate Mohammed ElBaradei and the announcement by the Muslim Brotherhood that they will join the demonstrations.
A demonstrator threw an object towards police during a protest Wednesday (Jan. 26, 2011) in Cairo.
January 27, 2011 While the feeling there is that the government isn't likely to fall, as Tunisia's did following similar protests, the demand for change spreading and Nobel Peace Prize winner Mohamed ElBaradei is expected to join the demonstrations.
Demonstrators clashed with police in central Cairo today (Jan. 25, 2011) during a protest to demand the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak and calling for reforms.
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January 25, 2011 Protesters have taken to the streets in demonstrations inspired in part by recent events in Tunisia. Police have reportedly used tear gas and water cannons.
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January 18, 2011 A young man setting himself on fire sparked the upheaval in Tunisia that has shattered that country's government. Michael Biggs of Oxford University says it has been a common form of protest through the ages.
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A demonstrator throws a rock towards police during demonstrations in Tunis.
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January 18, 2011 Even though the act that set off the protests in Tunisia -- a young man's self-immolation -- has been repeated in Egypt and some other nations, this morning's conventional wisdom seems to be that other governments won't collapse.
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January 18, 2011 Chinese President Hu Jintao arrives; political confusion in Tunisia; Giffords' husband speaks; Michelle Obama birthday; zodiac wrong?
January 13, 2011 As protests spread across Tunisia, we’re collecting social media from people on the ground. In this experiment by NPR’s social media desk, you can help us examine this citizen journalism and sort out the facts.
January 13, 2011 Flood waters crest in Brisbane. Protests continue in Tunisia. New Englanders dig out from another blizzard.
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