Revolution in Cairo

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Dispatches from our team during the production of Revolution in Cairo



  • gigi ibrahimGigi's Revolution Her family is part of the Egyptian elite, but 24-year-old Gigi Ibrahim is fighting for her country's future. Can she convince them of her cause? (Feb. 19, 2011)
  • Cairo Scenes"They'll Have to Take Us Out of Here Dead" That's what the protestors inside Tahrir Square are telling our team on the ground. (Feb. 3, 2010)


Dispatches GlobalPost

Charles M. SennottOur dispatches were written by correspondent Charles M. Sennott, a veteran Middle East reporter and co-founder of GlobalPost. Read his blog GroundTruth here.
  • Keeping an Eye on the Army Most Egyptians and most of the protesters in the square say they respect the military and the way it showed restraint and good judgment in the revolution. But the smiles of the army soldiers on the tanks are not necessarily the true face of the military. (Feb. 15, 2011)
  • "The First Day of a New Egypt" The future of Egypt was being drafted on a piece of cardboard inside a tent by the glow of a flashlight last night. (Feb. 11, 2011)
  • Rage in Cairo The Egyptian revolution is teetering on the edge of widespread violence this morning. (Feb. 11, 2011)
  • The New Face of the Revolution The Egyptian revolt found its face today. It's the face of a Google executive with a small goatee who ignited the youthful demonstrations that changed the Arab world with a simple call to action on his Facebook page. (Feb. 8, 2011)
  • "Mubarak Has to Go: That is Non-Negotiable" There is no sign of the protests here quieting down. (Feb. 6, 2011)
  • Out of the Frying Pan, Into the Fire Past the barbed wire and the tanks and the military checkpoints and then five other levels of security set up by the protesters themselves, we finally entered Tahrir Square, the epicenter of the revolt in Egypt. (Feb. 4, 2011)


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Posted Feburary 22, 2011

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