An Egyptian woman takes part in a demonstration in Cairo, 25 January, 2011.
How are Wikipedia pages about contentious events put together? Heather Ford discovered a hotbed of passion, a rotating pack of editors and a struggle for power behind its mirage of neutrality.
The presidents of Russia and Egypt.
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Russia’s efforts to sow discord, discontent and chaos extend far beyond the US, including into leading media outlets in the Arab world.
Seven years after Tahrir Square became the focal point of the Egyptian Revolution, towering metal gates now control access.
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Today’s urban public spaces tend to represent governments and cities rather than people and citizens. Architects and urban designers should contribute to shaping spaces for freedom and interaction.
Cairo takes to the streets, January 2011.
The demands of the Tahrir Square protests could scarcely have been clearer – and the crackdown since 2011 could hardly have been more galling.
Tunisian women marking International Women’s Day. The country scores poorly when it comes to women’s safety.
The world is generally not safe for women. But some projects in North Africa provide a glimpse of hope as the world marks the UN’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.
Supporters of president-elect Mohammed Morsi celebrate his victory in Tahrir Square.
For the first time perhaps in all of Egyptian history, its citizens have chosen their own leader. The election of the Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohammad Morsi as the president of Egypt is a major historical…
Protestor in Cairo’s Tahrir Square behind a flaming barricade.
Recent days have seen a return to Cairo’s Tahrir Square by thousands of Egyptians concerned by what they see as a delay by the ruling military council in implement full democracy in Egypt. With reports…