February 11, 2012 Egypt has faced deteriorating security and a surge in crime since the popular uprising that ousted Hosni Mubarak a year ago. The country's military rulers have yet to transfer power to civilian rule, and though many are proud of the revolution, some argue Egypt is not much better off than it was under Mubarak.
February 9, 2012 The protests that led to the Egyptian revolution last year were organized in part by Wael Ghonim, who used an anonymous Facebook page to coordinate the demonstrations. In his new book, Ghonim explains how social media helped transform his country.
December 21, 2011 For the past year, veteran war correspondent Anthony Shadid has been reporting on the Arab uprisings in Egypt, Libya, Syria, Bahrain and Tunisia. Last March, he was kidnapped and beaten by security forces in Libya. "It remains one of the scariest moments of my life," he says.
April 21, 2011 The young Egyptian became for many the face of the protests that toppled President Hosni Mubarak's regime. Others on Time's list include WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and Tiger Mother author Amy Chua.
February 23, 2011 "Once a regime is no longer able to frighten people — to terrorize them into passive submission — then that regime is in big trouble," says the scholar whose work helped guide the protesters. He's impressed by what Egypt's protesters accomplished.
February 22, 2011 "A young man in his twenties wanted to express his gratitude about the victories the youth of 25th of January have achieved and chose to express it in the form of naming his firstborn girl Facebook Jamal Ibrahim," Al-Ahram reports.
February 18, 2011 But there's also concern among activists that the military isn't meeting with them as it maps out plans for reform. They're aiming to keep pressure on leaders to fulfill their promises.
February 17, 2011 Journalist Charles Sennott recently returned from Tahrir Square, where he was filming a documentary on the revolution for PBS's Frontline. It focuses on the young members of the Muslim Brotherhood who played an important role in Egypt's revolution.
February 16, 2011 The recent events in Egypt are a nightmare for the terrorist group because its leadership has long argued that ousting a figure like Hosni Mubarak could only come about through force. But if Egypt descends into chaos, it could present an opportunity for the organization.