Check out this piece written by GlobalPost yesterday: It was within hours of President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali fleeing Tunisia that GlobalPost Cairo correspondent Jon Jensen began reporting on reverberations in Egypt — on the protests, the clashes, and the drive to eventually oust President Hosni Mubarak from power. Jensen lived in an apartment just … Read More
As polls close, Egypt closes in on democracy
Confident Egyptians say election was drastic departure from the Mubarak era. But tensions linger.
Egypt: Now Police Demonstrate
Cairo policemen march to demand higher wages and more respect.
Behind Egypt’s Revolution: Youth and the Internet
How youth activists used social media to counter Egypt’s security forces.
Mubarak Quits, Egypt Plans Future
Amid celebrations, Egyptians call on army to help build a new democracy.
BEEPER: Mubarak resigns as president
Beeper phoned into to Global Post in the midst of the celebration in Cairo’s Tahrir Square the same minute that Hosni Mubarak announced his resignation. Story originally aired February 11, 2011 on Global Post.
Egypt protesters celebrate Mubarak’s resignation
Military sides with protesters as Mubarak steps down.
Patrolling the Streets of Cairo
After massive unrest caused Egypt’s police forces to disband, the military called on citizens to fill the security gap and help protect their neighborhoods from looters. Story originally published by Daily News Egypt on February 09, 2011.
Outside Tahrir, Longing for Normalcy
Story published February 9, 2011 by Global Post: CAIRO, Egypt – Diaa el Fishawy puffs furiously on his shisha pipe, blowing thick curls of honey-scented smoke throughout the empty room. It’s early in the afternoon, but he’s already on his fifth bowl of the day. El Fishawy’s namesake coffee shop, nestled in a narrow open-air alley … Read More
Egypt locked in standoff
Anti-government protesters demand Mubarak’s immediate departure, but he refuses to go.
LIVE HIT: Egypt’s Media Clampdown
In Egypt, the authorities have been cracking down on independent media in the wake of massive protests in Cairo. Live hit on skype originally aired on February 3, 2011 on GlobalPost.
BEEPER: Cairo Protest Turns Bloody
Beeper with Global Post after a pro-Mubarak rally in Cairo, Egypt. Beeper originally aired on February 2, 2011 on Global Post.