International media has been slow to react and Mubarak has attempted to silence the population but Twitter just keeps rolling. Here are some of my favorite sources from every angle of this developing story. Whether on the ground in Cairo or observing from afar they’re all informative. Follow them.
There’s far too many to list here. I’m streaming live #Jan25 tweets on this page (along with links to live video streams, twitter lists, and other resources). You’ll find even more people to follow there.
3arabawy – Abdurahman Warsame. Broadcast Journalist @ Al Jazeera English.
AJELive – Al Jazeera English. Coverage of live & breaking news events.
AJEnglish – Al Jazeera English, the 24-hour English-language news and current affairs channel, is headquartered in Doha, the capital of Qatar.
Alaa – Alaa Abd El Fattah. Frequent updates.
AlArabiya_Eng – Al Arabiya English. The English site of the Arab world’s leading news station.
AlecJRoss – Alec Ross. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s Senior Advisor for Innovation.
AmgadRezk – Amgad Rezk. An Egyptian citizen, other than that I am nobody!
Arabist – The site on Arab politics and culture.
AymanM – Ayman Mohyeldin. Ayman is a Correspondent for Al Jazeera English.
Azelin – Aaron Y. Zelin. Research Assistant, Department of Politics, Brandeis University.
Bencnn – Ben Wedeman of CNN. Great updates from Egypt.
Demaghmak – Demagh MAK. Cairo.
Dima_Khatib – Dima Khatib. Arab journalist and eternal rebel. Al Jazeera’s Latin America Correspondent. My tweets don’t reflect Al Jazeera’s views.
Eacusa – We are a group of Egyptians and Egyptian Americans committed to Egypt’s democratic, political, social, and economic reforms.
EgyptUpdates – Breaking news out of Egypt.
Elazul – Based in USA and Cairo. Frequent updates.
ElBaradei – Mohamed ElBaradei. On the ground in Cairo and attempting to join the protests. Under house arrest at the moment.
Evanchill – Evan Hill. Online producer at Al Jazeera English in Doha by way of San Francisco by way of Wisconsin. Professional cynic. C is my middle initial. All views are my own.
Habibh – Habib Haddad. Founder @Yamli & @YallaStartup, entrepreneur, activist, frequent traveler and a big believer – Young Global Leader, GAC on Innovation.
Intelwire – J.M. Berger. High-volume terrorism/security feed.
Jonjensen – Jon Jensen. Writer, reporter, producer. Based in the Middle East.
Litfreak – Things I have survived: Saudi Arabia, Texas, 9 months without Conan. Thing I am attempting to survive: Grad school.
lars_akerhaug – Lars Akerhaug. News reporter. Interested in war and terrorism, Arabist at heart.
Monaeltahawy – Mona Eltahawy. Columnist and public speaker on Arab and Muslim issues.
Monasosh – Blogs at http://ma3t.blogspot.com/.
Octavianasr – Octavia Nasr. Editor of http://OctaviaNasr.com Founder of Bridges Media Consulting.
RamyRaoof – Ramy Raoof. Human Rights Defender| Online Media| Digital Activism| Digital Security| Editor of Egyptian Blog for Human Rights.
Rzabaneh – Rania Zabaneh. AlJazeera English Producer in WestBank, oPt. MS Journalism, Columbia-USA & MA Democracy and Human Rights, Birzeit-PS. Tweets are mine; not AlJazeera’s.
Salmaeldaly – Salma el Daly.
ShereefAbbas -Born in Cairo raised in the UAE, studied Pol.Sci@AUC, Researcher @ Al-Ahram Center for Pol. & Strategic Studies.
ShmpOngO – Frequent updates.
SultanAlQassemi – Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi is a columnist for The National.
Telecomix – The Telecomix News Agency aims to inform about the telecoms package, ACTA, data retention, net neutrality and censorship within EU and the rest of the world.
Tharwacolamus – Ammar Abdulhamid. Dissident, heretic, democracy activist.
Themoornextdoor – Quid novi ex Africa? North Africa, foreign policy & American Muslim issues.
TweetsintheME – Andrew Lebovich. Learning and writing about the Middle East, North Africa, France, and all sorts of other things.
Umm_Issa – Mother, Aston Villa fan and Middle Eastern history fanatic.
Webaddy – Mauritanian activist, focused on civil rights in the Mideast and North Africa.