Egypt protests - Keep informed
The civil unrest in Egypt is a complicated matter – and it looks like it’s not going to get easier to understand any time soon.
We have collated some of the best sources of news, social media and video around and put it into a simple list - hopefully it makes it easier for you to get your head around the chaos!
First, we will start with the big guns with up to the minute coverage:
The Whats And The Whys
Next, some explanations as to why the protests began, what they are about, and how they will end.
Messages and images from the Egyptian people on the front line
Social Media to Follow
With thanks to Andy Carvin at NPR.org for the list.
@monaeltahawy: Egyptian-born columnist and commentator.
@SultanAlQassemi: Columnist for the UAE-based newspaper,The National.
@lisang: Lisa Goldman, an Israeli-Canadian journalist based in Tel Aviv.
@bencnn: Ben Wedeman, CNN's veteran Middle East correspondent.
@alaa: Alaa Abd El Fattah, an Egyptian blogger now based in South Africa who had previously spent time in Egyptian jails due to his involvement in protests against the government.
@weddady: Nasser Weddady, a Mauritanian activist based in Boston.
Author: Phil Sylvester
In mid-August 2013 several countries changed their travel warnings for Egypt following the spread of civil unrest to the Red Sea resort of Hurghada. A protest in the area, but well away from tourist precincts, last Wednesday led to the death of one person. read more »
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