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Andy Carvin is a senior strategist at NPR working on digital media. He's known for putting together comprehensive and innovative packages around breaking news stories, and for the past three weeks, his Twitter stream has been a non-stop curation of the Egypt protests. Carvin has turned himself into "a personal news wire for Egypt."
Noor Group -- Egypt's single holdout in the Internet blackout that began Friday -- has suspended its service. The Internet service provider, which hosts the Egyptian Stock Exchange's website, went dark this morning shortly before noon local time. Renesys, an IT company in New Hampshire that helps Internet service providers monitor the security of Web networks and infrastructure, reported the Noor drop-off this morning on its blog . The Egyptian government shut down nearly all access to the Internet within its borders Friday in an effort to stop the growing protests against the government of President Hosni Mubarak.
From our headquarters in Doha, we keep you updated on all things Egypt, with reporting from Al Jazeera staff in Cairo, Alexandria, and Suez.
30 January 2011 Last updated at 17:39 ET Foreign Secretary William Hague: "We keep our travel advice under careful and constant review" British nationals in Cairo, Alexandria and Suez are being told to leave if it is safe for them to do so, following days of violent protests across Egypt. But despite upgrading its advice, the Foreign Office (FCO) is not currently organising a formal evacuation. Foreign Secretary William Hague said he was concerned by the number of Britons trying to leave at Cairo airport. While flights were coming in and out, a lack of staff meant it was not functioning properly, he said.
CAIRO - Under the protective gaze of Egyptian soldiers, thousands of demonstrators converged on this capital city's central plaza Sunday and vowed to occupy the site until President Hosni Mubarak steps down. But even as the gathering gained strength, fears rose across Cairo of mass looting after sundown by armed thugs who were widely believed by Egyptians, as well as by soldiers, to be operating at the behest of the nation's much-maligned Interior Ministry.