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2011 Egyptian revolution

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Five years on, Tahrir Square activists look back at Egypt's revolution: 'Maybe we were naive'

Los Angeles Times - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
11, 2011, included Islamist firebrands and liberal secularists, students and farmers, lawyers and homemakers, many of whom had rarely if ever interacted before.

Qalioubiya governorate bans Bedeir play for attacking Egypt's 2011 Revolution

Ahram Online - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
The decision comes in response to complaints issued by Egyptian citizens who expressed their dismay that the play tarnishes Egypt's 2011 Revolution and its martyrs. Many citizens communicated their disapproval of the play via the governorate's official ...

A fascist history of the Egyptian revolution II: laughter and the future

Open Democracy - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
So let us not repeat after the 'written-by-the-victorious' history what it wants us to keep repeating; and rather seek hidden impulses beneath the surface of contemporary understandings of the Egyptian revolution. That a huge number of .... What is ...

5 years after revolution, Egyptians living under repressive regime

Washington Post - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
February 10, 2016 5:39 PM EST - The Egyptian revolution of 2011 deposed an autocratic ruler in Hosni Mubarak, but instead of a new era of democratic reforms Egypt has been plunged into uncertainty and repression.

Paperback Row

New York Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
In 2011, the contours of Nelson's family and identity began to shift as the author became pregnant and her partner started receiving testosterone injections.
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Tunisia Is Becoming MENA's Next Startup Hub

TechCrunch - ‎1 hour ago‎
The country's startup scene has in large part expanded since the 2011 revolution, thanks to faster, freer Internet access and advances in technology.
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Fear the everyday state - ‎22 hours ago‎
Citizen's arrests became common during the 2011 revolution, and the rulebook for them was quite arbitrary. Men in positions of authority often succeeded in exploiting this fluidity for their own ends.

A globetrotter's guide to the 2016 Portland International Film Festival - ‎3 hours ago‎
"Nawara" (Egypt): Housemaid Nawara works for a wealthy family with close ties to the Mubarak regime. On the eve of the 2011 political revolution, the family decides to leave, leaving their housekeeper in charge of their villa. Nawara lives life at the ...

The Egyptian revolution: What Went Wrong?

Leadership Newspapers - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
In the words of Carnegie scholar Yezid Sayigh, Egypt's “second republic” can only be established after the “officer's republic” is completely extricated and dismantled.

Adapting to Twitter's new feature

The Daily Athenaeum - ‎36 minutes ago‎
A TED talk from 2011 demonstrated that Google has already implemented similar methods with alarming effects. Information largely considered to be pressing news could remain mysteriously absent from a search depending on a user's previous search terms ...

Creating a stir, Vagina Monologues in Nepal

Huffington Post - ‎18 hours ago‎
Spurred on by the Arab spring, this gutsy journalist from Egypt created shockwaves when she turned away from journalism to indulge her passion for theatre in 2011 during the heady days of the Egyptian revolution and the now-famous protests in Tahrir ...

In Egypt, We Are All Still Khaled Said

Egyptian Streets - ‎6 hours ago‎
But when I think of this day, I don't recall the political fallacies, those who sold the Revolution out, or even those who did not and are now either killed, jailed, or left the country for good.
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Italy urged Egypt for help hours after student disappeared

NanoNews (blog) - ‎6 hours ago‎
That was nine days after he was reported missing on the anniversary of the 2011 Egyptian Revolution. But Egypt's interior minister retorted that his country's investigators are working hard to solve the case and insisted Regeni had never been arrested, ...
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Pressure builds on Egypt to devalue pound

Financial Times - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Egyptian foreign currency reserves have dropped from $36bn on the eve of the 2011 revolution that overthrew then president Hosni Mubarak to $16.48bn at the end of January, enough for three months of imports.
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Five years after Egypt's Arab Spring: 'We didn't need a revolution'

Stars and Stripes - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
He was in Tahrir Square in the heart of the Egyptian capital, the nexus of the Arab Spring revolution. It was around sunset, and the crowds were dancing and reciting poetry.
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Over 40 Daesh affiliates eliminated in Egypt's north Sinai

Trend News Agency - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Ansar Bait al-Maqdis emerged after the 2011 Egyptian revolution, which forced former President Hosni Mubarak out of power after an over 30-year rule.
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IMF says West Bank economy dips on slower aid, Israel blockade

Al-Arabiya - ‎12 hours ago‎
Cairo's main index fell 1.0 percent in the first 30 minutes with Egypt's largest bank by market value, Commercial International Bank, dropping 1.6 percent after it recorded fourth-quarter net profit of 1.2 billion Egyptian pounds ($192 million), up 11 ...
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A new dawn for Kenya's beautiful game

The Star, Kenya - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
VICTOR: FKF presidential winner Nick Mwendwa (centre) with Sports CS Hassan Wario (to his immediate left) and outgoing FKF president Sam Nyamweya (behind him in dark glasses) after the elections at Kasarani Indoor Stadium.

The mirage of transitional justice in Egypt

Daily News Egypt - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
The 25 January Revolution in 2011 and the 30 June uprising in 2013 reflected one of the noblest and most peaceful events, in which the Egyptian youth led the revolutionary vanguard, overcoming the restrictions surrounding them. The youth were inspired ...
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Severed feet keep mysteriously washing up on the Pacific Northwest coast

The Independent - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
“All of the ones who've been identified so far, there's no mystery,” Gail Anderson, a criminologist at British Columbia's Simon Fraser University, told the Daily Beast in 2011. “These people were very depressed, unhappy about life, and were last seen ...