At Least Two Killed In Cairo Protests After Egyptian Court Drops All Charges Against Mubarak
The former leader was cleared over the killing of 239 protesters during the 2011 uprising that toppled him from power. Security forces have used tear gas and water cannon to break up anti-Mubarak demonstrations.
United States Strikes Libya
The United States, in concert with European air strikes, launched missiles into Libya today in an effort to enforce the United Nations no-fly zone and protect civilians from the regime of Muammar Gadaffi. Here is President Obama's statement on the strikes, codenamed Operation Odyssey Dawn.
President Obama Comments On The Fall Of Mubarak
President Obama makes his first comments following the departure of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, praising the peaceful protests which led to revolution by quoting Martin Luther King: “There’s something in the soul that cries for freedom.” A moving and inspirational speech marking a momentous day in history.
BBC Reporter Beaten and Tased by Egyptian Police
Assad Sawey, bandaged and bloody, describes being beaten and shocked with cattle prods by Egyptian police while he was covering the mass uprising. He considers himself lucky, saying that other reporters were being rounded up by plain clothed authorities and taken to "somewhere unknown."
Video Of Protester Being Shot In Egypt
Disturbing footage of a street protester being shot in Egypt. The condition and identity of the victim is unknown. They appear to have been participating in anti-government protests that have engulfed the Middle Eastern nation in the past few days. The Mubarak regime has imposed an internet and text messaging blackout in Egypt, presumably to stymie further organizing and prevent images such as these from sparking a Tunisia-style overthrow.