31 Jan

Events of Interest and Analyses, A Foreign Perspective





Egypt protesters increase pressure

Opposition movement calls for “march of millions” on Tuesday in a bid to topple president Hosni Mubarak.
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2011 14:37 GMT

‘Anxious’ Israel backs Egypt regime

As US and EU leaders urge Egypt to reform in face of popular uprising, Israel voices support for Mubarak’s government.
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2011 09:44 GMT

Mubarak swears in new cabinet

Egypt’s president appoints new cabinet in an attempt to quell ongoing mass street protests against his rule.
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2011 13:48 GMT

Israel braces for ‘new Middle East’

Mya Guarnieri 31 Jan 2011 08:38 GMT
Israelis are watching events in Egypt with uncertainty as they debate how they will impact regional politics.



Monday 31 Janurary 2011

The Daily Cartoon

Dave Brown


People demonstrate in Cairo

Egypt president announces new cabinet   new

The new government is unlikely to satisfy protesters demanding the resignation of Mubarak.


Egypt: A New Spirit of National Pride

Egypt’s Only Independent Newspaper in English – Currently being blocked by
the Egyptian Government.


Greenpeace protests at Koch brothers’ rally

Billionaire industrialists Charles and David Koch accused of distorting US democracy

  • Ed Pilkington, in New York
  • Koch Brothers
    The Greenpeace airship flying abover Rancho Mirage, California, as billionaires David and Charles Koch convened their latest secret political strategy meeting. Photograph: Gus Ruelas/ Gus Ruelas/Greenpeace

    Prominent figures on both the right and left of the US political spectrum gathered in the luxury enclave of Rancho Mirage in the Californian desert today amid increasingly heated debate about the influence of the secrecy-loving billionaires Charles and David Koch on the political process.

    About 200 key figures in business, energy, the media and law were expected to assemble at a five-star hotel at the invitation of the Koch brothers for the latest of their twice-yearly discussion groups on how to forward their libertarian causes. The talks began at 1pm with sessions that focused on how to fight the Obama administration, which the Kochs see as a threat to the free market and unfettered wealth.

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