DJ6ual - An Irish Girl

Search This Blog:



Comment FAQ...

When leaving a COMMENT above, if you have any trouble please try clearing your cache and refreshing the page. Thank you.

Blog posts : "egyptian"

Mubarak to Announce Sept. Step-Down as Obama Urges Him Not to Seek Re-Election

Egyptian anti-government protesters pray in front of an Egyptian army tankduring a protest in Tahrir …The New York Times is reporting that President Obama is urging Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak to not seek re-election. According to unnamed sources cited by Arab TV outlet Al Arabiya, Mubarak will oblige the president and announce he will step away after his term expires in September:

Presid…

Read more

Egyptian Unrest - Connecting the Dots

Egyptian anti-government protesters pray in front of an Egyptian army tankduring a protest in Tahrir …The State Department is prepared to evacuate thousands of U.S. citizens from Egypt on chartered planes, but is relying largely on friends and families in the U.S. to relay that information to stranded Americans.

Phone Numbers and Web Sites Available Here

Egyptian opposition figure Mohamed ElBara…

Read more

Death Toll Tops 100 in Egypt’s Protests #opegypt #Egypt #Jan25

More than 100 people have been killed during anti-government protests that have swept Egypt, according to a Reuters tally of reports from medical sources, hospitals and witnesses.

There was no official figure, and the real figure may be very different, given the confusion on the streets.

On Saturd…

Read more

Military Jets Fly Low Over Cairo in ‘Show of Strength’

BBC:

The Egyptian military has staged an apparent show of strength in the capital Cairo during a sixth day of anti-government protests.

Two air force jets and a helicopter are repeatedly flying low over Tahrir (Liberation) Square, the main gathering point for demonstrators.

A column of tanks…

Read more

U.S. Advises Americans to Leave Egypt ASAP

Egyptian anti-government protesters pray in front of an Egyptian army tankduring a protest in Tahrir …WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department says U.S. citizens in Egypt should consider leaving the country as soon as they can because of the spreading unrest there.

The department says demonstrations against the government of President Hosni Mubarak have not targeted Westerners, but Americans sho…

Read more

U.S. Protesters Take to the Streets to Support Egyptians

U.S. Protesters Take to the Streets to Support Egyptians

CHICAGO (AP) — Thousands of people in Egypt who flooded streets in riots calling for President Hosni Mubarak to step down were joined Saturday by relatives and supporters at protests in major American cities.

“Mubarak will go. If not today, then tomorrow,” Magdy Al-Abady, 39, of Chicago, said…

Read more

Has Obama Been Tough Enough With Egypt?

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama tried the impossible: winning the hearts and minds of Egyptians furious with their autocratic ruler while assuring a vital ally that the United States has his back.

The four-minute speech Friday evening represented a careful balancing act for Obama. He h…

Read more

Looters rip heads off 2 mummies at Egyptian Museum

An Egyptian army soldier stands guard near antiquities of the Egyptian museum in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, … CAIRO – Would-be looters broke into Cairo's famed Egyptian Museum, ripping the heads off two mummies and damaging about 10 small artifacts before being caught and detained by soldiers, Egypt's antiquities chief said Saturday.

Zahi Hawass said the vandals did not manage to steal any of the museum's …

Read more

Chaos engulfs Cairo as Mubarak points to successor

Egyptian anti-government protesters pray in front of an Egyptian army tankduring a protest in Tahrir … CAIRO – With protests raging, Egypt's president named his intelligence chief as his first-ever vice president on Saturday, setting the stage for a successor as chaos engulfed the capital. Soldiers stood by — a few even joining the demonstrators — and the death toll from five days of anti-governm…

Read more

WikiLeaks: U.S. Government Secretly Backed Egyptian Dissidents Plotting Regime Change

Secret U.S. diplomatic dispatches released by the WikiLeaks website seem to suggest that the American Embassy in Cairo was quietly aiding young Egyptian political dissidents who were plotting to overthrow President Hosni Mubarak and install a democratic government in 2011, the UK’s Telegraph i…

Read more

10 blog posts