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Hosni Mubarak


As the military clings to power, can democracy thrive in Egypt?

Egyptians on Monday began the lengthy process of choosing their first civilian government since the ouster of Hosni Mubarak. But it remained unclear whether the military would give up power.


Egyptians march in support of Occupy Wall Street. Are there parallels with the Arab Spring?

Protesters in Eqypt marched on the U.S. embassy Friday to show their solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street movement. Are there parallels between the protests in the U.S. and the Arab Spring?


Two sides of the Mubarak trial: Justice, or humiliation?

Egyptian-American journalist Hoda Osman reports from Cairo, where public opinion is deeply divided over the trial of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.


Photo: Standing trial, lying down

Bed-ridden and caged, Egypt’s Hosni Mubarak went on trial today for corruption and unlawful killing.


Need to Know, February 18, 2011: The universe(s), Egypt’s future and fracking

How many universes are there? Author Brian Greene explains. Plus: A fracking update, a look at what’s next in Egypt and an interview author Parag Khanna.


  Will post-Mubarak Egypt set the tone for the rest of the Arab world?

Alison Stewart talks to Michael Wahid Hanna of the Century Foundation to discuss what happens next in Egypt, and how that will affect the rest of the Arab world.


  An Egyptian-American reflects on Hosni Mubarak’s ouster

Need to Know producer Mona Iskander, an Egyptian-American, shares her personal observations on the ouster of Hosni Mubarak.


  A revolution in the streets, but not in the paper

Editor Mona Anis was working for an Egyptian government mouthpiece newspaper by day and protesting the government by night.


A question asked and answered:

The creator of the world’s most basic single-topic news website logged on Friday and changed “yes” to “no.”

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