Tweets from Tahrir LIVE

The revolution continues - live updates from Tahrir Square

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.

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Google's doodle of the day is of Egyptian painter Seif Wanly, born March 31 1906 google.com.eg/webhp?hl=en#q=…
6m ago

Egypt government watchdog finds corruption at foreign ministry worth 2.2 million EGP youm7.com/story/2015/3/3… via @elijahzarwan
49m ago

Imprisoned photojournalist Ahmed Gamal Ziada describes nightmarish conditions (Ar) albedaiah.com/news/2015/03/2… (En): facebook.com/max.rodenbeck.…
29 Mar ago

Egypt prosecutor names Brotherhood leaders as terrorists in first use of anti-terror law abcnews.go.com/International/…
29 Mar ago

Egyptian faces death penalty for crimes that happened after his arrest, lawyers and family say theguardian.com/world/2015/mar… by @PatrickKingsley
28 Mar ago

Report: Ex-president Salah (whose backers are supporting Houthis) proposes initiative to solve the crisis in Yemen almotamar.net/pda/121685.htm
27 Mar ago

@ianbremmer: In the Middle East, the enemy of my enemy is the enemy of my enemy.”
27 Mar ago

AP: Egyptian officials say Saudi Arabia & Egypt will lead ground operation in Yemen (because last time went so well) hosted.ap.org/dynamic/storie…
26 Mar ago

"We reject any breach of legitimacy and attempts to impose a reality by force" - that's Egypt's foreign minster on Yemen #PotKettle
26 Mar ago

In the past 5 weeks, Egypt has launched airstrikes in Libya and participated in a military offensive in Yemen
26 Mar ago

A historical look at Saudi Arabia's involvement in Yemen by @Brian_Whit al-bab.com/blog/2015/marc…
26 Mar ago

Sky News Arabia reporting that Yemeni president Hadi has arrived in Oman
26 Mar ago

@DavidKenner @TamerELG @evanchill Yemen's embattled foreign minister is the source for this. I am highly skeptical Sisi agreed to intervene
25 Mar ago

@TomFStevenson reports are citing Yemen's embattled foreign minister as the source for this. I am skeptical Sisi agreed to intervene.
25 Mar ago

@ahmed_abusaif @ShadiBushra @jmalsin @ShawkanZeid I'm sorry I had to leave the courtroom. I will follow up and find out.
25 Mar ago

@ahmed_abusaif @ShadiBushra @jmalsin @ShawkanZeid sorry no news. does he have something scheduled today?
25 Mar ago

AJ Retrial: Marwa Omara speaks to Canadian ambassador Troy Lulashnyk about passport issue after adjournment of trial pic.twitter.com/564NfOy5K8
25 Mar ago

The tweeters featured in this stream were all featured in the book Tweets from Tahrir, chosen for the quality of their tweets during the 18 day uprising. They are just a small selection of the activists in Egypt, and this stream is in no way comprehensive.