Tahrir Square

In Egypt, political turmoil hits tourism business

Jul 8, 2013
Violent clashes between rival political factions, the army and police are scaring off tourists in a country where 10% of the economy is tourism-related.
Posted In: Cairo, Egypt, Tahrir Square, tourism

Reporter's Notebook: In Egypt, report or stay safe?

Jul 4, 2013
Egyptian coup leaves freelance journalist a choice between on-the-ground reporting and risks to her safety.
Posted In: Egypt, Tahrir Square

Twitter translating Egyptian tweets

Jul 3, 2013
Earlier this week, Twitter quietly launched a translation service.
Posted In: Egypt, Twitter, Tahrir Square

For Egypt’s young people, jobs are few

Feb 3, 2012
One year after the Egyptian revolution, the country's youth have free speech -- but still face massive unemployment levels.
Posted In: Egypt, youth, Education, Jobs, employment, Unemployment, Tahrir Square, Arab Spring

For some in Egypt -- enough protests already!

Jan 27, 2012
For a year, protesters in Cairo’s Tahrir Square have demanded freedom and economic opportunity. Some say it’s time now to stop the protests.
Posted In: Egypt, One Year On, Tahrir Square, protests

One Year On: Are Egyptians better off?

Jan 26, 2012
How Egyptians are fairing economically one year after the end of ruler Hosni Mubarak's reign.
Posted In: Egypt, One Year On, Tahrir Square

Egyptian uprising celebrates one-year anniversary

Jan 25, 2012
One year ago today, protesters in Egypt rose up against the government there.
Posted In: Egypt, Arab Spring, Tahrir Square, One Year On

2011 in review: The rise of the people

Dec 27, 2011
From the Arab Spring to the Occupy Wall Street protests, discussions over income inequality took center stage this year -- and they aren't dying down anytime soon.
Posted In: Tahrir Square, Egypt, Occupy Wall Street, income inequality