CAIRO, Egypt -- Just days after the departure of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak on Feb. 11, the nation's new, self-appointed military leaders pledged, within six months, a swift transition to civilian rule. Crowds of the same protesters that demanded Mubarak's ouster cheered as their army said it would steer the nation toward a "free, democratic system." Seven months later, however, many Egyptians are finding that little has changed.
As Egyptian protesters and the ruling military council brace for confrontation next week, on the first anniversary of the revolution that forced former President Hosni Mubarak from office, activists have deployed a new weapon in the... Read Post
Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has died in Tora Prison Hospital in Cairo, according to media reports. He was 84. Mubarak ruled Egypt for nearly 30 years, steering the nation through the turmoil that swept a Middle East buff... Read Post
Jon Jensen worries about the state of the revolution: Just days after the departure of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak on Feb. 11, the nation’s new, self-appointed military leaders pledged, within six months, a swift transit... Read Post