Monthly Archives: January 2011

Need to Know: 2011-01-31

  • Really scary development – RT @DannyRamadan People were attacking me screaming that I'm Al-Jazeera's spy. #jan25 #
  • MT @tomgara a lot of atrocities were captured on cellphones during the #jan25 web blackout. When the web comes back, it'll be bad #
  • Via @gradualbeam Steps @statedept is Taking to Assist U.S. Citizens in Egypt http://bit.ly/etdQZL #jan25 #
  • #jan25 RT @Gsquare86 We have waited for 30 years for this pig to be out, we can waited out strong at least for http://tl.gd/8gmh2b #
  • RT @Linaattalah Military presence visibly beefed up in Tahrir today… #jan25 #
  • RT @SultanAlQassemi EVIL OLD MAN. The police vans are aiming for protesters. Just driving over them like they weren't human beings. #jan25 #
  • RT @SultanAlQassemi Police vans run over protesters. Egypt http://yfrog.com/h59buxbj #jan25 #
  • RT @justimage After almost a 2 day absence, armed police officers have returned to the streets of Cairo. #Egypt #jan25 #
  • Live stream of #Jan25 & #Egypt tweets & live video links – http://bit.ly/faDhT5 – Smaller mobile version – http://blogsofwar.com/mobile/ #
  • @AJEnglish broadcast – Military, working through the night, has been blocking all access roads to Tahrir. #Jan25 #
  • Michael Scheuer's take – Tunisia, Egypt, and Yemen: Moving toward Islam and away from the West – http://bit.ly/gHT5La #Jan25 #
  • @PNSR chaotic environments are incubators for that kind of behavior so I agree. The sooner this is resolved the better. #Jan25 #
  • Bad feeling about this. I think people will fight for access to Tahrir. #Jan25 #
  • RT @ianinegypt: Reports that the police will retake Cairo tomorrow. Things could get ugly. #Egypt #jan25 #
  • @AJEnglish update – Military moving into "strategic positions" around Tahrir. Erecting barricades – trying to close main access pt. #Jan25 #
  • My @AJEnglish feed on @LinkTV went away. It was replaced with video of something I found even more unsettling – Deeprak Chopra #Jan25 #
  • Easily. Hope it doesn't get to that point though – RT @Randletr @BlogsofWar one tank could have held that bridge.. #jan25 #
  • RT @assuss RT @justimage: Absolute must see video: Battle of the bridge — protesters vs police in Cairo http://bit.ly/giOqpa #Egypt #jan25 #
  • MT @alexlobov The FT with a strongly worded rebuke to Western leaders on #Egypt http://bit.ly/eC8kxY #jan25 #
  • Police heading back to the streets in #Egypt Do not expect them to be greeted with flowers, smiles, and dancing. #jan25 #
  • Siddiqui: Time to cut Mideast dictators loose – thestar.com http://bit.ly/eRzOio #jan25 #
  • As many as 2000 in Chicago protest for democracy in Egypt – Chicago Sun-Times http://bit.ly/eFxUYy #jan25 #
  • The U.S. Should Not Fear Egypt Regime Change – Forbes.com http://bit.ly/ggAipM #jan25 #
  • U.S. military brass talk with Egyptians, vow to continue 'partnership' – CNN.com http://bit.ly/fZXMSP #jan25 #
  • As protests continue, Al Jazeera's role debated | Babylon & Beyond | Los Angeles Times http://lat.ms/dH7J7N #jan25 #
  • The Syrians are watching – Features – Al Jazeera English http://bit.ly/fx0OjW #jan25 #
  • KC PROTEST in Solidarity with the Egyptian People – Kansas City Star http://bit.ly/frm1fe #jan25 #
  • @intelwire I suspect both. No doubt that funds are being transferred, enemies buried, and files burned either way. #
  • As Egypt Erupts, Al Jazeera Offers Its News for Free to Other Networks http://t.co/RICxVcf #
  • Mubarak strategy – trickle out "reforms", minimize conflict except as a diversionary tactic, ratchet up intimidation, delay, delay, #Jan25 #
  • @AJEnglish Reporting 5 more tanks and troops moving into and around Tahrir #Jan25 #Egypt #
  • @michaeldbishop Yes. I think the preferred outcome for most govts & Mubarak is the people burn themselves out but planning for transition. #
  • @michaeldbishop That's my optimistic read too but the longer this runs the more concerned I get. #
  • More troops on streets, use of jets to intimidate, extension of curfew, more press limits – all troubling signs #egypt #Jan25 #
  • @rattlecans Oh I agree, kill the troops with kindness until they start killing you with guns and tanks. #
  • @rattlecans Dancing with soldiers and giving them cookies and flowers is a good strategy but won't guarantee anyone's safety. #Jan25 #
  • RT @Wikistrat The world predicts how the revolution will transpire #Egypt #Jan25 #cairo #mubarak http://tiny.ly/RUZz #
  • I think Mubarak will lose but still worried that it will get ugly before it gets better. Army still hasn't played its hand #Egypt #Jan25 #
  • @AJEnglish should release a DVD with all their interviews of NDP officials. Their anchors run circles around those guys. #Jan25 #
  • RT @telecomix Goal of #hamradio efforts is to carry health & welfare traffic from #egypt in face of total communications blackout. #Jan25 #
  • RT @arabist: New on Arabist: Academics' letter to President Obama http://arb.st/hBINGF #Jan25 #
  • Ugh – RT @intelwire: How did I miss McCain saying it's up to the US to be a helpful partner to Mubarak this morning? Yikes. #
  • RT @intelwire: Police slowly trickle back to Egyptian cities | Al-Masry Al-Youm: Today's News from Egypt http://bit.ly/fTw9jW #jan25 #
  • RT @abumuqawama: Damn. RT @arabist: New on Arabist: Eyewitness to murder http://arb.st/fJ4Fgd #
  • RT @dragon3112: RT @Jan25voices: BBC Arabia: Gun shots are heard from the presidential guard command center #jan25 #jan28 #egypt #
  • RT @dannyramadan: This is how close the helicopters were flying in Tahrir around 4PM. No zoom used here. #jan25 http://twitpic.com/3uy8lo #
  • RT @monaeltahawy: We've waited for this revolution for years. Other despots should quail http://bit.ly/g3zkAJ #Jan25 #
  • RT @itwitius: #Egypt Ordinary cops coming bk out slowly – they might be ok but if riot cops from CSF come back they'll get a kicking. #
  • RT @ITwitius Hotel still barracaded and armed staff in foyer – but we can get in and out to report. Chefs have gone back to cooking – hooray #
  • RT @evanchill Latest from Cairo: Saw Baradei swamped by crowds in Tahrir. Local news saying police are redeploying in the streets. #jan25 #
  • The brutal regime of girlfriendstan forced me to pause for lunch. I'm totally ignoring the curfew though. #
  • RT @dannyramadan: Broken down Central Security (I think) car in Downtown Cairo. #jan25 http://twitpic.com/3uy4ca #
  • RT @shereefabbas: Unlocked wifi, so every1 cud stand under my bldg & use. #jan25 #egypt #
  • RT @linaattalah: Just got back from Tahrir. High spirits, despite this stupid F16 scare. #jan25 #
  • If there's a "Handbook for Out of Touch Dictators" Mubarak must have a dog-eared copy. He's making each mistake on cue. #Jan25 #
  • RT @BoingBoing How China censors Egypt news, and why the story is so sensitive in China #Jan25 #egypt http://bit.ly/evCOxK #Jan25 #
  • Sweet! – RT @texasinafrica Enjoying @DirecTV's broadcast of Al Jazeera on channel 375. Make it full-time, guys! #Jan25 #
  • RT @omarc Sounds straightforward RT @arabist: http://twitpic.com/3uxnbi A protestor explains the situation in #Egypt in simple terms #Jan25 #
  • I get the risk/uncertainty in this but I don't want us to inflict even more damage on our already shaky relationship with the Egyptian ppl. #
  • Will never happen but boldest Obama speech would start with an apology – "We've been a better partner to Mubarak than the Egyptian people" #
  • @intelwire @tweetsintheME I suspect there is intense negotiation/brokering between US and Egyptian military officials. #
  • @tweetsintheME @intelwire Moving in the right direction with the exclusion of Biden – his comments were just a disaster. #
  • @tweetsintheME @intelwire I do think the Obama admin is moving in the right direction but their messaging is abt 48 hours behind the curve. #
  • @intelwire @tweetsintheME I think that's on the right track at a high level. #
  • The Blogs of War Watchlist is out! http://bit.ly/eGUcId ? Top stories today by @pakistanpolicy @wsjmideast @jjcarafano @usarmyafrica #
  • RT @nasyabahfen: RT @AymanM via @adullard #ElBaradei has arrived at Tahrir Square, huge crowd gathers around him #egypt #jan25 (via phone) #
  • Streaming #Jan25 & #Egypt tweets, videos, pics, twitter lists – http://www.blogsofwar.com/breaking-news-live-tweets/ #
  • Shot from @AJEnglish showing difference between their feed and Egyptian TV. #Jan25 #Egypt http://twitpic.com/3uvxue #
  • RT @UKProgressive Mohammed ElBaradei is planning to join the protest this afternoon, his wife just told the Guardian's Jack Shenker. #Jan25 #
  • RT @acarvin: Tahrir Sq: couple military vehicles have started pulling back from their position. (Not necessarily all, though.) #jan25 #
  • Statements by individual soldiers or officers may not be position of entire military. Still reason for concern. #Jan25 #Egypt #
  • RT @AJELive #Egypt army has just told the crowd gathering at Tahrir Square that military will not go against the people #Jan25 #aljazeer #
  • RT @AymanM Helicopter thought to be part of presidential fleet flying very low above crowd at Tahrir Square #egypt #jan25 #
  • RT @bbclysedoucet @BBCArabic says protestors threatening to carry coffins of victims & march on HQ Pres if he doesn't step down #jan25 #
  • RT @egyptupdates: Volunteer doctors badly needed in hospitals, too many injured, they can't keep up #Jan25 #
  • Yes, my point all along RT @cyberwar_geek what might be bad for the US in short term could be better in the long term.. Call me an optimist #
  • Only time will tell if a revolution (if it happens) is good for Egypt & the world but who wants to stand on the side of oppression? #Jan25 #
  • Sounds of the crowds chanting and F-16 blasting low overhead. The balls of these people! Dictators worldwide have to be terrified. #Jan25 #
  • RT @Tharwacolamus Are we heading towards a Tiananmen scenario? #jan25 #Mubarak #Egypt #
  • RT @Reuters FLASH: Extra army trucks appear in Cairo's Tahrir Square as protester numbers rise: witnesses #
  • @AJEnglish – People in the square see the jets as an attempt to intimidate #Jan25 #Egypt #
  • RT @ArabRevolution F16 are making protesters even more excited, their voices so hi now. #Egypt #jan25 #
  • RT @Tom_El_Rumi Fighter planes flying repeatedly over Tahrir, deafening noise #jan25 #incaironow #
  • Crazy. Deliberate – but are the jets an attempt to intimidate or support the protesters? Think this is coming to a head. #Jan25 #
  • Heard this – RT @weddady Fighter Jets flying over Tahrir Square #Jan25 #
  • RT @JDWax we'll see. The qualified response so far is understandable. Today…all signs point to defining moment. #Jan25 #
  • RT @nicrobertsoncnn: Protests more organized, demand change, want mubarak out but trepidation about what happens next. #egypt #jan25 #
  • Funny isn't it? Obama is like a deer in headlights in the face of true hope & change – #Jan25 #Egypt #
  • Obama has to get off the fence quickly. The window is closing if not already closed. #Jan25 #
  • RT @Paul_Devo @BlogsofWar http://pastebin.com/9jJUku77 20 Ways to Circumvent the Egyptians Governments' Internet Block #Jan25 #Egypt #
  • Signs could turn ugly before it gets better. It can't go on forever. Elements of the military will have to choose sides eventually. #Jan25 #
  • It seems like nobody, including Mubarak, knows exactly what the military will do. #Jan25 #
  • @AJEnglish interviewing person who said army officer had orders to shoot protesters. #Jan25 #
  • Notice that @AJEnglish is no longer naming it's reporters "for security reasons" #Jan25 #
  • RT @shadihamid: Muslim Brotherhood figure tells me on phone this new govt is a "war government" & that MB is preparing for the worst #jan25 #
  • Not a good sign – RT @3arabawy: The army in Tahrir r useless pieces of shit. They r not "protecting" the demonstrators as they were claiming #
  • RT @hackneylad Tanks, seemingly from combat units, now moving into central Tahrir square – lots of confusion amongst demonstrators #jan25 #

Need to Know: 2011-01-30

  • Streaming #Jan25 & #Egypt tweets, videos, pics, twitter lists – http://www.blogsofwar.com/breaking-news-live-tweets/ #
  • I think #Egypt is close to pushing Mubarak out – closer than anyone thought they'd be – can they stay focused in the chaos/violence? #Jan25 #
  • RT @monasosh: Army trucks heading to Ministry of anterior affairs to take over its control (via @dancefromiraq ) #Jan25 #
  • @AJEnglish "This is now a lawless society" #Egypt #Jan25 #
  • RT @pisakho: RT @IvanCNN: Cairo Cab Driver: "Tell America to stop supporting this #$&*ing government" http://bit.ly/dKhXII #cnn #Jan25 #
  • RT @sandmonkey: army everywhere. Wonder what they will do abt police. We'll see whose side they're on today #Jan25 #Egypt #
  • RT @jan25voices: LPC: Maadi quiet- looks like a 'ghost town'- as described by a person heading to the airport. #Jan25 #Jan28 #Egypt #
  • Another day. No idea if protest momentum will be maintained or gain strength. Focus could be lost in the chaos and violence. #Jan25 #Egypt #
  • RT @sultanalqassemi: FB album dedicated to women protesters of Egypt, breaking stereotypes. http://on.fb.me/fJcw80 via @MandyMerzaban #Jan25 #
  • RT @Reenit RT @nationnews: Doctors says clinics in Cairo being targeted by violence… http://fb.me/EAzyR78S #jan25 #
  • RT @ramyraoof: urgent eye-witness: several cars leaving now Ministry of Interior in #Cairo and shooting fire on demonstrators. #Egypt #Jan25 #
  • RT @nyuprof: 24 hr cable news channels are a total #fail — no live coverage when sun rising in #Egypt #FoxNews #CNN #MSNBC — you all suck #
  • RT @intelwire: The Arab Revolution: Nile Insurgency Creates Uncertain Future for Egypt – SPIEGEL ONLINE http://bit.ly/hl9Dr8 #Jan25 #Egypt #
  • Streaming #Egypt and #Jan25 tweets/video – http://bit.ly/faDhT5 and a list of accounts you should follow – http://bit.ly/eX3GWH #
  • MT @mardinix Hope neighborhoods fold inwards and protect themselves. This security vacuum is intentional. I am sure Egyptians know #Jan25 #
  • Predict the next #MubarakConcession – Egyptians can earn 50 cents for each used tear gas canister they recycle! #jan25 #
  • RT @shadihamid: Wonder if the US will use this opportunity to show that it can lead, rather than just react #jan25 #egypt #
  • MT @ashrafkhalil: #Jan25 Neighborhood watch militia guys outside our building said they were watching for looters in police cars… #
  • RT @chrisalbon: Biting my tongue a little: Egyptian military in American-built M113s protect protesters: http://bit.ly/gB5vKl #jan25 #
  • RT @katieann_o: Friend in Cairo near Tahrir: Many buildings around us on fire. This city will never be the same. #Egypt #Cairo #Jan25 #
  • RT @azelin: RT @weddady: GUYS U MUST SEE THIS VIDEO http://bit.ly/i6ntCB #Jan25 #Egypt #
  • RT @bbclysedoucet: we're hearing more and more neighbourhoods in Cairo are organising local defence groups to stop the looting..#jan25 #
  • RT @waelabbas: cell phones are all working fine now but sms is still blocked #jan25 #
  • RT @ishtarmuz: RT @hebamorayef: frequent sound of gun shots in Zamalek as neighbourhood patrols set up to stop looters #Jan25 #Egypt #
  • The Blogs of War Watchlist is out! http://bit.ly/dS8o5l ? Top stories today by @abumuqawama #
  • @AJEnglish "Two mummies destroyed" in museum looting – #jan25 #
  • @AJEnglish showing tragic video of museum looting in Cairo. Ancient artifacts destroyed. #Jan25 #
  • RT @jan25voices: LPC: Now. What is described as heavy automatic fire at Mubarak residence. #Jan25 #Jan28 #Egypt #
  • RT @unlikelysaint: Tom Donilon last seen running hysterically from the White House mumbling something about a return to lobbying. #Jan25 #
  • MT @mand0z: Again, this is not the time to be naive: We should refuse ANYONE & EVERYONE from the regime. #Jan25 #
  • RT @lars_akerhaug: Looting is a big problem all over Cairo now. #Jan25 #Egypt #
  • Streaming #Jan25 & #Egypt tweets and video links – http://bit.ly/faDhT5 #
  • RT @telecomix: #hamradio from #egypt #cw on 7072 RIGHT NOW pls record/tx, join http://is.gd/4oWvut #
  • RT @Ssirgany Residents have organized civil force to protect neighborhood in Dokki. They are trying to scare looters. #jan25 #egypt #
  • RT @azelin: RT @stevenacook: Omar Soleiman devised the strategy to deal with the January 25th protests. #Jan25 #
  • RT @sultanalqassemi: BREAKING Al Jazeera: Omar Shafeeq is the new Prime Minister, asked to form government #jan25 #
  • Should add that video of Mubarak personally swearing in Sulelman doesn't exactly help establish his credibility at this moment. #Jan25 #
  • RT @azelin: RT @samihtoukan: People in the streets are chanting against Omar Suleiman this is what I expected #jan25 #egypt #
  • Yes – RT @abumuqawama: This joust between the NDP stooge and the AJE anchor is hilarious. She is cold bossing this interview. #Jan25 #
  • Omar Suleiman will have to take presidency before this is even a viable attempt to calm #Jan25 VP slot is meaningless. #
  • RT @weddady: Mubarak's ouster is in progress. No more inheritance, NDP will implode. #Jan25 #
  • RT @arabiadeserta: @BlogsofWar oF course Egyptian will see Omar Suleiman appt it as a ply. They are not stupid, past four days have… #
  • @AJEnglish broadcast – "Protesters trying to take Ministry of Interior building" #Jan25 #
  • This strikes me as the type of transition that would work flawlessly in a period of stability but now… #Jan25 #
  • Omar Suleim move acceptable to international community. but wonder if Egyptians will see it as too transparent a ploy. #jan25 #
  • RT @blakehounshell: Omar Suleim has close Pentagon and CIA ties; heavily involved in the Palestinian territories. U.S. needs to be very… #
  • RT @eacusa: #jan25 #egypt OMAR SULIAMAN SWORN IN AS VICE PRESIDENT!! HE IS A PIECE OF CRAP #
  • RT @mohkhateeb: RNN: Amer Suleiman is a US selection: he is a protector of the US and Israel affairs in the region #jan25 #egypt #
  • RT @sultanalqassemi: See now: image of Omar Suleiman taking the oath as Vice President http://yfrog.com/h0jfugkj #
  • RT @blakehounshell: Prescient profile of Omar Suleiman from 2009 in FP: Egypt's Next Strongman http://bit.ly/gwrAD0 #
  • RT @almasryalyoum_e: Hospital says police shooting to kill http://ow.ly/3MvOP #Jan25 #Egypt #Mubarak #
  • RT @blakehounshell: Big news on Omar Suleiman being named Egyptian VP. That means he's being tapped to take over. Some Egyptians like… #
  • RT @lindsaywise: Muslim Brotherhood leader on Al Jazeera English: The Muslim Brotherhood does not intend to put forward a candidate for… #
  • RT @emile_hokayem: As I predicted yesterday: Omar Sleiman appointed VP. May be army easing Mubarak's way out #
  • Obama may be all kinds of busy behind closed doors but the opportunity lost here is in engaging the Egyptian people. Huge failure #Jan25 #
  • Don't think sheer numbers will sway Mubarak. It still comes down to the military. Think we'll know where they really stand soon. #Jan25 #
  • @robertcaruso Obama has probably ordered them to observe curfew… #
  • RT @robertcaruso: I hope NAVCENT/MARCENT is planning to unilaterally rescue US citizens and embassy personnel, if they can't get WH… #
  • RT @azelin: RT @sharifkouddous: People running back again toward Interior Ministry #Egypt #
  • RT @jan25voices: LPC: Gunshots, tank movement at New Maadi near Gupco (Big Gv't petrolium depot) #Jan25 #Jan28 #Egypt #
  • RT @tweetsintheme: CNN interviews its anchors about Egypt. Al Jaz interviews Rob Malley and former Arab diplomats. Who ya gonna watch?… #
  • Relationship between protesters and army encouraging but this could turn on a dime. #Jan25 #Egypt #
  • MT @alaa: hero has fallen & his body processing through the tahrir protest, wonder if he died in front of ministry on interior #Jan25 #
  • MT @dima_khatib What curfew? I have never seen so many people gathered downtown Cairo. It is PACKED #egypt #jan25 #
  • RT @intelwire: Alexandria state security offices, museum on fire http://bit.ly/f5EG8b #Jan25 #Egypt #
  • RT @ashrafkhalil: #jan25 Protestor told me after Mubarak's speech @have you heard anyone this week yelling 'Down down with the Cabinet?' #
  • RT @bamyabombom: #Egypt #Jan25 Shibeen il Kom prison is on fire #
  • RT @sultanalqassemi: BREAKING: Wafd party joins hands with Change Party leade by @ElBaradei to form one party. Al Arabiya #
  • RT @hammametsou: 100s of people in egyptian embassy 26 South Street, London W1K 1DW #egypt http://yfrog.com/h39zjmj #
  • http://ow.ly/3Mu2u – RT @mostafamgaafar: ahmed Ezz just quit the npd #jan25 #egypt #
  • RT @freedom_rising: RT @jan25live: RNN: Eye witness, a massacre of Muslim Brother members in Abu Za'abal prison #jan25 #egypt #
  • RT @dannyramadan: News that prisoners are sit free in Maadi. #jan25 #
  • RT @abdu: The army is seperating the police an the protesters in front of the interior ministry #Egypt #Mubara #Cairo #
  • RT @jan25live: RNN: Intense firing at Central Bank Press in #Cairo #jan25 #egypt #
  • RT @sultanalqassemi: BREAKING BBC Arabic: Army has given orders to police in Mahalla Kubra to hand over all their weapons to avoid firing… #
  • RT @scarfacejo: Live on #aljazeera 8 dead in Abu Za3bal Jail #jan25 #egypt , gunfire reported inside jail #
  • RT @dima_khatib: A prisoner in Abu Zaabal Prison says snipers are surrounding prisoner with 500 prisoners inside, he could hear live… #
  • RT @alaa: Mubaraks police is killing prisoners in abu zaabal jail right now #Jan25 #
  • RT @monaeltahawy: Via @alaa: Many more at #Tahrir Square than first day of protests. Joyous atmosphere, children there too #Jan25 #
  • Curfew starting in 30mins. Could be good indication of where army stands. Lots of ppl will be on the streets as night falls. #Jan25 #
  • RT @jonjensen Going back out to report in Tahrir. This trip, will not be tweeted. #Egypt #Cairo #Jan25 #
  • MT @JimmySky Not only is their coverage better, so are their apps. @AJEnglish streaming for the iPhone http://t.co/kzB7jeS #Jan25 #
  • Conflicting reports on the position of the army continue – some say harsh enforcement of curfew – others say they will be neutral #Jan25 #
  • RT @arabist New on Arabist: The army and the people http://arb.st/h1Q7Wg #Jan25 #Egypt #
  • RT @jan25live RNN: ~250000 are in #Tahrir square and number is continuously increasing #jan25 #egypt #
  • RT @ianinegypt State TV reporting the Army is going to be strict about the curfew #jan25 #egypt #
  • RT @ianinegyptState TV reporting the Army is going to be strict about the curfew #jan25 #egypt #
  • Impressed by Egyptian people throughout #Jan25 Hope they make wise choices #postjan25 as well. Future uncertain..but interesting. #
  • RT @jwildeboer How ironic. CNN spreads FUD, Al Jazeera reports objectively. For years we were told it is the other way round. #Egypt #Jan25 #
  • RT @SultanAlQassemi Al Jazeera reporter: Talks that Mushir Tantawi may be chosen as interim president of #Egypt #jan25 #
  • RT @Tom_El_Rumi Big group of people now headed over Qasr al-Nil in the direction of Tahrir. This would swell numbers significantly. #jan25 #
  • MT @Tom_El_Rumi Just been to Tahrir… They've set Hardees on fire. Army standing patiently by. #jan25 #
  • RT @RHelmii Most of us have internet back now wait for all the footage ;) #jan25 #
  • RT @BBCWorld Prisoners rioting in the Shabeen Al Qom prison in city of Al Monoofiyah. Security forces using live fire #jan25 #Egypt #
  • RT @MostafaMGaafar egyptian tv apparently has nothing to air but conspiracy theories & tons of BS about Muslim brothers all day long #jan25 #
  • RT @Gsquare86 I have internet access from an 'unknown' location, the people are in MILLIONS in the streets and http://tl.gd/8fa1sj #
  • RT @SultanAlQassemi Al Jazeera breaking: Disagreement emerges between army & Presidency on how to deal with protesters #jan25 #
  • Streaming tweets and video – http://bit.ly/faDhT5 #Egypt – #Jan25 list of accounts you should follow – http://bit.ly/eX3GWH #
  • RT @bbclysedoucet text message on mobile:''we regret mobile coverage in #egypt cut on instruction from govt. Now restored.'' #Jan25 #
  • Well, of course – RT @SultanAlQassemi Al Jazeera breaking: Saudi King Abdullah "supports Husni Mubarak & condemns violence" #Jan25 #
  • Every dictator, esp. Mubarak, shares that wish right now – RT @shadihamid kinda wish i had the power to predict revolutions #jan25 #Egypt #
  • RT @jrug Egypt latest: I'm hearing rumours the military could take over tonight. #jan25 #
  • Good luck with that Mubarak – RT @AlArabiya_Eng Egypt extends hours of curfew in Cairo, Alexandria, Suez #Egypt #Jan25 #

Need to Know: 2011-01-29

  • RT @FourYawkeyWay 50,000 protesters in tahrir square! #egypt #jan25 #
  • Hearing #jan25 death toll numbers ranging from 20s to well over 100. Don't think we'll have any firm numbers for some time in this chaos. #
  • RT @Rory_Medcalf #Iran hangs Dutch woman detained in election unrest http://t.co/56hWBZN #
  • RT @lars_akerhaug I think Baradei is trying to pitch a compromise that Mubarak could accept for him to resign without losing his honor. #
  • RT @lars_akerhaug Baradei: The system has failed. We want Mubarak to declare he will not run again for president. #
  • Might as well be – RT @jeremyscahill @BlogsofWar is that a craps game happening behind him? #Jan25 #
  • That Obama on the phone photo I said was coming? Here it is http://twitpic.com/3ubl1u #Jan25 #
  • RT @intelwire In Cairo, Egypt, a street-eye view on a day of 'revolution' and high hopes – CSMonitor.com http://bit.ly/euhc7w #Jan25 #
  • RT @joshmull Inside the State Department’s Arab Twitter diplomacy http://bit.ly/gaX77n (by @joshrogin via @monaeltahawy) #
  • Thanks for the countless #FF and RTs today everyone. Never had a spare moment to say acknowledge them! #
  • @joshmull @JDWax It's not about the editorial slant. I just want a network that, you know, does news stuff. #
  • @DIRECTV Never thought I'd say this but can you take back @CNN @MSNBC & @FoxNews and give me @AJEnglish instead? #Jan25 #
  • #Jan25 #FollowFriday – http://bit.ly/eX3GWH – Streaming tweets and video – http://bit.ly/faDhT5 #Egypt #Cairo #
  • Obama to speak soon – http://english.aljazeera.net/watch_now/ #Jan25 #Egypt #
  • This could be a problem – RT @Jan25voices Reports from Cairo: People angry, feeling that the army has tricked them. #Jan25 #Egypt #
  • RT @jaketapper POTUS to make statement on #egypt in state dining room in next 15-20 min, we're told #Jan25 #
  • @dailyexception Dictators have everything in control until they don't. Sometime it's hard to spot the transition – especially for them. #
  • Mubarak's speech was so bad it even pissed off non-Egyptians. #Jan25 #Egypt #
  • Seems certain that Mubarak will eventually order the army to retake the streets. Questions is – will they? #Jan25 #Egypt #
  • RT @RamyYaacoub Confirmed: More protesters are protesting in Alexandria now than before the speech. #Jan25 #Egypt #
  • RT @vulturous @BlogsofWar maybe we wont wait for tomorrow…..it started already in tahrir square #egypt #jan25 #
  • RT @mand0z Alright lets ignore Mubarak for a sec. and get ready for another long day of protests tomorrow. #Jan25 #Egypt #
  • RT @avinunu My dad listening to Mubarak: "This is what the Americans call bullshit" #Jan25 #Egypt #
  • Mubarak is sealing his fate w/ this #Jan25 speech. Only drastic immediate reform measures would have had a chance. #Egypt will be insulted. #
  • Mubarak doesn't sound like he's giving much ground. Not a good sign so far. #Jan25 #Egypt #
  • Mubarak speaking live now – http://english.aljazeera.net/watch_now/ #Jan25 #Egypt #
  • I would expect Mubarak to offer concessions before bailing on #Egypt I doubt people will be receptive. #Jan25 #
  • RT @Mayousef Nile TV says #Mubarak is speaking in a while #jan25 #
  • RT @jilliancyork Amazing photos from #Egypt http://bit.ly/gu7Y0f #jan25 #
  • Eventually we'll see @whitehouse damage control. Still photos of a serious Obama on the phone. See? He was doing stuff! #Jan25 #
  • RT @ElVeiga Egyptian sources are dismissing reports that Gamal Mubarak and his family have left Cairo. #Jan25 #
  • Unconfirmed but.. RT @Remroum Channel 10 in Israel is saying Mubarak flew to Switzerland via priavte jet (via @GazaYBO) #Egypt #Jan25 #
  • RT @MideastYouth RT @jan25live: RNN: Vodaphone headquarters are under invasions all around the country #jan25 #egypt #
  • Epic – RT @telecomix #telecomix #hamradio activists are recieving signal in morse code frm egypt. when countries block web we evolve. #jan25 #
  • Wasn't Obama supposed to be the guy who reached out to the Arab world? This is huge opportunity – utterly wasted. #Jan25 #Egypt #
  • Feels like I've read every #Jan25 tweet this week. Religion rarely mentioned. Anger spans class & faiths. #
  • RT @NohaAtef NO #CNN !!!! Muslim Brothers didn't call for today's protests! #Stopspreadingyournonsense #Egypt #Jan25 #
  • Lots of @StateDept traffic to my #Egypt #FollowFriday list. That's a good thing. #Jan25 #
  • Updated – My #Jan25 #FF – http://bit.ly/eX3GWH – Streaming tweets and video – http://bit.ly/faDhT5 #Egypt #Cairo #
  • Something smart out of Robert Gibbs, @whitehouse spokesman, "This is a situation that will be resolved by the Egyptian people." #Jan25 #
  • RT @monasosh I know far fetched, but if any doctors could help in downtown,small mosque next to koshari el tahrir where injured r #Jan25 #
  • RT @abuhatem Anonymous Arab FM to @HalaGorani on #CNN says "the regime is finished, the army will probably take over in transition." #Jan25 #
  • Number will surely grow – RT @abdu: Reuters: 5 killed in #Cairo today #Egypt #Jan25 #
  • MT @abuaardvark shutting down internet didn't work: Friday everybody knew mosques would be focal points, didn't need to coordinate. #jan25 #
  • RT @AJELive Al Jazeera English: Unconfirmed reports that that army and the police are clashing #aljazeera #Jan25 #Egypt #
  • The Blogs of War Watchlist is out! http://bit.ly/dS8o5l ? Top stories today by @brookingsinst @fedcomputerweek #
  • RT @lars_akerhaug Seems like people are again in control of Tahrir. #Jan25 #Egypt #
  • Even if Mubarak does put down the #Jan25 unrest it is clear that he has lost #Egypt #
  • Curfew? No, Cairo is burning. #Jan25 #Egypt #
  • RT @ShawkattRaghib NDP HQ in Kom Ombo is burning. #Egypt #Jan25 #
  • My #Jan25 #FF – http://bit.ly/eX3GWH & Streaming tweets and video – http://bit.ly/faDhT5 #
  • RT @SherineT 5 army tanks heading towards central suez reports AJ Jamal El Shayyal #Jan25 #Egypt #
  • Egyptian state media – Armed forces ordered to reinforce police during curfew starting soon. Going to be a rough night in Cairo. #Jan25 #
  • Al Jazeera English in Cairo is doing it right. Amazing coverage. Trying to evade security forces in their building. #Jan25 #Egypt @AJELive #
  • Reports that Mubarak is about to address #Egypt #Jan25 #
  • State security has entered Al Jazeera's studio in Cairo – Probably not good. #Jan25 #Egypt #
  • AJ English – Protesters have control of most of Alexandria. #Jan25 #
  • RT @RamyRaoof i will have internet access for the coming few minutes. I need to spread some info quickly. #Jan25 #Egypt #
  • AJ English – "The Army is Here!" – Protesters and armored vehicle full of what looks like troops on screen – friendly encounter! #Jan25 #
  • RT @AlecJRoss President #Obama addresses protests in #Egypt in @YouTube Interview with @Grove http://bit.ly/f3Eml6 #jan25 #
  • RT @evgenymorozov: Internet-savvy Obama administration is prepared to use all social media outlets available to stay silent on Egypt #Jan25 #
  • RT @AJELive New Frequency AlJazeera Live : Nilesat –10949 vertical #Jan25 #Egypt #Sidibouzid #Tunisia #Tunise #Benali #
  • RT @alaa RT @RiverDryFilm: Nour DSL is still working in Egypt, Dial up with 0777 7776 or 07777 666 #Jan24 #Egypt #
  • MT @Dima_Khatib protesters in Suez have taken control of downtown Army Street. They carry arms from police who pulled out #egypt #jan25 #
  • A silent @whitehouse is going to have tragic consequences for our relationship w/ #Egypt and the Arab world. Going from bad to worse #Jan25 #
  • RT @Hamza_online I just wonder what #Obama & H. #Clinton make of #Egypt Protests. They seem too quiet to be supporting #Democracy #Jan25 #
  • RT @Silver_Queen CNN from Alexandria: Police throwing tear gas inside mosques. #Egypt #Jan25 #
  • AJ English reporter – crowds chanting "Where is the international media?" #Jan25 #
  • Amazing scene on Al Jazeera english – Protesters charging a lone police van and forcing it to flee after a brief standoff. #Jan25 #
  • Live stream of #Jan25 & #Egypt tweets & live video links (Al Jazeera English & BBC Arabic) – http://bit.ly/faDhT5 #
  • RT @weddady Police attacking CNN crew in Cairo #Jan25 #
  • RT @shmpOngO news from Sharqia (not confirmed yet ) about police forces are joining the protesters #jan25 #
  • RT @evanchill Prominent Egyptian opposition politician Ayman Nour struck in the head by a rock, hospitalised, "semi-conscious." #jan25 #
  • @wikileaks getting into it – linking cables describing use of torture by Egyptian government. #Jan25 #Egypt #
  • RT @AmrEldib The Guardian reporter audio report that Police is siding with protesters http://bit.ly/f7mjVU #Jan25 #
  • AJ English describing man covered in blood carrying a young dead woman – hit in the head by a gas canister. #Jan25 #Egypt #
  • RT @RamyYaacoub #Cairo airport security is detaining all activists/journalists coming in :( #Egypt #Jan25 #
  • RT @abzzyy Al Jazeera Arabic: Tahrir Square is now empty of security personnel and it belongs to the protestors. #Jan25 #Egypt #
  • @jkerrison #jan25 is not twitter hype. Video, tweets, http://www.blogsofwar.com/breaking-news-live-tweets/ #
  • Jane Dutton in Cairo opening Al Jazeera studio windows – can hear thousands chanting "down with the regime" #Jan25 #Egypt #
  • RT @Umm_Issa AJE reports unconfirmed reports in Mansouriyya that 40,000 protesters are destroying NDP offices #Jan25 #
  • MT @lisang Nile Sat (Egyptian TV) disconnected Al Jazeera Arabic. #jan25 #
  • RT @SultanAlQassemi Egyptian journalist Ahmad Ali estimates that the number of protesters in Alexandria has reached 100,000. #Jan25 #
  • Al Jazeera broadcast – Two officers charged for refusing to use live ammo against #Jan25 protesters in #Egypt #
  • Live stream of #Jan25 & #Egypt tweets & live video links – http://bit.ly/faDhT5 – Smaller mobile version – http://blogsofwar.com/mobile/ #
  • RT @SultanAlQassemi Breaking BBC Arabic: Protesters have stormed ruling NDP party headquarters in Ismailiya http://tl.gd/8ekhrj #
  • RT @SultanAlQassemi Latest images from BBC Arabic. protestors clashing & vehicles http://yfrog.com/gzfiqpkj http://tl.gd/8ekh89 #