Egypt Watch

Putin’s Rage

The Russian PM is not happy with the coalition intervention in Libya:    Putin Monday likened the U.N. Security Council resolutionsupporting military action in Libya to medieval calls for crusades. Putin, in the first major remarks from ...

Egyptians Approve Constitutional Referenda

  … including provisions to bar emergency laws, limit presidents to two terms, and prevent presidents from having foreign wives. Interesting, this constitutional referendum was opposed by the young, secular, democratic ...

Real War in Libya

 Today, on the 8th anniversary of the beginning of Operation Iraqi Freedom, an international coalition began military action in Libya. No boots on the ground, yet, and apparently that was a main condition of ...

What Ceasfire?

This video, dated today, purports to show the continued shelling in Misrata: http://www.youtube.com/embed/n_OU9qp2vNk

Confirmed: ‘Ceasefire’ is a Ruse

CNN.com has testimony from a doctor in Misrata who is treating casualties of government shelling within the last hour. Libya’s government announced a “immediate” cease-fire on Friday, but witnesses in western ...

30 Shot Dead in Yemen

The deadliest day yet: Security forces and government supporters opened fire on demonstrators on Friday, killing at least 30, as the largest protest so far in Yemen came under violent and sustained attack ...