NASEEM TARAWNAH – We’ve grown up in the shadow of our fathers’ heroes. Now, after eighteen days that have shaken the Arab world we have heroes of our own.
STEVE ROYSTON: Regional fallout from the events in Tunisia and Egypt is expected. But other countries around the world have been watching.
RAMZY BAROUD: The word ‘revolution’ is overused in the Arab world. What’s happening today in Egypt is rather more deserving.
AHMED MOOR – As we enter the third week of protests everyone’s wondering whether the fervor can be maintained. There’s a short answer – ‘Yes’.
STEVE ROYSTON: It has been a tumultuous couple of weeks for the peoples of Cairo and Jeddah. Adversity has brought out the best in people.
AHMED MOOR, MONDOWEISS: Having been picked up in Tahrir Square and beaten up by the Mukhabarat last week Ahmed Moor returns and reports on the mood among protesters.
BRITINBEIRUT: The events in Egypt came as a surprise to many (not least, it appears, the U.S State Department), however in the Middle East conflict is never far from the surface.
SRI MURNIATI: Recent events in Tunisia will bring back memories for many Indonesians. Our transformation to a vibrant democracy should be a source of inspiration in the Middle East.
RACHEL MCARTHUR: Now I must admit that phrase had somewhat lost its meaning over the years. The government made its people lose the will to care.
SUHAIBWEBB: The curfew is in place, police have disappeared, essential supplies are running out. With the excitement there is also a sense of fear.