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Thousands take part in demonstration in Iraq
Xinhua News Agency

Thousands take part in demonstration in Iraq

Thousands of Iraqis take part in a demonstration against corruption, power cuts and water shortages at Tahrir Square in central Baghdad, Iraq, Aug. 28, 2015. (Xinhua/Khalil Dawood) 1 2 1 2 Copyright 2000 - 2015 All Rights ... Xinhua News Agency, 5 days ago
Huge protest against graft in Iraq capital Qatar Peninsula, 5 days ago

Stories from a revolution: The beauty of leaderless Tahrir Square

Excerpted from "Circling the Square: Stories From the Egyptian Revolution" I had met Dr. Hussein the very first time I went to Cairo, in another age, in the winter of 2000. I was escaping from a broken heart in Tbilisi; he was just divorced. Dr.
 Salon1 month ago BOOK REVIEW: 'Circling the Square: Stories from the Egyptian Revolution'  Washington Times1 month ago
Al Ahram

Thousands demonstrate in Iraq capital for more reforms

Related Thousands of people turned out for a festive demonstration in Baghdad's Tahrir Square Friday, expressing support for Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's reform drive while calling on him to do more. On Sunday, Abadi announced a reform ...
 Al Ahram2 weeks ago Thousands rally in Iraq to demand reforms, better services  Mail.com1 week ago Thousands join pro-reform rally in Baghdad  Rasa News Agency2 weeks ago Iraqis Demonstrate In Support Of Reforms  Radio Free Europe2 weeks ago

History Repeats Itself [analysis]

Labour Day in Egypt passed this year with little fanfare. Cairo's iconic Tahrir Square seemed empty without the usual crowd of workers demanding greater rights and chanting for social justice. Maybe this was a result of a cabinet decision in April ...
 Individual.com1 month ago Egypt: History Repeats Itself  AllAfrica.com1 month ago
Malay Mail

Cops grill Bersih rally organisers for two hours over weekend rally, no charges yet

Bersih 2.0 chair Maria Chin Abdullah (centre) says Dataran Merdeka Bersih 4 rally is not like the Tahrir Square protests. — Picture by Boo Su-Lyn KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 2 — Seven individuals from Bersih 2.0 today were questioned for nearly two hours ...
 Malay Mail1 day ago Bersih 2.0: Dataran Merdeka rally not like Egyptian revolution in Tahrir Square  Malay Mail3 weeks ago Between Tahrir and Rabaa: The Third Square  Al Jazeera1 month ago 10 #Truefacts from #BERSIH4  Malaysia MSN15 hours ago
Al Ahram

Egypt's Tahrir metro station reopens after brief 'security' closure

Related Tahrir Square's Sadat metro station reopened its doors to the public Saturday after a brief closure for "security reasons" following the assassination of Egypt's top prosecutor. The station was closed Tuesday, less than 24 hours after the ...
 Al Ahram2 months ago

Iraqi PM orders easier access to Baghdad's Green Zone as protests surge

* Tens of thousands fill Baghdad's Tahrir Square * Protesters demand end to corruption and party privileges * Sistani warns politicians against empty promises (Adds colour from protests, IS attack claim) By Stephen Kalin BAGHDAD, Aug 28 ...
 AlertNet5 days ago Muqtada al-Sadr calls for pursuing reforms demanded by the people  Rasa News Agency2 days ago Iraqi PM orders forces to ease Baghdad controls  The Japan News4 days ago Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi orders easier access to Baghdad's Green Zone as protests surge  Sydney Morning Herald5 days ago

Suez Canal expansion brings high hopes

PROUDLY EGYPTIAN ... A girl waves an Egyptian flag as people celebrate in Tahrir square in Cairo, yesterday. Egypt opened an expansion to the Suez Canal yesterday. CAIRO - Egypt opened an expansion to the Suez Canal to great fanfare yesterday, the ...
 Namibian3 weeks ago Egyptian-Russian Partnership: Opportunities and Challenges  Valdai Club6 days ago Egypt's Suez Canal expansion doesn't mean the country is moving in the right direction  Business Insider UK2 weeks ago Middle East Heat Wave Kills 61 in Egypt  VOA News3 weeks ago

Changing The World [Debate]

Changing the World From Tahrir Square to Hong Kong, Occupy Wall Street to Anonymous, we have seen a surge in grassroots and social media activism. Yet the army is in power in Cairo and bankers continue to draw their bonuses. Is activism a failed ...
 Disinformation1 week ago
Daily News Egypt

Notes from America: Tahrir Square and the birth of a nation

On my last visit to Egypt, as I landed at the airport I noticed that Egypt has changed. Security were screaming the names of VIPs or travellers who have connections. I went through the check out. Do you have anything in these bags, asked the airport ...
 Daily News Egypt1 week ago Egypt Media Roundup (August 17)  Jadaliyya2 weeks ago Egypt: More F-16s on Hold  Defense Industry Daily1 month ago Egypt: Police Account of Deadly Raid in Question  Human Rights Watch1 month ago
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