Egypt unrest: Day 14 as it happened. 1815That draws to a close today's live coverage of events in Egypt, where some of the chaos of the last two weeks has subsided.
But as we've seen, life is far from back to normal. And the protesters camped out in Cairo's Tahrir Square are promising not to go home until they see President Hosni Mubarak driven from office. 1813US Republican Congressman Ron Paul says on his blog: "We see now the folly of our interventionist foreign policy: not only has that stability fallen to pieces with the current unrest, but the years of propping up the corrupt regime in Egypt has led the people to increase their resentment of both America and Israel! We are both worse off for decades of intervention into Egypt's internal affairs. I wish I could say that we have learned our lesson and will no longer attempt to purchase - or rent - friends in the Middle East, but I am afraid that is being too optimistic.
" 1804More from Naguib Sawiris. 1622Latest on Google executive Wael Ghonim. Egypt unrest: Day 13 as it happened. 2200 The BBC's live online coverage of events in Egypt is closing down now, but you can still follow events as they happen on the BBC News website. 2146ashrafkhalil tweets: guessing that the only real result of govt arresting @aymanm will be gaining him another 5,000 twitter followers.
Nice job guys! #egypt 2142Ahmed Naguib tweets: Looks like I'm heading to the office tomorrow. hmmm...lets see how will I make it home before the curfew. 2136Sandmonkey tweets: The people have a stage and a PA system set-up, there are stations for mobile charging, food vendors, people form all walks of life. Egypt unrest: Day 12 as it happened. 2200 That brings to an end our live updates from the 12th day of Egypt's political stand-off.
You can continue to follow events with regular updates on the BBC news website throughout the night. Thank you for following developments on the BBC. 2159 The BBC's Kim Ghattas tweets: "US official told me - Mubarak should have dignified exit, hinted should be able to stay in Egypt, not exile. On agenda of transition talks? " 2151 The White House reports that President Obama discussed Egypt in phone calls today to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed of the United Arab Emirates, Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany and the UK's David Cameron, of course. 2139 Protesters say they know they will have to be patient, the Associated Press reports from Tahrir Square. Egypt unrest: Day 11 as it happened. Egypt unrest: Day 10 as it happened. 0059That concludes our live coverage of Egypt's 10th day of protests, but you can continue to follow events with regular updates on the BBC news website throughout the night.
Thank you for following developments on the BBC. 0056 Hanan Abdalla tweets: "Good night to all who are detained and who fought today. Rest well and fight well tomorrow. So much respect for you all. xx" Egypt unrest: Day nine as it happened. 0058 That concludes our live coverage of Egypt's ninth day of anti-government protests, but you can keep up to date with regular news updates throughout the night.
Thank you for following developments on the BBC. 0055 Shereef Abbas tweets: "Just the fact that you guys are still tweeting from Tahrir is very comforting to us all. " 0052The Huffington Post spoke to Marwa Rakha, an adjunct professor at the American University in Cairo who participated in the protests. She is seven months pregnant: "If I wasn't pregnant, I would've just stayed home. I went out because of my baby. 0049 Beleidy tweets: "If the protesters succeed in removing the president it will set a powerful precedent to those after him, we can remove you if you mess up" 0043 Aisha Saad tweets: "Clashes expected at sunrise in Tahrir, youth are mobilizing in advance #Egypt #Jan25" Egypt unrest: Your stories. 4 February 2011Last updated at 14:47.
Egypt unrest: Day eight as it happened. 0058That concludes our live coverage of Egypt's eighth day of anti-government protests, but you can keep up to date with regular news updates throughout the night.
Thank you for following developments on the BBC. 0053The BBC's Jim Muir in Cairo says: "Mr Obama did state that the transition must be peaceful and start now. But he did not actually say that Mr Mubarak should step down immediately, which is what many of the demonstrators continue to demand. In the end, that will be a decision for the leadership of the protest movement. The Americans may try to persuade opposition groups sympathetic to them to agree to a period of transition, during which Mr Mubarak would stay in power, in the interest of stability. " 0047 Aisha Saad tweets: "Now is NOT the time to temper demands. government fomenting of fear is disgusting. 0044Egypt state television is reporting that dozens of supporters of President Mubarak gathered in central Cairo after his speech on Tuesday night.
Egyptian protester describes the political unrest in Cairo. Egypt protests: Your stories. 26 January 2011Last updated at 15:07 Sites including Facebook and Twitter have been key tools in organising the protests.
Photo: John Andrew Wein Nationwide protests broke out in Egypt on Tuesday following an internet campaign inspired by recent political upheaval in Tunisia. Here two people involved in the protests share their experiences. I've just got home now after being detained for seven hours in an underground cell. I was detained along with 63 others. Saturday 29th January. President Mubarak has responded to four days of mass demonstrations across Egypt by sacking his government and promising political and economic reform.
Justin Webb is at the World Economic Forum in Davos where the future of the euro and bullish bankers are among the topics being discussed by movers and shakers of the world's money market. And also in the programme, veteran newspaper editor Sir Harold Evans shares his thoughts on tabloid ethics. To speed up the loading time for this running order, we have replaced the audio with links. To hear the reports, interviews and discussions, just click on the links. Get in touch via email , Twitter or Facebook or text us on 84844. 0709 Following violent riots in Egypt, President Mubarak has sacked his government and says he'll appoint a new one tonight. Egypt protests day 5: Your stories. 29 January 2011Last updated at 16:20 Protestors stand on army tanks in Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt Anti-government protests in Egypt have continued for a fifth day.
Tens of thousands have taken part in the demonstrations in Cairo, Suez, Alexandria and other cities. Health officials say 45 people have died in clashes across Egypt since Friday. Live: Egypt unrest day six. War planes fly low over Cairo LIVE UPDATES (all times GMT) Live coverage of the sixth day of anti-government protests in Egypt, which has seen thousands of demonstrators return to the streets nationwide. This page updates automatically, there is no need to refresh. 2347 Canada says it is chartering planes to get its citizens out of Egypt. Foreign minister Lawrence Cannon says the government is recommending that Canadians leave. 2340 Khaled Said tweets: "Mubarak's plan now is to depend on Egyptians getting tired and hungry for food and security. 2330 Karim Henain from Dubai, United Arab Emirates, writes: "Egyptian protesters do not represent all Egyptians. 2320 Britain's Foreign Office minister responsible for the Middle East, Alistair Burt, tells the BBC it is taking more time to get UK citizens through Cairo airport because the internet is down across the city, affecting the handling of bookings. 2147 Not to be outdone, former US President Jimmy Carter has had a say as well.
As it happened: Egypt unrest on Friday. Jeremy Bowen reports on Friday's battle for Cairo Tens of thousands of Egyptians flood the streets in the biggest anti-government demonstrations since protests began on Tuesday. Police fire tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse crowds in Cairo, Suez and Alexandria. At least 13 people reportedly killed in Suez; five dead in Cairo, as protests continue long into the night. Protesters set fire to government buildings, a police station, the ruling party HQ and converge on state TV offices. President Hosni Mubarak orders night-time curfew in main cities, addresses nation saying he has dismissed government and will appoint a new cabinet on Saturday. Egypt unrest: Day seven as it happened. The Egyptian army has said it will not use force against protesters who have taken to the streets to demand the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak - the first such statement by the institution widely seen as the powerbroker in Egypt. 0115That concludes our live coverage of Egypt's seventh day of anti-government protests but you can keep up to date with regular news updates throughout the night.
Thank you for following developments on the BBC. 0059Hugh Miles says that the significance of al-Jazeera is "that it helped people overcome their fear of regimes, because up until a few weeks ago it was received wisdom in the Arab world that unarmed people never confront the regime and that, if you do, you are certain to be arrested or to be killed and your movement will be stopped in its tracks. " As it happened: Egypt unrest day five.
Jeremy Bowen reports on a day of fear and anger on Cairo's streets LIVE UPDATES (all times GMT) Live coverage of the fifth day of anti-government protests in Egypt, as tens of thousands of demonstrators return to the streets in several cities, after the Egyptian president fired his cabinet and promised reforms but refused to step down. 0010 We're going to close down our minute-by-minute coverage of events in Egypt for the night, but you can continue to read regular BBC updates here. With ongoing skirmishes between looters and vigilante groups, several hundred escaped convicts reportedly on the run, and a complete absence of police on Egypt's streets, the situation remains precarious. Egypt protests: Eyewitness accounts.