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Quartz
A global corporate conspiracy helped catalyze a food crisis and drove 44 million into povertyand protests around the world, playing a role in the Arab Spring that toppled g
A global corporate conspiracy helped catalyze a food crisis and drove 44 million into poverty
Quartz / Posted 12 hours ago
and protests around the world, playing a role in the Arab Spring that toppled governments first in Tunisia then in the Tahrir Square uprising that toppled Egypt’s government in 2011. Why did food prices start rising? Several main culprits... Read more
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New Kerala
Understanding the maelstrom of the modern Middle East ( - newkerala.com #122681singular Egyptian pronounciation of Arabic -- as well as the long sordid story
Understanding the maelstrom of the modern Middle East ( - newkerala.com #122681
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
singular Egyptian pronounciation of Arabic -- as well as the long sordid story ahead, the Israeli attack on Lebanon, the Tahrir Square protests which led to Mubarak's ouster, the Libyan uprising against Gadhafi and the Syrian civil war, during... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
LECTURESMaadi Grand Mall, Shop number 140, Cairo, Tel 02 2519 5351 The American Univer
LECTURES
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted yesterday
Maadi Grand Mall, Shop number 140, Cairo, Tel 02 2519 5351 The American University in Cairo Al-Sheikh Rihan St, off Tahrir Square, Tel 2615 2694/01280009077 159, 26th of July St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 2582/98 Sun 25-Mon 27, 9am-4pm: “The... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Foreign expeditions in Egyptthe field of antiquities, among them Mariette Pasha and Gaston Maspero. When I
Foreign expeditions in Egypt
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted yesterday
the field of antiquities, among them Mariette Pasha and Gaston Maspero. When I go to the garden of the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square, I always recall all the work done by Mariette Pasha both in terms of his discoveries and in terms of... Read more
1d
Al-Ahram Weekly
Hope for the futureand see productivity. They are visionaries and forward thinkers. Greek Campus,
Hope for the future
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted yesterday
and see productivity. They are visionaries and forward thinkers. Greek Campus, having taken over the ex-AUC campus in Tahrir Square, is home to close to 200 companies and is regarded as the Silicon Valley of the Middle East. It offers an... Read more
1d
Al-Ahram Weekly
Thirty months onGeorge Mason’s University, returned to Egypt from the US after 2011 Revolution.
Thirty months on
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted yesterday
George Mason’s University, returned to Egypt from the US after 2011 Revolution. She met her husband, Mohamed Hassanein, in Tahrir Square. The couple went on to found an NGO to help homeless children who had taken refuge in Tahrir Square during the... Read more
6d
News 24 South Africa
All-female flotilla aims to break Israeli siege of Gazaaround the world who planned to enter Gaza through Egypt. When Egyptian author
All-female flotilla aims to break Israeli siege of Gaza
News 24 South Africa / Posted 6 days ago
around the world who planned to enter Gaza through Egypt. When Egyptian authorities stopped them, they instead marched to Tahrir Square. Wright has since become a member of the organising body sending flotillas to the impoverished territory. In... Read more
6d
Aljazeera
All-female flotilla aims to break Israeli siege of Gazaaround the world who planned to enter Gaza through Egypt. When Egyptian authori
All-female flotilla aims to break Israeli siege of Gaza
Aljazeera / Posted 6 days ago
around the world who planned to enter Gaza through Egypt. When Egyptian authorities stopped them, they instead marched to Tahrir Square. Wright has since become a member of the organising body sending flotillas to the impoverished territory. In... Read more
7d
BBC News
Egypt unrest: Police disperse anti-Sisi protest in Cairoriot police, armoured vehicles, water cannon and troops were deployed at key lo
Egypt unrest: Police disperse anti-Sisi protest in Cairo
BBC News / Posted 7 days ago
riot police, armoured vehicles, water cannon and troops were deployed at key locations across Cairo, including Tahrir Square, the focal point of the 2011 uprising. Gathering points proposed by protest organisers were sealed... Read more
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asianage
The post-9/11 chaosIn Egypt, President Hosni Mubarak resigned on February 11, 2011 after 18 days o
The post-9/11 chaos
asianage / Posted 8 days ago
In Egypt, President Hosni Mubarak resigned on February 11, 2011 after 18 days of huge rallies and a sit-in at Cairo’s Tahrir Square that ended his 30-year rule. Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi was toppled on August 23, 2011, after the National... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
From the Stacks: Journalist gives insider's look at Middle East in 'And Then All Hell Broke Loose'Richard Engel knows the Middle East up close after 20 years of reporting throug
From the Stacks: Journalist gives insider's look at Middle East in 'And Then All Hell Broke Loose'
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
Richard Engel knows the Middle East up close after 20 years of reporting throughout the region, from the demonstrations in Tahrir Square to the capture of Mosul by ISIS fighters in 2014. As the NBC News chief foreign correspondent, Engel has... Read more
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News.com.au
‘They used his body like a blackboard’Italian who was studying for a PhD at Girton College, disappeared in Cairo on J
‘They used his body like a blackboard’
News.com.au / Posted 15 days ago
Italian who was studying for a PhD at Girton College, disappeared in Cairo on January 25, on the fifth anniversary of the Tahrir Square demonstrations which led to the downfall of president Hosni Mubarak. He was found dead in a ditch on the... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
LECTURESThe American University in Cairo Al-Sheikh Rihan St, off Tahrir Square, Tel 02
LECTURES
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 15 days ago
The American University in Cairo Al-Sheikh Rihan St, off Tahrir Square, Tel 02 2615 2694/01280009077 Wed 21, 6pm: “A Century of Visual Translation: The Camera, Process and the Nile,” a lecture to be delivered by British contemporary visual artist... Read more
15d
Al-Ahram Weekly
Crossing bordersover four years in 2009-2013 and emphasising the contrast before and after 2011
Crossing borders
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 15 days ago
over four years in 2009-2013 and emphasising the contrast before and after 2011 – with unnecessarily long sequences of Tahrir Square during the revolution – Yallah Underground uses the vision of musicians to trace the Arab Spring and its... Read more
15d
Al-Ahram Weekly
Games from ancient Egyptit pays to its children. As people flock to see the relics of ancient Egyptian
Games from ancient Egypt
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 15 days ago
it pays to its children. As people flock to see the relics of ancient Egyptian civilisation at the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square in Cairo they could do worse than look carefully at the children’s toys and board games amid all the grand... Read more
17d
Aljazeera
An Egyptian childhood: 'One day, I'd like to be free'When, in January 2011, young Egyptians took to Tahrir Square to demand the down
An Egyptian childhood: 'One day, I'd like to be free'
Aljazeera / Posted 17 days ago
When, in January 2011, young Egyptians took to Tahrir Square to demand the downfall of a dictator, Egyptian journalist and war correspondent Yehia Ghanem joined them, eager to understand what it was that drove these seemingly privileged young people... Read more
17d
Op-Ed News
The Unrelenting Pundit-Led Effort to Delegitimize All Negative Reporting About Hillary Clintonmy colleague Zaid Jilani remarked: "I can imagine Paul Krugman standing in fron
The Unrelenting Pundit-Led Effort to Delegitimize All Negative Reporting About Hillary Clinton
Op-Ed News / Posted 17 days ago
my colleague Zaid Jilani remarked: "I can imagine Paul Krugman standing in front of the mirror saying, 'This is *your Tahrir Square* big guy.'" Nate Silver, early yesterday morning, even suggested that Krugman's Clinton-defending column was so... Read more
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Swissinfo
How does Cairo compare with Zurich?that she co-owns. The documentary follows three Egyptian women who participated
How does Cairo compare with Zurich?
Swissinfo / Posted 18 days ago
that she co-owns. The documentary follows three Egyptian women who participated actively in the uprising following the Tahrir Square demonstrations that began in January 2011. With the revolution came increased freedom to film whenever and... Read more
19d
The Champaign News-Gazette
This day in history, Sept. 5, 2016Gen. Hussein Moussa, startled the court by testifying that police had not been
This day in history, Sept. 5, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
Gen. Hussein Moussa, startled the court by testifying that police had not been ordered to fire on protesters in Cairo's Tahrir Square, contradicting prosecutors' central claim. One year ago: Germans waving welcome signs in German, English and... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Bassem Youssef slams refugee 'dehumanization'special guest appearances on the others' shows. In early 2011, when the Arab S
Bassem Youssef slams refugee 'dehumanization'
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 19 days ago
special guest appearances on the others' shows. In early 2011, when the Arab Spring came to Egypt, thousands rallied in Tahrir Square, where protests led to the ousting of longtime Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. Youssef, a longtime critic of... Read more
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19d
The Escanaba Daily Press
AlmanacGen. Hussein Moussa, startled the court by testifying that police had not been
Almanac
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 19 days ago
Gen. Hussein Moussa, startled the court by testifying that police had not been ordered to fire on protesters in Cairo's Tahrir Square, contradicting prosecutors' central claim. One year ago: Germans waving welcome signs in German, English and... Read more
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19d
Daily Herald
Today in HistoryGen. Hussein Moussa, startled the court by testifying that police had not been
Today in History
Daily Herald / Posted 19 days ago
Gen. Hussein Moussa, startled the court by testifying that police had not been ordered to fire on protesters in Cairo's Tahrir Square, contradicting prosecutors' central claim. One year ago: Germans waving welcome signs in German, English and... Read more
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19d
Boston Globe
This day in historythe prosecution’s first witness in the trial of Egypt’s ousted president, Hosni
This day in history
Boston Globe / Posted 19 days ago
the prosecution’s first witness in the trial of Egypt’s ousted president, Hosni Mubarak, startled the court by testifying that police had not been ordered to fire on protesters in Cairo’s Tahrir Square, contradicting prosecutors’ central allega... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Today in HistoryGen. Hussein Moussa, startled the court by testifying that police had not been
Today in History
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 19 days ago
Gen. Hussein Moussa, startled the court by testifying that police had not been ordered to fire on protesters in Cairo's Tahrir Square, contradicting prosecutors' central claim. One year ago: Germans waving welcome signs in German, English and... Read more
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19d
KPRC Local 2 Houston
Bassem Youssef slams Trump's 'dehumanization' of Syrian refugeesspecial guest appearances on the others' shows. In early 2011, when the Arab S
Bassem Youssef slams Trump's 'dehumanization' of Syrian refugees
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 19 days ago
special guest appearances on the others' shows. In early 2011, when the Arab Spring came to Egypt, thousands rallied in Tahrir Square, where protests led to the ousting of longtime Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. Youssef, a longtime critic of... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Bassem Youssef slams Trump's 'dehumanization' of Syrian refugeesspecial guest appearances on the others' shows. In early 2011, when the Arab S
Bassem Youssef slams Trump's 'dehumanization' of Syrian refugees
KTXS Abilene / Posted 19 days ago
special guest appearances on the others' shows. In early 2011, when the Arab Spring came to Egypt, thousands rallied in Tahrir Square, where protests led to the ousting of longtime Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. Youssef, a longtime critic of... Read more
17 related stories
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KECI Missoula
Bassem Youssef slams Trump's 'dehumanization' of Syrian refugeesspecial guest appearances on the others' shows. In early 2011, when the Arab S
Bassem Youssef slams Trump's 'dehumanization' of Syrian refugees
KECI Missoula / Posted 19 days ago
special guest appearances on the others' shows. In early 2011, when the Arab Spring came to Egypt, thousands rallied in Tahrir Square, where protests led to the ousting of longtime Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. Youssef, a longtime critic of... Read more
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19d
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Bassem Youssef slams refugee 'dehumanization'special guest appearances on the others' shows. In early 2011, when the Arab S
Bassem Youssef slams refugee 'dehumanization'
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 19 days ago
special guest appearances on the others' shows. In early 2011, when the Arab Spring came to Egypt, thousands rallied in Tahrir Square, where protests led to the ousting of longtime Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. Youssef, a longtime critic of... Read more
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19d
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Bassem Youssef slams refugee 'dehumanization'special guest appearances on the others' shows. In early 2011, when the Arab S
Bassem Youssef slams refugee 'dehumanization'
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 19 days ago
special guest appearances on the others' shows. In early 2011, when the Arab Spring came to Egypt, thousands rallied in Tahrir Square, where protests led to the ousting of longtime Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. Youssef, a longtime critic of... Read more
17 related stories
19d
WJXT Jacksonville
Bassem Youssef slams Trump's 'dehumanization' of Syrian refugeesspecial guest appearances on the others' shows. In early 2011, when the Arab S
Bassem Youssef slams Trump's 'dehumanization' of Syrian refugees
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 19 days ago
special guest appearances on the others' shows. In early 2011, when the Arab Spring came to Egypt, thousands rallied in Tahrir Square, where protests led to the ousting of longtime Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. Youssef, a longtime critic of... Read more
17 related stories
19d
KXLY-TV Spokane
Bassem Youssef slams refugee 'dehumanization'special guest appearances on the others' shows. In early 2011, when the Arab S
Bassem Youssef slams refugee 'dehumanization'
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 19 days ago
special guest appearances on the others' shows. In early 2011, when the Arab Spring came to Egypt, thousands rallied in Tahrir Square, where protests led to the ousting of longtime Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. Youssef, a longtime critic of... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Bassem Youssef slams refugee 'dehumanization'special guest appearances on the others' shows. In early 2011, when the Arab S
Bassem Youssef slams refugee 'dehumanization'
KTVZ Bend / Posted 19 days ago
special guest appearances on the others' shows. In early 2011, when the Arab Spring came to Egypt, thousands rallied in Tahrir Square, where protests led to the ousting of longtime Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. Youssef, a longtime critic of... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Bassem Youssef slams Trump's 'dehumanization' of Syrian refugeesspecial guest appearances on the others' shows. In early 2011, when the Arab S
Bassem Youssef slams Trump's 'dehumanization' of Syrian refugees
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 19 days ago
special guest appearances on the others' shows. In early 2011, when the Arab Spring came to Egypt, thousands rallied in Tahrir Square, where protests led to the ousting of longtime Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. Youssef, a longtime critic of... Read more
17 related stories
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Bassem Youssef slams refugee 'dehumanization'special guest appearances on the others' shows. In early 2011, when the Arab S
Bassem Youssef slams refugee 'dehumanization'
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 19 days ago
special guest appearances on the others' shows. In early 2011, when the Arab Spring came to Egypt, thousands rallied in Tahrir Square, where protests led to the ousting of longtime Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. Youssef, a longtime critic of... Read more
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19d
KRCR TV Redding
Bassem Youssef slams Trump's 'dehumanization' of Syrian refugeesspecial guest appearances on the others' shows. In early 2011, when the Arab S
Bassem Youssef slams Trump's 'dehumanization' of Syrian refugees
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 19 days ago
special guest appearances on the others' shows. In early 2011, when the Arab Spring came to Egypt, thousands rallied in Tahrir Square, where protests led to the ousting of longtime Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. Youssef, a longtime critic of... Read more
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19d
News Channel 12 New Bern
Bassem Youssef slams Trump's 'dehumanization' of Syrian refugeesspecial guest appearances on the others' shows. In early 2011, when the Arab S
Bassem Youssef slams Trump's 'dehumanization' of Syrian refugees
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 19 days ago
special guest appearances on the others' shows. In early 2011, when the Arab Spring came to Egypt, thousands rallied in Tahrir Square, where protests led to the ousting of longtime Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. Youssef, a longtime critic of... Read more
17 related stories
19d
Local 6 Orlando
Bassem Youssef slams Trump's 'dehumanization' of Syrian refugeesspecial guest appearances on the others' shows. In early 2011, when the Arab S
Bassem Youssef slams Trump's 'dehumanization' of Syrian refugees
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 19 days ago
special guest appearances on the others' shows. In early 2011, when the Arab Spring came to Egypt, thousands rallied in Tahrir Square, where protests led to the ousting of longtime Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. Youssef, a longtime critic of... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Bassem Youssef slams refugee 'dehumanization'special guest appearances on the others' shows. In early 2011, when the Arab S
Bassem Youssef slams refugee 'dehumanization'
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 19 days ago
special guest appearances on the others' shows. In early 2011, when the Arab Spring came to Egypt, thousands rallied in Tahrir Square, where protests led to the ousting of longtime Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. Youssef, a longtime critic of... Read more
17 related stories
19d
Local 10 Miami
Bassem Youssef slams Trump's 'dehumanization' of Syrian refugeesspecial guest appearances on the others' shows. In early 2011, when the Arab S
Bassem Youssef slams Trump's 'dehumanization' of Syrian refugees
Local 10 Miami / Posted 19 days ago
special guest appearances on the others' shows. In early 2011, when the Arab Spring came to Egypt, thousands rallied in Tahrir Square, where protests led to the ousting of longtime Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. Youssef, a longtime critic of... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Bassem Youssef slams Trump's 'dehumanization' of Syrian refugeesspecial guest appearances on the others' shows. In early 2011, when the Arab S
Bassem Youssef slams Trump's 'dehumanization' of Syrian refugees
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 19 days ago
special guest appearances on the others' shows. In early 2011, when the Arab Spring came to Egypt, thousands rallied in Tahrir Square, where protests led to the ousting of longtime Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. Youssef, a longtime critic of... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Bassem Youssef slams refugee 'dehumanization'special guest appearances on the others' shows. In early 2011, when the Arab S
Bassem Youssef slams refugee 'dehumanization'
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 19 days ago
special guest appearances on the others' shows. In early 2011, when the Arab Spring came to Egypt, thousands rallied in Tahrir Square, where protests led to the ousting of longtime Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. Youssef, a longtime critic of... Read more
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21d
dna
Cairo’s business cardcountry. He is confronted with the Muslim Brotherhood, the face of political Is
Cairo’s business card
dna / Posted 21 days ago
country. He is confronted with the Muslim Brotherhood, the face of political Islam, which had taken advantage of the 2011 Tahrir Square revolution and came into power by winning the elections after former dictator Hosni Mubarak was dethroned. The... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Urban violence in Ramlet Bulaqby the new high rises. Just a few minutes away on foot or by car are some of th
Urban violence in Ramlet Bulaq
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 22 days ago
by the new high rises. Just a few minutes away on foot or by car are some of the most iconic markers of the capital – Tahrir Square, the cabinet building, the parliament and various ministries like the ministries of the interior, health and... Read more
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Aljazeera
Living dangerously: Egypt's unfinished revolutionchange, you will always be carried away by emotion," I told him. But he contin
Living dangerously: Egypt's unfinished revolution
Aljazeera / Posted 24 days ago
change, you will always be carried away by emotion," I told him. But he continued, unfazed. "I want you to be with us in Tahrir Square on January 25th. This is when the revolution will begin and I know you will not want to miss it," he... Read more
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Business Standard India
Naguib Mahfouz's trivial pursuitsAs protestors dug their heels into Tahrir Square, Cairo, chanting "Go Mubarak!"
Naguib Mahfouz's trivial pursuits
Business Standard India / Posted 25 days ago
As protestors dug their heels into Tahrir Square, Cairo, chanting "Go Mubarak!" and demanded the eponymous liberation that their chosen site promised, Arab Spring arrived in Egypt, in 2011 - quite appropriately, the... Read more

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