Why is Egypt in the news recently ?
There are five simple factors that distinguish the Egyptian Day of Anger from any other day of protest..
First, the timing was inspired by the Jasmine Revolution in Tunisia. The unrest in Tunisia prompted citizens in other Arab countries, such as Algeria, Jordan, and Yemen, to take to the streets demanding their economic, social, and political rights.
Second, the citizens protests in Egypt were purely driven by domestic demands. No signs read deat ...more