Egypt Protests

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt banned at least 10 Americans and Europeans from leaving the country, including the son of U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray Lahood, hiking tensions with Washington over a campaign by Egypt’s military against groups promoting democracy and human rights. SEE ALSO: Has GOP Racism Become The Norm? The United States warned Thursday that the […]

CAIRO (AP) — Drivers passing Tahrir Square in downtown Cairo curse the protesters. On radio shows, callers question whether the youth activists and others involved in the new wave of demonstrations over the past week are nationalists, selfish children or saboteurs. Political differences aside, what has become clear is that the latest clamor against Egypt’s […]

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s civilian Cabinet offered to resign Monday after three days of violent clashes between demonstrators and security forces in Tahrir Square, but the action failed to satisfy protesters deeply frustrated with the new military rulers. The Health Ministry and a doctor at an improvised field hospital on the square said at least […]

It’s always interesting talking to American youth, especially African-Americans, who are quick to suggest that the “old ways of doing things” — like marches, rallies, protests and boycotts — have no effect on changing public policy today. Maybe someone should tell that to the people in Egypt, who brought the 30-year regime of Hosni Mubarak […]

Anti-government protesters in Egypt turned to the Internet to spread their message that Hosni Mubarak had to go. Smokey Fontaine joins Roland Martin from News One’s New York headquarters via the HP SkyRoom with more on this story. WATCH:

The uprising in Egypt tells us that there is still a need for people come together, and utilize their voices to demand change.  Many are critical of the Tea Party. I’ve said I’m critical of some of the things that they talk about. But the reality is what they’re doing – mobilizing and organizing – is absolutely vital […]

Cairo, Egypt — At least 17 ancient Egyptian artifacts are missing from the Museum of Cairo after a break-in, the country’s minister of antiquities said Sunday.

CAIRO — As Egypt’s revolt entered its 15th day on Tuesday, the government of President Hosni Mubarak sought to seize the initiative from protesters still crowding Tahrir Square. Mubarak is in insisting that the reform process is “on the right path.” “A clear road map has been put in place with a set timetable to […]

Washington –In a long-awaited television event, President Obama appeared on a station that isn’t so fond of him, as Fox News host Bill O’ Reilly interviewed him prior to the 2011 Super Bowl. The topics discussed included Egypt, health care reform, and of course, the Super Bowl. The president spoke about Mubarak being a good […]

Washington, D.C.– Former Vice President Dick Cheney said Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is a good friend and U.S. ally, but declined to predict whether the embattled leader would heed protesters’ calls to step down.

Washington D.C.– President Barack Obama appealed to Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak to make “the right decision” for his country and urged authorities there to negotiate with a broad representation of the opposition on a transition.

EGYPT — A visibly shaken Anderson Cooper broadcast a video on Thursday from an undisclosed location in Egypt, saying he was “a little bit scared” for his life after constant violence in Cairo.