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1:17pm Iranian Ambassador to Lebanon Ghazanfar Rokn-Abadi: Iran will remain by the side of the Lebanese people and its honorable Resistance.
8:47am Lebanon First MP Ziad al-Qadiri to VDL (93.3): Should a government be formed of only March 8 members, then we would have headed towards a greater problem than the one we faced in forming a Cabinet.
AFP: Egyptian regime begins talks with Islamists
Thousands demonstrate in Milan calling on Italy Prime Minister Berlusconi to resign (Israel Radio)
ElBaradei: Egypt protests could get 'more vicious' if U.S. backs Mubarak (Reuters)
Natural gas exports from Egypt to Israel may be halted for 2 weeks, not 1 (Bloomberg)
Muslim Brotherhood says it is willing to negotiate with the Egyptian government (Reuters)
Egypt negotiations begin Sunday at 11 A.M. to resolve country's crisis (Reuters)
Hamas terrorist escapes Egyptian prison and flees to Gaza Strip (Israel Radio)
Report: Egypt government will restore operation of banks and businesses Sunday (Ch. 10)
Hundreds demonstrate in U.S. cities in support of Egypt protesters (AP)
Former U.S. VP Cheney: Mubarak is a good man and ally to the United States (Reuters)
Roadside bomb in western Iraq kills prominent Sunni Muslim tribe leader (AP)
U.N. Secretary-General: Unrest in Egypt has serious implications for Mideast peace process (AP)
Muslim Brotherhood: Demands of Egyptians are clear. Mubarak must step down (DPA)
Barak: Egypt's stability rests in the hands of the Egyptian army (Ch.10)
Iran bans state TV from teaching foreign recipes (AP)
Garbagemen, police, transport back on the streets.#egypt about 2 hours ago via Twitter for BlackBerry®
AJELive Reuters says #Egypt stock exchange will remain closed for an eighth day on Tuesday
norashalaby Quite crowded in tahrir. Spirits high #Jan25 20 minutes ago via TweetDeck
moftasa My mother who have always thought I shouldn't go to protests for my own safety & cause I'm her only child is in Tahrir sq. holding a sign 29 minutes ago via Mobile Web
bencnn : US interests in #Egypt: "stability," Suez Canal, peace treaty w/Israel, gas, oil. Record shows democracy always low priority. #Tahrir #Jan25 28 minutes ago via web
bencnn : # Suspicions are US would rather deal with Military/Muslim Brotherhood regime than real democracy in #Egypt. #Tahrir #Jan25 41 minutes ago via web
SultanAlQassemi Al Arabiya: Naguib Sawiris, Muslim Brotherhood & a representative of El Baradei amongst those in current talks with VP Omar Suleiman about 1 hour ago via web
norashalaby Traffic back to normal. Long lines in front of banks #Jan25 about 1 hour ago via TweetDeck
bencnn : Mubarak regime, Brotherhood live off one another. Both know in truly open system they'd lose. So now, let's make a deal. #Tahrir #Jan25 about 1 hour ago via web
@blakehounshell: Question of the day: Will Brotherhood sell out Tahrir and cut a separate deal with Suleiman? Answer: YES about 2 hours ago via web in reply to blakehounshell
bbclysedoucet Large queues banks. Police won't let us film/record without official letters - a bit of normal life returns! #jan25 #egypt about 2 hours ago via ÜberTwitter
HalaGorani Today, govt will issue a "roadmap" detailing "principles of how to establish a peaceful transition," incl constitutional reforms. #Egypt about 2 hours ago via Twitter for BlackBerry®
hebamorayef military officer stationed in downtown Alexandria tells my friend the military will stay on the streets until October #Jan25 #Egypt about 3 hours ago via web
Seems backroom deals, diplomatic maneuvers and pressure trying to rob the anti-Mubarak movement of momentum. #Tahrir #Egypt #Jan25 about 3 hours ago via web
ianinegypt That was the first night I didn't hear gunfire. More cars on the road today. #jan25 #egypt about 6 hours ago via TweetDeck
Egyptian flags now on sale entrance Tahrir Sq. A popular item. #jan25 #egypt
RT @BBCWorld: US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton backs involvement of Muslim Brotherhood in talks in #Egypt, from AFP about 1 hour ago via ÜberTwitter
bbclysedoucet : Tighter control Tahrir Sq. Soldiers now say we can't bring in our equipment without permission. #jan25 #egypt
occupiedcairo Normalcy in some areas, but Tahrir packed again. LOADS of people, singing, chanting, carnival atmosphere #jan25 18 minutes ago via TweetDeck
monasosh To those joining us in Tahrir, will be greatly appreciated if you could get common cold medicines & vitamin C #Jan25 17 minutes ago via web
ielsakka MB shifted their position, a leading member in the MB is now talking about " Egyptian crisis" instead of " Egyptian revolution" #Tahrir about 1 hour ago via web
JawazSafar Protest planned for next Saturday In Nazareth in support to #Jan25 revolution about 2 hours ago via web
mosaaberizing The Coptic mass at Tahrir just took place. Many Muslims joined and listened. #Tahrir about 1 hour ago via Mobile Web
joshuahersh Forget rock-wielding thugs. The new weapon of choice against the demonstrations is imposed normalcy. Might work too. about 2 hours ago via Twitter for BlackBerry®
ronhaviv Equipment being taken at airport on way in-some arrests of journos continue after curfew outside the square... about 2 hours ago via Echofon
HannahAllam Just came from the bank. Hundreds of ppl, yelling, fighting, shouting, cursing the "crisis." took me 2 hrs to get $. #egypt #jan25 about 2 hours ago via web
Muslim Brotherhood to a launch a press conference at 4 p.m. to talk about earlier meeting with govt #alarabiya #egypt #jan25 #FREEEGYPT 12 minutes ago via web
Tunisian police fire on crowd, killing 2 & injuring 17 #Tunis #Revolution #Egypt #Jan25 21 minutes ago via web
Egypt says foreign officials should stop giving lessons #alarabiya #egypt #cairo #jan25 #FREEEGYPT #Internet #25jan 30 minutes ago via web
Funeral procession of Egyptian journalist to take place in Tahrir square: Alarabiya reporter #alarabiya #egypt #jan25 #FREEEGYPT #25jan about 3 hours ago via web
Hurdles disallow entrance of food and beverages to protesters in Tahrir square:Alarabiya reporter #alarabiya #egypt #jan25 #FREEEGYPT #25jan about 3 hours ago via web
No cars passing through Tahrir square after its closure by army: Alarabiya reporter #alarabiya #egypt #jan25 #FREEEGYPT #25jan about 3 hours ago via web
Thousands of Egyptians aim for a 'million protest' head to Tahrir square: Alarabiya reporter #alarabiya #egypt #jan25 #FREEEGYPT #25jan about 3 hours ago via web
New gas finding can triger a new 'fighting' between Lebanon and israel www.alarabiya.net... about 3 hours ago via web
Army tries to minimize area allowed for protesters to demonstrate in Tahrir square: Alarabiya reporter #alarabiya #jan25 #FREEEGYPT #25jan about 3 hours ago via web
Some of the new comers said army soldiers didn't inspect them and only saw IDs. Hence the smooth passage into Tahrir. about 1 hour ago via Mobile Web
Hearing from a MB figure they aren't really negotiating with VP. Merely reiterating people's demands & checking if govt. serious abt talks. about 1 hour ago via Mobile Web
The Army isn't anti-Mubarak. So far they've been unbiased but we know they could be on his side anytime. He's the head, afterall
richardengelnbc #egypt, mood still very anti-journalist.. We were asked by several angry crowds if we worked for al-jazeera about 1 hour ago via Twitter for BlackBerry®
aisaad Egyptian Copts to hold Sunday services in Tahrir tom, Muslims to surround them for protection - returning Friday's favor #Egypt #Jan25
It is a good thing, Its just odd looking out the window and seeing everyone going about their lives like nothing happened 29 minutes ago via web in reply to HadilHammad
Traffic flows normally around #Tahrir square. Banks have reopened. It seems every1 has entered into a pact to pretend #Jan25 never happened. about 2 hours ago via web
Originally posted by Resurrectio
I actually think it is over... I think the numbers are going to decrease and this will be swept away.
#Egypt today RT @SultanAlQassemi :Father Fawzi Khalil holding Bible standing by Imam holding Quran Tahrir Sq:
bencnn : The one week with closed factories and minimal traffic has given us clean air and a blue sky
BBC: Vice-President Omar Suleiman has turned down a call to assume President Mubarak's powers, according to a participant at the talks, the AFP news agency reports.
Business Insider: Senior US Marine Says "Multiple Platoons" Are Headed To Egypt
Protest in Alexandria.
bencnn : Al Hurra: Businessman Naguib Sawiris "Omar Suleiman told us there won't be any more arrests
RT @Dima_Khatib: Sources in Mansoura tell al Jazeera that "thugs" are attacking people
Al Jazeera: there are about one million protesters on Tahrir Square #jan25 #egypt
BBC : There's an Art Exhibition at Meydan Tahrir of drawings that portray the chronology of the pro-democracy protests
BBC : Egypt's state news agency reports all parties at talks agreed to a 'peaceful transition of power in line with the constitution'
Actor Khalid Abdalla speaks | ... | Tahrir Sq has become/will remain a mini State until we get what #Egypt deserves
RT @bbcbreaking: Government and opposition agree in #Egypt talks to review constitution, reject foreign interference and aim for peaceful transition
Nothing, absolutely nothing has changed in #Egypt #Jan25 RT @Reuters Opposition figure ElBaradei slams Egypt talks
Al Arabiya: Netanyahu orders to speed up the work on the Israeli-Egypt border security fence construction.
Karzai to announce Afghan handover start March 21 (Reuters)
Islamists reject offer to join new Jordan government (DPA)
Israeli source: Syria, Israel were on brink of direct talks in 2008 (AP)
Former Egypt trade minister: Mubarak's role in transition to democracy 'critical' (Reuters)
Army fires shots in the air to disperse sleeping protesters in Cairo's Tahrir square (DPA)
Mortar shells fired from Gaza at western Negev; no casualties reported (Army Radio)
Obama: Muslim Brotherhood does not have majority support (AP)
Obama: Egypt will not return to what it was, time is now for change (Reuters)
U.S. President Obama wants 'representative government in Egypt' (DPA)
In Alexandria, a demo that started wt 5000 has turned into 300,000 + in Moharam beih #Jan25
RT @Sandmonkey: Code Pink is collecting money for food and supplies to be sent to Egypt. Please stop them. This will be used against us. #jan25
RT @muiz: via @SandMonkey > Please explain to @CODEPINKALERT that they will accuse the revolution of being foreignly funded . It will hurt us. #jan25
A tank has now rolled up to clear out the spectators/rock throwers who tend to hang out on the 6th of October overpass these nights.
RT @monasosh: The army were trying to block this entrance wt wire, ppl prevented them,army shot in air to scare them and arrested 1 (maybe 5).
Egypt ex-trade minister plans to return to Egypt, after arriving in Dubai and finding his assets frozen
Protests planned monday in Iraq
nytjim RT @blakehounshell: Interesting. Emerging split between Brotherhood leadership and youth wing
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is to leave Egypt for medical treatment in Germany, at which time he'll give up his power as president, according to Der Spiegel.
The report suggests the plan is for Mubarak, who had been rumored to be suffering from cancer, to head to hospital near Baden-Baden in Germany. The hospital in question is Max-Grundig-Klinik Bühlerhöhe, and it is already in talks over the move, according to Der Spiegel.
We have pressed the MFA for the release of these April 6 activists(US official wrote). xxxxxxxxxxx(name of protest leaser) expressed satisfaction with the December 3-5 \"Alliance of Youth Movements Summit\" in New York, noting that he was able to meet activists from other countries and outline his movement's goals for democratic change in Egypt. He told us that the other activists at the summit were very supportive, and that some even offered to hold public demonstrations in support of Egyptian democracy in their countries.
We tend to forget that well over a year ago, political actors in America and allied nations had full knowledge that Egypt's Hosni Mubarak was terminally ill. Certain that his reign was coming to a close, they devised a plan to compensate the inevitable loss of Mubarak's unconditional support.
Media 'pundits' are eager to blame the timing of the protests in Egypt on economic hardships. Citing Egypt's jobless and inordinate poverty, they would have us believe that the American 'social media', Tweeter in particular, has prompted and aided the protests. They would have us believe that in spite of the fact that the Egyptians cry over the price of wheat, they have cell phones and access to social media. We are to accept that the poor, hungry, and jobless Egyptians are revolting against their lot by 'tweeting' in English.
But Mubarak is dying. Fearful of losing an important ally in Egypt's Mubarak, the political elite in America have undertaken a calculated risk: siding with the Egyptians to promote 'democracy' - hoping to help put in place one of their own
Amongst the neoliberals, a new wave of thinking emerged which endorsed the idea of promoting 'democracy' ("liberal Imperialism") in order to evolve hegemonism to imperialism. Their thinking emphasized the 'character of the political leadership'. A wave of books centered on 'democratic transitions' that focused on the character of the leader with the right ideas appeared. They planned to emphasis new successful leaders such as Vaclav Havel, Nelson Mandela, Lech Walesa in order to promote their own in places of interest.
These neoliberals believed that "transition to 'democracy' required focusing on "political strategies" and introducing "indeterminancy" and "uncertainty" into the process of political change which they believed would be ground for cautious optimism that 'democracy' could catch on. Laureates were appointed: Shirin Ebadi, El Baradei, Obama, Liu Xiaobo...
8:44pm Ahmad Nagib, one of the organisers of the protests in Tahrir Square told Al Jazeera:
"We are not scared of being martyred, but we don't want to be shot at the back by state security." We will continue to protest in Tahrir Squrae until he [Mubarak] steps down. It is safer for us to camp out here in the open, some of our friends that left the Square were kidnapped and tortured inside the museum by state security.
We are still resilient and we will carry on, real democracy can only be achieved by involving all of us in any talks, but any talks will happen after Mubarak leaves. Our voices have not been represented, and we call for the Egyptian state TV to be prosecuted for playing an instrumental part in inciting hatred towards us and encouraging the 'baltageya' thugs to attack us.
Militants attack police base in Egypt's Rafah (Reuters)
Iran claims to have built four new space satellites (AP)
Two injured in attack on Egyptian security barracks in Sinai (DPA)
Former Mossad chief Halevy: U.S. and Israel are winning the war against Iran (Haaretz)
Turkey and Iran aim to triple trade volume to $30b despite nuclear sanctions (Reuters)
Jordan's Bedouin tribes warn of revolt if government reforms not taken (Reuters)
NATO warns Egypt and Tunisia unrest may cause economic hardship and illegal immigration (AP)
Probe finds Sinai pipeline blast was caused by bomb (AP)
Egypt approves 15 percent raise for government employees (AP)
Egypt's ex-police chief appears before prosecutors (Reuters)
Ashkenazi at Herzliya Conference: We must be ready to fight on more than one front (Haaretz)
Protesters try to block Tunisian parliament (AP)
U.S.: Muslim Brotherhood's anti-American rhetoric goes counter to regional stability (Haaretz)
U.S.-based rights group: 297 killed in Egypt revolt (AP)
WikiLeaks: Israel has long seen Egypt VP Suleiman as worthy Mubarak successor (AP)
Egypt government, opposition to hold 2nd day of talks amid continued protests (DPA)
Report: Saudi authorities forced students to participate in pro-Assad protests (Ch. 10)
Funeral for the journalist killed by a sniper going on in freedom square
More protests in Yemen
"The army soldier on the ground stated that he has orders to confiscate any supplies going into Tahrir." #Egypt #Jan25
Journalists now have to register with #Egypt's Ministry of Information if they wish to enter Tahrir
Army removing portable toilets in Tahrir square and confiscating all supplies going in
Heavy army, police presence outside Israeli embassy. Flag removed. #Egypt #Jan25 #Tahrir
bencnn: Crowd banging on closed doors of bank in Agouza. Not yet back to normal. #Egypt #Tahrir #Jan25
Indoncensorship: reports that Index free expression award winner Kareem Amir has been picked up by authorities in #egypt
WilYaWil: Walking towards tahrir sq. @ simon bolivar sq. Multiple army checkpoint asking for ID. No access to tahrir
US special envoy to Egypt recalled due to ties with Mubarak regime
Egypt's stock market is expected to reopen on Sunday February 13 #jan25
Youth unemployment: #Yemen 49%, #Palestine 38%, #Morocco 35%, #Egypt 33%,Tunisia 26%. Europe: 20-40%. USA: 20-50%
Some protests in Tehran and Syria but small ones
AJE "the army is slowly squeezing protesters in Tahrir" but numbers r still the same. That's not stopping them! #jan25 #egypt
ajimran: #Egypt: Hundreds gathered outside the Cairo Governorate, demanding the apartments promised in return for attacking anti-Mubarak protesters.
ElFoulio: Can't stop laughing abt thugs protesting for not getting their promised apartments for attacking #tahrir protesters #jan25
#Paula #Slier in #Cairo Zimbabwe defence minister warns that "those who...emulate...#Egypt will regret it bc we will not allow chaos
Nasrallah on Egypt: RT @Naharnet You are leading battle of Arab dignity and restoring Arab dignity that was humiliated by some rulers #jan25
DailyNewsEgypt: Army allowed to open fire on those violating curfew, says police official #jan25 #egypt #mubarak
Hezbollah's Secretary General has announced backing for the Egyptian revolution and said it will create a great impact on the region. Nasrallah dismisses claims US is over throwing Mubarak
Muslim Brotherhoood hails Iran's Ayatollah Khamenei for backing Egypt
Many protesters in Alexandria still
"# the tora cement workers have started a sit in over work conditions. #egyworkers #jan25
another sit in is going on now in Suez Trust Textile plant. #egyworkers #jan25
the employees at Workers University in Nasr City r staging sit in. #egyworkers #jan25
the university employees besieged Mostafa Mongi, vp of the state backed federation of trade unions. #egyworkers #jan25
Despite what appears to be greater calm on the streets in Egypt over the weekend, the State Department sent out a new Travel Warning on Sunday, Feb. 6, that instructs all American citizens to leave Egypt now.
The BBC's Kevin Connolly reports from Cairo: "Egypt now finds itself in a curious position where both the government's depiction of returning normality and the protestors vision of unstoppable change both have a degree of validity. It's not clear which will prevail or when."
BBC: hat draws to a close today's live coverage of events in Egypt, where some of the chaos of the last two weeks has subsided. But as we've seen, life is far from back to normal. And the protesters camped out in Cairo's Tahrir Square are promising not to go home until they see President Hosni Mubarak driven from office.
etharkamal: Tomorrow, millions will come to #tahrir. Tomorrow, things will happen and things will change. Tomorrow might just be the end #jan25
"In Tahrir Square in Cairo, men and women pray together just like at the Haram in Makkah, gender boundaries have been transcended and the only thing that matters is that they are Egyptians who want freedom!"
BBC : Muslim Brotherhood threatening to pull out of talks if demands aren't met
AlArabiya_Eng Egypt protesters call for mass rallies to eject Mubarak, amid reports that Mubarak might go to Germany for treatment
Sandmonkey: RT @ahmed: Wael @Ghonim was blindfolded for 12 days in detention! Bastards! #Jan25 #Egypt
nancyelattar Reports r that Etisalat claims that govt has seized ALL USB internet keys. No longer in stock. #egypt #jan25 #tahrir
pressfreedom: #Egypt military is obstructing journalists and refusing many entry into #Tahrir Square. #jan25
Tuesday 8 Feb there are several marches/demonstrations in Cairo against Mubarak and the Regime#Egypt #Jan25
Lots of foreign journalists checking out of Ramsis Hilton. The story, however, is far from over. #Jan25 #Egypt #Tahrir
Suleiman: #Egypt President signs decree to form committee to amend constitution #Jan25 #Tahrir #BREAKING
Suleiman: #Egypt President orders that #Tahrir youth NOT be chased after #Jan25 #BREAKING
Omar Suleiman: Mubarak committed to allowing the protesters continue practicing free speech. #Jan25 #Egypt
1+ million people at Tahrir square
Tanks and APCs lined up as far as eye can see at Unknown Soldier memorial in Nasr City
300 University teachers join a demonstration heading towards Tahrir to join protestors/AJA
Protestors surround parlament and interior ministry in the heart of Cairo/AJA
Kefaya movement files a request with public prosecutor to open investigation of Mubarak family fortune
Famed #Egypt scientist Farouk El-Baz tells protesters to hold their ground until #Mubarak leaves.
Protest in front of Ibrahim mosque in Alexandria full of people & smiles
3.5+ million people protesting around Egypt today
On Monday the 7th of February 2011 the professors of the faculty of law at Cairo university met and after many fruitful discussions and thorough analysis of the parameters of constitutional thought and what is best for our country in order for it to correspond with the great leap & the revolution of the Youth of the Nation which has both been welcomed and backed by many communities within the nation , presented to the nation from a pure conscience and in reaction to the new developments that have affected the entire nation’s sentiments . Presented here to the great Egyptian nation are the results which the forum has reached in regards to what must be done for the good of the nation at this historical juncture in our beloved country
Protestors outside parliament hinders Ahmed Shafik (prime minister) from reaching his office/AJA
Israel went into Gaza a few hours ago with bulldozers and some tanks, opened fire on several targets and withdrawed
President Bashar al-Assad promises elections and press freedom after seeing groundswell of protest across Arab world. Egypt impact!
heading towards downtown. Demonstrations at Egyptian Television Building, People's Assembly, Tahrir Square & other locations.
The girl who fabricated & lied about protest leaders being all Israeili agents admits she fabricated it
6+ million people protesting in Egypt now
Protesters are also gathered in front of Ministry of Health, as well as other government / State buildings
Sounds as though protesters are spreading out, gradually taking over Cairo. Soon ALL #Egypt will be part of #Tahrir! #jan25
Even in private sector, companies are faced with strikes and demos by employees asking for better living conditions
AJ : A makeshift school being set up on Tahrir square for the kids
Numerous reporters suggest Tahrir Sq has more people today than on the Million Man March
Tahrir is positively jammed today. Took me an hour to make a loop. Lots of families seem to have turned out today too.
Guys, the Egyptian Revolution is clearly stepping up its pace. Army still standing by, as protesters spread to new ground
Thousands of engineers coming to #tahrir through ramsis street
It will be a huge strategic step if we take the streets around the parliament and the cabinet building. Head there now
Chants of 'Mubarak, you are violent...your plane is waiting at the airport
Google exec Wael Ghonim is among huge crowd in Tharir Sq today.
Switzerland Is Examining Whether Mubarak Has Assets in Country
UK sold £16.4m worth of #arms to #Egypt in 2009; refuses to suspend them now
#Jan25 #Egypt Security & military have increased their already strong presence around State TV & radio.
AlArabiya_Eng: The German govt denies that Mubarak has requested a medical visit in their country #alarabiya #egypt #jan25 #Internet #25jan @ghonim #wael
#Telecom Egypt employees striking now on Ramsis #cairo #25jan #jan25 #revolution #mubarak #tahrir #egypt
Jan25voices: AJA: Wael @Ghonim speaking to protesters in #Tahrir. #Jan25 #Egypt
bencnn: Man in #Tahrir warns: if we aren't allowed to express ourselves peacefully, there's danger some will do it "by other means." #Jan25 #Egypt
Lots of people in #Tahrir for first time today? Reasons: curious, Wael Ghonim interview. tired of staying at home.
Lots of 1st timers in tahrir today. Fencesitters who either decided it was safe or inspired by @ghonim
At the main square in Stockholm, for 14 days now, a banner has been hanging which says “All squares are #Tahrir”
BBCWorld: French PM admits Mubarak lent him plane & paid for family holiday in #Egypt
revolution fever reaches all state-owned newspapers and they are kicking out the Editors-in-chief.
Ahmed Ragheb of Hisham Mugarak Law Center says military police told him some 10,000 people detained in Cairo alone since Jan 25
haaretz "#Egypt has released 34 political prisoners, the state news agency said..the first men set free since the gov..promised reforms"
Suez Canal Company workers from the cities of Suez, Port Said, and Ismailia began an open-ended sit in today. Disruptions to shipping movements, as well as disasterous econmic losses, are expected if the strike continues. Over 6000 protesters have agreed that they will not go home today once their shift is over and will continue their in front of the company's headquarters until their demands are met. They are protesting against poor wages and deteriorating health and working conditions.