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Clinton tours Cairo’s Tahrir unabashed by criticism

CAIRO (AFP) – Secretary of State Hillary Clinton took what she called a “thrilling” tour of Cairo’s Tahrir Square, centre of the protests that ousted Hosni Mubarak, on Wednesday, ignoring criticism of Washington’s long support for his regime. The most senior US official to visit Egypt since the veteran strongman’s…

Egyptians pack Tahrir for protest and celebration

CAIRO (Reuters) – Egypt’s new military rulers, promising to guard against “counter-revolution,” faced political pressure on Friday to purge the cabinet of ministers appointed by Hosni Mubarak as thousands of protesters gathered in Cairo. On the eve of the rally that will also celebrate two weeks since Mubarak’s removal, the…

Watch Al Jazeera English live as Libya revolts

Read AFP’s live blog of the events in Libya. The video below is a live broadcast from Al Jazeera English, covering the Libyan revolution.…

‘I want to meet Mark Zuckerberg and thank him personally,’ Google exec tells CNN

Access to the Internet and specifically social networking site Facebook made a huge difference to Egyptians who succeeded on Friday in forcing former President Hosni Mubarak out of power. But how important was it? “First Tunisia, now Egypt,” began CNN host Wolf Blitzer. “What’s next?” “Ask Facebook,” answered Wael Ghonim,…

Live video: Egyptian president resigns amid protests

The video below is a live broadcast from Al Jazeera English, covering the Egyptian revolution.…

‘You’re going to have to shoot them in the head,’ Beck said of Democratic leaders

Discussing Democratic leaders during a June broadcast for the Republican Fox News Channel, conspiracy host Glenn Beck told his followers they would have to “shoot them in the head” in order to bring an end to an alleged “communist” agenda. “They believe in communism,” he said. “They believe and have…

Stewart: Fox News can’t hide its erection for Brown

One cable news channel couldn’t hide its excitement as a Republican won Ted Kennedy’s Senate seat Tuesday. Jon Stewart reports that Scott Brown’s victory gave Fox News hosts a giddiness that allows them to even forget those parts of America they hate. The MSNBC anchors may have been depressed as…

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