15 posts tagged Egypt
From UP w/ Chris Hayes:
Mona Eltahaway, the Egyptian-American journalist who was arrested after defacing what she said was an Islamophobic advertisement, described her actions as “civil disobedience” on Sunday’s Up with Chris Hayes.
From The Rachel Maddow Show/ Lean Forward:
President Obama on the events in Libya and Egypt: Egypt is neither ‘ally’ nor ‘enemy’
From The Last Word:
Countless numbers of U.S. State Department employees around the world put themselves in harm’s way every day. Today brought a deadly reminder of just how important and dangerous that work can be.
A roundup of what’s happening in Egypt:
- A swelling crowd of tens of thousands - possibly more - are filling Cairo’s Tahrir Square for a fourth day of violent demonstrations, with protesters calling for a “million-man march”
- Egypt’s ruling military council has agreed to form a new government that will hold a presidential election before July, bowing to protesters’ demands
- Three American students have been arrested in Tahrir Square, the American University in Cairo confirmed to NBC today
Image: Khaled Elfiqi / EPA
“He is out and we are in!” shout Tahrir Square revelers.
Photo via Al Jazeera’s live blog
Watch live video from Tahrir Square right now.
Twitpic by @fatima1507
An Egyptian protester holds a sign that reads “Thank you Facebook” - @richardengelnbc
AP reporter Hadeel Al-Shalchi’s tweet says it all: ““Journos be careful: they are out for us today.”