Follow the Egyptian unrest story online


Egypt’s government has taken steps to curtail news reports and personal communication within the country. Internet service providers, mobile phone carriers and television networks have essentially had their plugs pulled, making it harder to get live updates of the rioting and unrest across the country.

Read a BBC story about Egypt cutting Internet service:
Egypt severs Internet connection amid growing unrest
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-12306041

Several news organizations are relying on reporters using landline telephones to relay information to news desks. Here are some places to follow the news from Egypt. I invite you to add any others you may be using to the comment section below. I will update the list as needed.

CNN International
http://edition.cnn.com/(click on "International" in the top line of the page)

NPR two-way blog
http://n.pr/gGUck9

Al-Jazeera
http://english.aljazeera.net/

Al-Jazeera photos
http://english.aljazeera.net/photo_galleries/africa/2011125192646189116.html

TotallyCoolPix.com
http://totallycoolpix.com/2011/01/the-egypt-protests/

Agence France-Presse
http://www.afp.com/afpcom/en/taglibrary/thematic/actuality

BBC
http://www.bbc.com/news/

The New York Times
http://nyti.ms/e6SbsO

Twitter
(search: #Egypt)
http://twitter.com/#!/search/%23egypt


 

 

 

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