Roland Martin talks with Alphonso Van Marsh, former CNN International correspondent about what is happening in Egypt, will President Hosni Mubarak step down and what this uprising means for the United States.

CAIRO– Egypt’s military promised Monday not to fire on any peaceful protests and said it recognized “the legitimacy of the people’s demands” ahead of a demonstration in which organizers aim to bring a million Egyptians to the streets to press for the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak.

When I was in high school, there was this Italian kid that I used to tease all the time because he had just that year in, like, 9th grade discovered that Egypt was in Africa. “You know what that means, don’t you?” I’d say with a leer. “Don’t say it, Byers,” he’d warn. I’d just […]

CAIRO — Egyptian opposition groups gathered on Monday for a seventh day in the central Liberation Square, seeking to maintain the momentum of their uprising against President Hosni Mubarak as the army struggled to control a capital seized variously by fears of chaos and euphoria that change may be imminent.  Organizers said they were […]

Cairo, Egypt– Three Egyptian protesters were killed and others wounded Saturday when police in downtown Cairo opened fire on a massive crowd demanding the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak.

CAIRO — Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak named a vice president Saturday for the first time since coming to power nearly 30 years ago – a clear step toward setting up a successor in the midst of the biggest anti-government protests of his regime.

SAN FRANCISCO — About a half-hour past midnight Friday morning in Egypt, the Internet went dead. Almost simultaneously, the handful of companies that pipe the Internet into and out of Egypt went dark as protesters were gearing up for a fresh round of demonstrations calling for the end of President Hosni Mubarak’s nearly 30-year rule, […]

CAIRO (AP) – CAIRO – The Egyptian capital Cairo was the scene of violent chaos Friday, when tens of thousands of anti-government protesters stoned and confronted police, who fired back with rubber bullets, tear gas and water cannons. It was a major escalation in what was already the biggest challenge to authoritarian President Hosni Mubarak’s […]

CAIRO — Egyptian anti-government activists clashed with police for a second day Wednesday in defiance of an official ban on any protests. Beefed up police forces on the streets quickly moved in and used tear gas and beatings to disperse any demonstrations.