An Egyptian protester demanding the ouster of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak shows the finger to riot police forces in central Cairo on January 28, 2011. (Marco Longari/AFP/Getty Images)
Protests in Egypt
We will be keeping you up to speed throughout the day on the protests in Egypt. A curfew has just been announced, starting Friday evening in main cities including: Cairo, Alexandria and Suez. Follow our coverage and check back for updates.
Counting Egypt’s economic costs
Egypt’s markets have been shaken as protestors call for the removal of President Hosni Murbarak. Find out what these means for the nation’s economy.
Graphic: A closer look at the Egypt protests
National Post‘s Andrew Barr put together a detailed graphic of all the protests in Egypt — from Cairo to Alexandria and everywhere in between.
Peter Goodspeed: Obama faces a Jimmy Carter moment in Egypt
Our foreign affairs reporter Peter Goodspeed weighs in on U.S. President Barack Obama’s role as the crisis in the Arab world escalates.
Oil surges on Egypt unrest
As one analyst tells Reuters, it is no surprise oil is surging: “Whenever you have violence in the Middle East, you have (traders) buying on risk. It will come off as quickly as it got there.”
Photos: Thousands protest in Egypt
In the largest demonstration to date, tens of thousands of demonstrators took to the street continuing their call for the ousting of President Hosni Mubarak. Our photo editors have collected the best images.
Analysis: Egypt shows how easily Internet can be silenced
With few telecom providers in Egypt, it was quite easy for authorities to shut down the Internet overnight. Over 20 million users were left without access and showing how vulnerable the web can be.
Timeline: The 30-year rule of Egyptian president Hosni Murbarak
President Hosni Mubarak has ruled Egypt for three decades. Here is a list of exploits starting in 1981.
Graphic: Unrest in the Arab world
Egypt was not the first domino to fall in the Arab world: we have put together a graphic detailing the unrest in other nations that have taken to the streets to protest.
Analysis: Yemen protests challenge Saleh’s long rule
Out of all the protesting countries, Yemen’s situation is a little different. The country is in poor economic shape, and neighbouring Saudi Arabia won’t be happy about the uprising.