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nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-27-11 12:44 AM
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Your nightly Egypt News update

Egypt braces for further day of protests

Source: BBC

On Wednesday night, activists remained on the streets of the capital Cairo and of Suez, defying official warnings.

The government has said all the protests are illegal and has launched a crackdown, arresting some 700 people.

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has called on Egypt to "respond to the legitimate needs" of the people.

The BBC's Jon Leyne in Cairo says that while the protesters are still only a minority of Egyptians, they show no sign of fading away and there is a chance that many more people will join once the working week finishes on Thursday.

Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-12294804


We are now in the same kind of rhythm that we saw in Tunisia... and for you kids, unfamiliar, the Iranian Revolution.

As I said yesterday, some folks in DC (and I am betting Tel Aviv) are a tad worried. Pepto Bismol comes to mind.

Ah yes, BBC we definitely find it very useful.
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Sonoman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-27-11 12:52 AM
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1. You got it, nadin...
and what you left un-said is huge.

Sonoman
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Desertrose Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-27-11 12:55 AM
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2. Thanks for the updates, Nadin.
This is very very interesting to watch unfold....
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