Egypt

  • In times of turmoil - Little Egypt

    Kolkata Colloquies |  Priyanka Gupta
    It was 6 am when Samy Sharkawo, a 60 year old limousine driver from Astoria, Queens saw his television set beaming images from Cairo. Overnight,...

  • The Arab Spring faces its winter

    Head to Haid-ar |  Suhasini Haidar
    At a small gathering of top Indian executives and management professionals in Bangalore this December, Egyptian blogger and spokesman for the "April 6 movement" Waleed...

  • Has social networking lost its shine after the London Riots?

    Mostly Harmless |  Jhinuk Sen
    Twitter saved lives in the tragic moments after the Mumbai blasts last month and Facebook gave a platform to the Egypt-Libya uprisings. Blackberry Messengers seems...

  • Chasing Storms: Getting into Tripoli

    Head to Haid-ar |  Suhasini Haidar
    That joke about the burning building is true, you know. That if a building is on fire, and a hundred people are jostling to get...

  • My memories of Manama

    PM77 |  Paarull
    The Manama I see on TV these days looks nothing like the Manama I visited last year in May and December. I enjoyed the modern,...

  • Time for an Egypt in India?

    Storm Chaser |  Mahima Sharma
    Just 18 days of massive protests toppled the 30 year-old regime of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak who has gone down into history books. The 'Nile...

  • Democracy building in Egypt will be messy

    BARAKA |  Surya Gangadharan
    Sometime in the not too distant future when Egyptians look back on those tumultous 18 days, getting rid of Mubarak would probably figure as the...

  • Egypt's Army: Defending Mubarak?

    BARAKA |  Surya Gangadharan
    "I am an unveiled woman and do not fear the Muslim Brotherhood." The slim be-spectacled woman artist with an anti-Mubarak banner at Cairo's Tahrir ...

  • Arrested development during Egypt Revolution

    BARAKA |  Surya Gangadharan
    "Do you have a weapon?" I looked at the man tapping the holster at his hip. The black uniform said it all. Egypt's special ...

  • Message from Egypt: Kill us or give us what we want

    In Conversation |  Hemender Sharma
    The spirit of revolution never dies. It lurks around in thoughts, inspiring the oppressed everywhere, all the time. Geographic boundaries can not hold it back....

  • A fighter's fight and a few more clauses

    ON THE ROCKS: No Watering Down |  Ipsita Shome
    The scenes were surreal. The spirit indomitable. Fire streamed through the streets of Egypt as the world watched the war cry for coup d'état. President...