Live updates from tweeters featured in the book Tweets from Tahrir: Egypt’s Revolution as It Unfolded, in the Words of the People Who Made It.
Despite toppling the dictator Hosni Mubarak in February 2011, Egypt remained under military rule and brutal repression. The revolution continues; activists are still protesting and still using Twitter to get the word out. Tweets from Tahrir told the story of the 18-day uprising that removed Mubarak; this page brings live coverage of the struggle.
The number of Palestinians killed in Israel's assault of Gaza now over 600. More than 3,700 wounded
More destruction in Gaza today pic.twitter.com/qxBcRwrlSB
Heavy Israeli bombardment of Gaza continues. This man's supermarket warehouse was destroyed this morning in Gaza City pic.twitter.com/xv8ehQYsgG
Early today, Israel bombed 5 mosques in Gaza, a sports stadium and the home of the late Hamas military chief bigstory.ap.org/article/israel…
@jncatron thanks. I sent DM
@jncatron Hi Joe. Can you follow me so I can DM you something? Thanks.
Seven Israeli soldiers killed in Gaza in the last 24 hours according to military spokesman twitter.com/idfspokesperso…
The heaviest Israeli assaults always seem to begin right at sunset. Booms of naval artillery now filling the sky. Tomorrow we find the dead.
Airstrike just shook our hotel in northern Gaza City pic.twitter.com/3Gw8cX5Rad
Very heavy shelling of Gaza today. Nonstop. Not counting the dead anymore, now counting the massacres. So many families destroyed.
Israel shelled a hospital in central Gaza today. Four were killed and and 40 wounded, acc to Health Ministry. twitter.com/press221/statu…
One member of Abu Jamaa family was cut in half. Father had to visit 2 hospitals to collect body. Half went to one hospital & half to another
At least 24 members of the Abu Jamaa family were killed in an F-16 strike on their home in Khan Yunis last night pic.twitter.com/KwLu8IYcxj
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Israelis gather on hillsides to watch and cheer as military drops bombs on Gaza theguardian.com/world/2014/jul…
20 Jul ago