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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Sharif Kouddous

Al-Qassam does not mention here capturing an Israeli soldier, says clashes with troops in E Rafah causing casualties…
10m ago

Israeli soldiers in East Jerusalem prevent Palestinian men under 50 from entering Al-Aqsa mosque for Friday prayers
41m ago

Thousands of Displaced Gazans Flee to UN Shelters, Only to Face Deadly Assaults | The Nation… #Gaza
18h ago

Left #Gaza today with a heavy heart. Unlike most Palestinians, I am able to cross its borders.
22h ago

According to the UN, the number of Palestinians displaced in Gaza could exceed 400,000…
31 Jul ago

Horrific footage on TV of bodies strewn in street, many badly wounded, including a journalist wearing helmet and flak jacket in Shejaiya
30 Jul ago

Ten dead in Shejaiya market bombing including one journalist acc. to Health Ministry #Gaza…
30 Jul ago

Gaza Health Ministry reporting a "massacre" in Shejaiya after bombing of market. Dead & wounded coming in to Shifa…
30 Jul ago

Gaza Conflict 'Is Like An Endless Horror Film' - @SherineT tells it like it is…
30 Jul ago

With 15 mins to go to Israel's declared ceasefire, a massive blast in Tofah area east if Gaza City
30 Jul ago

After some of the heaviest bombardment of Gaza in 3 weeks, Israel says it will implement a 4-hour humanitarian ceasefire starting at 3pm
30 Jul ago

Many arrived to UN school on donkey-drawn carts. The animals lie dead outside after shelling #Gaza
30 Jul ago

Displaced Palestinians say they left their homes and came to UN school because they thought they would be safe #Gaza
30 Jul ago

UN school in center of Jabaliya camp shelled early this morning. Up to 20 dead, 100+ wounded #Gaza
30 Jul ago

UN school shelled in Jabaliya killing 15 after a night of heavy bombardment by Israeli military #Gaza
30 Jul ago

Al-Qassam video ends with fighter displaying an apparently seized Israeli assault rifle #Gaza
29 Jul 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.