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Is anyone talking about what the people want? What is the impact of finding Hezbollah guilty on the Lebanese people's support of Hezbollah?
If Lebanon goes into elections today, will Hezbollah still have 68 seats?
You can't blame the U.S for the fact that people are being shot down in the street..
You think that if Egypt was anti U.S it would have reacted in a different manner?
I'm not sure it's only the U.S and Israel that are looking for a civil war.. Don't forget it was Hezbollah that blew up the government, and is now arresting the opposition..
Something is brewing up, the question is to what end.
Palestine papers: Israel and PA planned joint hit on Hamas man in 2005 (Haaretz)
Sources say three dead in Egyptian protests (Reuters)
Tunisian army disperses protest, man burns himself (Reuters)
# Protestors fainting! Many badly injured! half a minute ago via Mobile Web
# Am injured so backed out, cloud of white over Tahrir square, ppl not backing down! 2 minutes ago via Mobile Web
Riot police lined behind R building in Maspiro,guarding main #Egypt TV bldg.Officer tells men: "if they attack,kill them" #jan25” vor 18 Minuten via Twitter for iPhone
1 anti-riot soldier dead. 4 officers injured 35-soldiers injured.
Hearing shooting coming from tahrir area. not clear what it is. could be tear gas. #jan25
Gas being fired on corniche under 6 October bridge, chaos in central cairo. can hear ambulances, chanting from behind egyptian museum #Jan25
the relative restraint shown by police earlier in the day is well and truly over. vigorously putting down protests in central cairo. #Jan25
not sure if anyone will get this, but "people are now heading towards ramsis square from mohamed farid's square in downt#Egypto#Jan25ypt #Jan25
LabibaLaith “@ahramonline: #Egypt Twitter blocked on all ISP's in Egypt
2 anti-riot soldiers dead in Suez-Egypt protests.Most aggressive protest! History repeats itself
fustat R @Sarahcarr Al Jazeera cameraman suffers rubber bullet injuries, taken to hospital #Jan25
Madness in #Cairo. Restraint thrown to the wind. Complete crackdown on all protesters. Blasts from multiple directions. #Jan25 #Egypt
Mass demonstration breaks through security barricade and heads towards Shubra Cairo
3arabawy Protesters in Shubra are trying to head to Tahrir Square. Protesters in downtown Cairo climb firetruck and destroy water cannon. #Jan25
01 :53 Protestors attack police in Suez following reports of citizen dying after police fired live bullets New
01 :48 Mass demonstration breaks through security barricade and heads towards Shubra Cairo New
Security arrests Mohammed Shaker Al-Jazeera correspondent and Husam Yahia, along with large number of journalists covering protests New
Protestors call on citizens near Tahrir to join demonstration and help cordon security forces
tylorspa: chases going on between security forces and protesters near the center of the field of Ramses
Violent clashes between security and protestors in Tahrir and vehicles set ablaze
Ghad Party leader Ayman Nour confirms son arrested and taken to unknown destination
ElBaradei condemns US support of regime and urges backing of Egypt's protestor
SPIEGEL: Do you believe that the protests will truly lead to change?
ElBaradei: They mark the beginning of an historic process. The Egyptians have recognized that they must take their fate into their own hands. For the first time in the country's recent history, they are really prepared to take to the streets. The culture of fear that the regime cultivated has been broken. There is no turning back now. Activists anticipate the biggest demonstrations in decades. These protests are a snowball that could turn into an avalanche.
Protestors detained in front of Opera House as forces block off road to Qasr el Nil bridge hurling tear gas canisters at them New
# Insider sources from police forces soldiers are exhausted both physically and morally
# More and more people going down the streets.
# In AlTahrir people were organised and peacefull, they didn't destroy or burn anything. They were even collecting their garbage.
# Unconfirmed news Ministry reform within hours.
# People gathered in front of Ministry of internal affairs building and unconfirmed news they are taking control over the national TV building. (They were airing some show about dolphins an hour ago)
LabibaLaith "@3Beee: rt @Mabusharkh People now at the foreign ministry, shubra tunnel, talaat harb sq. And 26th of july-boulaq
Dima_Khatib 7 rubber coated steel bullets found in AJE freelance cameraman's two arms + forehead
Originally posted by Vitchilo
There was also news a few days ago that lots of gold was leaving Egypt... exactly like the Tunisian dictators did a few days before fleeing...
CAIRO (AFP) – Egypt's interior ministry on Wednesday banned demonstrations and warned that protesters will be prosecuted, as activists called for a second day of anti-government rallies. "No provocative moves, or protest gatherings, or marches or demonstrations will be allowed," the ministry said in a statement. "Legal measures will be taken against anyone (in contravention), and they will be transferred to the prosecution," the statement continued.
15:56 Mikati is Hezbollah’s candidate, says Siniora
15:19 Development and Liberation bloc denounces sectarian statements
14:32 Sleiman has not yet determined nature of upcoming cabinet, says source
14:28 Saida schools to reopen on Thursday
14:25 Turkey urges restraint in Lebanon
14:21 Sleiman satisfied with Lebanon’s return to calm
14:17 Marouni: We will watch March 8 carefully
14:00 March 14 calls for daily rallies in Martyrs Square
13:54 Hariri meets with Mikati in Beirut
13:53 Berri: This stage requires responsibility
13:32 Sami Gemayel to March 14: Stop making concessions
13:14 LDP calls for a cabinet that includes all party leaders
13:10 Mikati meets with Siniora
20:28 Thousands march in anti-Abbas protests in Gaza (AP)
20:03 Tunisia's government issues international arrest warrant for ousted President Ben Ali (AP)
19:57 Chief Palestinian negotiator Erekat admits some of the Palestine papers are accurate (Army Radio)
19:04 White House says it's monitoring Egypt situation closely (Reuters)
18:15 Egyptian police arrest 860 demonstrators protesting Mubarak's government (Ch.10)
18:07 Chief Palestinian negotiator Erekat: Palestine papers put my life in danger (Ch. 10)
17:23 Palestinian negotiator Erekat: Al-Jazeera is inciting against me and putting my life at risk (AP)
17:09 Egypt markets crash due to countrywide protests (Reuters)
16:53 Lebanon faction urges sit-in against Hezbollah (AP)
16:19 Ahmadinejad slams rivals in parliament, says they 'interfere' in his government's business (Reuters)
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on the world on Wednesday to learn the lessons of the Holocaust and to act against Iran. Speaking to parliament ahead of international Holocaust Remembrance Day, he accused the "regime of the ayatollahs" of inciting a new "genocide" against the Jewish people.
A website that monitors internet traffic was receiving reports Wednesday that Facebook was inaccessible in Egypt, a day after Twitter was blocked amid anti-government unrest, AFP reported. Twitter and Facebook were among internet social networking services reportedly being used by protesters to share information and coordinate activities. Twitter confirmed late Tuesday that its website had been blocked in Egypt, in an apparent move to thwart protesters using the social network in the campaign against Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.
8:18pm A hand grenade explosion has rocked the Soueiqa area near the Abu Ali river in Tripoli.
8:17pm National Struggle Front MP Alaeddine Terro to LBC: Let us await the developments and I don’t think ties between Jumblat and Hariri will be severed.
8:00pm Mustaqbal bloc MP Mohammed Kabbara to MTV: The protests were planned for one day and any new action depends on the political developments.
7:57pm Head of Tripoli Municipality Nader al-Ghazal to OTV: What happened yesterday is condemned and it doesn’t reflect the true nature of Tripoli’s residents.
7:47pm U.S. Secretary of State Clinton after meeting her Jordanian counterpart: We expressed our hopes that it will be the people of Lebanon themselves, not outside forces, that will sustain the independence and sovereignty of Lebanon.
6:34pm MP Mohammed Safadi condemned Tuesday’s Tripoli riots: The office that was burned was one that presented services to the residents of Tripoli and the North for more than ten years.
An-Nahar newspaper on Wednesday said among the injured was 35 Lebanese army soldiers, two policemen and 8 civilians.
10:32am National Liberal Party leader Dory Chamoun to MTV: The participation of March 14 forces in the next cabinet hinges on Miqati’s proposals.
Saudi Arabia have just officially announced that all of their citizens should refrain from visiting Lebanon. Those already in the country should consider leaving as soon as possible.
2:01pm March 14 urged supporters to hold sit-ins at ex-Premier Rafik Hariri’s grave at Martyrs Square every day starting 6:00 pm.
Naharnet: A mortar left behind by Israeli troops was discovered on the outskirts of Khirbet Rouha town in Rashaya
an informed diplomatic source told al-Liwaa daily that several Arab and Foreign embassies asked their citizens to be cautious during their presence in Lebanon.
Some Arab embassies even took quick measures to help VIPs leave Lebanon in the next few days, the source said.
Al-Liwaa also reported that it received a copy of an advisory issued by the U.S. embassy. It claimed that the document advises U.S. citizens to be cautious and avoid peaceful gatherings that could turn violent.
Mikati visited Hariri, but Hariri refused to talk to him. Mikati left after few minutes
March 14 Secretary-General Fares Soueid: We will not participate in the next cabinet
Former President & leader of the Kataeb Party Amin Gemayel has postponed his visit to France
Prime Minister-designate Najib Mikati’s future actions will show whether he is unbiased or not, but looking at the current circumstances, Mikati is actually Hezbollah’s candidate, Lebanon First bloc leader MP Fouad Siniora said on Wednesday following his meeting with Mikati.
Army tanks movinng into East Beirut's christian areas
Albalad: Assad told Sarkozy that he wants to delay the tribunal process
Turkish Foreign Ministry: The escalation of tensions would harm the people of Lebanon and might lead to instability in the whole region
Naharnet: The body of an unknown man in his thirties was found in an abandoned building in Dora
Albalad: a judge of the International Tribunal: the absence of genuine government in Lebanon complicate matters
March 14 to start a 'tent city' protest
10:05pm Miqati: No one can count on Israel’s “good behavior,” but I stress that Lebanon and the Resistance won’t be the reason behind a new war.
A sect seizing the prime minister, the president and the speaker’s positions has never happened in Lebanon’s history, March 14 General Secretariat member Samir Franjieh told Future News television on Wednesday.
“Hezbollah controls President [Michel Sleiman’s actions] through threats, is [present] in the parliament through Speaker Nabih Berri, and [now Najib] Mikati was appointed as a PM.”
“What Hezbollah did is a coup against the country’s [foundations]. No one will accept that one party controls the country,” Franjieh added.
"The international community must do everything to stop Hezbollah and Iran from taking Lebanon hostage," Shalom told Israeli public radio.
The reports said that the IDF was also on high alert, increasing patrols on the border while keeping a wary eye on Hizbullah installations in south Lebanon. Speaking last week, Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said that Israel needed to be "prepared for every scenario.
Lebanon First bloc MP Khaled Zahraman said on Wednesday that Prime Minister-designate Najib Mikati will withdraw from his appointment as a premier.
It seems that in Egypt Facebook and Twitter are still off-line. Those that still use these are working via telephone lines to servers outside Egypt.
Egypt markets crash due to countrywide protests
An Egyptian man in The Hague, Holland, tried to set himself on fire, which was prevented.
"At least 1,000 opposition activists arrested as Egyptian protests continue"
Egypt's National news: President Mubarak is working hard to find solutions to the unrest in Lebanon and to help things to settle
Egypt protesters set fire to govt building in Suez
"Chief Palestinian negotiator Erekat admits some of the Palestine papers are accurate"
Nsibai RT @abzzyy: RT @drjosephedward: HELP, AT SUEZ THEY TOOK dn CELL phn OPERATORS, WE HAVE NO CELL phn COVERAGE.I BELIEVE THEY WILL PUNISH US #Suez #jan25 15 seconds ago · reply
Ahmedfouad ALL THE NEWS AGENCIES ARE blocked FROM ENTERING SUEZ #Egypt #jan25 #25jan WHAT THE # IS THIS 22 seconds ago · reply
Libyus RT @shadihamid Egyptians call for million man march on Friday http://(link tracking not allowed)/glmRKn momentum now w- protesters #jan25 #Holy# 24 seconds ago · reply
alieninbeirut RT @Mlsif: Americans, as u watch #Jan25 revolt in Egypt, know that we give $1.6B/yr to Mubarak regime. Your tax dollars at work. Time to change? 12 seconds ago · reply
ganzeer RT @arabist: TBC RT @moselim: Unconfirmed reports that the Egyptian Army has descended on #Suez streets. #Egypt #Mubarak 23 seconds ago · reply
?maboulazm? RT @justicentric: SPREAD SPREAD SPREAD: After Friday prayers we r marching from mosques to all public squares to bring down the regime #EGYPT #JAN25
Nails_McFugger? Seems RIGHT NOW army have locked down #suez and are firing live rounds - internet cut off- people dying #egypt #jan24 #jan25Twitter - seconds ago
Egypt protesters set fire to government building in Suez (Reuters)
Egypt trade minister cancels trip to Davos World Economic Forum (Reuters)
Egypt; According to CNN reporter Abdelfattah...police is provoking protesters and is shooting with real bullets..dozens killed. vor 12 Minuten via web
AFP: Demonstrators managed to open one of the side gates of the Ministry of Foreign Bulaq Abul-Ela area in central Cairo, and then broke into the security room
Hafez Salama, the leader of Egyptian resistance in Suez 1973, is still ALIVE and is leading the masses in #Suez right now
the police won't let people take the bodies of the dead from the morgue, so that the funerals won't be focal points for protest
Curfew in place in Suez, police out in force
Reporters from Suez, Al Jazeerah, Dream and Al Mehwar were prohibited from entering Suez to enforce a media blackout on the subject #Jan25
– “Latest is that they are going to start shutting off the electricity and enforcing a curfew in certain areas of Cairo. It’s still calm in my neighborhood but heading out now to a proposed larger protest.”
“Randomly found a group of 300 protestors and it we were immediately attacked by a mob of plain clothed policemen with sticks. Witnessed the police beating people. Scariest moment yet. I’ve decided to stay inside for the rest of the night. People on the street told me that small protests are sprouting up everywhere.”
#Suez is under siege! Egyptian Army takes over from the Police Forces!
No stopping of protests until Friday We can protest in shifts Some of us go home New ppl come They r tired & outstretched #Jan25 #Egypt
6th of October Bridge, #Cairo, is off limits as of now!
"Washington--The United States bluntly urged Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on Wednesday to make political reforms in the face of protesters demanding his ouster, marking a pivot in its stance toward a key Arab ally."
All the mobile phone networks in Suez are reportedly not working
UNCONFIRMED: Airport security saying unannounced presidential emergency jets are leaving Cairo #jan25 #egypt #Revolution
US, Jordan seek resumption of Mideast peace talks (AP)
Thousands march in anti-Abbas protests in Gaza (AP)
Medvedev: International community has no proof Iran is developing nuclear weapons (Army Radio)
Tunisia's government issues international arrest warrant for ousted President Ben Ali (AP)