Egypt unrest

The three hundred stooges (and the yellow journalists)

One would have to be a fresh-off-the-boat international correspondent to be fooled by the pitiful attempts to stage “pro-Mubarak protests” on the streets of Egypt today. Egyptians know these people too well.

The Arab world is on fire: dialogue with a Syrian anarchist

The great revolts shaking the Arab world in Yemen, Algeria, Tunisia and now Egypt have caught everyone by surprise. They are, without a doubt, one of the most significant events of our time sending clearly out there the message that no place on this world is doomed to be some imperialist-backed-dictator's playground. Extraordinarily authoritarian regimes like that of Ben Ali were shown completely powerless in the face of a united and determined people on struggle.

Egypt at the tipping point? - Joel Beinin

Joel Beinin analyses in detail the current situation in Egypt, with mention of the contributions from the various 'opposition' groups as well as the important role of workers' protest in recent years.

Crisis in Egypt: Q&A with Hossam el-Hamalawy

Q&A with activist, blogger and journalist Hossam el-Hamalawy about the revolt in Egypt 2011.

Cairo: gunshots and coffee

Report from the streets of Cairo as Mubarak clings to power.

Graffiti from the uprising in Cairo

"The people want the regime to fall"

Photographs of graffiti painted up during the riots.

From and Jano Charbel's blog

Sunday night in Cairo

Quick report from the streets of Cairo from Sunday 30 January.

Egyptian uprising - updates and discussion

Live updates and discussion from the Egyptian uprising which began on 25 January 2011.